User: flenvcenter Topic: Energy-Independent
Category: Conservation and Efficiency
Last updated: Aug 28 2014 17:53 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Electrical unions launch net-zero energy training center 28.8.2014 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

Why shouldn't every electrician be an expert in energy efficiency? That's the aim of the Net Zero Plus Electrical Training Institute.

Electrical unions launch net-zero energy training center
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Real estate pros strive to explain building energy performance 28.8.2014 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

In California, brokers are at the heart of every non-residential sale or lease. Can the AIR organization get them on board with benchmarking?

Real estate pros strive to explain building energy performance
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Can investment districts bring more clean energy to minorities? 27.8.2014 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

The Center for Social Inclusion proposes a novel idea to fund renewables for low-income and minority neighborhoods.

Can investment districts bring more clean energy to minorities?
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The Time for Burning Coal Has Passed 27.8.2014 Truthout.com
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Why the majority of data centers are failing at energy efficiency 26.8.2014 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

New analysis suggests there's still an opportunity to cut power consumption and save billions in 2014.

Why the majority of data centers are failing at energy efficiency
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How She Leads: Cindy Ortega, MGM Resorts 26.8.2014 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

Her financial background wins support, but her grassroots employee efforts for energy efficiency and water conservation deliver results.

How She Leads: Cindy Ortega, MGM Resorts
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Energy efficiency lessons from the 102nd floor 26.8.2014 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com

After the Empire State Building, deep energy retrofits gain momentum.

 

Energy efficiency lessons from the 102nd floor
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In energy, which comes first: products or behavior change? 25.8.2014 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

Utilities are under pressure to get consumers to use less power. But how can we entice them to make permanent changes?

In energy, which comes first: products or behavior change?
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Demand response keeps energy use low at Chicago high-rise 22.8.2014 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

Load-shifting and other technologies save energy while helping tenants stay comfortable, no matter what the weather.

Demand response keeps energy use low at Chicago high-rise
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How Well Have China’s Recent Five-Year Plans Been Implemented for Energy Conservation and Air Pollution Control? 22.8.2014 Environmental Science & Technology: Latest Articles (ACS Publications)

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Environmental Science & Technology
DOI: 10.1021/es501729d
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What makes BT's Net Good carbon program a game-changer? 21.8.2014 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

We interview the U.K. broadband giant's Kevin Moss about results, plans and hopes to go net positive.

What makes BT's Net Good carbon program a game-changer?
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#DirtyDenier$ Day 12: Rob Portman 19.8.2014 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
Despite his easy smile, when it comes to energy and climate, Sen. Rob Portman is a conflicted man. On the one hand, he's a cosponsor of a bipartisan Shaheen-Portman energy efficiency bill. It would help people waste less energy by promoting energy efficiency measures for homes and businesses. It would move us toward cleaner sources of energy, clean energy technologies and help promote clean energy jobs. On the other hand, Portman is a climate change denier who has fought efforts to address this growing environmental challenge. On climate change, Portman has said : "When you analyze all the data, there is a warming trend according to science. But the jury is out on the degree of how much is manmade." That's not what scientists say; it's Portman who's trying to create a hung jury. Portman's record shows a pattern of anti-environment stances promoted by GOP leadership. He backed a measure to permanently block the Environmental Protection Agency from issuing any standards to limit greenhouse gases under the ...
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Andersen Windows opens up on sustainability vision 18.8.2014 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

The company wants to do a massive retrofit of the 1 billion residential windows that perform below energy efficiency standards.

Andersen Windows opens up on sustainability vision
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The power of distributed power! 15.8.2014 Environmental News Network
Once upon a time when a big power plant retired, it was replaced by one as big or bigger. But not anymore. Energy efficiency is increasingly reducing the need for more power. And when it is needed, distributed generation may be enough. That's how utilities increasingly view the market, according to this year's Strategic Directions: U.S. Electric Industry report issued August 12 by Black & Veatch. The report is based on a survey of 576 utility leaders from May 7 to May 27.
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PNC takes the value of deep retrofits all the way to the bank 14.8.2014 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

The banking giant discovers there's more to sustainable buildings than energy savings alone.
 

PNC takes the value of deep retrofits all the way to the bank
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Are we in the era of 'demand destruction'? 7.8.2014 TreeHugger
Is this a new phase in our transition to a more sustainable civilization?
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How did China and India beat the U.S. on energy efficiency? - GreenBiz.com (blog) 7.8.2014 google news
How did China and India beat the U.S. on energy efficiency? GreenBiz.com (blog) A new international energy efficiency ranking by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy places the United States at a lowly 13 out of 16 leading world economies. There are many reasons to bemoan the finding. The United States is ...
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5 purposeful ways to tame 'accidental' data centers 6.8.2014 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

Is that closet server sabotaging your building's best-laid energy goals? Here's how to keep that investment from skewing power consumption.

5 purposeful ways to tame 'accidental' data centers
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The US ranks 13 out of 16 countries in energy efficiency, Germany is #1 - Treehugger 6.8.2014 google news
The US ranks 13 out of 16 countries in energy efficiency, Germany is #1 Treehugger Waste is ugly. Doing more with less is beautiful. Many of us try to live by these sayings in our personal lives, but at the country level, too few nations really give their best effort. Energy efficiency makes almost everything else that we need to do ...
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Comment on “Effects of Ethanol on Vehicle Energy Efficiency and Implications on Ethanol Life-Cycle Greenhouse Gas Analysis” 4.8.2014 pubs.acs.org
Environmental Science & Technology
DOI: 10.1021/es502495u
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