Archive for the ‘Sustainability’ Category


Advancing Knowledge Retention in Energy Industries

Posted on August 22nd, 2014 by

America’s workforce is getting older, a trend oftentimes referred to as the “Silver Tsunami.” Workers in energy and other industries are at or rapidly approaching[...]

Missouri University Shifts from 69-Year Old Coal Plant to Geothermal Energy

Posted on June 2nd, 2014 by

Missouri University Shifts from 69-Year Old Coal Plant to Geothermal Energy A World War II-era power plant that supplied energy to much of the Missouri[...]

UAE and Denmark Inks Renewables and Sustainability Pact

Posted on January 31st, 2014 by

UAE and Denmark Inks Renewables and Sustainability Pact Two of the world’s major players in renewable energy have signed an agreement to work together in[...]

Zero-Down Solar Leasing for New Homes

Posted on October 23rd, 2013 by

The solar PV market has been though a lot of changes in the last couple of years. Since Solarcity introduced the model of zero-down solar[...]

Is LEED© Certification Effective: A Case Study of Destiny USA

Posted on October 7th, 2013 by

At Destiny USA there’s always a lot of buzz generated around our LEED© certification. When we began the expansion, we wanted to continue the commitment[...]
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Going Green and Saving Money

Posted on August 21st, 2013 by

  A large Professional Employer Organization (PEO) is realizing substantial savings by transitioning to an online sales presentation to conduct meetings with prospective clients. Group[...]

10 Core Principles all Children Should Know about Renewable Resources and Energy Production

Posted on July 1st, 2013 by

  Remember when fishing for dinner didn”t require thinking about how much mercury and other pollutants were in the water? Unfortunately, now we need to.[...]
Cost Effective Hydrogen

Cost-Effective Hydrogen with Solar Power?

Posted on June 10th, 2013 by

Researchers have for many years trying to figure out how to create hydrogen for fuel. This simple atom can be created by splitting water (H2O)[...]
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American Firms Make Progress, Still Lag Sustainability Leaders

Posted on May 24th, 2013 by

Global sustainability resarch firm RobecoSAM named its 2013 Sector Leaders from among more than 2000 candidates worldwide.  Unfortunately, American firms still lag their counterparts in most sectors[...]

When One Plus One Equals Negative Three: A Collaborative Approach to Community Energy Reduction

Posted on May 22nd, 2013 by

  At our first meeting this year, my fellow City Council and I passed the Energy Action Plan, a strategy that identifies specific goals and[...]

ECO Friendly Travel Goes Beyond LEED Certification

Posted on May 9th, 2013 by

Being in the commercial contracting industry for many years, I’ve had opportunities to see first hand the implementation of green building materials and factors that qualify for[...]

Fontana’s Energy and Sustainability Challenges and Accomplishments

Posted on May 7th, 2013 by

The City of Fontana is a modern city benefiting from rapid growth while preserving its hometown atmosphere.  The City is unified by a strong sense[...]

Is the “Weak Force” the Key to LENR?

Posted on April 30th, 2013 by

In the early part of the 20th Century physicists theorized that a mysterious force held the nucleus of an atom together.  When it was demonstrated[...]
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The City of South San Francisco’s Sustainability Efforts – Progress & Accomplishments

Posted on April 25th, 2013 by

South San Francisco, California “The Industrial City” is strategically located on 9.63 square miles facing the San Francisco Bay and eight miles south of downtown[...]

Seducing the Coulumb Barrier

Posted on April 23rd, 2013 by

“In contrast to conventional experience based on using high energy to overcome the Coulomb barrier by brute force, the CANR [Chemically Assisted Nuclear Reaction] environment[...]
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Westminster’s Effort to Become Green

Posted on April 11th, 2013 by

Energy management has been a high priority for the City of Westminster. Both the City Council and Staff are always striving towards an energy efficient[...]