Posts Tagged ‘environment’

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Ventura City’s Energy & Sustainability Challenges & Accomplishment

Posted on January 15th, 2013 by

What is the City’s Energy and Sustainability Strategy? The Ventura community has long maintained a strong environmental ethic. Whether it’s conserving our hills and open[...]
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UMich & USGBC Study Finds LEED Buildings Are More Resilient

Posted on May 27th, 2012 by

Chris Pyke, of the US Green Building Council, shares with us findings from a research study conducted with the University of Michigan about the impact[...]

Earthquakes, Water Pollution and Increased Greenhouse Gas Emissions? Fracking – Strike Number Three?

Posted on December 26th, 2011 by

The last decade has seen a sustained campaign by the hydraulic fracturing (‘fracking”) industry against its critics, as the fracking industry in the U.S. alone[...]

The Danger of Painting Green Things Black with the Solyndra Brush

Posted on October 12th, 2011 by

The blowback from Solyndra’s bankruptcy has been severe and highly politicized.  Solyndra execs – Brian Harrison (CEO) and Bill Stover (CFO) – plead the Fifth[...]

High Noon for Reluctant US Banks to Get off the Fence

Posted on September 21st, 2011 by

It’s no secret that the global solar industry is booming. Recent market studies suggest that the United States photovoltaic market will overtake Germany and Italy[...]

Nuclear Melts Down, Renewables Explode

Posted on August 26th, 2011 by

There has been a lot of talk about Nuclear energy since the near meltdown after the devastating tsunami in Japan earlier this year. So, we[...]

The Future of Bicycling

Posted on August 25th, 2011 by

As gas prices rise and more people become aware of the environmental impact their cars and SUVs have, many are turning to bicycling. There are[...]

Renewable policies crushing New England’s economy

Posted on August 15th, 2011 by

Earlier this summer, the New England Energy Alliance in Boston, released the results of its annual survey of New England energy consumers. Paul Afonso, executive[...]

Denver: From the brown cloud to the green light

Posted on July 25th, 2011 by

When it comes to the green energy race, it’s not over until it’s over. Just look at the city of Denver. For years the Mile[...]

Echo Captures More Untapped Solar Energy

Posted on June 3rd, 2011 by

As costs for energy continue to rise, installing a solar energy system could be one of the most important upgrades a home owner can make.[...]
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Energy Is the Lifeblood of Any Economic Unit

Posted on April 28th, 2011 by

Energy is the basic driver of all major economies. Nothing happens without an energy cost. That is virtually as basic as the laws of physics.[...]
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Insight Into DELL’s Sustainability Initiatives

Posted on April 13th, 2011 by

Trisa Thompson, VP of Corporate Responsibility for DELL, highlights successful programs that have come from the company’s sustainability initiatives.

Reducing Your Electricity Bills Doesn’t Have To Be Hard

Posted on February 27th, 2011 by

Most of us tend to get scared when we receive our electricity bill wondering what the amount is going to be. Just worrying about it,[...]

Cox Conserves Program Providing National Impact

Posted on February 24th, 2011 by

Steve Bradley, of Cox Enterprises, provides us with details about the Cox Conserves program and some insight on the latest energy saving projects.

Of Money And Mechanical Clocks: How Standardization Can Spark A Green Building Revolution

Posted on February 11th, 2011 by

by Florence Hudson Standards play a quietly crucial role in the history of human innovation. Money is surely among the oldest shared standards, creating a[...]