While energy remains at the top of the agenda in the US election, Governor Mitt Romney’s charge that the President does not prioritize naval defense and the president’s response has captured the media’s attention (not to mention the social-media-verse).
It’s hard to argue with the idea that energy efficiency is the most under-told part of America’s clean energy economy, despite the efforts to date of some pretty smart, committed people. We could go such a long way to cutting our use of the most destructive forms of energy and addressing global climate disruption if we just stopped wasting so much.
Oil and gas pipeline giant Enbridge Inc. has invested $5 million in Mississauga, Ont.-based Hydrogenics, a leading maker of proton-exchange membrane fuel cells and electrolysis systems for producing hydrogen gas from water.
To the casual observer, energy efficiency means very little, that is until they see the cost savings associated with making tweaks to their homes and businesses. According to a new report, one energy retrofit may be more efficient than the rest.
The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Solid-State Lighting Program, which operates under the auspices of the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, or EERE, released its second report on the country’s logistical fixed lighting architecture this January, updating the industry from its previous report in 2002.
Pike Research, a global consulting firm, has issued a new report noting that global revenues from building energy management systems are expected to rise almost 14 percent, year over year, through the end of the decade.
In a new study released Jan. 18th, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) exposed the identities and energy-efficiency values of a number of cutting-edge water heating technologies in order to further leverage the most recent water heating innovations and assist consumers in choosing best value.
A new survey notes that consumer concerns about energy efficiency are one of the major driving forces behind state-by-state improvements in building energy codes.
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