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Energy efficiency timeout debated

Apr 11 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Jim Provance The Blade, Toledo, Ohio - Advocates for Ohio's renewable energy and efficiency standards argued this week that it would be a mistake to throttle back on a market that is paying dividends. More...

EPA gives Atlanta high marks for energy-efficiency

Apr 11 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Christopher Seward The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Metro Atlanta is moving steadily up a list of cities with the most energy efficient buildings certified by the Environmental Protection Agency. More...

Gov. Quinn announces $2.6 million for new ICC Sustainability Center

Apr 8 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Thomas Bruch Journal Star, Peoria, Ill. - Illinois Central College and President John Erwin received a welcome surprise from the state Tuesday. More...
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E Source Hosts Open House to Celebrate Relocation to Retrofitted Building

E Source Companies, LLC - E Source invites the community to an open house on August 1 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. more...

ScottMadden to Host Energy Industry Update Webcast

ScottMadden, Inc. - ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, is pleased to join forces with Energy Central to present an interactive webinar, "The State of the Energy Industry," on Friday, March 8, 2013, from 12:00-1:00 PM EST. more...

Austin Energy Partners with Ameresco to Upgrade the Domain District Cooling Plant

Ameresco, Inc. - Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE:AMRC), a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company, announced today that it has started work on an Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) for Austin Energy's Domain District Cooling Plant. more...

Articles 

By Gerry DeNotto
On: April 10, 2014
Imagine, if you would, the following scenario which recently occurred. A man walked down a dark street in his neighborhood in a typical northeastern United States suburb, trying to avoid fallen branches brought down by more...
By Corey Weathers M.Ed.
On: March 25, 2014
Our grandparents are often the first to teach us about the value of a dollar and to not waste anything - food, water, energy, money - you name it. In my case, this is certainly more...
By Sarah Battaglia
On: February 18, 2014
With the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) over and done with, shoppers are looking for new, useful, and innovative products that will make their lives easier, or at least more enjoyable. Although we did not attend more...
By Sarah Battaglia
On: February 11, 2014
As we move into the second week of 2014, most of us start to veer away from our New Year's resolutions. (Who enjoys counting calories, anyway?) Instead, we shift our focus toward what's really important: more...
By Rick Barnett
On: February 10, 2014
The value of energy efficiency has been documented and expressed countless times. A recent example can be found in Energy Manager Today: "NY Property Owner Retrofits with LED's, Saves $300,000 Per Year". more...

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