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New MIT Database Aims to Impact City of Boston’s Energy Policy

by Kevin Tidmarsh

A new project created by scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology might just put Boston on the way to becoming a more energy-efficient city. 343 more words

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Republican leadership takes aim at appliance standards

One of the foundations of our energy efficiency policies in all OECD countries is our approach to minimum energy performance standards for appliances. One bill in Congress wants to eliminate all energy efficiency standards for appliances. 1,055 more words

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Improved energy efficiency will help manufacturers deliver more with less

It is encouraging to see that there is a growing appreciation for the benefits of improved energy efficiency. V Rishi Kumar writes on The Hindu Business Line website about some important messages that were delivered at a recent energy efficiency summit in India. 329 more words

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Big opportunities for energy efficiency to help the economy

David B. Goldstein, writing on the Natural Resources Defense Council website, provides important reasons why improving energy efficiency has important benefits to our economies.

Energy Efficiency Can Accelerate Economic Growth… 594 more words

Energy Efficiency

Latest developments in energy-efficient window tinting

This week in Europe it would have been nice to have been able to simply tint windows to keep the sun out. But as Scott Collie writes on the New Atlas website, a team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a energy-efficient thin film material that allows for relatively quick… 457 more words

Energy Efficiency

How sustainable energy improvements increase property value

Jacob Bayer, founder and CEO of of Luminext, a Brooklyn-based energy consulting firm, writes a good article on the Inman website about how energy efficiency improvements increase property value. 862 more words

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Internet-based companies can help consumers slash their carbon footprints

As we more and more use the internet for our purchases, it is important to reflect on our carbon footprint. Chelsea Harvey writes a good article in the Washington Post about a new study that shows the opportunities that online purchasing create to lower the life cycle carbon footprints of consumer products. 1,016 more words

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