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The Triple A Desert

It seemed a no-brainer that when buying new appliances for The Secret Acre’s eco-makeover we would of course only choose from the most energy efficient A+++ rated. 179 more words

Paul Rainger

EPA’s New Energy Star Home Advisor

by Dylan Goodman

In December, 2014 the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched its new Energy Star Home Advisor, an online tool dedicated to improving energy efficiency for American homeowners. 361 more words

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Energy efficient buildings

What does a hut, an igloo and a bamboo shack have in common? They are primitive and are green buildings. Back then, that was all the material that was available to build shelters. 554 more words


This week's briefs

There are some good brief news items this week.

• WSED Young Researchers Conference

Only a few days remain to submit a paper. The deadline is October 9th. 1,266 more words

Energy Efficiency

Industrial energy efficiency gets a boost in Turkey

Turkey is a major industrial economy. As anywhere, the energy transition also includes improving how energy is used throughout the entire production cycle. While there are many policies being implemented to help such improvements, it is good to see how the international financial institutions are helping. 563 more words

Energy Efficiency

Los Angeles Energy Atlas

University of California, Los Angeles’ California Center for Sustainable Communities

[Los Angeles Times]  althier neighborhoods use far more energy per capita than their low-income counterparts, but the biggest energy users overall in Los Angeles County are commercial and industrial businesses. 103 more words

Energy And Climate

A quiet revolution is underway

Smart meters are being deployed more and more. The latest government figures show nearly two million smart meters have already been installed in the UK and they are changing the way people think about energy, says Sacha Deshmukh, CEO of the Smart Meter Central Delivery Body Smart Energy GB on the BusinessGreen website. 614 more words

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