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Why this oil price collapse could be different

The recent oil price collapse seems like a replay of a bad 1980s movie that we’ve seen before. If we are not careful, we’ll be doomed to make the same mistakes we made last time, allowing our domestic oil and gas producers to wither, watching energy imports soar, prematurely stunting the growth of alternative fuel sources, and tossing conservation and efficiency by the wayside. 838 more words


A Holistic Approach.

I’ve often suggested that it is important to get as overall a picture as possible not only understanding how much energy is used by where it is used and most importantly WHY it is used. 289 more words

This is why . . .

Nearly 2 months ago, I started trying to place an order to get more of our windows replaced.  The overall goal is improved energy efficiency, but a sub-goal of that is being able to open them in nice weather.  158 more words


Impacting the Way We Design Buildings

Making an actual impact on society is a tough goal to achieve; however, this has actually been a long time goal of mine. My parents are architects so I have always loved buildings, and when I was ten years old, I decided I wanted to be a real estate developer (the ones who hire the architects and set out to build buildings). 386 more words

Prompt 10- Ripple Or Tipping Point Actions

The role of energy savings kits

Todd Recknagel, CEO of AM Conservation Group, discusses energy savings kits on the Intelligentutility website. Because it is not often we hear about such a concept, this is well worth the read. 732 more words

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Earth Week 2015: MB sustainability updates

Around this time, we on the MB Sustainability Committee like to update the community on our work, which has been focused around several areas this school year: 335 more words


Impact of improving ventilation for commercial ovens

Lucina Dann writes for the edie website about simple improvements that are leading to good energy savings for commercial ovens.

Carbon Trust slices 5% from oven energy use… 338 more words

Energy Efficiency