Long-Term Energy Efficiency Potential

January 13, 2012 by  
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Americans must take a broader view of energy efficiency in the U.S. or risk constraining an economy that has struggled to wrest itself from the Great Recession, according to thought leaders at the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy.

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Greening Work Styles

January 12, 2012 by  
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Corporate energy-saving programs rise and fall on the behavior of employees. Here is a look at five programs in the U.S. and Canada and the success factors they have in common.

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Ratepayer-Funded Electric Efficiency Impacts

January 12, 2012 by  
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Energy efficiency programs and the savings derived from them are on the rise in the United States, according to research from the Institute at Electric Efficiency.

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Green Building Helps Developer Thrive Despite Great Recession

September 17, 2011 by  
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In the winter of 2008 as the economy became as cold as the weather, Jon Girod turned to green building as a survival strategy and found a formula that made his business thrive.

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Zero Net Energy zHome is "A Model For Mainstream Housing In The Future"

September 15, 2011 by  
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images credit zHome On September 29, 2008, the Down Jones Industrial Average fell 777 points, the economic crisis and Great Recession started, and they broke ground on the zHome project in Issaquah, Washington. Now, three years later, the project is complete and the units are for sale. The 10 unit townhouse project is spearheaded by the City of Issaquah and designed by David Vandervort Architects. (see other partners and contributors here ) When you get past the obvious

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Most People Disapprove Of Free Trade

September 5, 2011 by  
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Image credit: J Laumer, based on CNN/WSJ poll question/response data from September 2010 . Most Americans disapprove of free trade. Poll results on this have been strong as recently as late 2010 and the disapproval rate cited above is consistent with polls taken before the ‘Great Recession’ hit in 2009. Sure, it’s probably true that most elected officials and Federal agency administrators do approve of free trade. (What else would you expect of people who owe their jobs to campaign donations made with world-wrapping strings attached?) There i… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Numbers of Potential Treehuggers Decline As US Birth Rates Drop

August 29, 2010 by  
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photo via flickr Chalk it up to eco-awareness, The Great Recession, or increased availability of pregnancy prevention methods but people in the US are having fewer kids. News stats from the National Center for Health Statistics show that for 1,000 people in the US, there are 13.5 births.

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Will the Financial Meltdown Lead to an Investment Revolution?

November 3, 2009 by  
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Not much good has come of the Great Recession, but a recent day-long event showed that investors are at least starting to think more thoroughly about risk and sustainability in their portfolios.

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