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Living Standard Sustainability Perspectives on Climate Risks

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is committed to a sustainable, prosperous future for communities worldwide. To help spread the word, they have launched the Living Standard campaign. The campaign seeks to expand the conversation around sustainability well beyond the green building community to a broader population.   Also, the Living Standard campaign aims to […]


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Nest Thermostats Facing Challenges

Nest, the company that makes what they claim to be the “next generation¬†thermostat” is facing a few challenges. Out-dated HVAC systems, Wifi connectivity, and vocal, unhappy customers during a national cold spell¬† are in the forefront in today’s news. TechCrunch discusses the situation on a recent blog post here. You can learn more about the […]


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Understanding Fuel Cells Resources

How does a fuel cell work? See the list of resources below; energy tax incentives are also included. But first, I recently came across ClearEdge Power, a company that provides fuel cell-based energy systems (hot water, electricity) for both commercial and residential facilities. The concept is interesting. Here’s a brief excerpt from their website about […]


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Ithaca College Solar Array Installed

Borrego Solar and Greenwood Energy Complete Ithaca College Solar Array Given solar energy is now competitive with fossil fuels, you’ll see more press releases from universities, corporations and residential developers in 2017. It is my expectation that the growth of solar energy will be substantial in 2017 and beyond. Below is an excerpt of a PRWEB […]




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Energy Management Important to Healthcare Leaders

We tend to either love or hate the current healthcare industry. Rising insurance costs and outrageous healthcare bills upset us all. But, it appears the industry leaders are taking energy management seriously. According to a recent survey, energy management is more important to healthcare leaders than to executives in other industry sectors. According to new […]