As many of us have seen in recent weeks, the price of gasoline has continued to rise. Reminders of the 2007 crisis are popping up across the United States. Wednesday February 23, 2011 marked the first time the price of oil hit $100 dollars a barrel since 2008.
An interview with Jackalyne Pfannenstiel
I'm happy to have collaborated on this post with Nick Nigro of the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, who has also posted it on Pew's blog.
Warren Kampf, a Republican representing the 157th district in Pennsylvania, is one of the first state legislators to upgrade their district office to LED lighting. A local company, LED Saving Solutions, manufactured the tubes in their Boyertown, PA facility. It is estimated that the upgrade will decrease the per-fixture wattage from 55 to 11 watts.
Energy efficiency is the easiest and least expensive way to quickly produce energy savings and reduce your home’s carbon footprint. But many homeowners are interested in taking these savings to another level by replacing grid-supplied electricity with their own power.
The recent recession is filled with stories about people losing their jobs and their struggles to find work. However, many companies in the 'Green' Sector are hiring new employees at an ever-increasing rate. One such company is based just outside of Philadelphia in Devon, PA. LED Saving Solutions is a LED manufacturer and distributor that is growing at an incredible rate.
Power Home Remodeling Group Opens New Headquarters
Effective January 1, 2011, California, a long time energy efficiency leader, became the first state to set new energy standards for incandescent screw-base light bulbs. These new regulations are aimed at making standard incandescent bulbs more efficient.
The Environmental Protection Agency is urging schools across the nation to replace their aging light fixtures due to possible chemical leaks.
IKEA, the largest home furnishing store in America, is no longer stocking or selling incandescent bulbs in the U.S or Canada.