Everyone benefits from people using less energy (besides the utility company’s bottom line), people benefit by reducing their utility cost & the earth and all its inhabitants benefit by having a multitude of positive happenings by reducing our usage.
Today there are more and more businesses switching to energy efficient lighting. Examples of major companies making that change are Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Caesars Entertainment, The Intercontinental Hotel in San Francisco, Home Depot, etc. So, why the sudden surge in energy efficient lighting retrofits?
In 2007, San Diego Gas & Electric pioneered an innovative zero percent loan program that allowed businesses as well as institutional and government customers to finance new energy-efficient equipment on their utility bills.
A significant assault on health and environmental protection is underway in Congress.
Winter is my favorite season, but that doesn’t mean I enjoy being cold. I appreciate a well-heated home -- and I’m definitely not alone. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the average American household spends more than $2,200 a year on energy bills, with half of it going towards heating.
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In the dynamically changing marketplace of the American Energy Revolution, technologies like Solar, that PRODUCE new power, have taken a big psychological hit over technologies like LED lighting that REDUCE power consumption.
COP17 (The Conference of the Parties) is set to take place this month in Durban, South Africa from November 28 to December 9, 2011. This will be the seventh meeting since the Kyoto Protocol entered in to effect in February 2005. COP17 is a meeting of the countries who ratified the Kyoto Protocol in 1997.
Today the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) voted 14 – 1 to adopt the first Sustainable Communities Strategy to implement SB 375 in California. After hours of public testimony and debate, SANDAG Chairman Jerome Stocks summarized his thoughts on the day, and called for the vote.
More products from China, that are delivered faster to American shores, may create some advantages for major importers like Wal-Mart, but the national impact could be an accelerant to manufacturing job loss. A new generation of Cargo Ships can transport goods across the Pacific to California in less than 5 Days. This shaves 4 days of the typical trip that used to run 9 days at sea.