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Energy Efficiency

At Solar Decathlon, College Eco-Stars Reveal True Future of Solar

Brian F. Keane | Posted 11.30.2011 | College
Brian F. Keane

Solar Decathletes are students who, instead of partying at the beach or making money at temporary jobs, decide to help design, engineer and assemble solar-powered homes in their spare time.

'Green News Report' - September 29, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.29.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Climate c...

D.C. vs. the Green Apple: In Efficiency, We're Closer Than You Think

Brian F. Keane | Posted 11.29.2011 | DC
Brian F. Keane

New York City has it all: high-efficiency windows, hybrid taxis, low-flow appliances, underwater turbines and more. But let's face it: it's easy for cities to be efficient. What about the suburbs?

The Third Industrial Revolution and the Economic Imperative of Energy Efficiency

John A. "Skip" Laitner | Posted 11.29.2011 | Green
John A.

We can quibble over numbers and the exact set of calculations, but the data I observe indicate that as of last year, we were wasting something like 86 percent of all the energy we threw at the economic process.

How Do I Know It's Working? Monitoring and Evaluating Your Social Change Marketing Campaign

Dorie Clark | Posted 11.28.2011 | Impact
Dorie Clark

"Baking in" monitoring and evaluation from the moment your campaign is developed will help you track progress, determine if your approach is effective, and modify mid-course if necessary.

'Green News Report' - September 27, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.27.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Governmen...

PHOTOS: Greener Living Tour Shows New Yorkers 'It's Easy Being Green'

Posted 11.22.2011 | Green

From LG: Last Saturday, LG showed New Yorkers that it’s easy being green at the kick off of the LG and Good Housekeeping “Greener Living” tou...

'Green News Report' - September 22, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.22.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S VERY SCARY RADIO REPORT...

Netflix Subscribers See Red, But Video Streaming Is All Green

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 11.21.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

Our recommendation is that you forget about the Great Netflix Controversy, cancel your Quickster subscriptions, and take the streaming-only portion of the subscription service.

Engineering a Light Bulb Revolution

Rocky Kistner | Posted 11.21.2011 | Green
Rocky Kistner

Ed Hammer says what people really need to be concerned about is the overall energy savings as well as the environmental hazards associated with light bulbs -- from manufacturing to landfill.

I Remember Reading That My AC Thermostat Should Be Set to 60

Gernot Wagner | Posted 11.20.2011 | Green
Gernot Wagner

It's hard to take the train in New York without encountering a pop quiz about energy usage. The trouble with this sort of public advertising campaign? Presenting myths and facts often sows more confusion than it dispels.

'Green News Report' - September 20 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.20.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The Presi...

New Job Growth Numbers Tell the Larger Story of Solar

Brian F. Keane | Posted 11.20.2011 | Green
Brian F. Keane

The solar industry has grown 6.8 percent over the previous year, adding 6,736 new workers in 12 months. During that same time, national employment grew by only 0.7 percent.

The Green Economy Will Easily Overcome Solyndra's Bankruptcy

Steven Cohen | Posted 11.19.2011 | Green
Steven Cohen

The bankruptcy of the Solyndra, despite massive federal loan guarantees, has analysts and pundits declaring the demise of the green job movement. Don't look now, but I think the corpse is breathing. One bankruptcy will not kill the trend toward green jobs.

Beyond Solyndra: DOE Invests Big Time in Next Generation of Eco-Stars

Brian F. Keane | Posted 11.15.2011 | College
Brian F. Keane

We're all reading some uncomfortable reports in the news today about Solyndra, the solar company that declared bankruptcy last month and is now the ta...

'Green News Report' - September 15, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.15.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Republica...

Solar-Powered Processor Offers Glimpse Of Green Future

AP | By JORDAN ROBERTSON | Posted 11.15.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- A solar cell the size of a stamp. That's all Intel Corp. researchers needed to power a computer processor that could hold a tantalizi...

Intelligent Design; the Little Light Bulb Maker That Could

Rocky Kistner | Posted 11.15.2011 | Green
Rocky Kistner

About an hour from the birthplace of Thomas Edison, in a cul-de-sac of a suburban industrial park outside Cleveland, is the biggest energy-saving light bulb company you never heard of.

'Green News Report' - September 13, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.13.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Record U....

The Best Home Improvement Projects That Add Value

The Daily Green | Posted 11.13.2011 | Green

Tackle the home improvement projects with the best return on investment by following these energy efficiency and alternative energy tips....

America's Next Eco-Star: The Cross-Campus Search Begins

Brian F. Keane | Posted 11.08.2011 | College
Brian F. Keane

I recently wrote an op-ed in Politico about the remarkable work college students are doing across the country to drive clean energy and energy efficie...

'Green News Report' - September 8, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.08.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: In our ex...

'Green News Report' - September 6, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.06.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Texas is ...

'Green News Report' - September 1, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.01.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Fox 'News'...

C U in Hell, CFLs!

Neil Wagner | Posted 11.01.2011 | Green
Neil Wagner

I call energy efficient bulbs an important technology for our fight against climate change. That sets me apart slightly from critics who call them low quality bulbs that are being forced down our throats by government regulation.2011-09-01-imagepull.jpg