13 Energy Efficiency Stories of the Week

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Below is some top energy efficiency news of the past week or so (other than what we’ve covered). From light bulb propaganda to white, cool roofs to some of the latest energy efficient technologies, check out the cool green stories below.

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Roofs & Buildings

  1. Bill Clinton says “Paint your roofs white!” [TreeHugger]
  2. A Cool Roof, Graphene and the Advanced Light Source [DOE]
  3. California homes to become much more energy-efficient [Cooler Planet]
  4. LEED Certifies First Multi-Family Residential Apartments [Green Building Elements]

Energy Efficiency Politics

  1. US Gov Unveils Crazy Propaganda Videos that Claim Using Less Energy Saves Money [TreeHugger]
  2. Fox Vilifies Efficient Light Bulbs {Video} [Media Matters]


  1. Apple Mac Mini Aims For Energy Efficiency [EarthTechling]
  2. ‘Most Efficient’ label sets high bar for Energy Star products [Business Green]
  3. Visible Energy UFO Power Center Review [EarthTechling]
  4. Cloud computing hailed as ‘thrilling breakthrough’ for cutting carbon emissions [Business Green]
  5. GE flicks switch on Nuventix LED cooling investment [Business Green]

Energy Efficiency, In General

  1. Show me the money: How Energy Efficiency Financing makes dollars and sense [Environmental Defense Fund]
  2. Saving Energy Saves You Money [DOE]

Have some more great energy efficiency stories we missed? Feel free to drop them in the comments below!

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