October 16th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Already a global leader in building sustainability legislation and initiatives, the European market for energy efficient building technologies is expected to grow from $83.5 billion in 2017 to $111.9 billion in 2026.
May 23rd, 2016 | by Guest Contributor
By Indradeep Ghosh, PhD Cupertino, CA About 80% of the world’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are a direct or indirect [&hellip
September 1st, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert
With the local tourist season ending this Labor Day, it’s time for a look at how renewables can benefit island tourism, [&hellip
August 28th, 2014 | by Amber Archangel
1Sun4All. Matthew O’Kelly participated twice in the Solar Decathlon—first as the HVAC engineer for The Ohio State University (OSU) 2009 team and then [&hellip
October 21st, 2013 | by Nicholas Brown
Originally published on Green Building Elements I have been using a solar thermal water heater for nearly two years, and [&hellip
September 30th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor
Originally published on the Hal Slater website. Solar thermal water heating is a temperamental thing. Water weighs a lot, it [&hellip
September 27th, 2009 | by Susan Kraemer
The California Public Utilities Commission has approved the largest energy efficiency program in U.S. history, authorizing $3.1 billion in consumer rebates and efficiency programs over the next three years. This brings the state a giant step closer to implementing AB32, according to Lara Ettenson, director of California Energy Efficiency Policy at the NRDC.
Ettenson told me that the funding comes from the part of the budget that California's regulated utilities may use to invest in conventional electricity. This may include "negawatts" or energy efficiency measures, which is cheaper than building new plants and transmission