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Many New York City tenants in city-owned buildings are not interested in saving energy, since they do not directly pay the utility bill and retrofits can be expensive. The NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services decided to put these agencies on the hook for their energy consumption.
Date: 06/07/2012
Type: Article
The Institute for Public Policy Research recommends that the UK government increases their incentives for low-carbon and energy-efficient technologies. Greater manufacturer participation is required for the UK to meet its low-carbon economy goals.
Date: 06/05/2012
Type: Article
Energy efficiency is gaining momentum in states that have traditionally been behind the curve in pushing such technology, according to research by the American Council for Energy-Efficient Economy. Many of these states are passing legislation and taking steps in improving energy efficiency by 2020.
Date: 05/17/2012
Type: Article
Clean Car Calculator
Andrew Revkin talks about our online tool for gauging the relative value of efficient cars
Date: 05/11/2012
Type: News
The prominent environmental group praised Google for renewable energy purchases and climate change goals while criticizing Apple's lack of progress in green IT efforts.
Date: 02/08/2012
Type: News
An article from UK's The Guardian highlights the barriers to encouraging energy efficiency behaviors in consumers.
Date: 02/01/2012
Type: News
Tags: behavior
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy says that focusing energy investments on efficiency could reap benefits ranging from 2 million net jobs and $400B per year in energy savings by 2050.
Date: 01/13/2012
Type: News
3M, Alcoa, GE, Kohl’s, Nissan, Supervalu, Walgreens and dozens of other organizations joined President Obama and former president Bill Clinton today in announcing almost $4 billion in federal and private sector energy upgrades to buildings over the next two years.
Date: 12/02/2011
Type: News
Tougher appliance and auto standards have spurred business investment in energy efficiency.
Date: 12/01/2011
Type: News
New proposed federal fuel economy standards have the potential to save Americans $1.7 trillion in total fuel costs and net $8,000 per vehicle on average.
Date: 11/16/2011
Type: News

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