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The ReNEWW House project, a partnership between Purdue University and Whirlpool Corp., turned a 1920s home near campus into a sustainable living laboratory.
This week, Google announced that all of its operations, including offices and data centers, will be powered by 100 percent renewables next year. Its investments have led to $3.5 billion in infrastructure spending over the past several years.
The inefficiencies in our current centralized electrical grid have led to both increased costs and more fossil fuel consumption. What if there was a way for customers to take more control of their energy consumption during these times of peak demand?
The world’s largest companies have a long way to go before they move the needle on the ambitious climate change mitigation goals set at COP21, according to a CDP report released this week.
Winter is now officially here and by now you’ve probably stocked up on your supply of home heating oil. You may well be feeling smug as well as snug, but you’ll feel even better if you know you’re making the most of your oil by insulating your home and by using your boiler more efficiently.
Marks and Spencer, which operates over 1,000 stores across the United Kingdom and three continents, makes the case that customers should be at the core of any company’s drive to stay profitable while becoming even more responsible.
Earlier this week, Heineken cut the ribbon for what the brewing giant says is the world’s first “major zero-carbon brewery.”
Opower claims its energy-efficiency software has saved consumers over $1 billion in electricity costs. On Monday, cloud-applications company Oracle announced that it would buy Opower for $532 million.
Signed by Gov. Jerry Brown during a ceremony this week, Senate Bill 350 mandates that California produce 50% of its electricity from renewables by 2030.
PepsiCo’s recent claim that since 2010, it has reaped $375 million in savings due to its sustainability initiatives, is encouraging news.
Union of Concerned Scientists estimates our addiction to home delivery burns about 70 gallons of fuel annually per person.
Low-consumption buildings, revamp of the regional economy, and environmental benefits: all thanks to wood. A review on European projects on energy efficiency carried out by Slovenia.