One important component of our energy policy is to provide American families with the tools that they need to make choices that will reduce costs and save energy. Every time families fill up their gas tanks or look at their energy bills their pocket books feel the pinch. That’s why we are looking toward new and innovative solutions to (more…)
New build smart cities are a phenomenon usually associated with Asia or the Middle East. Whether it is a showcase project like Songdo in South Korea or the massive new city development program being driven by the Chinese government, greenfield sites offer a chance to think afresh about how cities are designed, built, and operated. However, one of the most ambitious new city (more…)
The dirt is raked. The grass is mowed. The lines are chalked. And the high-efficiency field lights are ready for action.
Yes, Major League Baseball’s Opening Day is almost here. And as this joyous day arrives across the country, more stadiums than ever before are integrating energy efficiency and renewable energy into their (more…)
As cleantech continues to make its mark around the globe, there are certain cities that are coming out as leaders in the global clean technology industry. These cities provide warm atmosphere for cleantech to expand and enable more to use renewable energy and energy efficient products. Provided here is a list of the top cities that are working to make an impact in the (more…)
There are numerous cities across the United States which can be considered “cleantech capitals.” With a large array of renewable resources, a dedication by businesses and homeowners to become more energy efficient, and a large hub for research and development, a lot can be accomplished when it comes to creating new, efficient and sustainable clean (more…)
We all know that walking is one of the most, if not the most, environmentally friendly means of transportation. What if you could help power the world around you just by walking? If you are picturing yourself like a hamster on a wheel you’ve got the wrong idea.
Let’s say you have a million dollars. Of course, you want to make it grow, right? You ask around…find the right financial advisor…discuss your options. When you are absolutely sure you are comfortable with your new portfolio, you make your investments and never think about that million ever again. Right? Of course not! (more…)
Building management systems do a good job of managing the complex energy and operational processes of commercial and industrial buildings. However, some in the industry are starting to realize that they also leave a lot of value on the table. A new generation of products and services that combines sensor technologies with (more…)