Efficiency in Action

Under2 MOU

Jerry Brown Steps Up and Signs Under2 MOU

Jerry Brown Steps Up and Signs Under2 MOU

Ryan Pollin, ERS, for Zondits California Governor Jerry Brown and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon have signed a joint agreement of cooperation as the two administrations seek to fulfill the climate goals of the Under2 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The Under2 MOU is a collaboration of subnational governments calling to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions

green-schools PSEG Long Island

How Can You Save Money and Energy on Long Island?

Jordan Cohen, ERS, for Zondits Long Island residents can now review PSEG Long Island’s spring money-saving tips and incentivized programs to keep their wallets full and energy consumption down this spring. Customers with functioning but old, inefficient refrigerators or freezers can request a pickup from PSEG Long Island, who will recycle them responsibly. The best

coal-fired power plants Clean Power Plant

Two of the Nation’s Biggest Coal-Fired Power Plants Announce Plans to Shut Down

The West’s largest coal-fired power plant is closing. The Washington Post, February 14, 2017 In the past three weeks, owners of two of the nation’s biggest coal-fired power plants have announced plans to shut them down, potentially idling hundreds of workers. One plant in Arizona is the largest coal-fired facility in the western United States. “[We’re]

flexible schedule

Can Companies Save on Energy Costs with Flexible Schedules?

Katie Robinson, ERS, for Zondits More and more companies are looking to save energy – and energy costs – by changing their operating hours or allowing employees to work from home. Can flexible schedules make a significant dent in energy consumption and cost? Implementing a work schedule that strays from the regular 9–5/Monday–Friday is a

Silicon Valley Power

A Zondits Interview: The Role of Energy Efficiency at Silicon Valley Power

Valerie Eacret, ERS, for Zondits Zondits spoke with Mary Medeiros McEnroe, Silicon Valley Power’s (SVP’s) Public Benefits Program Manager, about what role energy efficiency plays in SVP’s operations. Mary has been in this role for 9 years and had been with the utility for almost 22 years. As Public Benefits Program Manager, she is responsible

Harvard University

Harvard Achieves Science-Based Climate Goal

Curbing carbon on campus Harvard Gazette, December 8, 2016 The wells that plunge 1,500 feet under Radcliffe Yard are out of sight to those walking over them. But to the facilities team there, they are well known as indispensable tools in the University’s fight against climate change. First installed a decade ago when the technology

energy bills

Trimming Your Energy Bills and Keeping the Cold Outside

Green Tips for Staying Warm, Comfy and Energy-Efficient Noozhawk, December 7, 2016 With all of the feasts, decorations, travel and gifts to be wrapped, no one wants to be surprised by a large utility bill this holiday season. But, you don’t have to be a Scrooge to save at this time of year. The county-operated emPower home energy

small businesses

Energy Saving Tips for Small Businesses

20 Energy Saving Tips To Reduce Business Energy Costs Conserve Energy Future Running a business can be a difficult venture. It can become even more difficult when you consider the different types of costs you’ll run into when you’re starting up. Employee salaries, benefits, products, rental space and much more – all of these factors

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