Switching to less power-hungry light bulbs is relatively easy, and the payoff relatively swift. But replacing furnaces or boilers or reconfiguring the building’s shell involves sinking millions of dollars into an asset that the owner may want to get rid of long before the investment has paid off.
Northeast Energy Efficiency PartnershipsLink opens in new window – close new window to return to this page. (NEEP) has announced that Anheuser-Busch’s Baldwinsville brewery will be recognized as the “New York State Business Leader Champion for Energy Efficiency” at the Northeast Energy Efficiency Summit in Springfield, Mass. on June 18-19, 2013.
President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, released on June 25, 2013, redoubled attention to prospective regulation of greenhouse gases (GHGs) from the electric power sector. In his plan and address, the President gave significant attention to fossil fueled electric power plants, which account for about one-third of U.S. GHG emissions (as carbon dioxide (CO2) equivalent).
Three out of four small businesses responding to a recent survey reported that, unlike much of the economy, sales for green products and services actually increased over the course of the recent economic downturn.Among those businesses, the greener the company’s practices, the higher their sales, according to a major new survey conducted by Green America (GA), EcoVentures International (EVI), and the Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO).
Gov. Phil Bryant continues to advance Mississippi’s energy economy and recently signed into law four pieces of energy efficiency legislation. The measures aim to make state government energy consumption more efficient so savings can be directed to other priorities.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a series of protocols for estimating savings from energy efficiency programs titled Methods for Determining Energy Efficiency Savings for Specific Measures.