PCI Messenger – Post Carbon Institute Goes to Washington

          contents    1. new fellow    2. latest publications    3. resilience picks    4. transition us update    5. events     It may be an exaggeration to say that the nation’s capital was built on a swamp, but being there with temperatures hovering at 90°F (32°C) and humidity at nearly 100%, you …

Top Cleantech Stories Of The Day: Ivanpah — The World’s Largest Solar Thermal Power Plant

Top cleantech news of the day from CleanTechnica, the world’s #1 cleantech website: Ivanpah — The World’s Largest Solar Thermal Power Plant — Passes Its First Functional Test Nissan Leaf & Chevy Volt Sales Up Shell Scenario: Solar To Be #1 Source Of Energy (But Don’t Jump Yet) Obama’s Executive Orders …

Building Energy Efficiency and Geothermal Heat Pump Systems

Accounting for nearly 40% of all U.S. primary energy consumption, the building sector provides significant opportunities for energy efficiency applications. Within the building sector, the mechanical system (HVAC) is the largest source of energy consumption for both gas and electric. Significant reductions in energy consumption by HVAC systems can reduce …

Free to save

Free to save ‘The greatest source of energy in the future is finding ways to use energy more efficiently.’ No, this pronouncement was not made by Greenpeace nor by the European Insulation Manufacturers Association. It is a quote from ExxonMobil – from the 2010 edition of this company’s annual “Outlook …