ACEEE – Power-Hungry Devices Use $70 Billion of Energy Annually

Jay OwenResource Efficiency

NEWS RELEASE    For Immediate Release Media Contact: Patrick Kiker  [email protected]  202.507.4043     Power-Hungry Devices Use $70 Billion of Energy Annually   Washington, D.C. (June 26, 2013): A new analysis of devices and equipment commonly found in U.S. homes and businesses concludes that these products, with more than 2 …

Asia-Pacific Cannot Afford to Grow Without Addressing Environmental Concerns

kristyGreen Prosperity, SRI/ESG News, Beyond GDP

ASIA-PACIFIC CANNOT AFFORD TO GROW WITHOUT ADDRESSING ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS — UN New York, May 10 2012 9:05AM Countries in the Asia-Pacific region must find ways to continue to grow economically and lift millions out of poverty while also responding to climate change and environmental concerns, according to a United Nations …

Building Energy Efficiency and Geothermal Heat Pump Systems

Ethical MarketsResource Efficiency

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 …

Latest LCA: Recycled Glass Superior to Virgin Materials

kristyResource Efficiency, Greentech

Latest LCA: Recycled Glass Superior to Virgin Materials ShareBy Thomas Miner The Glass Packaging Institute has coordinated the industry’s first complete cradle-to-cradle life cycle assessment which concludes that given glass’s endless recyclability, the use of recycled glass in manufacturing results in a decreased primary energy demand and reduces carbon emissions.