How to perform a home energy audit

<p>Dear Jim: I don’t have a huge budget to work with, but I would like to make my house more energy efficient. Instead of spending some of it on a professional energy audit, how can I do an energy audit myself? – Steve M.</p><p>Dear Steve: Even if your house is already reasonably energy efficient, there […]

Will green energy keep Europe competitive?

<!– S BO –><p>What has happened to Europe’s big ambition to lead the world toward a low-carbon, sustainable future? </p><p>As austerity bites so doubts intensify about the wisdom of decarbonising the European economy and financing greener growth in the developing world. </p><p>EU Commissioner for Climate Action, Connie Hedegaard says while avoiding bankrupty is top of […]

A do-it-yourself energy audit

<p class=”p402_premium”>Q. I don’t have a huge budget to work with, but I would like to make my house more energy efficient. Instead of spending some of it on a professional energy audit, how can I do an energy audit myself?</p> <p class=”p402_premium”>A. Even if your house is already reasonably energy efficient, there likely are […]

Video: Easy Ways to Reduce Your Winter Energy Bill (Sponsored)

<p><em>This article is sponsored by <a href=”http://www.homedepot.com/”>Home Depot:</a></em></p> <p>Time is money, the old adage goes, but so is a well-winterized house. Stopping air leakages can take as much as 30 percent off your heating bill, according to the <a href=”http://energy.gov/about-us”>U.S. Department of Energy</a>.</p> <p>The first step is to do an energy audit of your house, keeping an […]

Demand Response: Green Energy’s Gateway Drug?

<p><a title=”NYAS: Data-Driven Built Environment” href=”http://energyconservationaudit.com/wp-content/plugins/RSSPoster_PRO/cache/585f9_image.axdid91785ad3-d4b0-4b40-86d9-9c34efe5b533ampt634679422760100000″><img class=”alignright” src=”http://energyconservationaudit.com/wp-content/plugins/RSSPoster_PRO/cache/585f9_image.axdid91785ad3-d4b0-4b40-86d9-9c34efe5b533ampt634679422760100000″ alt=”The Data-Driven Built Environment” width=”420″ height=”180″ /></a>I made my way to <span><a href=”http://www.forbes.com/places/ma/boston/”>Boston</a></span> this afternoon for the <a href=”http://www.enernoc.com/energysmart/”>EnergySMART 2012 Conference</a>, which kicks off tomorrow at the crack of dawn.</p> <p><a href=”http://www.enernoc.com/”>EnerNOC</a>, a pioneer of data-driven demand response and <a href=”http://www.eere.energy.gov/”>energy efficiency</a> applications, is the perennial master […]

Green Energy at Flagler College

<p><em>By Jessie R. Box | gargoyle@flagler.edu</em></p> <a href=”http://gargoyle.flagler.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/DSC03067.jpg”><img class=”size-thumbnail wp-image-21699″ src=”http://energyconservationaudit.com/wp-content/plugins/RSSPoster_PRO/cache/fe31e_DSC03067-e1348770968197-150×150.jpg” alt=”” width=”150″ height=”150″ /></a><p class=”wp-caption-text”>Victor Cheney holding the LED lights for the gym</p> <p>The Flagler College Maintenence Department is saving energy by changing the air conditioners and installing LED lights in the school.</p> <p>“Prudent management of resources is a key operating principle at Flagler,” […]

District to look for more ways to cut energy use

<h2 class=”contentheading”> <a href=”/snt/news/index.php/2010-04-07-20-18-16/middle-township-news/29997-district-to-look-for-more-ways-to-cut-energy-use.html” class=”contentpagetitle”> District to look for more ways to cut energy use</a> </h2> <p class=”articleinfo”> <span class=”createdby”> Written by Alex Davis </span> <span class=”createdate”> Saturday, September 29, 2012 12:00 am </span> </p> <p class=”buttonheading”> </p> <!– JoomlaWorks “Disqus Comment System for Joomla!” Plugin (v2.2) starts here –> <span></span> <p>MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – Since […]

Energy students find ways to save school thousands

  by Nick Smith <p class=”storyIntro”> <span class=”storyDateline”>LIVERMORE, Calif. (KGO) — </span> Some smart students are brainstorming to help their school save money. They are members of Livermore High School’s Green Engineering Academy and were part of a district wide energy audit – tasked with finding ways to cut energy costs. </p> <p></p><p> “It all started […]

Installing energy-efficient features to reduce monthly utility bills

<h4> <h4><a href=”http://business.inquirer.net/column/green-architrends”>Green Architrends</a></h4> </h4> <h4></h4> <span></span> <a>By</a> <a href=”http://business.inquirer.net/byline/amado-de-jesus” rel=”tag”>Amado de Jesus</a><br /><a href=”http://business.inquirer.net/source/philippine-daily-inquirer” rel=”tag”>Philippine Daily Inquirer</a> <!– /metas –> <p></p><a href=”http://business.inquirer.net/files/2012/09/mortgage.jpg”><img class=”size-medium wp-image-84494 ” src=”http://energyconservationaudit.com/wp-content/plugins/RSSPoster_PRO/cache/9ded3_300x225xmortgage-300×225.jpg.pagespeed.ic.rGSjZz9X8E.jpg” alt=”” width=”300″ height=”225″ /></a><p class=”wp-caption-text”>GREEN home mortgages confirm that a green building program can encourage homebuyers to choose green-rated homes with up to 50 percent reduced utility bills […]

MSU study: 2025 green energy ballot proposal would boost state economy

Michigan State University Green Energy

<a href=”http://energyconservationaudit.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/msu_logo-e1349197545705.jpg”><img src=”http://energyconservationaudit.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/msu_logo-e1349197545705.jpg” alt=”Michigan State University Green Energy” title=”MSU Logo” width=”105″ height=”150″ class=”alignright size-full wp-image-698″ /></a><p>Spartans are known for going green, but the state of Michigan could follow suit if a ballot proposal mandating renewable energy standards passes in November. </p> <p><a href=”http://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,4670,7-127-1633_8716_8735—,00.html”>Proposal 3</a>, filed by Michigan Energy, <a href=”http://mienergymijobs.com/”>Michigan Jobs</a>, would amend the Michigan […]

New Energy Audit Program from Dr. Energy Saver Lansing

<p><em>Dr. Energy Saver Lansing has been selected to help deliver energy savings to customers through a new program.</em></p> <p class=”releaseDateline”>Lansing, MI (PRWEB) September 28, 2012</p> <p>Dr. Energy Saver Lansing has been selected to help deliver energy savings to customers through a new program jointly developed by DTE Energy Company and the Building Science Academy. Their […]

The growth of community-owned green energy in Canada

<p></p><p>Community power was given a boost this summer with the release of the second round of Nova Scotia’s Community Feed-In Tariff (COMFIT) projects on July 9, 2012 and Ontario’s FIT 2.0 Program Rules on August 10, 2012.</p> <p>Until now, ownership and participation in Canada’s growing green energy sector has been dominated by private sector interests. […]

Free green energy, farm tours set for Oct. 6

<p>BALTIMORE – The annual Green Energy Ohio Tour is coming to the Baltimore area on Saturday, Oct. 6.</p> <p>From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., participants can learn more about geothermal, solar and wind energy plus visit a working farm with beef cattle, Boer meat goats and a llama.</p> <p>If you only have time for one […]

Good news for green energy

<p class=”body”> The renewable energy sector has good reasons to rejoice over the approval of financial restructuring of electricity distribution companies by the Cabinet Committee for Economic Affairs, and not just because the utilities will soon have money to pay their dues to wind-power companies. </p> <p class=”body”> It is widely expected that States will […]

Solar power: Australia has an abundance of solar energy that can be safely …

<img src=”http://energyconservationaudit.com/wp-content/plugins/RSSPoster_PRO/cache/89531_782616-solar-power.jpg” alt=”solar power” width=”650″ height=”366″ /> <!– // .image-frame –> <p class=”caption”> <span class=”caption-text”>Solar power: Australia has an abundance of solar energy that can be safely harnessed. Picture: Dean Martin </span> <span class=”image-source”><em>Source:</em> The Advertiser</span> </p> <!– // .caption –> <!– // .tabs .js-tabbed –> <!– // .article-media –> <p><strong> <!– google_ad_section_start(name=story_introduction, weight=high) –> […]

Dominion Launches New Energy Conservation Programs

<p>Dominion makes money based on the amount of electricity it sells its customers, but, the hitch is, there’s only so much power on the grid to go around.</p> <p>That’s why the utility company has launched four new energy conservation programs to teach homeowners how to cut back electricity usage and save money in the long […]

Community power and the growth of community-owned green energy

<p></p><p>Community power was given a boost this summer with the release of the second round of Nova Scotia’s Community Feed-In Tariff (COMFIT) projects on July 9, 2012 and Ontario’s FIT 2.0 Program Rules on August 10, 2012.</p> <p>Until now, ownership and participation in Canada’s growing green energy sector has been dominated by private sector interests. […]

The Supposed Decline of Green Energy

<p> This significant win for clean energy has gone mostly unnoticed in the press. If anything, the story has been the opposite: recent reports herald the decline of wind, and for a year the media has made a big deal out of the demise of solar panel manufacturer Solyndra. </p> <p>Given this negative drumbeat, it’s not surprising that […]

Wallingford Energy Conservation Commission to meet today – Meriden Record

<!– Rich –> <ul class=”service-members “><li><span>Story</span></li><li><span>Comments</span></li> </ul> Print <a href=”/wallingford/article_c6aff278-07ce-11e2-9253-0019bb2963f4.html?mode=print” rel=”external”> Create a hardcopy of this page </a> Font Size: <a id=”default” class=”decrease-font-size” href=”#” title=”Default font size”> Default font size </a> <a id=”large” class=”increase-font-size” href=”#” title=”Larger font size”> Larger font size </a> <!–[if IE 6]&gt;–> <!– AP Entry Container –> <!–[if IE 6]&gt;–> <p class=”story-times […]

Fredonia village board approves energy audit

<p>In a special meeting held Monday evening, the Fredonia Village Board passed a resolution to begin an energy audit on numerous village buildings to determine cost savings in addition to other business.</p> <p>In the resolution, Mayor Stephen Keefe was authorized to sign a Comprehensive Energy Audit Agreement with Wendel Energy Services LLC of Buffalo. The […]