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Energy

Energy use is one of the most important issues of our time as our earth heats up and our energy resources dwindle. Energy efficiency, renewables, transportation and carbon offsets are just a few of the topics covered here.
  1. Saving Energy at the Office

Energy, Emissions and Carbon Footprint
Have you ever stopped to think about where that energy comes from, how much it takes to power up the lights in your office, and how exactly that relates to our carbon footprint?

Defining Net-Zero Energy
The concept of net-zero buildings has set off a spark of interest and imagination in the green building sector. What’s the best path for achieving zero energy, does it make sense for all buildings, and what are the costs?

What Are EcoDistricts?
An EcoDistrict is a small-scale area such as a neighborhood or a district with a community commitment to achieving sustainability.

Alternative Energy Sources
Pros and cons of alternative energy sources readily available now.

What is Biomimicry?
Biomimicry, as defined by the Biomimicry Guild, is an innovation method that seeks sustainable solutions by emulating nature's time-tested patterns and strategies, e.g., a solar cell inspired by a leaf. The goal is to create products, processes, and policies-new ways of living-that are well-adapted to life on earth over the long haul.

Energy Star for Business
When people hear Energy Star, they think appliances. Well look beyond the label to energy efficient buildings and facilities, office products and design tools.

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