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Energy Efficiency’s Economic Impact May Surprise You

Neil Maldeis November 7, 2013 06:00 AM

The role of energy efficiency in our daily lives is a complicated one, according to an article from Greentech Media.

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A Tale of Two Buildings

Neil Madeis October 31, 2013 05:00 AM

A recent Washington Post story noted how green construction has become a common trend for new office buildings, with one-third of all new office space completed in 2011 being designated “green.” But beyond the...

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Industrial Energy Efficiency is Key to Global Competitiveness

Neil Maldeis October 23, 2013 05:00 AM

The BlueGreen Alliance, a partnership between labor unions and environmental organizations, recently released a new policy report on industrial energy efficiency. It notes that America’s manufacturing sector – the world’s largest – can keep its lead by taking advantage of the huge opportunities to increase energy efficiencies, cut waste and save on operating costs.

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Windy City Makes Building Owners Prove Energy Savings Claims Aren't Blowing Smoke

Neil Maldeis October 17, 2013 05:00 AM

Although several U.S. cities have energy efficiency requirements for large commercial and residential buildings, Chicago has become the first one to mandate the verification of building energy data.

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The Real Drivers of High Performance Buildings

Neil Maldeis October 11, 2013 05:00 AM

There has been a lot of discussion in the industry lately about the factors that are really driving how people are thinking about high performance buildings.

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