Could Less Light be Better?

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Bob Best
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We still light up our workplaces as if we lived 50 years ago.

Older lighting systems, designed for paper-based reading tasks, were typically in the 750-1000 lux range. In fact, it was commonly believed that more light is always better.

Guess what?

It’s not the 1960s anymore. People are reading on things called computers, iPhones and iPads.  Over-illumination, particularly when combined with… Read More

Green building technology as you’ve never experienced it before

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Parker White
Energy and Sustainability Services

Imagine this, you get to the office and the elevator is waiting for you to take you straight to your floor without having to press a button. You get to your desk and your computer is turned on, ready for use, the lights are on and the temperature at your work space is just as you like it.

This might… Read More

A Renewable Way to Reach 2020 Green Goals

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As organizations look for ways to reach aggressive 2020 sustainability goals, like GHG emission reductions from the uses of renewable energy, a new way to confidently tap into renewable energy services is emerging.

Called “matchmaking,” the concept facilitates a process that introduces companies seeking to meet their GHG objectives with qualified renewable energy developers looking for offtakers for the… Read More

Save Energy By Sharing

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Want to reduce energy consumption in your workplace?

Start by just sharing information. It’s incredibly effective and very inexpensive. But, it works.

The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) claims that up to 12% energy savings can be achieved by way of real-time energy feedback devices that tell people how much energy is being consumed.

Even where there is no… Read More

Moving the Green Needle as Private Citizens

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Wayne Alldredge
Energy and Sustainability Services

Let’s face it, money talks. Most people look for the ‘Lowest’ price for everything, rather than the ‘Best’ price. But what is ‘Best’? It is my opinion, that Best is when the value received is the greatest. For those of us who live green and breathe sustainability, that means buying things that benefit not just ourselves, but our environment… Read More