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Tax Reform = Energy Management

As the elections season begins, tax reform is quickly becoming a national focus.  With support coming from both democrats and republicans, legislation should be introduced next year. Simplifying the tax code and eliminating many credits and deductions should be on tap.  Tax reform provides us with an opportunity to remove barriers to efficiency investments imbedded […]

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Green Button Initiative

Last month the White House called for power companies to help people in the United States better manage their energy usage.   So your electricity bill may be expanding with new support from the private sector and government agencies. Nine new utilities and electricity suppliers have answered the White House’s call and now more than 15 […]

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A Website for Buildings, Honestly – Honest Buildings

Really a website for buildings?  Yes, Honest Buildings is a brand new beta website that allows users to find and compare information, rating and reviews for every commercial or residential building in the U.S.  Search an address in one of 5,570 cities, and ratings on the building’s walkability, energy use, and LEED compliance shed light […]

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Daylight Savings Time- Energy Savings?

Spring Ahead, Fall Back- we all know the routine.  Daylight Savings Time started again on March 4th at 2am.   One of the biggest reasons we change our clocks to Daylight Saving Time (DST) is that it reportedly saves electricity. Newer studies, however, are challenging this idea. Energy use and the demand for electricity for lighting […]

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Baseball is Going Green in Miami

Finally they yelled “Play Ball!” at the new Miami Marlins stadium!  The stadium opened this week with a game between rival high school teams and witht hat opening, baseball is going green in Miami. This high tech is the first LEED-certified pro sports stadium with a retractable roof.  This LEED certification has not been cheap, […]

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