June first is the application deadline for the 2010 Small Business Energy Star Award! Don’t wait. If you are a small business that has worked to improve energy performance at your company over the past two years, you are eligible to apply. Preference is shown to businesses that have used ENERGY STAR tools and resources to achieve … Read More
Especially in times of economic troubles, we need to look for opportunities. There are opportunities all around us for energy and water conservation, and efficiencies – and subsequent cost savings. There are opportunities to choose more wisely in purchasing, and in reducing waste. We are at a crossroads. We can change the way that we value natural resources, human resources, and come up with a better model. We can move forward with a more thoughtful plan.
Sam Walton founded this company with a belief that, “If we work together, we’ll lower the cost of living for everyone…we’ll give the world an opportunity to see what it’s like to save and have a better life.” Save Money. Live Better.
Saul Griffith, a 2007 MacArthur Fellow, serial inventor and co-founder of WattzOn, refers to this as “heirloom design” a term he introduced during a talk at the February 2009 Greener Gadgets conference in New York. The best way to lower the quantity of energy required to manufacture and distribute consumer goods, he argues, is to make those products not only durable, but repairable and upgradable.
“Some of the most successful restaurants in the city have aligned with a philanthropic cause or are touting organic and local ingredients in their menus,” says Darrin Johnson, New Leaf’s director of strategic initiatives. Soon his restaurant will unveil a branding campaign centered on the fact that the restaurant buys from local farmers.
Get your Stimulus Funds now! Millions of dollars of cash will be available soon to help consumers replace their old inefficient appliances.
By implementing cost-effective energy efficiency projects, annual utility bills can be reduced up to 20%. The simple reasons are that efficiency upgrades reduce annual maintenance costs, increase cost savings, conserve resources and reduces greenhouse gas emissions.