Efficiency

Can you really "do more with less?" Sure thing. PF Members tell you how here.

Corporations breathed a sigh of relief this month as lawmakers in Washington averted a fiscal collapse. Now that the debt ceiling is a hot-button issue, perhaps it's time for businesses to think about cutting back. The ceiling may be a good place to... Read More
Can money vanish into thin air? For some businesses, the idea is a ghastly specter; for others, a sober reality. Carbon Lighthouse, a startup based in San Francisco, works to plug up the money pits that curse operations directors. The company’s... Read More
Did you know that energy efficiency in apartments and condos could yield $9 billion in savings? A new report from IMT, ENERGY TRANSPARENCY IN THE MULTIFAMILY HOUSING SECTOR, finds that the nation’s multifamily housing stock holds potential for major... Read More
In this wintertime video my custom electric bike operates on just 3 volts or sub-15 watts of Solar Power, the lightweight hand made solar panel is rated for approximately 24 watts in optimal conditions. Monocrystalline silicon solar cells are used... Read More
In today’s society, a new and innovative way to reduce the buildup of waste caused from construction is to use shipping containers within architecture. Rather than using new materials, virtually any structure, such as homes, dormitories, offices,... Read More
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Brazil is a solar energy pioneer in Latin America. The country's biggest photovoltaic facility is a unique one: it generates 600 MWh, but unlike other solar plants, it's located on top of the Estádio de Pituaçu, a football stadium in Salvador de... Read More
Offering financial incentives to students living in on-campus housing for reduction in overall utility use.
Medical Waste is accumulated extremely quickly due to the fact that most medical supplies are used only once to ensure patient safety. While this practice may safeguard individuals, the ramifications for the environment are less than desirable.... Read More
Was that fuel created out of thin air? This week on Bloomberg West, we featured a company that says they've developed a way to take carbon in the air and turn it into fuel for cars!

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