energy efficiency

solar roof wisconsin

This is just part of a 7.2 kW rooftop solar system in Bayview, Wisconsin, as seen in 2007. (M.J. Monty/Creative Commons)

Northwestern University
Solar power is now the third most popular renewable energy source, behind water and wind, according to a new report by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

(Tony Webster/Creative Commons)

Electricity that we use in our everyday lives has a big impact on the environment.
Senior Writer, Planet Forward
The Supreme Court has handed down a major win for the planet in the climate change fight, which undoubtedly will help move the planet forward.
Planet Forward Intern/Marymount University
You've heard this tip before, but in order to benefit you have to act.
Planet Forward Intern/Marymount University
It can be tempting to give in and turn on the heat on the first cold night. That moment of weakness is also the moment you make your annual transformation into a winter energy hog.
American Public University System uses innovative building practices to combine adaptive reuse of historic buildings and new construction built to LEED Gold standards.
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
Val Washington
Val Washington
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
What role does natural gas fracking play in our move towards renewable energy? At our fall Fracking Salon we ask some experts to explain fracking - its dangers, what this means for entrepreneurs and where it fits in the discussion of energy... Read More
A revolutionary technology we call Optimized Refrigferant Supply (ORS - US patent pending). ORS uses two temperature sensors rather than the usual single room sensor to calculate an exact balance between required comfort levels and energy... Read More
By creating symbiotic relationships with other nations, especially our neighbors, the United States can begin using hydroelectric power efficiently as a means of moving away from our oil dependency. Canada and the United States have a complementary... Read More

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