energy efficiency

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
Who better to discuss the evolution of American oil prices than the former president of Shell Oil? John Hofmeister discusses the history of oil consumption and a secure energy future that involves viable alternatives such as biofuels and high-... Read More
Are flex-fuel cars the future? Former CIA Director James Woolsey proposes that we "do like the Brazilians do." See why this idea may transform the vehicle fleet.
Bonneville Power Administration (Department of Energy)
Many irrigation systems in the United States are outdated, so they use up more water than they need. These farmers in Oregon took advantage of financial incentives to retrofit their decades-old irrigation system, making their farm more efficient... Read More
This year's Solar Decathlon was big on zero-energy homes and innovation. Watch and learn more on how different teams from all over the world created the balance between practicality and efficiency necessary for a net-zero home.
Retrofit roofs with reflective "cool roof" coatings to keep buildings/cities cool, reduce energy use for a/c, and mitigate global warming.
Climate change is more than a local problem. Cities worldwide are grappling with the consequences. In hope of discovering answers, C40 Cities has partnered with the Clinton Climate Initiative to enhance debate on environmental policy. Watch More C40... Read More
In this interview from the C40 Cities Mayor’s Summit, Portland, Ore., Mayor Sam Adams talks about the importance of cities sharing best practices for developing sustainable communities and mitigating the impacts of climate change. He calls the... Read More

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