Energy & Climate Action News
Earlier this year, home energy received its biggest jolt since rooftop solar when Tesla Motors announced a home battery dubbed the Powerwall.
President Obama is committed to taking responsible steps to address climate change, promote clean energy and energy efficiency, drive innovation, and ensure a cleaner, more stable environment for future generations.
Most people don't give too much thought to where their electricity comes from. Flip a switch, and the lights go on. That's all. The origins of that energy, or how it actually got into our homes, is generally hidden from view.
Easing homeowners’ ability to go solar by expediting the permitting process and potentially waiving fees is the goal of two local cities seeking to reduce greenhouse gases while adhering to state mandates.
What’s the formula for building a green city? Energy experts in Burlington, Vermont, chipped away at the solution for over a decade and recently crossed the finish line — announcing the city’s achievement of 100 percent renewable energy.
Sustainable building design certifications have not delivered much in terms of protecting and enhancing building values over the long term, according to a study (link is external) conducted by Underwriters Laboratories.
According to Noesis and based on data from more than 1,300 projects on the Noesis platform, lighting is the most common energy upgrade for commercial building owners.
Keeping an eye on your own energy use is the “duh” approach to a smorgasbord of environmental problems, up to and including climate change.