21 May '12, 1pm

Taking energy saving out of the dark ages: If we could shed more light on the power we consume, it would be easi...

Taking energy saving out of the dark ages: If we could shed more light on the power we consume, it would be easi...

One of the biggest stumbling blocks to greater efficiency is the difficulty of visualizing energy flows. The amount of power consumed by modern electrical appliances is often hard to grasp and thus conveniently easy to ignore. Pilgrim Beart, founder of AlertMe , would like to change that. He aims to make energy consumption a more tangible thing, to try to make it easier to trim. At the VERGE conference in London , Beart was intent on illustrating his argument with what looked like the preparations for a record-breaking juggling attempt. Holding up one of the hundreds of brightly colored balls he brought on stage, Beart said, "Each of these balls represents the power to run a modern light bulb for six hours." Into a large bucket Beart tossed 13 balls -- corresponding to the energy used to light an average home. "That's less than we were using a few years ago, due to energy-...

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"It's better to enlighten a child than to light...

consumerenergycenter.org 21 May '12, 7am

Thomas A. Edison reportedly once said, "It's better to enlighten a child than to light a school room." In California today...

Tips for Buying a New Air Conditioner

Tips for Buying a New Air Conditioner

hes.lbl.gov 22 May '12, 2pm

Don't hire a contractor who wants to size your unit based solely on the floor area of your house. Contractors should calcu...

Saving Money, Gaining Energy Independence: ESPC...

renewableenergyworld.com 22 May '12, 3pm

The government is under a mandate to lead by example by “employing strategies to improve energy management,” consistent wi...

Updated Blog: Dark Shadows #Movies

Updated Blog: Dark Shadows #Movies

shannonchow.com 21 May '12, 3am

In the year 1752, Joshua and Naomi Collins, with young son Barnabas, set sail from Liverpool, England to start a new life ...

Air Force charts its energy-saving progress

Air Force charts its energy-saving progress

airforcetimes.com 20 May '12, 2pm

http://www.airforcetimes.com/news/2012/05/air-force-charts-energy-saving-progress-052012w/ Air Force charts its energy-sav...

What trouble is brewing Down Under?

What trouble is brewing Down Under?

worldtempus.com 31 May '12, 10am

When a watchmaker becomes an independent watchmaker-repairer, he or she usually does that for the love of the craft, and i...

Do LEDs have a dark side? Interesting article from @DonTuite at @ElectronicDesgn

Do LEDs have a dark side? Interesting article f...

electronicdesign.com 21 May '12, 4pm

However, TM-21 only applies to specific light source components (package, module, array), not an entire luminaire. A compl...

The High Cost of Taking Your Money

spectrum.ieee.org 25 May '12, 2pm

Whether you pay for a bag of groceries by cash, check, credit card, or debit card may seem to be just a matter of convenie...

EWEA urges EU leaders to invest in wind energy for economic growth #energy #renewable #wind

EWEA urges EU leaders to invest in wind energy ...

renewableenergymagazine.com 21 May '12, 9am

“European leaders meeting on 23 May to discuss how to achieve growth despite massive budgetary challenges must turn to win...

Saving Money, Gaining Energy Independence: ESPC...

renewableenergyworld.com 22 May '12, 5pm

The government is under a mandate to lead by example by “employing strategies to improve energy management,” consistent wi...

10 better ways to beat the heat at home and sav...

greenhomeguide.com 24 May '12, 1pm

Green Energy Efficiency Advice 10 Ways to Beat the Heat By David Dobbs Cool down and save some cash. No, it's not your ima...

U.S. military kicks more ass by using less fossil-fuel energy

U.S. military kicks more ass by using less foss...

grist.org 21 May '12, 6pm

Going solar in Afghanistan. (Photo by U.S. Marine Corps) This is my contribution to a dialogue on the military and clean e...

Second phase of energy-saving consumer electronics subsidies to ...: Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA...

Second phase of energy-saving consumer electron...

digitimes.com 16 May '12, 9am

Second phase of energy-saving consumer electronics subsidies to begin at May 17, says MOEA Julian Ho, Taipei; Alex Wolfgra...

Ford now taking orders for C-Max Hybrid at $25,995

Ford now taking orders for C-Max Hybrid at $25,995

green.autoblog.com 17 May '12, 6pm

Ford Begins Taking Orders for C-MAX Hybrid – America's Most Affordable, Fuel-Efficient Hybrid Utility Vehicle Ford dealers...

Want to lose weight? Stop eating after dark! - ...

sfluxe.com 22 May '12, 10am

Make your final meal of the day one that sets with the sun in order to lose weight. That’s the overriding conclusion of a ...