25 Jun '12, 12pm

Kickboxing for kilowatts: How competition cut office energy use: Are a trophy and friendly competition among emp...

Kickboxing for kilowatts: How competition cut office energy use: Are a trophy and friendly competition among emp...

Can a trophy and some friendly competition among employees actually spur the type of behavioral change that can power energy savings for businesses? It's an interesting question, given that businesses -- not to mention the energy efficiency industry -- have historically focused on upgrades to equipment and facilities as the primary way to reduce energy costs. Changing employee behavior as a means to significantly reduce energy consumption has largely been ignored. But behavioral change, as well as the new technologies and social connections that facilitate them, are a hot area of interest. With building systems becoming more efficient, the human side of the energy equation is becoming larger and more important. As an engineer in our Large Commercial practice, I am actively supporting PECI 's ongoing research on the impact of different behavioral based approaches on energy ...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/06/26/kickboxing-kilowa...

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eBay Bets on Bloom Energy for Green Data Center

eBay Bets on Bloom Energy for Green Data Center

triplepundit.com 25 Jun '12, 9am

When it comes to the green data center trend, online giant eBay seems determined to beat out other A-list rivals such as F...

Missed this on Friday, but the govt has launche...

businessgreen.com 25 Jun '12, 9am

The government has announced a major new £3m grant scheme for green entrepreneurs, designed to support those early stage f...

Create an energy-efficient building by reducing...

edcmag.com 28 Jun '12, 2pm

Improving the environment in your home – improving the environment overall with Icynene spray foam insulation. ICYNENE spr...

In Philadelphia, buildings will now be required...

eco-structure.com 26 Jun '12, 9pm

Philadelphia’s commercial buildings may become more competitive in their energy and water consumption, or so city council ...

Through continuing perseverance, one Vietnam Vet turned his accident into a chance to start over.

Through continuing perseverance, one Vietnam Ve...

va.gov 27 Jun '12, 7pm

Michael Kabat, 61, a decorated Vietnam Veteran from Onalaska, Wi. is a people person. As a plumbing equipment salesman, he...

Northwestern Wins Clean Energy Competition: NuM...

edcmag.com 28 Jun '12, 4pm

As part of the Obama Administration's Startup America Initiative that works to encourage and accelerate high-growth entrep...

China and Taiwan TV panel competition increasin...

digitimes.com 25 Jun '12, 8am

China and Taiwan TV panel competition increasing as new panel sizes are produced Rebecca Kuo, Tainan; Alex Wolfgram, DIGIT...

How to Build an Energy Efficient Home | | Energy Saving Tips ...: Designing and building your own home certainly...

How to Build an Energy Efficient Home | | Energ...

resnet.us 26 Jun '12, 5am

Designing and building your own home certainly has its advantages. First of all, you have the choice of style and the abil...

USE SOMEBODY // I WILL FOLLOW YOU INTO THE DARK

USE SOMEBODY // I WILL FOLLOW YOU INTO THE DARK

audreylim.com 25 Jun '12, 8am

Chanced upon this local duo on Facebook while mindlessly browsing and found out that the girl (Joie) is my secondary schoo...

#OlympicTorchRelay in Derby: See the link at for details of route and stop changes to buses after 6pm tonight.

#OlympicTorchRelay in Derby: See the link at fo...

trentbarton.co.uk 28 Jun '12, 7am

the allestree – between 6.15am and 6.45am the allestree will run into the city via Full Street and will stop on Corporatio...

The Five Forces of Keyword Competition

searchenginewatch.com 23 Jun '12, 9pm

Porter’s Five Forces analysis framework was developed at Harvard Business School in 1979. Today it is still one of the mos...

nice cut?

nice cut?

singaporedailyphoto.com 29 Jun '12, 6am

I like this kind of plants with a nice cut. They are called topiaries . The climate in Singapore gives the plants always a...

New Study Shows 18% Of Business That Have The W...

thedomains.com 24 Jun '12, 1pm

MyLocator on New Study Shows 18% Of Business That Have The Word “Me” In Its Name, Use a .Me Address Jon Postel would tell ...