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  • EARTH DAY 2013 – Time to Highlight Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

    The environmental movement has many seminal moments. In many ways, nearly a century ago, President Theodore Roosevelt became its first and most visible champion, as demonstrated by his establishing the United States Forest Service and setting aside more Federal land for national parks and nature preserves than all of his predecessors combined. In 1962, Rachel Carson published the game-changing environmental ...

    Posted at April 19, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 9 Comments
  • The Next Generation is Committed to Energy Efficiency and Sustainablity

    "Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total; of all those acts will be written the history of this generation." -Robert Kennedy (New York Senator, U.S. Attorney General) Those words of wisdom describe how new societal developments occur. The fresh ideas, vitality and willingness to take risks invariably falls to ...

    Posted at April 17, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 3 Comments
  • A Common-Sense Target for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

    The trend is disheartening. School districts across the country have been and continue to be financially-strapped, such as what has occurred in Chicago[1]. The resulting budget ax leads to schools closing and teacher firings among other drastic measures. So what, you might be asking given the nature of this blog site, do these unfortunate developments have to do with energy efficiency and sustainability? Here's a hint. There ...

    Posted at April 11, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 3 Comments
  • More Evidence that Green Technology is a Smart Business Decision

    The World Green Building Council [1](WGBC) recently released "The Business Case for Green Building: A Review of the Costs and Benefits for Developers, Investors and Occupants", a report[2] which only adds to the mountain of evidence about why sustainable building projects are a smart business decision. Now clearly we have reached a point where the naysayers, desperately clinging to specious arguments, can easily be refuted on a point by ...

    Posted at April 9, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 9 Comments
  • Feds Ramp Up Greening Efforts As Eco-Source Technologies Looks To Assist – Part 2

    We previously blogged about how the vision articulated by Jonathan Powers, the Federal Environmental Executive, echoes the mission statement of Eco-Source Technologies in response to the first installment of USA Today’s Green Tech series (“Feds Ramp Up Greening Efforts As Eco-Source Technologies Looks To Assists – Part 1”). Today we want to focus on USA Todays’ next article in the series, authored by Tim Mullaney, with a title implying the energy ...

    Posted at April 4, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 28 Comments
  • UB Energy Efficiency Projects Projected to Save $513k

    The University at Buffalo, Upstate Medical University and the taxpayers of New York who subsidize the budget for the State University (SUNY) system, all have great cause to celebrate the significant energy cost-savings projected for years to come due to the energy efficiency projects implemented at both schools. Thanks to Governor Cuomo’s BUILD SMART NY ...

    Posted at April 3, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 24 Comments
  • Feds Ramp Up Greening Efforts As Eco-Source Technologies Looks To Assist

    As part of the USA Today's Green Tech series, Gregory Korte has an article about his interview with Jonathan Powers, the Federal Environmental Executive for the Obama Administration ("Obama's point man on greening the environment", April 1, 2013) Eco-Source Technologies is committed to providing proven and affordable energy efficiency and sustainability solutions. Our first targets of opportunity are private and volunteer sectors buildings. These entities and the decision-makers that manage their energy ...

    Posted at April 2, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 1 Comment
  • Energy Efficiency Financing Takes a Giant Leap Forward

    Last week marked an important milestone in efforts to advance financing of energy efficiency. The Pennsylvania Treasury sold nearly 4,700 loans from the Keystone HELP program for a projected total of $31.3 million. The cash component for the sale was provided by a consortium of three banks—Fox Chase Bank, WSFS Bank, and National Penn Bank. This transaction advances nationwide efforts to develop a secondary market for energy efficiency lending products.

    Posted at March 17, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 1 Comment
  • Town Exploring Green Energy Project

    Brookhaven is considering a large renewable energy project that could reduce emissions and earn the town up to $2.5 million in yearly income."This is by far the most sweeping alternative energy proposal on Long Island," Supervisor Edward P. Romaine said at a work session Thursday at town hall in Farmingville -- where a windmill in the parking lot spun furiously in high ...

    Posted at March 7, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Institutional Investors Hold Key to Green Energy Finance Breakthrough

    Institutional investors such as pension funds and insurance companies could provide up to half the finance needed to develop renewable energy projects through to 2035 if policy barriers can be opvercome and short-term investment practices reformed. That is according to a new report by the Climate Policy Initiative (CPI), which argues that the long-term, reliable returns offered by green energy should align with institutional investors’ objectives, ...

    Posted at March 4, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
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