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Chicago Tops List of Greenest Office Markets

More than half of the CEP cities are on the list, with Chicago claiming first place as the greenest American office market. Chicago’s win is thanks to its rapidly improving building stock; 69 percent of the city’s office space square … Continue reading

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Big Hospitals: When They Start Thinking Green, They See Green

“Theda Clark Medical Center in Wisconsin is saving nearly $800,000 a year — 30 percent of its energy costs — after making changes that included retrofitting lights, insulating pipes, taking the lights out of vending machines and turning off air … Continue reading

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Wisconsin utilities increasing solar, wind power as they cut coal use

Alliant and Milwaukee-based WEC Energy Group recently said they are setting new goals to reduce carbon emissions by 80% from 2005 levels by 2050. That’s a shift from 2016 pronouncements when the utilities envisioned carbon dioxide reductions of 40% by … Continue reading

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New energy efficiency financing approach vies for grand prize in New York competition | Utility Dive

Source: New energy efficiency financing approach vies for grand prize in New York competition | Utility Dive

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Take the Energy Efficiency Quiz

Are you an energy czar, an ignoramus, or something in between? Take our energy efficiency quiz and find out if you know which appliances save energy. Source: Take the Energy Efficiency Quiz from Constellation

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Intelligent Buildings — School Planning & Management

Can you imagine the day when your school building is producing as much energy as it needs? Can you envision that your next school won’t create pollution as it operates? What if your school facility was a significant tool that … Continue reading

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How rural co-ops are shifting to a cleaner power mix | Utility Dive

Driven by wind credits, low gas prices and consumer demand, rural co-ops are finding new ways to boost renewables. Source: How rural co-ops are shifting to a cleaner power mix | Utility Dive

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Student Power – YouTube

Excellent video overview of ComEd’s Student Power, one of our project partners.

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ThedaCare Sustainability Effort on Track to Save Millions of Dollars, Expand Staff

ThedaCare is on track to recoup a $1.9 million energy efficiency investment this year, just two years after establishing its department for sustainability in health care. New projects worth $1.5 million will commence in 2015 and be paid off in … Continue reading

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Shrinking Its Footprint Is a Giant Task For Big Companies Too

  Turning toward a sustainable footprint is a tough road for the big companies too — Unilever has pledged to cut its environmental impact in half while improving the health of one billion people, but sustainability is turning out to be … Continue reading

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