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Manufacturing Is Surprising Bright Spot in U.S. Economy

For the first time in many years, manufacturing stands out as an area of strength in the American economy. From the NYTimes: When the Labor Department reports December employment numbers on Friday, it is expected that manufacturing companies will have … MORE

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How Benchmarking Refreshes and Reinforces Effective Energy Management

The basic elements of effective corporate energy management are are relitively simple: senior management support, good data, clear targets and a reasonable allocation of technical, managerial and economic resources, along with consistent implementation over decades. Yet why do companies vary so … MORE

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Four Sustainability Trends to Watch in 2012

The worldwide movement toward sustainability has made significant progress over the past half-dozen years as companies and cities have pursued strategies that balance future and current societal needs. Now, sustainable development is entering a new phase, characterized by greater alignment … MORE

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DOE Webinar: Guiding Principles for Successfully Implementing Industrial Energy Assessment Recommendations

Industrial energy efficiency experts working with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) will host a webinar providing an overview of a guidebook titled “Guiding Principles for Successfully Implementing Industrial Energy Assessment Recommendations” on … MORE

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Energy Star Industry Challenge Saves Money and Significantly Reduces Greenhouse Emissions

A new research survey shows that U.S. office buildings are lagging far behind in the move toward energy efficiency, with elevators being the primary deterrent. According to the report, surveyed workers spent a collective 33 years stuck in elevators during the past … MORE

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Sensible sustainability for industrial buildings

REJournals.com When ground was broken in late 2007 for a speculative warehouse and distribution center in suburban Chicago, plans called for the roughly 650,000-square foot facility to be packed with green building features. Those included hundreds of skylights to reduce … MORE

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