Archive for May, 2011

Energy Efficiency Is The Way Ahead

May 20th, 2011

I read a great editorial a while back in Distributed Energy by Elizabeth Cutright.

She highlights how energy efficiency is the way ahead as far as change energy use for environmental, energy security and energy supply reasons.

As she reports – it is what people want to happening compared to new or old forms of power generation. New power stations are needed but the impact of funding into energy efficiency is paramount.

Here is the bulk of the article:

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Why Does Energy Efficiency Matter?

May 10th, 2011

The title poses an interesting question. We may all jump on the energy saving and efficiency bandwagon but have we asked this question, or are we following the crowd without stopping to think?

Are we also acting in the best way, using the best strategies to become energy efficient?

To the answer the main question as to why energy efficiency matters, apart from good house keeping in the sense of stopping waste, the environmental concern has got to underline our actions, even if it is the size of our utility bills that provide the prompt.

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