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2017 - US Energy Efficiency Will Improve

Wednesday 11th January 2017

We have been looking ahead at the year ahead, picking out a couple of likely advancements in energy efficiency or energy saving devices. In this post we consider whether energy ...

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Will 2017 See Missed Opportunity Targeted?

Wednesday 4th January 2017

Now we are into 2017, by four days at least, what can we look forward to this year regards energy efficiency? In our last post we considered the gathering research ...

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2017 - Progress in Energy Harvesting?

Wednesday 28th December 2016

As we are on the verge of 2017 what energy breakthroughs may we see over the next twelve months? There are an increasing number innovative energy efficiency and saving ideas ...

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BT Tower, Energy Efficiency and the Internet of Things

Thursday 22nd December 2016

The internet of things (IoT), apart from being used in cyber attacks, is the future but those driving it forward are also proving to be energy efficient conscious. At a height ...

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Glacial Retreat - Research Blames Climate Change

Wednesday 14th December 2016

Improving energy efficiency is recognised as one of the major weapons in the fight against climate change, in reducing temperature rise to trageted levels. There are still many who do ...

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Pruitt - Fox in the Hen House

Thursday 8th December 2016

US President elect, Donald Trump, has been worrying many people with what they suspect could be a major overhaul of the way America conducts itself politically at home and abroad. ...

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Energy Efficiency A Game?

Monday 28th November 2016

A NEW smart device turns energy saving into a game, but with serious winnings for those that play The game, by GenGame, has proven its potential to significantly boost consumer engagement ...

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UK SMEs Missing out on Energy and Financial Savings

Wednesday 23rd November 2016

Energy efficiency is accepted as an important strategy for the future of the planet, but also financial savings more or less right away. Businesses as high energy uses potentially have ...

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Connected Savings an Intelligent Platform

Wednesday 16th November 2016

EARTH Networks have for over 20 years have been using the world’s largest weather, lightning and greenhouse gas monitoring networks, with sensors across the planet keeping everyone informed, updated and ...

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Cheap, Easy to Make Solar Cells

Wednesday 9th November 2016

The University of California, Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory scientists have revealed an innovation in solar cell technology using inexpensive perovskite, that they describe as an “increasingly popular material”. The ...

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Dissolve and Grow Wires to Combat Vampire Power

Wednesday 2nd November 2016

We have posted about vampire power in the past, the phantom energy used by appliance that suck energy continually even when even when switched off, or on standby. Each appliance ...

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The Smarter Thermostat Wants to Share Energy Data

Wednesday 26th October 2016

ecobee is yet another smart thermostat, but one with a difference. They use room sensors to report where a home's occupants are located and then adjust the temperature based on ...

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Smart Device to Provide Energy Control for Home Users

Wednesday 19th October 2016

The smart home is getting ever closer to all of us - with smart thermostats and related products from Nest, Hive and others and then Apple introducing their Home App ...

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Irish Farmers and Sole Traders to Benefit from Energy Efficiency Tax Relief

Wednesday 12th October 2016

BUDGET support for use of energy efficient equipment by farmers and sole traders will save money and protect the environment according to the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA). The decision to accept ...

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It Makes SENSE to Save Energy

Wednesday 5th October 2016

Being able to see the electricity you use is a major step to being able to manage your energy use, helping to save energy and money. There are very advanced ...

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2016 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard - Who Did Well, Who Didn't?

Wednesday 28th September 2016

In a dramatic photo finish, California and Massachusetts both won the top spot in the 10th edition of the 2016 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard published by the American Council for an ...

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Another Smart LED for Emergencies As Well

Wednesday 21st September 2016

They are at it again - Sengled, the manufacturer of innovative smart lighting solutions that we mentioned just a couple of weeks ago in a post about their smart LED ...

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First Pilot Site Installation of Cloud Based Energy Analytic Solution

Wednesday 14th September 2016

The TOPAs consortium (Tools for Continuous Building Performance Auditing) has recently completed connecting the first pilot buildings at the Cork Institute of Technology with an early prototype of the project ...

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Smarter than the Average Smart Light

Wednesday 7th September 2016

German manufacturer Sengled of innovative smart lighting solutions, launched the Sengled Element smart bulb at the IFA International Consumer Electronics Show in Berlin at the weekend. A bulb that is ...

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New Energy Efficiency Rules for Scottish Non-domestic Buildings

Monday 5th September 2016

THIS month new rules in Scotland require owners of commercial property to implement certain energy efficiency improvements before they are able to sell or lease premises. The Assessment of Energy Performance ...

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Smart Appliances an Easier Investment to Save Energy

Wednesday 31st August 2016

Jessica Oak, has penned a post on Earth 911 which makes interesting reading fro those interested in energy efficiency. Jessica states accurately how many people consider investing in solar power ...

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Increasing Demand for Air Con Requires Energy Saving Action

Tuesday 23rd August 2016

The summer has been hot in the northern hemisphere, with many places hitting record highs. Just the very humid and hot days have people delighting in the sweet flow from ...

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Energy Saving in Healthcare Can Deliver More Than Money

Wednesday 17th August 2016

In the energy efficiency industry there is a concern that hospitals and health care are a major consumer of energy, and hence it is a major target for the industry. It ...

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Energy Saving Socket for your Gadget Charging

Wednesday 10th August 2016

You check you smart phone or tablet and see that the battery is getting low, and like most of us you plug it and leave it there until you need ...

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MIT Researchers Monitor the Energy Used by Individual Appliances

Wednesday 3rd August 2016

Knowing how much energy individual appliances or pieces of equipment is consuming is a major step improving energy efficiency. if you can see the energy used you will know which ...

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