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Baltimore puts in place energy efficiency programme
Baltimore puts in place energy efficiency programme

Saturday 22nd August 2009

Consumers in the US city of Baltimore in Maryland are to be targeted in an energy-saving campaign aimed at encouraging power conservation and cutting greenhouse gas emissions. The pilot programme, dubbed the Baltimore Neighborhood Energy Challenge, is aimed at encouraging consumers to reduce the amount of electricity they use, according to ...

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Arizona State University installs LEDs in energy-efficiency project
Arizona State University installs LEDs in energy-efficiency project

Friday 21st August 2009

Arizona State University (ASU) has stepped up its efforts to become more energy-efficient, reduce its carbon footprint and save money by investing in new light emitting-diode (LED) fixtures. Six parking structures at the higher learning institution's Tempe campus have been retrofitted with the LED fixtures, which the university hopes will save ...

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Smart meters and grids will bring benefits to consumers
Smart meters and grids will bring benefits to consumers

Thursday 20th August 2009

Energy-saving products such as smart grids and smart meters will bring benefits to commercial as well as residential power consumers, according to a conservation expert. Writing in the Examiner, Phoenix-based green business expert Brian Coppa said that the technology will not only allow consumers to save energy and reduce their carbon ...

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Smart meters recommended for energy-saving in New Zealand
Smart meters recommended for energy-saving in New Zealand

Tuesday 18th August 2009

Smart meters have been recommended as ideal products for helping New Zealand consumers reduce their energy consumption as the government reviews power consumption. The government is expected to discuss energy-saving proposals including consumer discounts for those consuming less electricity, according to stuff.co.nz. However, Labour Party legislator Charles Chauvel has spoken out against ...

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Employees can play role in energy-saving efforts
Employees can play role in energy-saving efforts

Friday 14th August 2009

Employers should actively involve employees in their energy-saving initiatives in order to make the schemes more effective, a UK-based public sector trade union has urged. Both public and private sector organisations should adopt this attitude according to Unison, which stated that cutting carbon emissions is a team effort requiring everyone's contributions. Unison ...

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UK government urged to hasten smart meter rollout
UK government urged to hasten smart meter rollout

Thursday 13th August 2009

The UK government has been called upon to support energy-saving products by taking the lead on the introduction of smart meters in households across the country. Friends of the Earth and the Energy Retail Association have urged the government to outline how the programme will deliver the 46 million meters in ...

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Canadian city approves energy-saving investments for public buildings
Canadian city approves energy-saving investments for public buildings

Tuesday 11th August 2009

The British Columbia (BC) city of Burnaby has approved a variety of energy conservation projects at civic facilities that will see energy-saving products and solutions adopted to cut their emissions. Some $210,000 (£116,000) is to be spent on seven energy conservation projects on the buildings including the Burnaby Sports Complex, which ...

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Energy-saving starts with good practice
Energy-saving starts with good practice

Saturday 8th August 2009

School children at Roland Park Elementary and Middle School's environmental club in Baltimore, Maryland, recently received a firsthand lesson on energy-saving practices from a conservation specialist. After the school invested in a second-generation Eniscope from Enigin aimed at helping it cut down on electricity wastage, experts from the company explained to ...

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Indian government buildings to feature energy-saving products
Indian government buildings to feature energy-saving products

Wednesday 5th August 2009

Energy-saving products are to be installed in government buildings in the Indian city of Delhi following the approval of a proposal for the implementation of a green building scheme designed to reduce energy wastage. The Delhi cabinet gave a green light to the Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC), which will be ...

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Energy-saving smart meters could reduce UK fuel poverty
Energy-saving smart meters could reduce UK fuel poverty

Thursday 23rd July 2009

The government has been advised to step up its plans to rollout energy-saving smart meters in England in order to reduce the number of consumers in fuel poverty. According to the Fuel Poverty Advisory Group's (FPAG) seventh annual report, more than four million households were in fuel poverty during September 20008, ...

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Energy-saving products help Chinese government save money
Energy-saving products help Chinese government save money

Thursday 16th July 2009

Energy-saving products made up the bulk of purchases made by government departments in China in 2008, which saved taxpayers in the country a lot of money, it has been reported. Quoting a report by the China Financial and Economic News, the People's Daily Online reports that energy-saving products made up 93.5 ...

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Axminster meat processor installs energy-saving products from Enigin
Axminster meat processor installs energy-saving products from Enigin

Thursday 16th July 2009

In a bid to reduce energy wastage and cut down carbon emissions, Complete Meats of Axminster has put in place energy-saving measures with the help of Cornish company Enigin's energy-saving products and solutions. The firm has adopted Enigin's EnergyMaps programme, which has seen a Chiller Unit Energy Saver (CUES) product installed ...

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Jobs for energy-saving products installation experts created
Jobs for energy-saving products installation experts created

Friday 10th July 2009

British Gas has announced the creation of thousands of jobs aimed at helping UK consumers install energy-saving products in their homes as part of the "biggest revolution" in home energy consumption. The jobs, which are being backed by training at a new energy academy in Leicester, are for smart energy experts ...

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Australia set to benefit from carbon reduction initiative
Australia set to benefit from carbon reduction initiative

Thursday 9th July 2009

Take up of energy saving products in Australia is set to be impacted upon by the world's first carbon label for consumer products as the Carbon Trust-engineered programme goes global. Leading Australian environmental organisation Planet Ark has signed an agreement with the Carbon Trust to adopt its Carbon Reduction Label in ...

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Invest more in energy saving products, wind association urges
Invest more in energy saving products, wind association urges

Wednesday 24th June 2009

More investment in energy saving products and solutions such as wind turbines needs to be made, according to the British Wind Energy Association, which has said there is a desire for them in the market. Speaking after Newcastle-based consultancy TNEI launched a new software system aimed at helping with the design ...

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Energy saving products can 'cut cost of climate change'
Energy saving products can 'cut cost of climate change'

Tuesday 23rd June 2009

Investing in energy saving products such as a water source heat pump could help reduce the speed of climate change, according to Helena Wright, a renewable energy advisor at British Eco Energy. The statement was made in reaction to news that a community programme near Tower Bridge in London had invested ...

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