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A few "Greener" thoughts from Carolyn
The news isn't getting a lot better regarding climate change. Or scarcity of natural resources. But technologies are being developed to help companies reduce their energy usage, water usage and air quality. That's hopeful. We continue to post daily news about "solutions" -- partial, granted, but solutions that we can consider, select and implement to make incremental improvements.
Timing is always important. And timing includes the need to address the major issues facing us as an economy, a free nation and secure homes for our families. Many companies are taking steps -- and we encourage you and support your strategies to do your best, as well. Our struggle to reduce impact on the earth is the challenge of our age. Let's take it seriously.
Articles in our NEW Resource Center Sections
Daylighting Saves Commercial Lighting Costs
Daylighting applications can save money and energy by allowing companies to turn lights off when utility rates are the highest.
Lighting Solutions To Reduce Energy Costs & Global Climate Change Impact
Office operations save energy with lighting behavior and lighting technology changes.
Energy Star qualified CFLs have risen dramatically
Energy Star bulb sales are growing dramatically over the last two years and saving energy
Product Development of Solid State Lighting (SSL) Luminaires
Energy Star specifications research for Solid State Lighting (SSL) Luminaires
Greening the Lighting Industry for High Performance with LED Systems (IEPC)
Trends in high efficiency lighting for industrial and business applications from IEPC
LED Lighting Advances
LEDs could reduce national energy consumption for lighting by 29% by 2025.
Greener Building Lighting Saves Significant Energy Costs
Muller reduced its energy demand by 59 percent with energy-efficiency lighting retrofit.
Industrial Flashlights Use LEDs
Recoil LED flashlights are brighter, use less energy and extend battery life by 50%
Fundamentals of Lighting Efficiency - ONLINE Seminar
Fundamentals of Lighting Efficiency is an interactive energy efficiency training program by AEE
Retrofit Lighting for Savings: Progressive Lighting & Energy Solutions - Tustin
Retrofitting existing buildings is where the real energy savings are for most companies.
Solar LED Lights for Safety, Architectural & Landscape Lighting from Solar Cynergy
From enhancing the decor of a backyard and illuminating walkways to providing hazard and safety lighting to parks, schools, dangerous intersections or crosswalks, Solar Cynergy offers facilities and communities solar LED environmental lights, an eco-friendly and cost-effective alternative to conventional wired lighting.
Find Local Recyclers & Office Recycling Program Guidelines
Recycling office waste is an easy first step for company greening programs
San Diego Adopts Mandatory Recycling in Large Buildings & Multi-family Housing
Mandatory recycling in San Diego can save money on waste management
Additional New Articles
Rethinking Greywater Solutions for Your Building
Local greywater system technologies reduce water costs
Los Angeles Sidewalks Present Opportunity for a Greener Solution
4,000 miles of broken sidewalks and scarce money to make repairs...that spells opportunity!
Green Health Strategies and Tools from Teleosis
Teleosis offers directories, preventative care information and greening strategies for health care offices
Adding a Sustainability Officer To Corporate Strategy
Adding a Sustainability Officer to refine green and sustainable manufacturing strategy
Ecocities that Run on 1/10 of Today's Energy
Green Seal Helps LA County with Green Procurement Program
Los Angeles County calls on Green Seal to help develop a green procurement program for government purchasing
Greening Your Website Information
Product information is critical to recycling, sustainable decisionmaking and community planning. Websites work!
Lofts in Downtown Los Angeles
Lofts, the new urban living trend in Los Angeles.
La Posada in May By New Economics for Women
Los Angeles, May 15
Women's business and family support fundraiser at La Posada
California Biofuel Stations Grow Slowly for Consumer Access
Biofuels require infrastructure, demand and policy changes to grow. California is struggling to adapt.
Water Shortage Hits SoCal Agriculture With Drastic Cutbacks
Southern California orchards and produce farms are the first affected by MWD water cutbacks
It's Not Easy Being Green - Kermit the Frog