SUSTAINABILITY SPOTLIGHT: Ron Pitt

EcoDog Energy CEO, Ron Pitt will be a featured speaker and panelist at Sustainable Solutions, on November 14th, 2012 at UC San Diego. The event will bring together innovators in sustainable practices to share their unique solutions for making long-term sustainability a reality in homes, small businesses, and throughout the United States. With the support…

Oil Scare Turns Fed Ex On To Energy Efficiency

From NPR News 4/2/12 The rising cost of oil isn’t just a hit to the family budget. Businesses are hurt, too. Few are more affected than firms like FedEx. It deploys nearly 700 planes and tens of thousands of trucks and vans every day to deliver packages around the world. And few business leaders are…

The United States and Canada Team Up to Save Energy

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) have signed an agreement to work together on a project that analyzes energy use in commerical buildings. The goal is to harmonize both countries approach to measuring and assessing the amount of energy being used with a common platform.  The EPA’s current Energy Star…

Press Release by ACEEE: Massachusetts Overtakes California as #1 Energy Efficiency State

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy released its fifth annual ACEEE State Energy Efficiency Scorecard today.  California, four time top-ranked state in energy-efficiency, was beaten out by Massachusetts this year.  New York State, Oregon, and Vermont finish up the top five states in rank order. The 10 states most in need of improvement (starting with dead last)…