Upcoming events

Upcoming events

There are a few upcoming events that should be important to EiD readers. If you have an event coming soon that you would like our readers to know about, please tell us.   • Future Thermal Energy Conference 2016 The Future Thermal Energy Conference will be held October 10-11 at the Warwick Conferences, Scarman on … Continue reading

In praise of the benefits of benchmarking

In praise of the benefits of benchmarking

Carl Weinschenk writes an important article on the Energy Manager Today website about the impact of benchmarking on buildings with the important message that “simply providing people with insight into their energy use tends to promote efficiency.”   New York City Study Conclusion: Benchmarking Works An important study on the impact of benchmarking on big … Continue reading

Big opportunities for energy efficiency to help the economy

Big opportunities for energy efficiency to help the economy

David B. Goldstein, writing on the Natural Resources Defense Council website, provides important reasons why improving energy efficiency has important benefits to our economies.   Energy Efficiency Can Accelerate Economic Growth Both political candidates claim that America needs to accelerate economic growth. This is accepted as a worthy goal by Paul Krugman, who notes that … Continue reading

Taking a stand against smart meters

Taking a stand against smart meters

We have the roll out of smart meters underway throughout Europe and in many if not most OECD countries. This is an interesting story by Justin Wm. Moyer in the Washington Post about a couple of philosophers in the Washington area who are refusing the installation of the smart meters and the consequences they are … Continue reading