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IBM takes energy efficiency seriously

IBM takes energy efficiency seriously

Interestingly, IBM has had a formal in-house energy conservation programme for almost 45 years. Heather Clancy writes on the Business Green website about the company’s commitment to energy efficiency.   Why IBM obsesses over energy efficiency If you think your organisation has done all it can to cut back its power consumption, think again. IBM … Continue reading

Emissions that result from industrial startups, shutdowns or malfunctions often exceed government standards

Emissions that result from industrial startups, shutdowns or malfunctions often exceed government standards

Industries often shutdown during routine operations and sometimes because of natural disasters. Nikolaos Zirogiannis, Alex J. Hollingsworth and David Konisky of Indiana University write on The Conversation website about the resulting air pollution.   Air pollution from industrial shutdowns and startups worse than thought When Hurricane Harvey struck the Texas coast in August 2017, many … Continue reading

New survey shows that British businesses believe energy efficiency policies need strengthening

New survey shows that British businesses believe energy efficiency policies need strengthening

A recent article by staff on the BusinessGreen website shows that there is significant dissatisfaction over the government’s existing plans to improve energy productivity. Would this also be the case in your own country?   Survey: UK business energy efficiency targets “lack ambition” Businesses believe government policy needs strengthening, survey reveals, amid continued uncertainty across … Continue reading