1-2-3 Campaign Against Global Warming

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The program exceeded every expectation. In all, 412 households pledged, reducing annual CO 2 generation by approximately 580,000 pounds. To gauge results, a professional pollster …

EnerGuide for Houses

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Energy Star: The Symbol for Energy Efficiency.

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It has been estimated that the Energy Star program saves more than one billion dollars in energy costs each year in the U.S. The EPA claims that if all consumers, businesses, and …

Motivating Businesses to Reduce Waste and Recycle

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Overall member assessment of Green Works benefits Members were asked to rate a list of Green Works benefits on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being very low benefit, and 5 being ver…

The Effectiveness of the EcoTeam Program in the Netherlands

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The short term effects of the EcoTeam Program were very positive. Immediately after completion, participants had changed about half of the suggested environmentally relevant hous…

Energy and Water Reduction: "Green" Hotels

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At most hotels participation with the towel and sheet cards has been 70 to 90%. This high level of participation translates into a 5% savings on utilities alone at most hotels. …

Factors Necessary for the Social Diffusion of Social Energy in New England

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Sawyer, S.W. (1982). Leaders in change: Solar energy owners and the implications for future adoption rates. Technological Forecasting and Social Change,21, 201-211.
Diffusion of solar energy is most likely when the first group to adopt the innovation is well respected within the community, is well educated, and is willing to try new ideas. F…

Incentives as a Means to Motivate SMEs to do Better with Less; A Pathway to Sustainability

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Lynn Johannson October 19, 2005 11:46 AM
Based on an extrapolation of APEC numbers, there are over 89 million small to medium-sized enterprises in this world, which represents 98 to 99% of all legally constituted employe…

Re: Computer Electricity Usage

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greenupdate October 28, 2005 06:28 PM
How much energy is wasted by leaving my computer on overnight, (Given average wattage of a machine in sleep mode, you could answer this one.) David Whitehouse at Peterborough (On…

Do Green Buildings Foster Sustainable Behaviour?

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Natalie Seaba Winnipeg November 04, 2005 10:18 AM
Hi, Does anybody know of research that has examined whether or not green buildings foster sustainable behavior either within or outside of the building? Thank you for yo…

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