Tangible Energy Use Comparisons

Robert Hall Boulder August 02, 2007 11:18 PM
Seeking good resources on how much energy is used for a number of less-familiar daily office and residential energy uses. This would be used for comparing a little-understood ener…

Fluorescent Lamp Info from Florida

Laurie Tenace Tallahassee July 18, 2007 09:23 AM
Florida DEP has recently posted a press release on compact fluorescent lamp usage and spill clean up. Our lab also did a modeling study to show how quickly mercury vapors can be e…

Medical Journal Article about CFL Bulbs

Suzy Fraser Ottawa July 17, 2007 09:25 PM
The Canadian Medical Association Journal has published an article about CFL bulbs and mercury. It's in response to recent worries from consumers regarding the health effects of CF…

Energy Efficiency at the Gym

Judy Gibbens Peterborough June 27, 2007 07:11 PM
I would like to provide the manager of my gym (and ultimately the owner of a pretty large chain here in Canada) with some information on energy efficiency in gyms. I've met some r…

Blackle: Black Background Home Page for Google Saves Energy

Steven Brant Bryn Mawr June 23, 2007 10:32 AM
Dear Friends, This is a very interesting idea...that a black background on your home page takes less energy to display on a computer. Check out http://www.blackle.com - the …

Energy Efficiency and Waste Minimisation / Management in Hospitals

Mark Ayto Sydney June 21, 2007 11:16 AM
Hi all I'm looking for any information on energy efficiency solutions in hospital buildings - particularly involving specific quipmnt and facilities such as sterilizers, dishwa…

CBSM Techniques Used to Influence Behavior Change by Businesses

celia vanderloop June 13, 2007 01:23 PM
I am looking for examples of CBSM techniques used to create environmentally sustainable behavior change on the part of businesses, as opposed to individuals. Specifically, barrier…

Food Production & ISO14001

Patricia Barnes June 08, 2007 08:15 AM
Does anyone know of any food manufacturers who have achieved ISO14001? Or a manufacturer who has explored the possibility nd decided against certification? Thank you, Pa…

Operating Green Health Facilities and Programs

ljones6 June 08, 2007 08:15 AM
Hello, Road Map 2020, a not for profit organization working for sustainability, is interested in learning about specific examples of health facilities being operated in a mann…

Overcoming Resistance

susan altman June 07, 2007 03:35 PM
The Energy and Environment Office of Medford, MA, recently received a grant for the design and installation of a small wind turbine at one of our schools. There are many positive …

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