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Using Solar Power to Replace Clothes Dryers

A group of students from the Bourns College of Engineering at the University of California, Riverside along with members of Engineers Without Borders have been chosen by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to receive a $15,000 grant.  The grant was … Continue reading

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So Far, Statewide Energy Efficiency Programs Are Working

In 2004, 26 states created programs to save energy by developing long-term energy efficiency resource standards (EERS).  These long-term targets demand reductions from power providers, encouraging them to help customers learn how to save energy.  The American Council for an … Continue reading

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Electric Rate Cap Expiration

Now that the holiday season is upon us, the new year is just around the corner.  With the new year comes many changes, one of which homeowners in large portions of Pennsylvania will surely see when they open their electric … Continue reading

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Hospital Sustainability, Part 5

Energy Conservation Green Medical Center replaced over 3,000 incandescent lamps with LED lamps, reducing electrical usage substantially.   Occupancy sensors were installed in conference rooms.   Exit signs were replaced with LED lamps.   4-foot fluorescent tubes were changed from T12 to … Continue reading

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Plan Now for Electric Rate Caps Expiring

With the electric rate caps set to expire this year in Pennsylvania and elsewhere, EES has been developing strategies for our clients to save their precious energy $$ dollars $$.  We have expanded our team of energy engineers and we’re … Continue reading

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