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Germany Leads the World in Energy Efficiency

By Roy L Hales

Germany leads the World in energy efficiency, according to the 2014 scorecard released by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) today. Sixteen nations were studied. Six of the top 10 were from Europe. Canada was the only North American nation to make the cut, placing 9th.

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Are You Up for the Better Buildings Challenge?

By Roy L Hales

The Department of Energy has just released a new infogram about energy waste in the US. It traces conservation efforts back to the Better Building challenge that President Obama launched in 2011. 50% of America’s energy is wrapped up in it’s buildings. The DOE asks, “Are you up for the Better Buildings Challenge?”
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