October 15, 2013 - According to the David Suzuki Foundation, scientists are more certain than ever that human activity, the burning of fossil fuels and deforestation in particular, is causing climate change. Meantime, the Heartland Institute says human impact on climate is very small... so small as to be invisible against a background of natural variability.
October 27, 2015 - Eaton has announced its Home Generator Sizing Calculator, a “user- and mobile-friendly intuitive, interactive web tool” that allows homeowners and contractors to identify backup power needs. By selecting a generator based on home size, type of power supply and desired household appliances and electronics to be backed up, the calculator provides optional backup power solutions to minimize installation costs, as well as energy saving options to reduce ongoing fuel consumption, Eaton explains.
October 20, 2015 - The Omnistat 3 hospitality thermostat is now available from Leviton, a retrofit solution developed specifically for guest room energy management. The small form factor thermostat has a capacitive touch face, and when paired with wireless Leviton Lumina RF load controls and sensors, it provides guest room control for hospitality rooms and suites.
October 2, 2015 - Manitoba home buyers are going to find it easier than ever before to buy a “power smart” home, thanks to a new program being launched, says Manitoba Hydro. The Power Smart for New Homes program will see Manitoba Hydro partnering with the new home construction industry to increase the energy efficiency of new Manitoba homes.
October 1, 2015 - Would you like a free energy audit that could reduce your heating and electricity costs? The Government of Nunavut is looking for ten Rankin Inlet homeowners interested in having a certified energy management specialist determine the energy performance of their home and identify savings.
September 16, 2015 - The latest participants in British Columbia’s Residential Energy Efficiency Works (REnEW) program are learning hands-on construction skills and energy-efficiency fundamentals while helping Habitat for Humanity complete a social housing project in Peachland, B.C.
August 31, 2015 - “Your average gaming computer is like three refrigerators,” said Berkeley Lab researcher Evan Mills, who co-authored an investigation of the aggregate global energy use of PCs designed specifically for gaming and found that gamers can achieve energy savings of more than 75% by changing some settings and swapping out some components, while also improving reliability and performance.
August 25, 2015 - North American roofing manufacturer GAF says it has completed the acquisition of Quest Construction Products (QCP), a former division of Quest Specialty Chemicals and a supplier of fluid-applied roofing systems and roof-coating products. The transaction is expected to accelerate the growth of GAF’s commercial business, according to the company.
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