Cross-Cutting

Many corporate energy strategies cut across different aspects of a company’s operations, and are not easily placed in any single category. These cross-cutting issues are addressed in the resources below, which include presentations, reports and news on cross-cutting energy efficiency strategies, as well as links to other organizations and web sites working on this issue.

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Dow Chemical has successfully demonstrated the use of recycled plastic to generate energy for industrial operations, the company has announced.
Improving energy efficiency in buildings is the top European strategy for reducing carbon footprints, according to a new study from Johnson Controls, and the resulting cost savings paired with government incentives are what is driving energy efficiency initiatives.
State-level incentives programs in California and Wisconsin have played a role in energy efficiency projects at two corporations.
Ford, Lowe’s, J.C. Penney and KB Home are among the winners of the 2011 Energy Star Awards, announced by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today.
Three years ago, the Army began coating its tents in Iraq with 3 inches of spray-on foam in an effort to slash energy needs and trap costly air conditioning inside.
American homes have become more energy efficient over time, but they also hold more energy-using devices than ever before, the Energy Department's statistical agency said yesterday.
Most energy efficiency efforts, Google’s Energy Czar William Weihl said during Climate One at The Commonwealth Club, is a no brainer.
Center for Strategic and International Studies session explores the potential for catalyzing major steps forward on energy efficiency gains through a variety of initiatives that seek to harness public and sector collaboration to identify high impact energy efficiency gains.
Data centers in the New York area that improve their energy efficiency are eligible for $10 million in incentives, under a program announced this week.
Cascadia Capital, an investment bank serving both public and private growth companies around the world, has published its predictions for sustainable industries in 2011. One of the four predictions is that waste-to-energy technologies will grow and become part of mainstream society.
The American Council for an Energy-Efficiency Economy (ACEEE) report showcases 10 large-scale behavior change programs that provide concrete evidence of energy savings. The programs cover industry, buildings and utilities and transportation sectors. The report describes some common program designs and how to align them with social science research.
WASHINGTON, DC — Utilities need to go beyond the smart meter and use a range of energy-feedback tools to achieve significant reductions in customers' power consumption and their electricity bills, new research shows.
WASHINGTON, DC — Utilities need to go beyond the smart meter and use a range of energy-feedback tools to achieve significant reductions in customers' power consumption and their electricity bills, new research shows.
MILWAUKEE, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite a global recession, investment levels in energy efficiency have remained strong according to the Energy Efficiency Indicator (EEI) released today by Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), the global leader in delivering products, services and solutions that increase energy efficiency in buildings.
Sixty-three percent of U.S. companies believe government tax breaks are needed to accelerate the adoption of green investments, according to a global survey by workspace solutions provider Regus.

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