Companies are improving the energy efficiency of their products and services to respond to consumer demands and competitive pressures. Some companies are rolling out entirely new business lines to help businesses and consumers better manage their energy use.
The resources below include presentations, reports and news related to energy efficiency in products and services, as well as links to other organizations and web sites working on this issue.
Smart-grid technology has the potential to improve energy consumption and reduce costs for large companies. Some companies have already started benefiting from such technology.
Implementing energy saving measures in computers such as night shut-off has achieved both energy and financial savings.
This report examines trends in consumer behavior and analyses characteristics of “green shoppers” – including distribution across age, education levels and income ranges.
This report details sustainable design and delivery initiatives in the electronics industry, and highlights specific actions taken by companies including HP and Intel.
Companies including DTE Energy, Johnson Controls, Toyota, and Whirlpool presented on their strategies to reduce energy use in their products and services operations.
Now that manufacturers are going to be focusing on efficient, lower-watt light bulbs, the federal government wants consumers to start buying the bulbs with an eye to brightness rather than power.