Energy Gap a Consumer’s Problem

Like It or Not, the Energy Gap is becoming a Consumer’s Problem

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Like It or Not, the Energy Gap is becoming a Consumer’s Problem While energy efficiency is extremely important, today’s energy landscape requires us to look at the bigger picture. Energy Efficiency Alone is not Enough Energy Efficiency is extremely important but it’s only part of the solution. Why? Energy efficiency saves money but employing energy efficiency alone […]

Energy Efficiency Alone is Not Enough

Energy Efficiency Alone is Not Enough

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40 years ago, in response to energy crises, energy efficiency (EE) measures were introduced to mitigate petroleum production shortages and associated skyrocketing fuel costs. When the crises ended, the perceived value of EE declined. Fast-forward to the 21st century where climate change and resource depletion can no longer be ignored. Consequently, the magnitude and scale […]

Extreme weather events by Iren Petrova

Lack of Plan for Resilience and Climate Change Can Be Costly And Deadly

Posted on 3 CommentsPosted in Climate Change, Infrastructure, Resilience, Strategy

Businesses and governments need to take resiliency seriously and plan for it. If they don’t, they are subject to litigation, and not only revenue can be lost, but also lives. Plan for climate change or face litigation In 2014 Farmers Insurance Group filed nine class-action suits against nearly 200 communities in the Chicago area. The […]

The Great Cathedral

What’s your cathedral? The power of vision

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As storytelling gets a lot of interest and popularity, I am constantly finding great books and other publications on that topic. Recently I came across The Story Factor, by Annette Simmons. One of the stories she mentions is an anonymous tale I’ve heard before. I would like to share that story with you and highlight […]

Energy Efficiency and the Human Factor

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Climate change and energy efficiency has emerged as one of the most important energy and economic policy issues of the 21st century.  Energy efficiency has been commonly accepted as an attractive approach to reducing GHG emissions and as response to the resources depletion. Although energy efficiency had been recognized and energy efficiency measures applied in […]