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 […]

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

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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 Human Factor in Energy Use

The Human Factor in Energy Use

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According to behavioral finances, we often make decisions based on approximate rules of thumb and not strict logic, we rely on emotional filters to understand and respond to events, and that creates market inefficiencies. That’s why monetizing the risks and risk management tools can be very effective. Regardless of the solution, the first reaction is […]

Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

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Sustainability has such a broad meaning that anyone can have their own definition and they all will be true. Sustainability, as related to the environment and energy became a term commonly used and “trendy”, and thus it creates a risk of “greenwashing”. The energy strategy or policy typically defines high-level goals and requirements, and include […]

The Increasing Importance of Energy Efficiency

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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. Climate changes are happening affecting people and economies, and further associated impacts which vary in different parts of the globe, we can expect to see throughout this century, as also confirmed in the […]

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 […]