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Sweden's carbon-tax solution to climate change puts it top of the green list
Tuesday, April 29 2008
Nation
Sweden's attempts to reduce carbon emissions have put it at the top of the list of countries doing the most to reduce carbon emissions for the second year in row. They have reduced emissions by 9% from 1990 to 2006. This article goes through some of the unique ideas that have allowed Sweden to be such a leader in this field.
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A Green Carpet for Home Controls
Friday, February 15 2008
Home and Lifestyle City
If the utilities do, in fact, finance the replacement of existing meters with those that can provide consumers information about their energy consumption and allow them some control over it, then energy management will become a major conduit in the broader deployment of control systems in U.S. homes.
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Green building means construction recycling at Fountain View in Lincoln Square
Friday, January 25 2008
Home and Lifestyle
A new mixed-use building in Lincoln Square is looking to recycle 50% of the material from the building torn down to make room for its construction.
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A Smarter Electrical Grid
Friday, January 11 2008
Home and Lifestyle
Business Week article about the future of home feedback on the amount of energy used by homes and the need for demand response.
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The Compact
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Home and Lifestyle Community
(from the article) "When a group of environmentally concerned friends in San Francisco decided to buy nothing for a year, they unwittingly sparked an international trend."
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Smart meters turn up the heat on those with money to burn
Thursday, June 14 2007
Home and Lifestyle
Review of three different smart meters specifically and smart meters in general by a writer for the Guardian, UK.
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Homes to get free energy monitors
Monday, April 16 2007
Nation
Every household in the UK will be able to request a free device that shows how much electricity is being used in the home at any one particular moment.
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While Housing Withers, 'Green' Materials Bloom
Thursday, February 22 2007
Home and Lifestyle
Despite the overall downturn in the housing and building materials markets, green building materials have been holding up pretty well and staying in demand.
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