Category Archives: Innovation
On May 20, 2017, the DC Chapter of the International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP-DC), along with partners, Leaders in Energy and U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) National Capital Region, held an event at a newly certified Living Building Challenge facility at the Alice Ferguson Foundation (AFF).
At the Energy and Sustainability Extravaganza at The George Washington University (GW) on February 24, 2017, attendees learned about what universities in the DC area are doing to reach their sustainability goals and commitments. But, as some of the panelists acknowledged, no one person, office, or even university can bring the high-level change and results alone. At some point in almost any project, whether in higher education or elsewhere, partners are needed.
As colleges and universities commit to long-term plans for campus and system-wide sustainability, energy efficiency measures, and renewable energy generation, success stories and lessons learned have emerged in some of the biggest campuses in the Washington, DC region. Campus sustainability managers gathered at the 3rd annual Energy and Sustainability Extravaganza at The George Washington University on February 24, 2017.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, DC, February 16, 2017 The Association of Energy Engineers National Capital Chapter (AEE NCC) and Leaders in Energy will join forces with the Environmental and Energy Management Institute at The George Washington University (GWU) for the 3rd annual Energy & Sustainability Extravaganza. more »
Seeking Your Nominations! Leaders in Energy presents… “Sparking the Passion in Others!” Our annual awards celebrating Four Generations of Leaders in Clean Energy & Sustainable Solutions The Four Generations of Leaders in Clean Energy & Sustainable Solutions Awards honor contributions more »
Clean Energy, Changing Power Markets, and Connecting with Consumers By JANINE FINNELL, Founder and Clean Energy Ambassador, Leaders in Energy I recently had the opportunity to attend “Charge” − the world’s first Energy Branding Conference in Reykjavik, Iceland on September more »
By KERRY WORTHINGTON, Leaders in Energy Reporter On April 14, 2016, Leaders in Energy members gathered at TechShop in Crystal City, Virginia to hear how a local economy can be improved with innovation corridors and the movement toward a locally-sourced more »
By TRAVIS HIGH, Strategy Manager, Leaders in Energy Increasing the number of energy and resource efficient buildings is an important lever in the efforts to mitigate climate change. But while government and scientific institutions can set the standards for efficiency, more »
By TRAVIS HIGH, Strategy Manager, Leaders in Energy As the world’s second-largest emitter of greenhouse gases and the largest economy, the U.S. plays an important role in international climate negotiations. Reducing U.S. emissions requires changes in the model of business more »