Tag Archives: Energy Efficiency
The web is now the primary information resource for homebuyers, but sustainable homes are still hiding in the shadows. In fact, most well-known national real estate websites do not offer the ability to search for sustainable homes in any direct or accurate way. Even though sustainable homes are almost always a better investment when compared to traditionally built homes, tracking and understanding their features has been nearly impossible. The data about sustainable homes is, for the most part, unavailable, inaccurate, or difficult to trust. Viva Green Homes has stepped in to fill that void in the market with a real estate website that focuses primarily on sustainable homes.
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.
On January 20th, Leaders in Energy partnered with DC Net Impact to host a conversation on Green Financing. Held at a WeWork location in downtown Washington, DC, the event featured a panel of three experts who examined current as well as potential new funding sources for energy and sustainability programs, including in the private sector, international initiatives, and possibilities that may exist under the Trump Administration.
By KERRY WORTHINGTON, Leaders in Energy Reporter On January 20, 2016 Leaders in Energy once again teamed up with Potential Energy DC, this time to bring a panel of local government representatives to discuss green financing programs in their jurisdictions. more »
Up with Octane and Down with Aromatics: Continuing Health Risks with Petroleum Fuels and the Need for Engine Efficiency
By BILL BRANDON Bill Brandon is deeply engaged with the biofuels and materials industry and also has a deep understanding of engines and alternative fuels. His articles have been published in Biofuels USA and the Biofuels Digest. His present focus is on more »
Leaders in Energy recently co-hosted an Energy Technology ”Petting Zoo” with Potential Energy DC, an energy incubator, in Tyson’s Corner, in the Metro Washington, DC area. It was an exciting evening with numerous energy and environmental entrepreneurs displaying their business products and technologies. These ranged from an “Iron Goat” that cuts and pelletizes biomass feedstocks, including grass, to Yuck Old Paint, LLC™, which is the first and only company in the mid-Atlantic region that offers a green service to safely remove and dispose of old cans of paint from commercial and residential properties in an eco-friendly manner, to battery energy storage devices (Tumalow, Ecocell), and more.
Leaders in Energy and Potential Energy DC will be co-host a showcase of energy and environmental solutions that you can see and touch (yes, the petting part) – from entrepreneurs right here in the DMV (not the Division of Motor Vehicles) on Wednesday, May 27th, at TeqCorner (near Tyson’s Corner and accessible by Metro at 1616 Anderson Road, McLean, VA 22102), from 6 – 8 pm.
Leaders in Energy’s inaugural workshop on “Sustainable Manufacturing: Building a Circular Economy in the DC/MD/and Northern VA Region”, co-hosted by Alexandria Emerging Technology Center, took place at Alexandria Renew Enterprises on March 19, 2015.
Join Janine Finnell, Founder and Clean Energy Ambassador, and Basile Lemba, Founder of the Fairfax Breakfast Club, as they discuss the impact climate change is having on the environment, economy, solar energy, wind turbines, and infrastructure technology. Watch Video: