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A Simple Change to Computer Settings Reduces Home Electricity Use

May 31, 2010 — A just-released report on a unique study of plugged-in electronic devices brings technical and behavioral threads together to identify the most promising opportunities and program strategies for reducing electricity waste among home electronic devices. The Energy Center's study is the first in the... MORE

Advanced Energy Design Guide series: valuable tool for building professionals

May 31, 2010 — A market assessment of the Advanced Energy Design Guides published by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers found them to be a valuable resource for influencing energy efficiency in building design. The market assessment was commissioned by ASHRAE and... MORE

A simple change to computer settings reduces home electricity use: First-in-the-nation study shows where consumers will pull the plug on home electronics

May 31, 2010 — A just-released report on a unique study of plugged-in electronic devices brings technical and behavioral threads together to identify the most promising opportunities and program strategies for reducing electricity waste among home electronic devices. The Energy Center's study is the first in the... MORE

Daylighting starting to see the light of day

May 23, 2010 — Jan Basina of The Daily Reporter features the Energy Center's Daylighting Collaborative in her blog. MORE

Builders and remodelers committed to sharpening their green building skills

May 19, 2010 — Despite the construction downturn, builders and remodelers from around the Midwest flocked to the Better Buildings: Better Business Conference. The eighth annual conference drew over 1,000 attendees—14% more than last year. MORE

Successful training events include good meeting planning

May 17, 2010 — Sherry Benzmiller shares her insights on successful meeting planning and the value it brings to adult learning programs in "Sharpening Your Skills," an article in the current issue of Wisconsin Meetings. MORE

UW-Madison's 2010 Climate Leadership Challenge

May 13, 2010 — Susan Stratton was a judge in this student competition that generated ground-breaking ideas to reduce climate change and advance sustainability. MORE

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