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2008-09-18 12:00:35

As their employees and customers call for action on climate change, companies have tended to focus on renewable energy, such as solar power. But now businesses are shifting their focus to increasing energy efficiency.

2008-09-18 03:00:22

By Zimmerman, Allen In their own homes, engineers should lead in the "greener" way Energy consumption is by far the most important criteria in green home design and performance.

2008-09-12 12:00:30

By Michael Settle GORDON Brown will be sitting in front of his Downing Street fire tonight hoping that his emergency energy package not only helps the poorest of us keep warm this winter but also insulates him from the political storm raging outside .

2008-08-29 12:01:13

CHICAGO, Aug. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Candy could lose its fundraising edge to compact fluorescent bulbs (CFL) this year.

2008-08-16 18:00:16

California Attorney General Jerry Brown says the federal government should look to the Golden State for ways to improve energy efficiency.

2008-07-30 21:00:34

By Sharon K. Wolfe BLOOMINGTON - There are ways to combat the rising cost of energy, experts said Tuesday at a town hall meeting on energy efficiency. U.S.

2008-07-30 03:00:40

By Sharon K. Wolfe, The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. Jul. 30--BLOOMINGTON -- There are ways to combat the rising cost of energy, experts said Tuesday at a town hall meeting on energy efficiency. U.S.

2008-07-23 15:01:13

IT would be interesting to find out from Energy Minister David Parker what power would be saved if the five most-used light bulbs in houses were replaced by approved fluorescent ones, all cold homes were retrofitted with insulation, solar hot water cylinders, double- glazing, thermal drapes, cylinder "wraps" and draught excluders.

2008-07-03 15:00:36

David Toombs, general manager of Citizens Thermal Energy, a Division of Citizens Gas & Coke Utility, was presented the prestigious Norman R. Taylor Award by the International District Energy Association during the organization's 99th annual conference in Orlando, Fla.

2008-06-26 18:02:53

To: ENERGY EDITORS Contact: Stacey Paradis of Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, +1- 312-587-8390, ext. 12, sparadis@mwalliance.org CHICAGO, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA), strongly supports this week's resolution by the U.S.


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  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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