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2014-02-06 08:22:34

JACKSON, Mich., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan homes and businesses have saved $575 million through 2013 by taking advantage of Consumers Energy's energy efficiency programs, lowering their natural gas and electric bills, and providing a boost to the state's economic recovery. "Michigan residents are using our energy efficiency programs to manage their bills. It's a powerful tool to free up money for household budgets, especially during a cold winter like this one," said Garrick...

2014-02-05 12:21:03

Near-zero emissions, superior energy efficiency and renewable fuel readiness highlighted at 2014 National Energy Policy Outlook Conference in Washington D.C. WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the nation's energy leaders from all 50 states come together this week with federal officials, environmental leaders and energy experts at the 2014 National Energy Policy Outlook Conference in Washington D.C., the Diesel Technology Forum will be exhibiting information...

2014-01-30 12:23:57

West Virginia is Not Alone: 10 Similar "Sacrifice Zones" Identified in CO, LA, MA, ND, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX & VT; Warning That Water Will Be Subject to Repeated Disasters in Absence of Water/Energy Roadmap, Clear Priorities. WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sixty groups from across the United States called on President Obama today to issue an executive order protecting water availability and quality in the U.S. from haphazard energy exploration, warning that in the...

2014-01-29 16:23:11

Roadmap outlines 116 recommendations to advance energy efficiency in the built environment NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Energy Efficiency Standardization Coordination Collaborative (EESCC) has released for a 45-day public comment period the EESCC Standardization Roadmap V1.0 draft, which outlines 116 action-oriented recommendations to advance energy efficiency in the built environment through standards and conformance...

2014-01-21 23:04:58

A new collaboration, launched today by CDP and the Institute for Industrial Productivity, will help reduce the energy used by the supply chains of some of the world’s biggest multinationals. (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Six of the world’s biggest multinational companies will endeavor to increase energy efficiency across their supply chains through Action Exchange, a collaborative international project launched today. The companies participating in the first phase of the project are the...

2014-01-21 12:23:22

Experienced energy efficiency leaders tapped to help guide regional collaboration PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA), a non-profit alliance of utilities and energy efficiency organizations working to accelerate energy efficiency in the Northwest, announced its 2013-14 Board of Directors. NEEA's Board of Directors has re-elected Jim West to serve as Board Chair. West has served as the Assistant General Manager, Customer and...

2014-01-20 08:20:57

KB Home Presents Sustainability Award to Masco Home Services in recognition of their role in advancing home sustainability and energy-efficient home construction DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of their role in advancing home sustainability and energy-efficient home construction, Masco Home Services (MHS) has been awarded the 2013 KB Home Sustainability Leadership Award for their efforts to transform how builders view energy efficiency and indoor...

2014-01-16 20:21:51

10th Annual Inspiring Efficiency Award Winners Celebrated CHICAGO, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight regional winners have been selected for recognition by the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA) for helping Midwestern businesses and consumers save energy and money in new and innovative ways. The recipients of MEEA's 2014 Inspiring Efficiency Awards include: -- An education program that has increased energy literacy among more than 3 million K-12 students and inspired...

2014-01-15 23:01:31

CakeSystems, a highly configurable, energy efficiency SaaS platform, has expanded its Dashboard feature for program managers. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 CakeSystems’ Dashboard is a robust DSM (Demand-Side Management) module that allows energy efficiency programs to easily track program statistics and rebates for the residential, multi-family, commercial and industrial customer sectors. Dashboard was designed to be configurable; able to meet the varying needs of any...

2014-01-08 12:22:20

Groups Seek Public Debate: 237 Signers in US From 46 States Plus D.C.; 74 International Signers Include Those in Japan Dealing With Fukushima Reactor Disaster. BOSTON and WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A total of 311 U.S. and international environmental and clean energy groups said today that, while they respect the climate change work of Dr. James Hansen and three of his academic colleagues, they take strong exception to the notion that nuclear power is the...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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