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More Efficient Lighting Increased More Light Consumption
2012-08-06 18:17:38

Two researchers have reprised in the journal Energy Policy their groundbreaking finding that improvements in lighting –  from candles to gas lamps to electric bulbs  – historically have led to increased light consumption rather than lower overall energy use by society. In an article in the journal Energy Policy, Sandia researcher Jeff Tsao and Harry Saunders of The Breakthrough Institute in Oakland, Calif., predicted in 2010 that the same phenomenon might apply to...

2012-07-17 23:02:54

REfficient, an online B2B reuse marketplace, celebrates its two-year anniversary with impressive momentum, diverting one million pounds from landfill and acquiring customers in seven countries. REfficient is now launching The REvolution Project, a multimedia awareness campaign to break down the negative stereotypes of reuse and recycling. Hamilton, ON (PRWEB) July 17, 2012 REfficient, an online B2B reuse marketplace, celebrates its two-year anniversary with impressive momentum, showing that...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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