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2014-06-11 09:50:39

University of Colorado Denver Focus on Denver's Stapleton neighborhood As New Urbanist communities expand nationwide, a study from the University of Colorado Denver shows the increasing challenges of balancing complex traffic engineering systems with the ideals of walkable, sustainable neighborhoods. As a leading public research university located in the urban core, CU Denver researchers have ample opportunity to connect their work to the city of Denver and surrounding communities....

2012-03-15 13:00:00

Stapleton-Spence Packing Company completes largest solar water heating system in the State of California. Gridley, California (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 Stapleton-Spence´s fruit processing and co-pack facility has the largest solar water heating system ever installed in California, saving the company 37,584 therms of natural gas annually. 37,500 therms is equivalent to 1 million kWh or a carbon footprint offset of 1.4 million pounds of CO2, the equivalent to 2,000 cars annually, sources...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.