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Know Your Audience: Energy Efficiency and the Small Commercial Class

Efficiency and Small Commercial Class

Investment in energy efficiency saves money, enhances productivity and competitiveness. Yet energy efficiency is underutilized by the small commercial sector. A survey found that 52 percent of small commercial businesses see cash flow as the primary barrier to investing in energy efficiency.[read more]

Green Business Opportunities For American Economy

June 17, 2013 by Silvio Marcacci

Green Small Business

As the US economy recovers from recession, America’s small businesses need to remember that going green often means making green.[read more]

On The Road to Reachable: Efficiency Policies For Small Commercial

November 5, 2011 by Joel Freehling

An area of growing concern for rate-payer funded energy efficiency program managers and policymakers is how to reach the small commercial marketplace. As a prototypical “hard-to-reach” customer class, the small commercial market presents significant challenges for energy efficiency programs.[read more]

BP Station Boycotts: Who Gets Hurt?

June 8, 2010 by Jane Van Ryan

Anti-oil activists have found an outlet for their frustration over the Gulf oil spill. In several states this week, they are protesting, holding vigils, and calling for boycotts against BP.  The demonstrations are likely to be similar to the protest held in Washington last Friday where Public Citizen and seven other activist...[read more]

The EPA - The Governments Eco-Friendly VC Firm

April 30, 2008 by DaveSattler

According to the EPA, small business employs more than half of all <?xml:namespace prefix="st1"?>U.S. workers and is responsible for the majority of new eco-friendly technologies developed in the country. That may explain why the EPA has become a quasi venture capitalist firm in recent years providing funding to the best eco-friendly...[read more]