Posts written by Denis Du Bois

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http://energypriorities.com
Denis founded Energy Priorities Magazine on Earth Day 2004 and hosts the radio program by the same name distributed by NPR. He has authored hundreds of cleantech articles for a variety of publications, ranging from Sustainable Industries Journal to the New York Times, and he has been interviewed by major news outlets, including FORTUNE and MSNBC. He lives in the Seattle, WA area. Follow him on Twitter: @Cleantech. Contact him here. Disclosure information.

Value Energy Efficiency Beyond Cost Savings by Distilling the “Diffuse Benefits”

Interesting ideas emerge from studying the value of energy efficiency beyond the financial return on individual measures from utility cost savings.

Wrap Up: Paul Hawken’s “Drawdown” Keynote at Greenbuild

At Greenbuild, Natural Capitalism co-author Paul Hawken unveiled a new project and interviewed climate allies Tom Steyer and Maryland governor Martin O’Malley.

USGBC’s LEED DR Credit Encourages Peak Load Reduction

Greenbuild slides

LEED v.4 will include a “Demand Response” credit. A better name would underscore important contributions by building owners who reshape their peak loads every day. Continue reading