Archive: July, 2012

DOE workshop calls attention to improving residential energy efficiency

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) continues along a path toward a more energy efficient America this week by hosting a workshop focused on improving energy efficiency in our country’s residential sector. The three-day workshop, Residential Energy Efficiency Solutions: From Innovation to Market Transformation, is part of DOE’s Better Buildings Initiative – a program within […]

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Stable and plentiful supplies of shale gas to benefit diverse regional industries

Pennsylvania is at the epicenter of one of the largest shale-booms in the country. Natural gas from the Marcellus and Utica shales is driving economic growth for manufacturers and local businesses, from chemical companies to companies renting snow cone machines. On June 27, the SMC Business Council hosted  “Shale Gas & Manufacturing: Find Your Link […]

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Capitol Hill policy forum highlights economic, environmental benefits of energy recovery

ACC’s recent policy forum on Capitol Hill (watch here) hit full capacity with more than 100 guests in attendance to hear Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), Congressman Bill Cassidy (R-LA), and a panel of leading experts on energy recovery talk about the importance and potential of this growing field. ACC’s President and CEO Cal Dooley opened […]

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Building an energy-efficient future through chemistry

Projections currently estimate that 70 percent of the world’s population will live in cities by the year 2050. As urban areas become more condensed and our population grows, building efficiency becomes an increasingly necessary priority to the larger energy world. The United Nations Sustainable Energy for All Initiative aims to double the global rate of […]

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