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    Next Step Living drives energy savings in New Hampshire

    E2 member Geoff Chapin, whose 5-year-old company has grown to employ almost 600 workers, is showing that cutting carbon can also drive economic growth in New Hampshire and beyond. In 2008, with a vision for improving our...

    • Posted 2 years ago
  • The Johnson Controls Building Efficiency headquarters in Wisconsin. The company's efficiency unit is active in Virginia, where it's created more than 2,000 jobs. (Photo courtesy of Johnson Controls)
    In Va., saving money, creating jobs and training clean energy workers

    In 1883, when Warren Johnson invented the thermostat, few could have predicted that it would serve as the foundation of a company that would grow to Johnson Controls Inc., a 170,000-employee company driving energy savings at a...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    An energy efficiency success story from Chicago’s South Side

    By Dara Reiff James Morris is a pragmatic and resourceful building owner. As the sole owner of Morris Management, a rental property agency on the South Side of Chicago, he knows how important it is to keep...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Family-owned Ohio lighting business saves customers money

    J&M Electrical Supply is a family-owned company with 35 years of electrical distribution experience. Seven people work at J&M in Cambridge, Ohio. The company helps its clientele save money through energy-efficient lighting upgrades. According to J&M, area...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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    Home efficiency business grows while helping low-income Houstonians

    By Kristina Johnson When 32-year-old Kareem Dale founded The Gaia Group Inc., a company that provides energy efficiency and weatherization services, he had no idea how gratifying it would be. Dale initially became interested in the energy...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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    In Ohio, 45 workers make efficient roofs from recycled material

    Classic Metal Roofing, based outside of Dayton in Piqua, Ohio, manufactures durable roofs that cut down on air conditioning costs while minimizing raw resource consumption. With a heat reflective coating, air gap in the middle to act...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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    Calif. company illuminates building efficiency

    By Jeff Benzak The Flood Building is a historic midrise office building in downtown San Francisco. One of only two San Francisco buildings to survive both the 1906 and 1989 earthquakes, the building’s tenants include the Gap, Anthropologie,...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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    Better Bulbs, Better Jobs: Ohio’s growing energy-efficient lighting industry

    Excerpt from NRDC Ohio has long been a leader in manufacturing. Located within 600 miles of 62 percent of North America’s manufacturing locations, its strong workforce and proximity to markets have helped to make it a global leader in producing...

    • Posted 4 years ago