In Missouri, Christian Values Guide Energy Efficiency Company’s Growth

Energy Efficiency Company’s Growth

In April 2011, three men from Chesterfield, Missouri, formed Ideal Energy Solutions, an energy consulting firm catering to utilities. As they gained experience with commercial energy efficiency incentives, they saw a big discrepancy between the energy efficiency incentives utilities were offering, and the number of consumers actually taking advantage of those incentives. “Plain and simple, … Read more

How Clean Energy Works for the Military – Renewable Energy, Biofuels and Building Efficiency

Military Clean Energy

The Department of Defense is leading the nation in clean energy and energy efficiency — creating jobs, reducing energy expenses and driving economic growth in communities across the country. The DoD’s leadership in renewable energy, advanced biofuels and building and equipment efficiency also helps save taxpayers money and paves the waay for more wide-scale commercial … Read more

Michigan’s Camp Grayling — First Net-Zero Military Base?

Camp Grayling Michigan

Michigan’s Camp Grayling encompasses almost 150,000 acres in the northern part of the state’s lower peninsula. The training site for about 10,000 soldiers annually, it’s here and on Army posts across the country that the military’s energy culture shift is taking root. Michigan’s National Guard has set an ambitious goal – to make Camp Grayling … Read more

Calif. Company Illuminates Building Efficiency

Flood Building

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, a private investigator, law firms, and the consulate of Nicaragua. Located near a cable-car turnaround, the building has an ornate … Read more

Virginia Distillery’s Solar Array Soaks Up the Sun

Virginia distillery

Founded in 2009 by Becky and Scott Harris, the Catoctin Distillery is a small, rural business based in Virginia’s Loudoun County that’s found success by pushing traditional boundaries and embracing clean, renewable energy. Catoctin produces small-batch, handcrafted whisky, gin, and brandy. The first legal distillery in the county since before prohibition, Catoctin prioritizes high-quality, organic, … Read more