Energy efficiency is a key tool in reach climate and sustainability benchmarks. But after setting your goals, then what? Here are four proven ideas to help energy consumption in your city. You can even put some to work right away before the summer heatwaves hit.
New energy efficiency standards for tubular fluorescent lights promise big utility bill savings for U.S. schools, hospitals and every office in the U.S. that use them -- also big reductions in carbon emissions. Want to make change happen in your city? There's a lesson in the Department of Energy's approach.
A pilot using Google Street View cars equipped with methane sensing technology pinpointed natural gas leaks under Boston, Indianapolis and New York City's Staten Island. Click to learn more about the EDF-Google Earth project and how your city can participate.
Council Chairman Jesse Berst discusses trends and challenges in water infrastructure and how smart water systems can make dramatic improvements to the cost, safety and reliability of urban water supplies in this Q&A with Water Utility Infrastructure Management.