EDF Climate Corps Blog: Archive
EDF Climate Corps fellow | September 16, 2013
That’s where three EDF Climate Corps fellows from Duke University found themselves this summer. Read below to learn about Gary, Kara and Daniel and how they spent their summers working within organizations to further energy management.
EDF Climate Corps fellow | September 13, 2013
This year, EDF Climate Corps selected 18 graduate students from Columbia University to work deep within leading organizations to help them further their sustainability and energy management initiatives. Read below the stories of three of these Columbia students, why they wanted to join the program, how they helped their host organizations and what they learned this summer.
EDF Climate Corps fellow | September 12, 2013
This summer, 116 fellows joined the EDF Climate Corps ranks to further energy management within leading organizations. This blog highlights three students from theUniversity of Michigan Erb Institute who worked on a variety of projects from employee engagement to measurement and verification.
EDF Climate Corps fellow | September 11, 2013
A few weeks into my EDF Climate Corps fellowship at General Motors, an engineer joked that the “paint geeks” (me and my colleagues) grow egos that reduce cars and trucks to expensive easels for shiny paint. She was partially right.
EDF Climate Corps fellow | September 10, 2013
Did you know that 70 percent of the energy required to put a car together goes into painting it? Read below to learn more about how our EDF Climate Corps fellows are working with General Motors and Ingersoll Rand to identify energy saving opportunities.
UC Berkeley Students further energy efficiency at Verizon, Cabot Corporation and Springfield Public Schools
EDF Climate Corps fellow | September 9, 2013
Data centers, HVAC systems, manufacturing processes and public school vacations are just some of the things our EDF Climate Corps fellows identified energy efficiency improvements for this summer. Read our interviews with Louis, Xiaoding and Leonardo to find out what they have been working on, what barriers they've encountered and how they are striving to help their organizations overcome inefficiencies in just 10 short weeks.
EDF Climate Corps fellow | September 6, 2013
This summer, EDF Climate Corps placed 116 fellows within leading organizations to identify strategic energy management opportunities. These fellows spent their summer working on a variety of projects from energy efficiency to sustainability planning, employee engagement, demand response and energy information systems.
Chaprece Henry | September 5, 2013
Next week, the EDF Climate Corps team will be in Houston, Texas to attend the 35th annual National Black MBA Association Conference. This event provides networking, employment and professional development opportunities for African American MBA students and professionals.
In the Age of Sequestration, Knox County Housing Authority Advances Green Initiatives and Saves Money
EDF Climate Corps fellow | September 3, 2013
When I first began my EDF Climate Corps fellowship at Knox County Housing Authority, I remember having two distinct thoughts. First, I was excited to be placed at a public entity. My second thought was where is Knox County?
Guest Author | August 30, 2013
The buzz of your alarm against the bedside table jolts you into consciousness. You rise, shower and dress. Habitually, you squirt some Olay into your palm and Crest onto your toothbrush.