EDF Climate Corps Blog: Posts from Guest Authors
Compass Case Study Brings Solutions for the Food-Carbon-Water Nexus to the Table
Guest Author | May 1, 2013
After my summer as an EDF Climate Corps fellow at Compass Group North America (Compass) and years collaborating with the Net Impact network, I have become increasingly interested in the market discussion around the intertwined challenges of climate, water and food.
Did you know that the adidas Group has a sustainability venture capital fund?
Guest Author | April 30, 2013
If you are familiar with facility management, you may know that facilities have finite annual budgets, and demand for capital predictably exceeds supply. Some projects like lighting controls may deliver carbon & financial savings; however, quantifying these savings requires time and specialized training, two equally scarce resources. Other projects, like replacing carpets, don’t deliver a return, but may still feel quite urgent to a facility manager. Without a trusted advisor to calculate and validate their economic and environmental benefits, energy-conserving lighting controls are stuck competing for the same funds as carpets.
Webinar Recap: EDF Talks Energy Data and Energy Efficiency
Guest Author | January 24, 2013
Thanks to everyone who joined today's webinar, "Getting to the Bottom Line of Energy Efficiency Investments," with Jake Hiller, Project Development Analyst for Environmental Defense Fund. For those that missed it, see below for four key takeaways:
Why Ingersoll Rand’s Collaboration with EDF Climate Corps Works
Guest Author | January 22, 2013
Making It Real – Energy Efficiency Upgrade Project Performance In The Real World
Guest Author | August 7, 2012
While codes, standards, and an increasingly energy-savvy marketplace push new buildings toward higher energy standards, existing building stock presents a conundrum. Although energy efficiency project performance data is scarce, that which is publicly available suggests variability that is tough to predict at best.
Saving Energy One Crab At A Time
Guest Author | August 3, 2012
By Greg Andeck, EDF Utility Initiative Manager
Imagine the embarrassment of leaving your office lights turned on and returning to find a giant fiddler crab sitting on your desk. This fishy situation is all part of a fun social experiment in uptown Charlotte, to remind employees to shut of their lights when leaving the office.
The Missing Link: Energy Efficiency Data And The Capital Markets
Guest Author | May 30, 2012
EDF and Bloomberg New Energy Finance met with 150 property owners, banks, project developers, and other thought leaders to dicuss energy efficiency finance and data management last week. Dan Doctoroff, Bloomberg’s CEO, began the conference with his own company’s data plans, as well as a description of how similar efforts have already spurred financial innovation.
New York City Housing Authority Works with Environmental Defense Fund, Finds $56 Million in Cost Savings with New Technology
Guest Author | December 7, 2011
Though the first official day of winter isn't until December 22, New York City is already well into heating season.
How Green is Your Workplace?
Guest Author | October 6, 2011
America's next generation of chief green officers
Guest Author | June 20, 2011