Energy Efficiency Savings Protocols

Download the document. This document provides a set of model protocols for determining energy and demand savings that result from specific energy efficiency measures implemented through state and utility efficiency programs. The methods described here are approaches that are -- or are among -- the most commonly used in the energy efficiency industry for certain …

New Harvard Business School Working Paper about public sector green building’s influence on private sector development

In a recent Harvard Business School Working Paper entitled "Public Procurement and the Private Supply of Green Buildings", researchers Timothy Simcoe and Michael W. Toffel examined the impact of environmentally friendly government procurement policies on private-sector adoption of the targeted products. The authors found that municipal government green building procurement policies that apply only to …

New Harvard Business School Working Paper on incentivizing behavior change to reduce carbon emissions

In a working paper from Harvard Business School entitled "Pay for Environmental Performance: The Effect of Incentive Provision on Carbon Emissions", researchers Robert G. Eccles, Ioannis Ioannou, Shelley Xin Li, and George Serafeim analyzed the incentive structures of climate change management for a sample of large, predominantly multinational organizations, then characterized and assessed the effectiveness …

Electronics Recycler Launches E-Waste Tracking Software

Read the full story in Environmental Leader. Electronic Recyclers International (ERI) has launched a new tracking and transparency system that gives customers complete real-time access to the status of their organizational recycling efforts, the company says. The MyTrackTech software gives organizations that recycle their electronic waste through ERI up-to-the-minute access to their accounts and allows …