Contest – Win an iPad Mini!

Based on our latest article for our monthly newsletter, “Hot Topics and Cool Solutions,” we decided to have a contest (who doesn’t love a contest?). Everybody likes to be comfortable, but not everyone has the same idea of what “comfortable” is, which often...

“Cold War Two”

Russia’s Annexation of Crimea: All About Energy? It’s a strange time to be traveling in Europe, and no stranger was a visit to Berlin, which is becoming the new epicenter for what a local paper coined today, “Cold War Two.”  Germany has accused...

LED Lights Grow Smaller And Smarter

LED Lights Grow Smaller and Smarter Grab a strand of hair from your head, and examine it.  Now imagine if that strand were 10,000 times thinner, and what you’ll be holding will be the equivalent size of future light emitting diode (LED) lights.  At the thickness of...

To Freeze, or Antifreeze?

To Freeze or “Antifreeze” This winter season has set many records for severity across the entire US and Canada.  One record it’s unlikely you’ll find data on is freeze-ups and frozen pipes within buildings. Anecdotally, there are a record number of these unfortunate...

Farm Bill Incents Biomass

Farm Bill Incents Biomass After months of negotiation, Congress passed a comprehensive farm bill Tuesday on a vote of 68-32. It was a rare display of bipartisanship and a hopeful sign proving that Congress can find common ground on key legislative activities.  The...