SBN Green Resources - Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency

Blue Green Alliance
The BlueGreen Alliance advocates the growth in the number and quality of jobs in the clean economy by expanding a broad range of industries, including renewable energy, energy efficiency, the substitution of safer, cleaner chemicals, modern transportation systems and advanced vehicle technology, domestic manufacturing, high-speed Internet and a smart, efficient electrical grid, green schools and other public buildings, improving our nations water infrastructure, recycling, and sustainable agriculture.

Southwest Energy Efficiency Project
Promotes greater energy efficiency in a six-state region that includes Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. Learn what SWEEP is doing to help consumers, businesses, utilities, and local and state governments increase energy efficiency.

Texas Energy Efficiency
Provides a general overview of energy efficiency in Texas, as well as specific details regarding energy efficiency programs offered by the state's investor-owned utilities.

Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association
A non-profit trade association of companies and individuals engaged in, or considering engagement in, development, marketing, sales, installation, servicing, manufacture of solar, wind, biomass, geothermal or hydrokinetic energy technologies. Also included are organizations and agencies involved in related research,

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
NREL is the nation's primary laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency research and development. NREL was established in 1974 and in September 1991, was designated a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). This organizations website is a good source of free published research.

Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA)
The MEEA is a collaborative network whose purpose is to advance energy efficiency in the Midwest to support sustainable economic development and environmental preservation. The site explains the history and workings of various energy efficiency programs related to lighting, refrigerators, clothes washers, and other topics. The Alliance also provides tips on saving energy for consumers and energy professionals.

Zero Waste Alliance (ZWA)
ZWA is an Internet-based environmental research organization specializing in the field of zero waste, where all waste becomes food for nature or another marketplace rather than the traditional fate of being incinerated or land-filled. The Alliance also provides information on associated legislative, legal, technical, environmental, health, and consumer issues.

News

UD in Service: Ph.D. Students Share 'Confessions' in South Irving

UD students not only read St. Augustine's Confessions in Rome, traveling to Ostia to marvel at the place in which, according to Book IX, St. Augustine and his mother, St. Monica, had a joint mystical vision of God -- they also travel 4.4 miles from the Irving campus to read the text with residents of South Irving.

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How to Build a Shortwave Radio

As you know if you’ve read even some of our first UD Reads book, "All the Light We Cannot See," it’s possible to build a radio from random, scavenged parts, as long as you can find the necessary random, scavenged parts, as Werner does in the book. This is also essentially what Assistant Professor and Department Chair of Physics Jacob Moldenhauer did as well: He scavenged parts from the Physics Department, and built a radio.

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Thomas S. Hibbs Appointed President of University of Dallas

The University of Dallas Board of Trustees announced today that it has unanimously selected Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA '82 MA '83, to serve as the university's ninth president. The first alumnus of UD to be president, Hibbs has served as dean of the Honors College and distinguished professor of ethics and culture at Baylor University since 2003.

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