GNH Community

nonprofits,local leaders & Grt.New Haven business sharing information

Webinar on plug-in device, eliminates unnecessary electricity usage by appliances

Event Details

Webinar on plug-in device, eliminates unnecessary electricity usage by appliances

Time: April 13, 2010 from 12pm to 1pm
Location: Where ever you have access to the internet
Website or Map: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/…
Event Type: webinar
Organized By: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale
Latest Activity: Apr 12, 2010

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

Plug – loads, the energy used by electronics and appliances, can be as high as 40% of the energy bill of a U.S. households – and still growing. Consumers are looking for easy and affordable ways to reduce this, yet nothing exists to help them that doesn’t require inconvenient behavior changes or lengthy construction projects. With a likely 350MM addressable electrical outlets in US homes, the market is ripe for a change.

ThinkEco has developed a patent-pending, best-in-class device for monitoring and managing electricity at a plug-load level, called the modlet®. Users save at least 10% on their electric bill and payback time is approximately 6 months.

Erika keeps sustainability a top priority at ThinkEco and helps make the modlet a top priority for organizations, customers and partners. Previously, Erika consulted for environmentally focused private investors and online businesses. She worked with the sustainability strategy and marketing firm Green Order and for three years as the Director of Tourism Business and Development for a conservation group in Belize. Erika is the Founder and President of the Harvard Business School Green Business Alumni Association. She earned a BA from Vassar College, a MESc from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.

------------------------------------------------------------------
These event are organized in collaboration with the School of Management and School of Forestry & Environmental Studies Energy Clubs with outreach partners ACORE, Connecticut Clean Energy Fund, Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund, and New England Clean Energy Council.

Funding for the Carbon Finance Speaker Series "MegaWatts on Main Street" was made possible by a generous grant from the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation.

-----------------------------------------------------------------
After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar

For new users of GoToMeeting, please allow 10-15 minutes before the webinar to set-up and download the software to participate.

System requirements for PC-based attendees include required: Windows® 2000, XP Home, XP Pro, 2003 Server, or Vista. System requirements for Macintosh®-based attendees include required: MacOS X 10.4 (Tiger) or newer.

Comment Wall

Comment

RSVP for Webinar on plug-in device, eliminates unnecessary electricity usage by appliances to add comments!

Join GNH Community

Attending (1)

Welcome (Bienvenido, Benvenuto, Powitanie, Bonjour! Willkomme,歡迎, ברוךהבא أهلا وسهلا, Bonvenon) to GNH Community. Traducción de esta página

Imagine. Inform. Invest. Inspire.

Working together to build a stronger community - now and forever

 

 

Open Street Project

An Open Streets Family Reunion: Reflections from the 2018 Open Streets Summit

By Ryan O’Connor, Director of Programs, 8 80 Cities Recently 8 80 Cities wrote a blog post about open streets being a labour of love. That being the case, the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans felt like a family reunion of sorts. It was rejuvenating to see old and new friends who share our passion for open streets and are working tirelessly to create healthier, happier, and more connected communities across the world. The event, which took place on September 15-16, brought together more than 50 leaders who currently organize open streets programs or are interested in bringing the...

The post An Open Streets Family Reunion: Reflections from the 2018 Open Streets Summit appeared first on Open Streets Project.

Open Streets Summit Draft Agenda

We hope you are getting ready and feel excited about the Open Streets Summit in Gretna/New Orleans! Taking place from September 15-16, 2018, the Summit will feature tours, presentations and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Attendees will learn about the nuts and bolts of starting or scaling up open streets programs, including: Route design and planning Partnerships with business and officials Social inclusion Safety and logistics Marketing and promotion Program evaluation through measurable goals and metrics If you haven’t done it yet, click here to register for the Open Streets Summit only or...

The post Open Streets Summit Draft Agenda appeared first on Open Streets Project.

Open Streets Summit Speakers Announced!

The Open Streets Project is proud to announce that Ed Solis from Viva Calle (San Jose, CA), Romel Pascual from CicLAvia (Los Angeles, CA), Jaymie Santiago and Charles Brown from New Brunswick Ciclovia will join us as speakers for the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans and Gretna! Taking place from September 15-16 2018, the Summit will feature: Behind the scenes tour of the City of Gretna’s inaugural open streets program. Workshops, presentations, and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Training and inspiration for both -novice and experienced- open streets organizers and supporters...

The post Open Streets Summit Speakers Announced! appeared first on Open Streets Project.

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

This Year, Small Business Saturday Means More Than Ever

As we head toward Small Business Saturday, we are highlighting some of the inspiring entrepreneurs we’ve met this year. For them, it’s not just a business: it’s who they are and what they dream of.

Chicago’s Little Village Florist and Event Planning Business is Expecting Growth, Even During the Pandemic

On 26th Street, in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood, bustling storefronts serve the community’s Mexican immigrant population and attract customers from all over the city and suburbs. Many of them visit La Orquidea, a florist and event planning business that is planning for growth, even in the midst of the pandemic.

In Detroit, Attractive Workforce Housing for Families Replaces a Vacant, Dilapidated Structure

What gains can be made at the intersection of art, housing and community development? In Detroit, developers are building a new workforce housing project that not only meets the needs of moderate-income families, but also incorporates an art gallery and other commercial space that contributes to the health of the surrounding area. LISC is proud to help finance this important effort.

© 2020   Created by Lee Cruz.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service