Category Archives: Earth Hour 2012

Can One American City Go Dark Next Year?

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Bob Best
Energy and Sustainability Services

We just wrapped up another Earth Hour last Saturday.  Millions of people around the world turned off their lights for 60 short minutes to show visible support for saving energy.

If you looked at the skyline of any major American city, though, you might not know it was Earth Hour.  Some buildings turned off the beacons,… Read More

Lights out to turn sustainability on

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Carey Guerin
Sustainability University

With this month’s Sustainablity Sessions webcast on “Lighting Upgrade and Efficiency Strategies” and the Earth Hour event on March 31st, I’ve got lamps, ballasts and Fiji on my mind. Why Fiji? Well, who wouldn’t want to be thinking about Fiji? More about Fiji in a minute.

This year marks the fifth anniversary of Earth Hour. An event… Read More

Earth Hour: changing the world one step at a time

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Frederico Vasconcellos
Jones Lang LaSalle, Brazil

How much energy can you save by turning off a light? It depends on how many times you do it.

The Jones Lang LaSalle Latin American team in Brazil first participated in Earth Hour in 2008, and our effort continues to grow. Last year, we achieved a reduction of 11,216 kWh for our clients, equivalent to almost… Read More