Rick Laezman

Freelance Writer

Rick Laezman is a Los Angeles-based freelancer writer. He has a passion for renewable power. He may be reached at richardlaezman@msn.com.

Articles by Rick Laezman

November 2012
One of the primary objectives of the design/build philosophy is saving time and money for everyone involved in a project. But those savings won’t be possible if all the parties don’t employ the right construction methods. READ MORE
November 2012
The need to upgrade the nation’s aging grid infrastructure has become more apparent. Fortunately, utilities and public officials are up to the task. In the Northeast, one big project cleared a major hurdle, bringing it a step closer to delivering more power efficiently and at lower cost to customers. READ MORE
November 2012
With efficiency now occupying a top-tier status in the effort to transform energy use, it was only a matter of time before the spotlight trained on waste and building construction. An architectural firm in Brighton, England, has taken that concept to the extreme. READ MORE
November 2012
Who says government can’t be run more like a business? The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has launched an initiative that embraces one of the fundamental principles of market economics. It aims to help the solar industry overcome the stubborn obstacle of pricing in a manner that even the most strident critics of big government would appreciate. READ MORE
November 2012
This year will cap an impressive string of environmental feats for one auto manufacturer. READ MORE
October 2012
Several solar industry training programs and facilities have been developed in various states, the most recent in Utah, to prepare the work force. In early September, Salt Lake Community College celebrated the opening of its solar training yard located at the college’s Meadowbrook Campus in Salt Lake City. The training yard is the only one of its kind in the state. READ MORE
October 2012
As we enter the final month of the presidential election campaign, the political rhetoric remains heated. Among the many issues to be debated, renewable energies and the federal policies that support them will no doubt feature prominently. READ MORE
October 2012
While complaints about inaccuracy and the invasion of privacy may be unfounded with smart meters, security worries may be more legitimate. READ MORE
October 2012
As the use of renewable power, electric vehicles (EVs) and the smart grid become more widespread and integrated, one challenge also becomes more apparent: storage. Thankfully, the experts are on it. This summer, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced funding for the development of new technologies in this field. READ MORE

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