December Issue 2009


The whole world is going green. Businesses and consumers are implementing green strategies, and...

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| December 2009
In last month’s column, I said that power line contractors are leading a revolution in how we make, move and use energy, and that there’s a major role for inside electrical co

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| December 2009
When the Victorian-style stone buildings of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum opened in 1903, the Pacific Commercial Advertiser newspaper dubbed them “the noblest buildings of

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| December 2009
This year brought sparse positive economic news, as soaring energy costs drove steep price increases and the mortgage meltdown stalled residential construction and later comm

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| December 2009
According to the Office Building Energy Use Profile report from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), space conditioning and lighting account for 70 percent of all energ

| December 2009
During the past decade, microhydropower has made a quantum leap in technology that makes it affordable for homeowners with access to the flow of only a few quarts of water per