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6 Things Businesses in Iowa Don’t Realize About Their Energy Use

By Jesse on 27th August 2014

Businesses need energy to operate. But are the business owners aware how their energy is being used?

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The EPA named Des Moines Public Schools ENEGY STAR Partner of the Year

By Jesse on 27th August 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is recognizing Des Moines Public Schools (DMPS) as an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year this week! DMPS has put an emphasis on improving its schools through energy management and whole building improvements.  This emphasis has garnered Forty-three out of Des Moines’s 60 schools to be ENERGY STAR – rated, meaning they cost forty cents per square foot less to operate than the average performers. EPA administrator Lisa P. Jackson released a statement about the award. “As we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the ENERGY STAR program, EPA is proud to recognize Des Moines Public Schools with the […]

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