Slaying the “Energy Vampires”

As AARP’s Sustainability Manager, Pam Evans has led the effort to incorporate environmentally responsible practices into AARP’s internal business operations. She’s passionate about educating members on the importance of responsible use of resources, and the direct connection between the declining health of the environment and the health of our, and future, generations. There’s the obvious ways we’ve all heard about to reduce our home energy bills, like turning off the lights when we leave a room, using a programmable thermostat, …

“Doing No Harm” Is Not Doing Your Best

As AARP’s Sustainability Manager, Pam Evans has led the effort to incorporate environmentally responsible practices into AARP’s internal business operations. She’s passionate about educating members on the importance of responsible use of resources, and the direct connection between the declining health of the environment and the health of our, and future, generations. This week I’m sharing some of the most fascinating discoveries I’ve made while reviewing the myriad environmental newsletters, white papers, emails and articles that cross my desk. I …

News To Know: Earth Day

In honor of Earth Day, here are some suggestions on how you can improve the environment.

News To Know: Going green? Go white.

A new study shows that installing a white roof on all residential and commercial building in the U.S. could net $1 billion in annual energy savings.