efficiency

Showing up to work tired is just like showing up to work drunk

Nov 6, 2013
The average American sleeps an hour and a half less per night than she used to -- and that's costing employers $63 billion a year.
Posted In: sleep, efficiency, iPad

380 ways to make the government more efficient (Video)

May 15, 2013
A Senate committee on governmental affairs looks at 380 ways “to make Washington more efficient.” What’s likely to be the fate of this cost-cutting initiative?
Posted In: federal government, efficiency

The Internet is coming to your car, watch, and dishwater, but can our systems handle it?

Apr 26, 2013
The Internet is powered by vast banks of computers which chew up energy. That's a big cost for the people who run these servers -- and the earth, depending on how all the electricity is generated.
Posted In: Internet, sustainability, efficiency

More sharing for greater efficiency

Jun 29, 2012
Social media and smartphones are fueling a "sharing economy," where freedom from possession trumps ownership.
Posted In: Sharing, cars, efficiency

Is Delta really "Flying Greener?"

Feb 8, 2010
I recently got back from an international vacation. I don't usually read in-flight magazines, but I spied a headline while my neighbor perused his...
Posted In: Airlines, Delta, efficiency, tourism, Travel

Big Three selling jets, but just inching toward efficiency

Dec 2, 2008
It looks like it's not just a buyer's market for automobiles, but for corporate jets....
Posted In: Chrysler, efficiency, Ford, GM

Economic downturn to bring change, not collapse to green sector

Oct 9, 2008
The economy is in bad shape, and green businesses will definitely feel it in the months ahead. But firms that deliver great products at competitive...
Posted In: economic downturn, efficiency, green biz, solar, wind