Executive Analysis Archives

Report Ranks U.S. Cities’ Efforts To Save Energy

city energy savings

Boston earns top honors in a new report ranking 34 of America’s largest cities on their efforts to cut energy use and costs; all cities have opportunity to save more.

Ed McCallum, 1953 – 2013


Business Facilities mourns the loss of a widely respected consultant, colleague and friend, a perennial speaker at our LiveXchange event.

Send in the Drones


As 24 states bid to host test flights for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, the FAA predicts that 7,500 drones will be flying over the U.S. within five years.

Real Estate Industry Making Progress In Reducing Energy Consumption And Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Data Source: International Energy Agency, 2012 Key World Energy Statistics. 

A new report published by the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Greenprint Center for Building Performance suggests that the global real estate industry continues to make progress in improving the environmental performance of existing buildings.

Germ of an Idea


The U.S. government thinks Plum Island, the nation’s former bio-warfare lab site, would be a great place to build luxury homes.

Rising Tide


The scientists who first sounded the alarm on climate change are back, giving us 87 years to pack up our stuff and get off the beach.

IEER Report: Small Modular Reactors a “Poor Bet” To Revive Failed Nuclear Renaissance in U.S.

Arjun Makhijani, Ph.D.

$90 billion in initial manufacturing order book needed, requiring involvement by the Chinese or taxpayer-backed federal subsidies. Major implications anticipated in FL, MO, NC, OR, PA, SC, and TN.