Posts Tagged ‘encouraging innovation’

Guest Post that I wish I’d thought of: “Free” way to reduce energy use

Thursday, January 21st, 2010 by Al Lewis (alewis)

The myth of the landlord as a Mr. Potter-type figure still persists, even though many of them today are as cash-strapped as the tenants.   That is the only rational explanation for why many building owners fail to make obvious energy-saving improvements in their buildings, improvements that have paybacks of 4 years or less and add to [...]

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Let me show you some more advance stuff

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008 by Al Lewis (alewis)

to encourage innovation and invention to fuel a long-term economic recovery, we need to measure its impact. No one has created an “innovation index.” We are proposing the first measurement to go into that index. Once an index is created, comparing countries and states and cities to one another, we guarantee that governments at all levels are going to increase their focus on new business formation and improve their ability to determine whether their programs are working.

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