Manufacturers Gear Up for More Energy Efficiency

The Better Plants Program recently recognized eleven manufacturers for their efforts in reducing energy consumption. The energy-efficiency based government initiative enrolls businesses that commit to reducing their energy intensity by…

We need more colleges like this one in Washington

When we think of manufacturing, most of us focus on the “rust belt” of the eastern United States.  The West Coast is making some amazing strides in the engineering department,…

EIA Reports Drop in Energy Use for Manufacturers

Historically, the amount of energy consumed in the United States has been astronomical.  According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), Americans tripled their energy consumption between 1949 and 2011.  But…