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Entries from October 28th, 2011

The Water-Energy Nexus

October 28th, 2011 · Comments Off · Feature writing, Writing

Looking to cut back on your energy use? Try watering the grass a day or two less each week. And you say water efficiency is becoming more important to you? Try turning off a few lights and setting back the air conditioning. As environmentalists, regulators and electric utilities are beginning to recognize, water and energy [...]

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Clean up on Aisle 9: Supermarkets Line Up for Efficiency-Boosting Fuel Cells

October 28th, 2011 · Comments Off · Feature writing, Writing

Walk into your local supermarket in mid-August, and the electricity consumption surrounds you. The combination of overhead lighting, air conditioning, cooler refrigeration and all those freezer compartments make that round-the-corner temple to the food pyramid (or the new food plate) one of the biggest energy hogs in town. To help manage high operating costs and [...]

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Today’s Wired Classrooms

October 28th, 2011 · Comments Off · Feature writing, Writing

Some things in education remain the same–—it’s all still really about reading, writing and arithmetic. But the way those and other subjects are taught has evolved significantly since many of us spent time in a classroom. This change is especially apparent in higher education, where schools face stiff competition in their efforts to attract today’s [...]

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ContourGlobal.com

October 5th, 2011 · Comments Off · Content strategy, Marketing copywriting, Web content copywriting

I wrote all page content – excluding the descriptions of all but one project (Rwanda) – for this website. I worked closely with the site redesigners, BureauBlank, as well as client representatives. I also provided some assistance with content strategy. The company is an international developer and operator of power-generation facilities. ContourGlobal.com

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