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Beyond Light Bulbs: Lighting the Way to Smarter Energy Management
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The #1 problem in our world today is effective energy management--the energy that fuels our buildings and propels our vehicles as well as our human energy. But if individuals, governments, and corporations take action now, we can have
In Beyond Light Bulbs, Susan Meredith helps readers move beyond the gloom, doom, and overwhelm of global warming and the energy crisis. She offers hopeful and helpful advice for actions we can all take to improve our future. Straightforward and clear, the book offers a complete an comprehensive overview of energy in layman's terms, while giving concrete examples of how you can contribute and benefit.
You don't have to be an engineer to understand the simple framework for a comprehensive solution presented here:
* Six key components of a global solution
* Three crucial areas of support for the solution
* Improvements of 20 percent in four key areas to achieve a 41 percent reduction in emissions
* Measuring the economy in ways that support smart energy management
* Change without struggle and suffering
The reality is that there is no scarcity or overabundance of energy. We have long known that the current energy management structures in our world don't work for a large portion of our planet. The solution to our problem lies in matching the supply with the demand in an affordable, timely, and ecologically sustainable way. Working together, we can turn from survivability to thrive-ability for all on planet Earth.
Praise for Beyond Light Bulbs:
'Beyond Light Bulbs is an easy, enjoyable read on a complex topic.' --Don Brown, former Dell Director of Environmental Affairs and current CEO of Ecovelocity
'In Beyond Light Bulbs, Susan Meredith has created a compelling story about how we might face the energy question head-on. In clear and entertaining language, she writes about the truth of the upcoming energy crisis and what we can all do about it. This is a fine book that should be read by everyone who has an even passing interest in the topic' --R. Britt Freund, Assistant Dean and former Director, Texas Evening MBA, McCombs School of Business, the University of Texas at Austin
About the Author
Susan Meredith speaks and writes on global, personal and organizational energy management. She is founder and co-owner of HumanExcel, a corporate educational firm based in Austin, Texas. As an engineer and MBA graduate with expertise in business process improvement, Susan helps organizations reduce wastes, improve efficiencies and save energy.
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