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BSE The Data Revolution: Transforming the World and Driving Sustainability

The Data Revolution: Transforming the World and Driving Sustainability

Over the past 15 years, data has emerged as a game-changer, revolutionizing industries and transforming the way we live and work. The unprecedented growth of digital technologies, connectivity, and data collection capabilities has opened up new avenues for innovation and progress. In this blog post, we will explore how data has changed the world as we know it and specifically examine its profound impact on efforts to reduce greenhouse gases and improve operations for manufacturers in the USA.

Big Shine Energy SAAZ 2020 Global Leaders Conference

SAAZ 2020 Honoring Top Energy Champions

This year’s SAAZ 2020 Global Leaders Conference welcomed more than 100 participants ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to landmark local businesses. Big Shine selected 15 of its top energy savers and awarded them for their contribution to the Approaching Zero campaign—an effort to reach carbon neutrality by reducing energy usage in facilities through LED lighting conversion.

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Big Shine Energy’s Upcoming SAAZ 2020 Global Leaders Conference

Big Shine Energy is proud to host the annual SAAZ 2020 Conference | A Perfect View into Sustainability at the Westin in Jersey City New Jersey. SAAZ—or Sustainability Awards #Approachingzero— brings together and recognizes local, national, and international corporations with like-minded goals to help cultivate a more sustainable environment through energy-efficient technology.

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Climate Change Could Cost Us Our Jobs … and More

While studying engineering and science, we come to realize that our world is complicated. There is not always a gradual sequence of events. In fact, our world is highly interdependent and highly nonlinear. Once a complex system reaches a critical point, it can almost instantly become “divergent”. It’s important to understand this basic principle to keep us from becoming complacent about climate change.

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Saving Energy Beyond the Retrofit – #100EnergyTips Contest

Big Shine Energy is all about #ApproachingZero carbon emissions. Although our favorite way to accomplish this task is through energy efficient LED lighting solutions, we wanted to do a little extra so that anyone can be a part of our mission, anywhere. Each step we take toward sustainability, no matter how small, brings us closer to zero. All it takes is a change of mindset. That’s why we started our daily #100EnergyTips campaign across our social media platforms.

The Need for Approaching Zero Carbon Emissions Worldwide

In 2010, Bill Gates gave a TED Talk about the importance of developing technology that would eliminate carbon emissions. He opened with the strong observation. While his work at the Gates Foundation focuses on finding ways to maintain a balanced, healthy society for the poorest 2% of the world, these are the same places that will be harmed the most by the negative effects of global warming due to CO2.

Big Shine Energy Blog - Changing the Way We Think About Climate Change

Changing the Way We Think About Climate Change

In recent years, the news has become filled with more natural disasters than ever before. On a global scale, we’ve witnessed more flooding, colder winters, hotter summers and deadlier storms. Scientists say these phenomena are the result of climate change. But unless climate change is directly affecting us, it’s easy to view it as only a distant problem that doesn’t concern us.

Big Shine Energy Blog - Is Planting Trees Enough?

Is Planting Trees Enough?

As the industrial world continues to increase, one of nature’s greatest gifts to us continues to decrease: trees. Trees play a silent yet larger role in the lives of all living beings than we acknowledge. A single tree can absorb 13 pounds of CO2 per year while emitting fresh oxygen that we need in order to survive. The role of reducing CO2 is vital on a global level. However, can trees keep up with our demand?

How Can LED Lighting Be Good for the Environment?

How Can LED Lighting Be Good for the Environment?

Welcome to the blog! In this post we want to talk about the impressive nature of LED lighting. There is so much innovation in LED technology today and Big Shine Energy is really excited about making sure you, the reader, are in the know.