President Barack Obama proclaims October 2009 as National Energy Awareness Month and calls upon the people of the United States to mark this month by making clean energy choices that can both rebuild our economy and make it more sustainable.

Coppervale, an International energy efficiency and conservation consultancy, recently opened an office in Bellingham, Wash. Coppervale’s mission is helping businesses reduce their carbon footprint, lower energy expenses and initiate Green Branding strategies.