Why Don't Green Buildings Live Up to Hype on Energy Efficiency? – Yale Environment 360

Analysts call it the “energy performance gap” — the difference between promised energy savings in green buildings and the actual savings delivered. The problem, researchers say, is inept modeling systems that fail to capture how buildings really work. By Richard Conniff • May 25, 2017 Not long ago in the southwest of England, a local community set out […]

Plunging Costs Of Solar & Wind Means Australian “Green Fuel” Exports Could Replace Coal & Gas – CleanTechnica

Clean Power Published on April 27th, 2017 | by Giles Parkinson April 27th, 2017 by Giles Parkinson  Originally published on RenewEconomy. The Australian government is expected to put hydrogen energy near the top of its clean energy investment shopping list, as it looks to tackle issues such as the domestic gas crisis, the increased reliance […]

A platform on the banks of Iruvazhinji to promote green lifestyle – The … – The Hindu

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Sustainable landscaping is sensible! – Moultrie Observer

“The world’s favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May.” Edwin Way Teale. “In the under-wood and the over-wood there is murmur and trill this day For every every bird is in lyric mood and the wind will have its way.” Clinton Scollard. May is passing very quickly and summer is drawing […]

Texas Southern participates in national solar energy competition – FuelFix (blog)

Date: May 22, 2017 Texas Southern University and a consortium of 13 other eastern and southern universities are competing for a U.S. Department of Energy grant that will help fund solar power projects for low income households. The Department of Energy has set aside $ 5 million for the competition, although Texas Southern and the […]

A platform on the banks of Iruvazhinji to promote green lifestyle – The … – The Hindu

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Winners of 2017 MENA Green Building Awards honored for innovation – Saudi Gazette

2017 MENA Green Building Awards winners JEDDAH — Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC), an independent forum aimed at conserving the environment by strengthening and promoting green building practices, on Sunday announced the winners of the 2017 MENA Green Building Awards that recognize innovation, creativity and excellence in promoting sustainability best practices. With record submissions from […]

FT: The Big Green Bang: how renewable energy became … – ScienceBlogs (blog)

A happy story for once. Isn’t that nice? The Big Green Bang: how renewable energy became unstoppable (archive) from those commie pinkos at the FT: …the disruptive impact of green energy on companies — and entire industries — around the world. After years of hype and false starts, the shift to clean power has begun […]

How to Profit from Living an Eco-Friendly Lifestyle – Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)

Eco-friendly makes sense for you, your family and the planet. By reducing your carbon footprint you can help to save trees, energy, and water and use fewer chemicals and enjoy a healthier quality of life. There are many ways to begin. You may have already started by changing out your light bulbs to energy-efficient, lowering […]