Programme to be axed by Trump saves energy | Daily Mail Online – Daily Mail

By Afp Published: 18:03, 28 March 2017 | Updated: 18:03, 28 March 2017 The Energy Star certification scheme under threat from the Trump administration offers tax credits, rebates and other incentives to commercial building owners to improve energy efficiency Voluntary efficiency programmes — including one targeted for elimination by the Trump administration — have led […]

Refuge Notebook: Making a more sustainable landscape on the Kenai Peninsula – Kenai Peninsula Online

If you’re a Kenai Peninsula resident, here are some important events that I’m guessing you don’t know. Do you know that management of public lands on more than half of our 6-million-acre peninsula is currently being updated? Chugach National Forest is in the middle of revising its Forest Plan. The Alaska Department of Fish and […]

ACU to host sustainable landscape workshop – KTXS

ABILENE, Texas – Abilene Christian University is offering free classes Saturday to those who want to improve their green thumbs. The Big Country Master Gardener Association, ACU’s Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host a special sustainable landscape workshop at the ACU McDaniel House. The workshop will […]

Green building conference Thursday – Albany Times Union

http://www.timesunion.com/business/article/Green-building-conference-Thursday-11018525.php Published 9:57 pm, Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Lake George Green building practices will be the focus of a day-long conference and vendor event held at the Wild Center in Tupper Lake on Thursday. The Build a Greener Adirondacks Expo will feature Kevin and Josh Stack of Northeast Green Building Consulting, as well as a breakout […]

Agriculture department hosts sustainable landscape workshop – ACU Optimist Online

Students prepare soil for a sustainable garden outside the McDaniel House on Campus Court. February 21, 2017 by Cole Widder Leave a Comment The AES department is providing a sustainable landscape workshop to show students the McDaniel House, once a residential home, now a fully operational plant and soil science laboratory. The house is just one of […]

An Australian solution turning waste into steel for developing countries – Devex

Veena Sahajwalla, founding director of the Center for Sustainable Materials Research and Technology. Photo by: Enzo Amato / TEDxSydney / CC BY-NC-ND As cities grow, so does waste. And to cope, smarter solutions are required to build sustainable solutions and turn trash into a range of new products. Veena Sahajwalla is the founding director of the Center […]

New green building system promotes affordable housing – Sun Sentinel

The three-bedroom home at 4620 NE 18th Ave. in Pompano Beach doesn’t look like your typical Florida abode. Built with a new energy-efficient structural foam assembly, the home has a flat roof and unique window placements. The developer, Boca Raton-based Capital Group Enterprises, insists the Innova Eco Building System meets South Florida building codes and […]

US Green Building Council to tour Fayetteville tiny house Thursday – Fayetteville Flyer

Photo: Don Shreve. Graphic: U.S. Green Building Council. Wanna get a first-hand look at the Fayetteville home featured on Tiny House Nation recently? You’ll get a chance this week. The U.S. Green Building Council will host a “Bike-itecture” tour of three Fayetteville homes on Thursday, March 16, and locals Asha Mevlana and Ryan Van Duzer’s […]

Refuge Notebook: Making a more sustainable landscape on the Kenai Peninsula – Kenai Peninsula Online

If you’re a Kenai Peninsula resident, here are some important events that I’m guessing you don’t know. Do you know that management of public lands on more than half of our 6-million-acre peninsula is currently being updated? Chugach National Forest is in the middle of revising its Forest Plan. The Alaska Department of Fish and […]