The Future Of Solar Energy In The US – What To Expect? – Clean Energy Authority (blog)

Solar power is a trend, no doubt about that. But how fast will it really spread? We all know the importance of sustainable power sources, but is it reasonable to expect that the switch to green energy will be painless? In this article, I’ll try to answer the question “What we can expect to happen […]

Jagler: Werner sees bright future in solar energy – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Buy Photo This large solar panel was installed at the Kohl’s Innovation Center in Menomonee Falls in 2015. Kohl’s is one of the top 10 U.S. consumers of solar panels.(Photo: Michael Sears / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)Buy Photo The U.S. solar power industry was on pace to install 13.9 gigawatts of electrical capacity across the nation […]

Report: Green building advocates worried about movement's future … – Construction Dive

Dive Brief: Some architects have expressed concern about how President-elect Donald Trump will affect the future of the green building movement, according to the Architectural Record. Trump’s picks for the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Agency — Rick Perry and Scott Pruitt, respectively — are of particular concern, as both individuals have expressed doubt […]

In the future, avocado pits could be used as eco-friendly fuel – Konbini – Konbini US

Avocados have never been more prolific: on toast, with eggs, in sandwiches, on salads, and, of course, guacamole. In the past few years the avocado has been crowned the king of fruit. In addition to our ruinous ecological impact overall, it seems we’re also wasting a large portion of the fruit (26% according to studies): the skin and the pit. The pit […]

Creating A Sustainable Future Through Building Preservation, Green Architecture, And Smart Design – The Chattanoogan

North Chattanooga’s Antidote Living is a designer and builder of eco-friendly, artisan homes. Officials said Antidote has set the standard for “Made in the USA” homes with hypo-allergenic interiors free of harmful chemicals and off gassing materials and all products are made in the USA. The homes are designed for those interested in living more […]

Future buildings need to be resilient: NZ Green Building Council … – Stuff.co.nz

WAYNE CURTIS The country’s first six-green star office building, the Geyser building in Parnell. Building owners picking themselves up from last week’s earthquake have a unique opportunity to make their property a better investment and workplace, a property body says. The New Zealand Green Building Council is marking its 10th anniversary and in that time, sustainable building […]

Sustainable skylines: The future of green architecture in Metro Manila – Rappler

Therese Reyes Published 2:33 PM, March 15, 2016 Updated 2:35 PM, March 15, 2016 In Partnership with MANILA, Philippines – The real estate industry in Metro Manila is currently experiencing a major surge in development. Scaffolding is now a constant element on city streets while new structures are seemingly being built on every corner. But […]

Going Green: The Future of Renewable Energy is Getting Brighter – Law Street Media

The precipitous decline in the price of crude oil and its effect on the stock market have caught the interest of the energy community, Wall Street, and the American public. What may be lost in all this is that even while oil prices plummet, renewable energy sources are closing the gap and becoming increasingly affordable thanks […]

Solar Energy Is the Future; You Can't Stop It – Wall Street Journal

Jan. 3, 2016 4:55 p.m. ET 58 COMMENTS Your Dec. 29 editorial “Nevada’s Solar Flare” targets the solar-leasing companies, calling them “overgrown solar babies,” and there is some truth to that. But many of us bought our systems outright. I make about one-third of the energy I use; the rest I buy from the utility. […]