Green Building Leaders Advance 2020 Vision – Huffington Post

USGBC and GBCI are the innovators of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), the most widely used and trusted green building program in the world. As the global leaders of the green building movement, we are looking to the future, which we see clearly through what we call our 2020 vision. With this vision, […]

Go green with your pets – Channel3000.com – WISC-TV3

iStock/Carosch Going green isn’t just for humans anymore. Your pet deserves the same care you give yourself, and it will benefit the environment, too. Naturally, the first step is to recycle your pet’s empty food cans. Here you will find new ideas for greening your pet: hemp collars, durable toys, biodegradable poop bags, and a […]

Green Building Leaders Advance 2020 Vision – Huffington Post

USGBC and GBCI are the innovators of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), the most widely used and trusted green building program in the world. As the global leaders of the green building movement, we are looking to the future, which we see clearly through what we call our 2020 vision. With this vision, […]

Uber nabs NASA flying car guru; from St. Regis to green building – GreenBiz

It hasn’t exactly been smooth sailing to kick of 2017 in the world of sustainability. Still, there’s been plenty of movement in the green business career world, from tech titans like Uber and Amazon to a sunny Southern California city. Have a tip for our next installment of the Names in the News monthly roundup […]

Lack of transparency over green energy subsidies 'shambolic', say … – The Guardian

Renewable energy subsidies such as the feed-in tariff for solar power are ultimately paid by consumers through levies on energy bills. Photograph: Andrew Aitchison/In Pictures/Corbis/Getty Images MPs have criticised ministers for their “shambolic” failure to regularly spell out the impact of government green policies on household energy bills. The Commons public accounts committee said the […]

Oregon Local News – Going 'beyond green building' in Lake Oswego – Portland Tribune

JW_DISQUS_VIEW_COMMENTS Panel says sustainable features should figure prominently in discussions about new construction of public buildings Sustainable building techniques are good for the environment and can lead to long-term savings, but they often come with a downside: higher construction costs. And when the building in question is a public project funded by taxpayers, anything that […]

Fossil-Fuel Fan Trump Can't Stop Green Energy's Progress – Inc.com

The bad news for green energy entrepreneurs? President Trump seems to side with the dinosaurs: He’s a fossil-fuel guy. Nowhere in his published plan for his first 100 days in office do the words “wind” or “solar” appear. Not once. The good news, according to business owners and policy experts? The green energy revolution is […]

VGBN seeking entrants for green building award – Rutland Herald

BURLINGTON — Vermont Green Building Network’s fifth annual Vermont’s Greenest Building Awards Competition is now open for submissions. This statewide competition recognizes residential and commercial buildings that meet the highest standard of demonstrated building energy performance. The awards were designed to recognize buildings that have achieved high levels of energy performance and have demonstrated substantial […]

Electrek green energy brief: Apple+Buffett for 200MW, US Utility solar at $1/W, 90MW offshore wind for NY, more – Electrek

Apple agrees to purchase solar energy from 200MW Warren Buffet farm – Apple & NV Energy, owned by Warren Buffett, have agreed to build a 200MW solar power farm whose power will be sold to Apple for purpose of powering an Apple data center. A 200MW solar farm in Nevada, at retail rates, will cost […]