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Educating rural communities

by Louwrens van der Walt South African Architect

Has anyone had any experience in educating rural communities in the use of sustainable design techniques and construction technologies? more...

1 replies | 1352 views | Posted on: 03/26/2019 | Last updated: 04/01/2019

Achieving Net-Zero Energy Buildings, September 25, 8am-12:30pm, Washington, DC

Sustainable Communities,Sustainability,Sustainable Architecture,Net zero,Zero Net Energy,Net Zero Energy,zero energy buildings

by Connie NBI

Presenters will introduce zero energy definitions and provide an overview of trends and strategies for zero energy market adoption and growth. We will outline the technologies, processes, and approaches common in zero energy buildings and r… more...

0 replies | 306 views | Posted on: 08/29/2018 | Last updated: 09/20/2018

The Nation Saves $6 for Every $1 Spent on Climate Change Resilience

by YijunW

2017 was the costliest year ever for the U.S., stated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). NOAA writes on January 5, 2018, during 2017, U.S. experienced 16 weather and climate disasters, losing more than $1 billion… more...

0 replies | 2132 views | Posted on: 05/15/2018 | Last updated: 07/21/2018

Webinar: USGBC New Volunteer Orientation, October 16, 2018

Green Building,USGBC

by Aditya

We are all in to get everyone in a green building in this generation and volunteers are a key part of accomplishing this big goal. Volunteers were at the core of USGBC’s foundation in 1993, and continue to contribute vital skills, knowled… more...

0 replies | 337 views | Posted on: 07/10/2018 | Last updated: 07/10/2018

Developers Urged to Go Green in Cebu, Phillipines

by YijunW

Going green in construction and facilities is not just about good looks and savings on utility bills, but more and also about the building resilience, health, and well-being of every single person. However, being a “green building” is n… more...

0 replies | 480 views | Posted on: 06/04/2018 | Last updated: 06/28/2018

U.S. Postal Service Seeks Solar Project Proposals for Facilities in California, DC, Massachusetts and New Jersey

by YijunW

The United States Postal Service (USPS) is looking for renewable energy generation project in California, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Washington, D.C. "The United States Postal Service ... requests proposals to lease and/or enter int… more...

0 replies | 620 views | Posted on: 05/05/2018 | Last updated: 05/09/2018

Parks & Water Lobby Day Boston Nov 2 10 AM - 3 PM

Environmental League of Massachusetts,Appalachian Mountain Club,Mass Rivers Alliance,the Trust for Public Land,Green Budget Coalition

by Amy

Please join your friends and fellow park and water advocates from around Massachusetts for an exciting Lobby Day at the State House this fall! The event will be focused on advocating for funding for the Department of Conservation & Recreati… more...

0 replies | 250 views | Posted on: 10/17/2017 | Last updated: 10/17/2017

Green Spaces Promote Safer Neighborhoods

by PatPrince317 Lifelong Learner and Green Energy Aficionado

I came across this the other day. I thought it was interesting because there is some cynicism involved with taxpayer money going into green spaces because hey think the spending on parks has a poor return on investment. The University Illin… more...

  Filed under: Municipal Initiatives

0 replies | 1356 views | Posted on: 01/05/2017 | Last updated: 10/13/2017

The Netherlands invests in new Global Climate Adaptation Centre to help countries cope with warming climate

Climate Change,The Netherlands Initiative

by Kalyani.rc Passive House / Sustainability Enthusiast

The Netherlands will host a new Global Centre of Excellence to help countries, institutions and businesses to adapt to a warming climate with the support of the Japanese government and UN environment programme (UNEP). The project is gear… more...

0 replies | 1508 views | Posted on: 02/16/2017 | Last updated: 02/16/2017

EPA Methane Cut - New Regulations, and Resistance

Global Warming,EPA,Government,Government Policy,Greenhouse Gases,Greenhouse Gas Emissions,methane,carbon dioxide,methane emissions,companies

by JackSawyer Student

The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) has recently finalized a new methane rule that will see heavy regulations implemented into the gas and oil sectors. Methane emissions, a greenhouse gas that traps heat 86 times more effectively than… more...

0 replies | 1625 views | Posted on: 06/19/2016 | Last updated: 02/13/2017

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