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Gaining Momentum on Efficiency: Next Steps in the 2021 IECC Update, FREE Webinar, June 25, 10 am PDT / 1 PM EDT

Energy Codes,IECC,Energy Code Update

by Connie NBI

Join us on June 25 to hear about the status of residential and commercial energy efficiency proposals for the 2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). This 90-minute session will feature experts explaining the outcomes from the r… more...

  Filed under: Government Policies

0 replies | 636 views | Posted on: 06/19/2019 | Last updated: 06/19/2019

Better Buildings Workshop, February 23, 1-3 pm, Hitchcock Center for the Environment, Amherst, MA

by Jessica Schultz Living Building Coordinator

Buildings are responsible for a huge slice of our climate pollution, but we have the solutions. Join us from 1-3:00 pm on February 23rd for the chance to learn how you can help make buildings better for everyone. This event will includ… more...

  Filed under: Government Policies

0 replies | 309 views | Posted on: 02/21/2019 | Last updated: 02/22/2019

AIA Massachusetts Government Affairs Committee, Dec 11, 2018, Boston, MA

by Yishan

Legislature that affects architecture in Massachusetts is the focus of this active AIA Massachusetts committee. This meeting is free and open to all.  more...

  Filed under: Government Policies

0 replies | 363 views | Posted on: 11/17/2018 | Last updated: 11/19/2018

TRI-STATE Community Energy Summit Jan 15 - 17, New York, NY

by Yishan

A Premier Event Connecting Local Governments in NY, NJ, and CT to Cheaper, Cleaner Local Energy Local governments in the New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut Tri-State area have an opportunity to switch to clean energy, stimulate their … more...

  Filed under: Government Policies

0 replies | 1068 views | Posted on: 11/04/2018 | Last updated: 11/29/2018

California phased out the inefficient incandescent light bulb as of January 1st, 2018.

Energy Efficiency,California,LED Lighting,incandescent bulbs,light bulbs

by Amy

California has officially retired the incandescent light bulb, more than 125 years old, as of January 1st. The new standards cover nearly all common bulbs used in homes, and require bulbs manufactured on or after January 1, 2018, sold in th… more...

  Filed under: Government Policies

0 replies | 649 views | Posted on: 02/09/2018 | Last updated: 02/09/2018

California Continues to Cut Emissions as it Extends its Cap-and-Trade Program

Carbon Pricing

by Matt Z. Student

California has had a cap-and-trade system up and running since 2013, and now Gov. Jerry Brown wants to extend the program to 2030. The initial program, which was meant to run until 2020, has been successfully lowering greenhouse gas emissio… more...

  Filed under: Government Policies

0 replies | 380 views | Posted on: 07/14/2017 | Last updated: 07/14/2017

Trump's Newest Executive Order- A Stab against the Climate and the American Economy

Clean Power Plan,coal,Trump

by aahassonjee

President Trump yesterday signed a new executive order that rolls back the Obama-era Clean Power Plan at a ceremony at the EPA hosting (with extreme audacity) a delegation of coal-miners. The executive order is intended to protect coal jobs… more...

  Filed under: Government Policies

1 replies | 1184 views | Posted on: 03/29/2017 | Last updated: 05/05/2017

Denver to require rooftop gardens to reduce heat island effect

Green Roofs,Urban Heat Island Effect

by Kalyani.rc Passive House / Sustainability Enthusiast

Denver’s status as one of the nation’s most intense urban heat islands has spurred a group of activists to propose a “green roofs” ballot initiative — a measure that could animate environmentalists while mobilizing developers to f… more...

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0 replies | 3507 views | Posted on: 03/16/2017 | Last updated: 10/13/2017

NRDC's Teleconference Briefing: Defending the Environment Against the Trump Administration, Feb 27 @ 1:30p EST

Teleconference,Environmental Activism

by ChristinaC Marketing Student

National Resource Defense Council's (NRDC) Teleconference Briefing: Defending the Environment Against the Trump Administration, Feb 27 When:1:30 pm Eastern; 12:30 pm Central; 11:30 am Mountain; 10:30 am Pacific NRDC is working agains… more...

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0 replies | 625 views | Posted on: 02/16/2017 | Last updated: 02/16/2017

BEEx Training Event: Green Light- Lighting Retrofits- Strategies & Applications (2/14 @ 1:30-3:00 pm @ 31 Chambers St., NY, NY)

lighting retrofits

by aahassonjee

Join Building Energy Exchange for their four-part training series on lighting retrofits: Green Light. From energy code and regulation considerations and selection of LED and controls technology, to the development of the right retrofit stra… more...

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0 replies | 351 views | Posted on: 02/02/2017 | Last updated: 02/02/2017

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