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Buildings of Excellence: Mahesh Ramanujam on the Future of Carbon Neutral Buildings, 1/22, NYC

Green Building,AIA credits,USGBC,New York City,LEED Certification,Carbon Neutral Buildings

by mkilmartin Intern

Join the Building Energy Exchange, New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA), and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for a rare presentation from Mahesh Ramanujam, President & CEO of USGBC.  Long the… more...

0 replies | 859 views | Posted on: 01/09/2020 | Last updated: 01/09/2020

The 4th IAFOR International Conference on Sustainability, Energy & the Environment, January 10-12, Honolulu, HI

by mkilmartin Intern

Held in partnership with the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, this international conference encourages academics and scholars to meet and exchange ideas and views in a forum stimulating respectful dialogue, by bringing together university … more...

0 replies | 249 views | Posted on: 12/31/2019 | Last updated: 01/02/2020

2019 Urban Sustainability Tech Challenge Final Presentations, December 10, Chicago, IL

Urban Development,Technology

by abu417 Climate Connoisseur. Eco-Maniac. Solar Sommelier.

The CNT Urban Sustainability Tech Challenge brings people form across Chicago together to identify urban sustainability issues and devise community-driven solutions. The theme of the 2019 Challenge is the high cost of living experienced by … more...

0 replies | 359 views | Posted on: 12/03/2019 | Last updated: 12/03/2019

There is Hope for the U.S. - Updates on China's Recycling Ban

Recycling,China

by ella.nielsen44 Student

It’s been more than a year since China started cracking down on recycling imports from the U.S., forcing cities and communities to start taking initiative on their waste and recycling practices. According to the Northeast Recycling Co… more...

0 replies | 1088 views | Posted on: 07/26/2019 | Last updated: 07/26/2019

Social Justice and the Solar Industry - Starting to Address the Elephant in the Room

by PatPrince317 Lifelong Learner and Green Energy Aficionado

If states and city governments are serious about meeting their clean energy benchmarks, they must do better at reaching minority and low-income communities.  States need to take action whether or not the solar industry&n… more...

0 replies | 2544 views | Posted on: 07/24/2019 | Last updated: 11/20/2019

What is necessary to create sustainable tiny home communities?

by Ron Tiny House / Green Structure Design and Manufacturer

It is simple enough to build smaller homes, tiny if desired. It is simple enough to add energy efficiency to the structure. But the long term sustainability of a community, tiny home or urban pockets, or remote villages require many ot… more...

0 replies | 2291 views | Posted on: 07/08/2019 | Last updated: 07/16/2019

Million Cool Roof Challenge (Solar Reflective Roofs)

Urban Resilience,Urban Planning,Green Roofs,Solar Roof,Cooling Technique,reflective roofs

by K-CEP Initiative to Support the Kigali Amendment goals to reduce the HFC gases impact on the climate

The Million Cool Roofs Challenge is a $2 million global competition to rapidly scale up the deployment of highly solar-reflective “cool” roofs in developing countries suffering heat stress and lacking widespread access to coolin… more...

0 replies | 2180 views | Posted on: 04/05/2019 | Last updated: 04/07/2019

Illinois Green Alliance, Winter Networking Night, February 7, 5:30-8pm, Chicago

by ella.nielsen44 Student

The Illinois Green Alliance Emerging Professionals invite you to the 2019 Winter Networking Night! Join us for an evening of networking with a diverse group of professionals working to make our city, state and region more sustainable, vibra… more...

0 replies | 518 views | Posted on: 01/24/2019 | Last updated: 01/25/2019

The World’s Most Sustainable Office of 2018

Sustainable Architecture,Green Office Building,Sustanability

by Suelen Ribeiro Architect/ LEED GA

The Royal Institute of British Architects awarded the 2018 RIBA Stirling Prize to Bloomberg, London by Foster + Partners. The RIBA Stirling Prize is judged against a range of criteria including design vision; innovation and origin… more...

0 replies | 1290 views | Posted on: 01/16/2019 | Last updated: 01/16/2019

Shaping the Future of Sustainability, MA Sustainable Communities and Campuses Conference, March 29, Cambridge, MA

Sustainable Communities,Green Energy

by Eileen Flynn Student

Conference The keynote presentation, breakout sessions, tours, exhibitors, and networking offer a full day to delve into sustainability.   Participants Grassroots, government, education and business stakeh… more...

0 replies | 1803 views | Posted on: 12/19/2018 | Last updated: 12/31/2018

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