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The TPP In A Nutshell – Too Risky for the Environment:

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is one of the most ambitious free trade agreements ever proposed. In 2005, a similar deal, the P4 trade agreement was crafted by Brunei, Chile, New Zealand and Sing…

Energy Star: A Leading Label in Voluntary Energy Conservation

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

Although long popular, Energy Star has recently become a top symbol for energy conservation and going green, helping save families and businesses $300 billion on utility bills while at the same time r…

Composting 101: Tips for Everyday Composting at Home (You Can Do It!)

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

Green Tips For Composting At Home: If you’re thinking about taking up more green living practices, composting can be a great place to start. While composting may seem mysterious or complicated, i…

Filed under: Environment

Related to: Education ,Information and Resources ,Other Green Building - Other

Keywords: Green Home,Environment,Sustainable Living,Green Living,Nature Conservation,Conservation,Composting

0 replies | 6054 views | Posted on: 07/13/2016 | Last updated: 11/03/2016

JULY 18th: USDA NRCS Summer Farm Tour Series

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

Join the USDA NRCS to visit three successful Rhode Island farm businesses with a focus on Farm Energy Programs. Topics will include: •Applying to USDA NRCS for funding and technical assistanc…

July 19th: USDA NRCS Summer Farm Tour Series

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

Join the USDA NRCS to visit three successful Rhode Island farm businesses with a focus on Farm Energy Programs. Topics will include: •Applying to USDA NRCS for funding and technical assistanc…

AUGUST 2nd: USDA NRCS Summer Farm Tour Series; THIRD AND LAST EVENT

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

Join the USDA NRCS to visit three successful Rhode Island farm businesses with a focus on Farm Energy Programs. Topics will include: •Applying to USDA NRCS for funding and technical assistanc…

AUGUST 11th: The Art of Reuse Event @ Newmarket Millspace

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

The Post-Landfill Action Network (PLAN) cultivates, educates, and inspires the student-led zero waste movement. They inform students about the waste crisis and equip them with the necessary skills and…

July 16th: Build a Bog Bridge Training and Workday

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

Join the Nature Conservancy in New Hampshire for their Build a Bog Bridge Training and Workday! ABOUT THE EVENT: The bog bridges in the Manchester Cedar Swamp are in dire need of a facelift! The Na…

Food Waste is Real: Half Of All Food Produced in America Is Discarded

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

Did you know that the average American family of four wastes 1,160 pounds of food every year (roughly a quarter of all the food they buy)? Or that the average american throws away 20 pounds of food ev…

2nd Annual Residential Michigan Net Zero Conference - Virtual, October 20 - 22

by SarahA

The 2nd annual Zero Net Energy Residential Conference is bringing together State and Regional experts to discuss and share what a Zero-Net home is and ways to break down the barriers to get new and ex

Filed under: Energy

Michigan Green Building

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Solar,Conservation,Net Zero Energy,Zero Net Homes,Zero Net Energy Homes,utilization,generation

0 replies | 524 views | Posted on: 10/14/2020 | Last updated: 10/14/2020

Air Sealing to Achieve Zero Net Energy - New Techniques and Applications, November 21, 12pm - 7:30pm EDT

by SarahA

One of the key components to achieving a Zero Net Energy building is the tightness of its envelope to air infiltration.

Learning objectives include:

  • Summarize where and how buildings leak air

Filed under: Energy

Keywords: Building Codes,Conservation,air sealing,Net Energy,Zero Net Energy Building,Blower Doors,Foam Sealants,Whole house fans

0 replies | 772 views | Posted on: 10/26/2020 | Last updated: 10/26/2020

Certified Green Building Professional (CGBP) Training, Online, July 20-23

by Richard Minasian // Student

Become familiar with the main principles of green building and the systems approach to the design, construction, and operation of buildings.

This 16-hour course introduces the main principles of gr

Filed under: Training and Development Programs, Workshops

California Green Building

Keywords: Energy,Design,Construction,Development,Indoor Air Quality,Conservation,Training

0 replies | 1193 views | Posted on: 06/20/2021 | Last updated: 06/20/2021

Our Best Buildings Yet: A Forum on Energy Efficiency, FREE and Online, Presented by Metropolitan Energy Center, October 7, 10 am CDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

As nationwide awareness grows over the connection between indoor air quality and extreme weather, the Kansas City region is feeling the heat due to its aging building stock. However, there are code ma

Filed under: Energy

Missouri Green Building

Keywords: Energy,Energy Efficiency,Conservation,Missouri

0 replies | 426 views | Posted on: 09/23/2021 | Last updated: 09/24/2021