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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 | 5282 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 | 407 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 | 661 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 | 992 views | Posted on: 06/20/2021 | Last updated: 06/20/2021