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France Declares All New Rooftops Must Be Topped With Plants Or Solar Panels

by Chelsea W. // Student

French environmentalists cheered as France passed a law mandating all new buildings being built in commercial zones must be partially covered in either plants or solar panels. This law will stimulate …

Filed under: Green Building News

Keywords: Government,Policy,France

3 replies | 2150 views | Posted on: 05/27/2015 | Last updated: 06/01/2015

Has anyone else been getting calls about electricity going up 13%?

by Chelsea W. // Student

Over the past couple weeks, I keep getting calls to my home saying, "Your electricity will go up about 13% in the upcoming months due to new regulations promoting cleaner energy. However if you go sol…

Filed under: Government Policies

Related to: Energy,Government Policies,Government Agencies and Initiatives ,Safety

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Alt Energy,Government,Government Policy

0 replies | 1219 views | Posted on: 07/10/2015 | Last updated: 07/10/2015

EPA Methane Cut - New Regulations, and Resistance

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 t…

The MA Stretch Code: Reaching For More

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

In 2009, the Stretch Energy Code was added to the Massachusetts building code as an optional appendix for cities and towns to provide a streamlined and cost effective route to achieving approximately …

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…

Webinar: Massachusetts Environmental and Energy Agenda for 2021, January 20, 4 pm EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

This EBC Leadership webinar will feature Kathleen Theoharides, Secretary of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EOEEA) for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

For her keyn

Filed under: Government Policies

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Energy,Energy Efficiency,Government,Policy,Environmental Activism

0 replies | 950 views | Posted on: 12/20/2020 | Last updated: 12/20/2020

Free Webinar: Building Energy Compliance Seminar: Introduction to New York's Local Climate Laws, May 13, 9:30 am EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

This seminar is presented by the NYC Sustainability Help Center, a free resource for building owners, property managers, and energy efficiency professionals seeking help with sustainability build

Filed under: Government Policies

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Green Building,New York,Government,CUNY,laws

0 replies | 1020 views | Posted on: 04/19/2021 | Last updated: 04/21/2021

Free Webinar: Green Retrofit Session - Healthy Homes and Buildings, Meeting the UK's Net Zero 2050 Emissions Goals, May 13, 1 pm BST

by samanthaklein // Intern

As we recover from the pandemic and look towards meeting the UK’s net zero emissions target by 2050, a ‘green recovery’ and the need to retrofit and decarbonise existing homes is hig

Filed under: Webinars

UK Green Building

Keywords: Healthy Housing,Government,Economy,green retrofit,Healthy Buildings,COVID19

0 replies | 652 views | Posted on: 04/26/2021 | Last updated: 04/26/2021