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Congratulations to the International Society of Sustainability Professionals Sustainability Hall of Fame
Congratulations to the five founding members of the International Society of Sustainability Professionals Sustainability Hall of Fame that were inducted in September:
Plenty of Ways to Finance Sustainability ProjectsBy Paul Studebaker, July 22, 2011 01:22:18 pm posted in Sustainable Plant
We had an energy audit done on our house in 2008 –
Posted on October 4th, 2011 on Sustainable Real Estate Solutions
Santa Rosa firm oversees $650M green retrofit program
By ROBERT DIGITALE
THE PRESS DEMOCRAT
Published: Sunday, September 25, 2011 at 4:15 a.m.
Demand for Green Building Materials Expected to Skyrocket
Demand for green building materials is expected to reach $71.1 billion in 2015 in the U.S. market, climbing about 13 percent per year, according to projections that Cleveland-based The Freedonia Group recently released.
The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) released today a revised version of the Job Task Analysis (JTA) for their PV Installer Certification. Ezra Auerbach, Executive Director of NABCEP, says; "The revisions that were released for publication today address many of the questions and concerns that have been voiced since the JTA was published in the summer of 2010." He continues, "There are very few changes of major substance; the job of the installer largely remains the same.
Frigid seawater pumped in from the ocean’s depths will soon help cool more than half of the buildings in Honolulu’s downtown.
Greg Rand, a 20-year real estate veteran and author of Crash Boom (Career Press), recently divulged five new trends in the struggling housing market.
“The secret to making sure your real estate doesn’t turn into a money pit is to watch the trends, so you can predict where the prices will rise and where they won’t,” said Rand, who is also the CEO of OwnAmerica and a regular Fox TV news contributor.