Three cheers for #California: New sustainability report shows Cali cities way ahead of the game.

Three cheers for #California: New sustainability report shows Cali cities way ahead of the game.

usgbc.org 30 Oct '14, 9pm

California could be the first major economy in the world to abandon fossil fuels as its primary energy source. California’s strategic energy policies foster an economic climate which generates funding for renewable energy, energy efficiency and innovative technology. In particular, proceeds from the state’s cap and trade auctions, mandates on utilities and the attraction of venture capital are funding renewable energy generation, energy efficiency measures in our buildings, and the implementation of clean transportation programs. As a result, we are in an era of exceptional economic opportunities for cities and local governments. Although ...

Energy Nerd: Martin’s Pretty Good House Manifesto

greenbuildingadvisor.com 31 Oct '14, 7am
Energy Nerd: Martin’s Pretty Good House Manifesto

One of the presentations I attended at the Passive House A residential building construction standard requiring very low levels of air leakag...

Turning Parking Lots into Places for Sustainable City Discovery by @thisbigcity

Turning Parking Lots into Places for Sustainable City Discovery by @thisbigcity

A single parking space is about 160 square feet and costs tens of thousands of dollars to build and maintain. I propose that parking lots aro...

INFOGRAPHIC: Learn how solar panels turn sunlight into electrical energy.

edcmag.com 30 Oct '14, 7pm

How do solar panels work? Learn how solar panels turn sunlight into electrical energy in this infographic from Daily Infographic and Australi...

Energy efficiency “a rock solid investment proposition for UK Plc”

ukgbc.org 30 Oct '14, 8am

The report, published today by Energy Bill Revolution and E3G - and co-funded by the UK Green Building Council – has undertaken detailed mode...

Great water blog by @CathHassell via @AECBnet incl. the infamous Smack the po...

aecb.net 30 Oct '14, 6am
Great water blog by @CathHassell via @AECBnet incl. the infamous Smack the pony vid

Welcome to AECB Water Blog 4. We hope you enjoy it. If there is something water related that ...

Green blog of interest> Glamping in a Tiny House Made From Repurposed Water T...

jetsongreen.com 30 Oct '14, 6pm
Green blog of interest> Glamping in a Tiny House Made From Repurposed Water Tanks Downsizi

Stereotank’s Taku-Tanku is made of two 670-gallon water tanks, which are joined together by a...

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