23 Aug '13, 5pm

Air Conditioner Power Consumption Increasing In The Southern U.S. #greenbuilding

This petition will ask the California Regulators and Law makers to allocate Renewable Portfolio Standards to Ca. home owners, the RPS is the allocation method that is used to set aside a certain percentage of electrical generation for Renewable Energy in the the State. The State of California has mandated that 33% of its Energy come from Renewable Energy by 2020. The state currently produces about 71% of the electricity it consumes, while it imports 8% from the Pacific Northwest and 21% from the Southwest. This is how we generate our electricity in 2011, natural gas was burned to make 45.3% of electrical power generated in-state . Nuclear power from Diablo Canyon in San Luis Obispo County accounted for 9.15%, large hydropower 18.3%, Renewable 16.6% and coal 1.6%. There is 9% missing from San Onofre and with the current South Western drought, how long before the 18.3% hydro...

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Old Concrete Can Protect Nature #greenbuilding

Old Concrete Can Protect Nature #greenbuilding

greenbuildingelements.com 23 Aug '13, 2pm

“In the first app. six months, the water flowing through the filter has a high pH value. This is because the cement in con...

Reducing Residential Energy Consumption through Home Energy Audits via @gbelements

Reducing Residential Energy Consumption through...

greenbuildingelements.com 23 Aug '13, 2am

A home energy audit gives a home an energy score, which paints a great picture of where your home currently stands and how...

Best Skylighting Around — Light Scoops! #greenbuilding

Best Skylighting Around — Light Scoops! #greenb...

greenbuildingelements.com 23 Aug '13, 11am

In 2012, 14 light scoops were installed on an expansion of the Welch Allyn corporate headquarters in Skaneateles, N.Y. Sev...

Three energy efficiency proponents come togethe...

greenbuildingelements.com 23 Aug '13, 8pm

WASHINGTON (August 21, 2013) – Three energy efficiency proponents interested in stronger and more cost-effective residenti...

Biofertiliser: How Does Your Garden Grow? #greenbuilding

Biofertiliser: How Does Your Garden Grow? #gree...

greenbuildingelements.com 22 Aug '13, 3pm

Using coal waste from the site of a former colliery in Nottinghamshire as a substrate, the researchers grew rapeseed, flax...

DOI Sets First Competitive Solar Energy Lease Auction On Federal Lands #greenbuilding

DOI Sets First Competitive Solar Energy Lease A...

greenbuildingelements.com 22 Aug '13, 4pm

is a writer, producer, and director. Meyers is editor and site director of Green Building Elements, a contributor to Clean...

LED Lighting Technology Becoming Standard for LEED Footprints #greenbuilding

LED Lighting Technology Becoming Standard for L...

greenbuildingelements.com 22 Aug '13, 11pm

Today you can buy an LED replacement for just about any type of standard commercial or residential light bulb at companies...

This is a #mustread. Honestly, if you don't read this I'm not sure what you're doing with your life vi…

This is a #mustread. Honestly, if you don't rea...

greenbuildingelements.com 22 Aug '13, 3pm

According to Untappedcities.com, “In 2000, NYC Transit decided to phase out the entire Redbird line of subway cars. Previo...

Builders and Efficiency Advocates Reach New Hom...

greenbuildingelements.com 21 Aug '13, 7pm

WASHINGTON (August 21, 2013) – Three energy efficiency proponents interested in stronger and more cost-effective residenti...

Passive Houses Gaining Popularity In The U.S.

Passive Houses Gaining Popularity In The U.S.

greenbuildingelements.com 26 Aug '13, 2pm

For my entire life, I never owned a working air conditioner, and I used a standing fan to keep myself cool the whole time ...

HyperSolar Moves Closer to Low-Cost Solar Hydro...

greenbuildingelements.com 20 Aug '13, 2pm

HyperSolar, Inc. today announced that its artificial photosynthesis technology is now capable of producing 1.0 volt open-c...

Renewables Top 14% of U.S. Electrical Generatio...

greenbuildingelements.com 27 Aug '13, 2pm

What happens if the Southwest drought does not end soon ? Will we keep using 3 to 6 million gallons of Clean Water per Fra...

#Solar Panel Installation Boom, First Solar On Verge Of Another Record

#Solar Panel Installation Boom, First Solar On ...

greenbuildingelements.com 20 Aug '13, 10pm

Cleantech Buffet (Solar Panel Installation Boom, First Solar On Verge Of Another Record…) (via Clean Technica ) Realizing ...

Carbon Monitoring & Capture Experts Gather This...

greenbuildingelements.com 26 Aug '13, 2pm

“This is the seventh meeting of our Monitoring Network and the fourth meeting of the Environmental Research Network,” said...

New Low Noise Wind Turbine Blades Designed By GE #WindEnergy

New Low Noise Wind Turbine Blades Designed By G...

greenbuildingelements.com 19 Aug '13, 2pm

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