30 Oct '13, 1am

Guest Post: Solar Panels and You – Do They Really Make a Difference? - Green Building Elements: Guest Post: So...

The Southwest is in the midst of a record drought, some 14 years in the making, which means the water supply for many Western states – California, Arizona, Utah, Nevada – is drying up. Last month the Bureau of Reclamation announced they’re cutting the flow of water into Lake Mead, which has already lost 100 feet of water since the drought began. What happens if the Southwest drought does not end soon? Will we keep using 3 to 6 million gallons of Clean Water per Fracked well, to extract natural gas? 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 curre...

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greenbuildingelements.com 29 Oct '13, 3pm

In cooperation with Kathrin Menberg and Axel Schaffitel from KIT and Dr. Peter Bayer from ETH Zurich, Philipp Blum also st...

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greenbuildingelements.com 29 Oct '13, 3pm

Charles A.S. Hall, A.S. Hall, professor emeritus at the College of Environmental Science and Forestry, State University of...

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greenbuildingelements.com 28 Oct '13, 9pm

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Thanks to Jake Richardson from CleanTechnica for this story on soar energy planning in China. While…

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greenbuildingelements.com 28 Oct '13, 10pm

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greenbuildingelements.com 31 Oct '13, 3pm

“Our next-generation SolarWindowT has been engineered to deliver an architecturally neutral, aesthetically-pleasing, solut...

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greenbuildingelements.com 30 Oct '13, 2pm

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Green Globes Gains GSA Recommendation

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greenbuildingelements.com 01 Nov '13, 2pm

The detractors have teeth. Green Globes is cited by environmentalists as being a watered down version of LEED that decreas...

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greenbuildingelements.com 02 Nov '13, 1pm

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

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greenbuildingelements.com 05 Nov '13, 3pm

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greenbuildingelements.com 05 Nov '13, 3pm

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greenbuildingelements.com 07 Nov '13, 4pm

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greenbuildingelements.com 24 Oct '13, 10pm

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greenbuildingelements.com 25 Oct '13, 2pm

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greenbuildingelements.com 08 Nov '13, 10pm

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