Container nursery operations must follow laws in five states to limit water consumption but there is little data on woody ornamentals and efficient irrigation techniques.
Web presence, completed by Astralcom, incorporates visitor-centric calls-to-action, promotes conservation, and builds community around department 'brand'.
Rocky Mountain Institute's tool shows architects, engineers, and developers how much their building is contributing to greenhouse gas levels and reveals design targets to achieve carbon neutrality.
A price on carbon will increase incentives for efficiency and innovation, according to nearly all of the 144 economists who responded to NYU's Institute for Policy Integrity survey.
With the help of Autodesk Topobase software, an Australian water organization integrates its geographic information system and improves workflow.
- By Brendan Soustal
- Nov 05, 2009
Integrated gasification combined cycle process at Kern County plant will convert coal power to electricity and capture and sequester carbon dioxide in an adjacent oil field.
State standard called for machines to use only 6 gallons of water per cubic foot of capacity by 2010.
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology scientists have developed a lighter weight, longer lasting battery that could be made even more powerful and rechargeable.
USGS report credits efficiency, technology for lower water usage results.
Company plans to match funding, upgrade to more efficient equipment, and install smart meters.
Grants plus private investment should create jobs and strengthen and increase the reliability of the power grid in 49 states.
Among other things, the portal will serve as a decision support tool for rule-making and evaluating the impact of investments in the smart grid technologies and software.
The Energy Trust of Oregon and Efficiency New Brunswick have added Advanced Buildings, a suite of tools and resources on best practices in energy-efficient, high performance building design.
Buying fuel-efficient cars helps reduce carbon pollution, Chu says.
DOL and others are drafting recommendations, which include developing an energy performance label for existing homes and allowing the cost of retrofits to be added to a homeowner's property tax bill.
New enforcement team, random reviews of compliance, and further guidance is expected to curb CO2 emissions.
Circulating fluidized bed reactor technology has a place in meeting the goals of Obama's energy plan.
- By Robert S. Giglio
- Oct 19, 2009