The World Bank’s board of directors has approved a $200 million loan to finance investments in energy-saving programs in industrial companies, municipalities and municipal-owned companies, as well as energy service companies in Ukraine, reports the World Bank on its website.
Despite the dry climate, the Omni hotel in Fort Worth, Texas, has installed a rooftop herb garden on one of its terraces shaded from the hot summer sun.
- By Laura Williams
- May 09, 2011
GreenChill’s food retailers are reducing pollution from commercial refrigeration, decreasing their impact on the ozone layer and protecting people’s health.
NIST researchers have prototyped a framework to help organizations sort through the welter of choices and evaluate and implement sustainability standards most appropriate for their operations and interests.
Virginia is rehabilitating a stretch of I-81 through the use of several types of asphalt recycling methods.
Someday the entire surface area of a building’s windows could be used to generate electricity — without interfering with the ability to see through them.
Seventy-eight percent report electricity cost savings, two-thirds indicate heating/cooling and paper savings, and 60 percent are cutting costs on water.
The project team analyzed projected costs over the next 20 years, looking at core smart grid technologies in transmission, substation, distribution, and customer interface.
Two reports from Citi and Ceres predict U.S. car manufacturers will see greater sales than their global competitors.
Salas O'Brien will engineer a cool roof and use fuel cells to save energy at the Cambrian Center near the Los Gatos-San Jose border.
C. David Myers, president of Johnson Controls Building Efficiency, told state leaders that building efficiency projects, which provide guaranteed energy and budget savings, can be achieved with no upfront cost to a government facility.
The Roanoke Cement plant conducts energy audits for its business partners to help them take advantage of cost savings
Using grant funding, the municipal water district is working toward Water Reliability 2020 goals.
The standard for Ubiquitous Green Community Control Network Protocol is inspired by the desire of Chinese stakeholders to minimize their footprints.
New water fixtures in restrooms at the airport's passenger terminals are saving 5.5 million gallons per month.
According to the IT efficiency software company, federal agency priorities for energy management are in consolidating hardware and generating awareness.
The project is intended to achieve an uninterrupted power supply, independent of commercial utility power, for critical mission and support functions on military bases.
The federal and state agencies will work together on fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards for model year 2017-2025 cars and light-duty trucks.
The convention center received $2.3 million to replace about 1,500 lighting fixtures and upgrade controls.
The non-profit business will involve 100 percent organically grown and recyclable products, local suppliers, Energy Star appliances, and both solar hot-water heating and solar photovoltaic technologies.