Environmental Protection

Green Building


IBEW Eyes Green Jobs; Firefighters See a New Challenge

The union provides training for jobs in solar, wind, biomass, nuclear, and clean coal, while firefighters are discussing how to work around solar panels, wind turbines, and other renewable energy systems.

Part II: The Green Campus: Strategic Decisions

Delta College (Mich.) has a passel of green efforts under way, which could fall under all sorts of headings.



Part I: The Green Campus

If you're at a school where the only green action you're seeing is the annual seeding of the commons, don't despair. In the world of higher education, even the most ambitious sustainability plans often begin with tiny steps taken by individual departments.

UMassOnline to Address Environmental Mandates

The university is offering three new environmental programs related to sustainability, public policy, and green building.

EnOcean Solutions Are Free from Batteries, Wires

The EnOcean Alliance is dedicated to advancing sustainable building automation.

AIHA Expands Green Initiatives at Annual Meeting

The conference and expo will raise awareness, conserve resources, and keep attendee costs down.

NYC Targets Buildings with $16 M in Stimulus Funding

Mayor Bloomberg's city has introduced the Greener, Greater Buildings Plan to improve the city's energy efficiency.

The Green Build-out Begins

Spurred by the Obama administration's call to reduce the country's dependence on foreign oil by adopting alternative energy sources and increasing energy efficiency, green is rapidly becoming the color of choice across all facets of the federal contracting community.

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