Water systems that are portable and self sustaining will be able to bear the System Efficacy through Commercialization, Utilization, Relevance and Evaluation insignia from Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate.
EPA says all new applications will be reviewed and approved individually by the agency.
Twelve entities in 10 states are receiving up to $200,000 each to train people in the cleanup of brownfields while also providing training in green building design, energy efficiency, weatherization, solar installation, green construction, and native plant revegetation.
The agency reviews data and inspects facilities to determine award winners.
N.J. real estate developer plans to cut energy and water use on its properties across the state.
The city and county expect to use the funds for community outreach, compact fluorescent and LED bulbs as well as energy audits.
In model years 2012-2016, automakers will be expected to improve fleet-wide fuel economy and reduce fleet-wide GHG emissions on passenger cars and light trucks by approximately 5 percent every year.
Three small communities will use a $500,000 grant in the "Sustainable Energy Efficiency Demonstration," which could include retrofits, updates to local codes and policies, and using more energy efficient vehicles in municipal fleets.
The Global EcoEasy Challenge selects seven finalist concepts from universities in five countries.
EPA counts the number of Energy Star-labeled buildings to determine the ranking; Los Angeles has 293 building to its credit.
Governor Ritter and lawmakers expect broad-based state plans will take care of regional haze and potentially unpopular federal mandates.
Agencies join forces to strengthen the brand, which seeks to save consumers money on their energy bills.
From promoting products and practices to reaching superior energy efficiency, companies such as California Edison, Cemex, Servidyne, Panasonic Home & Environment Co., Kimberly Clark, and CB Richard Ellis Group are making their marks.
In a Q&A with EPonline, CleanTech OC's Executive Director, Michael Levin, assesses the burgeoning industry in California.
- By Mike Levin, Bryan Cave LLP
Manufacturers, irrigation partners, retailer/distributors, and promotional partners are recognized for water-efficient products and practices.
Respondents say energy savings is the No. 1 reason for green building.