A U.S. Green Building Council legal analysis points to existing programs that the Obama administration could use to enhance efficiency in buildings and homes.
South Shore Charter Public School won a hybrid school bus, a green audit, and money for scholarship and class supplies.
EPA awards nearly $2.5 million for the commercialization of ingenious technologies through the Small Business Innovation Research program.
The company calls on residential and commercial builders to incorporate practical and affordable water reuse solutions into every new development.
Company's manufacturing facility was built to LEED standards
The program will help organizations increase energy savings by pursuing whole building improvements with their business customers.
The Ministry of Education and Research has opened its Green Talents competition; deadline for application is June 20.
Participants can create their own agenda using a wiki page.
The U.S. Green Building Council recognizes that there's more than one way to win the gold.
Five years after achieving LEED certification, the Fannie Mae facility preserves nearly 13,000 gallons of water per day from consumption and waste.
The Princeton Review and the U.S. Green Building Council surveyed hundreds of colleges to find those with commitments to sustainability.
Both the Forest Stewardship Council and Sustainable Forest Initiative want their standards accepted by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program.
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.
New building material offers sustainable solutions to meet housing market needs
Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition in California, using self-reported data, ranked German manufacturers highest of the 14 companies that responded.
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 International Code Council claims its newest code is the most comprehensive and effective code for alternative water sources and encompasses the latest alternative energy sources for ever greater sustainable design.