One university's quest to revolutionize the built environment.
Much is made these days of attaching the word green to products and/or buildings as a means of promoting a product or building in the market place even though the greenness or sustainability may be tenuous at best. I believe it is timely to make clear and to discriminate as to just exactly what do we really mean when we refer to a building as being green as well what kind of green are we referring to. We are all not talking about the same green therefore I wish to examine what I see as the main categories of green.
In 2005 I swapped a perfectly good town house on 198sq m of land for 5400 sqm of land of valley Grassey Forest vegetation. This block some 22 km from the centre of Melbourne Australia (Australia's 2nd largest city) was going to be perfect for my growing family.
Reports this week that the Chinese steelmaker, Ansteel, may build WA's first steel mill at the Oakajee industrial park outside Geraldton have been welcomed by the Western Australian Sustainable Energy Association Inc. (WA SEA).
- 36-Month Delivery Schedule Reduced to 28 Months to Meet Increased Demand for Sinovel's 1.5 Megawatt Wind Turbines - Sinovel Upgrades to PowerModule' PM3000W Power Converters - Total Contract Value Increased to More Than $470 Million
SGS Competence Center for Wind Energy is one of the exhibitors at the EOW - European Offshore Wind 2009 Conference and Exhibition in Stockholm, on September 14-16, 2009. Meet us at Stand no. B0921.
Venture capitalists increased investments in alternative energy by 73 percent over the past three months, according to a report issued Wednesday , an indication that the horrible market conditions from earlier this year may have abated. Investors are also be growing more confident because the government is making good on promises to try to shift the national energy policy more toward wind, solar and other renewable technologies. Venture capital investment totaled $572 million in the second quarter, according to Ernst & Young LLP.
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Solar News - GWS Technologies (OTCBB:GWSC) Announces Initial Development of Lubbock, Texas Solar Farm
Oil and Gas Technology Solutions Company, Wescorp Energy (OTCBB:WSCE) ,enters into Joint Venture Partnership with Cancen Oil Canada Corporation (COCC)
The Venango Technology Center (VTC) in Oil City, Pa., a regional vo-tech training center, is investing $3.4 million in energy efficiency upgrades to its facility. TAC by Schneider Electric will do the work as a performance contract and guarantees the VTC will save $50 K annually in utility charges.
Evergreen Solar, in Cooperation with Export-Import Bank of United States, Offers Low-Interest Loans for Solar Projects Outside of United States
Nearly 90MW of projects for Evergreen Solar customers in varying stages of loan application process
Introducing a new, low cost, high output MatrixAir' solar fresh air heating system from Matrix Energy Inc.
Mass Production Technology to Bridge Gap Between Inexpensive Thin-Film and Higher Efficiency Silicon Wafer Technologies
EnerWorks has added two options to its product line-up: a new double wall heat exchanger in its Energy Station and a new flexible bundled line-set.
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