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Renewable Energy - Houston goes for 100% green
Renewable Energy

City of Houston to be powered with 100% renewable energy

...renewable energy. Under this contract, all municipal operations will be powered with renewable energy, which is anticipated to save $65 million over the seven...

2019 Renewables produced more Electric than Coal, Gas, Oil
Renewable Energy

In 2019, renewable energy sources produced more power in the US than fossil fuels

...renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, and hydroelectric power. And this is not a Covid-related drop in carbon emissions as these stats predate the Coron...

Okanagan College
LEED Certification

Recognition keeps coming for one of world’s most sustainable buildings

...Renewable Energy Conservation. The College received LEED Platinum certification recently for the Penticton building from the Canada Green Building Council. ...

The VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre
Architecture

The VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre

...renewable sources to achieve net-zero energy on an annual basis; sequesters enough carbon to achieve carbon neutrality; uses filtered rainwater for the building...

Coronavirus - clean energy & sustainables in jeopardy after covid-19 - IEA
Climate Change

Coronavirus poses a threat to climate action says The International Energy Agency (IEA)

...renewable energy after coronavirus? “We should not allow today’s (virus) crisis to compromise the clean energy transition,” Birol said. He suggested global go...

Sky Group to open carbon neutral film studio by 2022
Climate Change

Media giant Sky set to build carbon neutral film studio just outside London, UK

...renewable", says Gary Davey, chief executive of Sky Studios An artist’s impression of Sky’s planned new carbon neutral studios From 2030, Sky will plant...

USGBC Outstanding Single Family Home of the Year Earthship Farmstead
Design

Kaplan Thompson Earthship Farmstead home receives high praise from the USGBC

...Renewable Materials Local, healthy and sustainable materials were specified throughout the project. As parents of young children, our clients were rightly ner...

Tesla solar roof
Renewable Energy

The Tesla Solar Roof price and release date

...renewable energy, but how that will play out for you financially requires inputting a lot more variables into the equation than the headlines lead you to believ...

Carbon Emissions in the US reduced in 2019 - IEA Report Reveals
Climate Change

Carbon emissions declined in US in 2019 - a glimmer of hope for climate change goals?

...renewable energy, electric vehicles , fuel-efficiency standards, water-efficient fixtures and low-flow toilets , it is truly a marvel that climate-change emissi...

World's tallest skyscraper planned for Vienna Austria
Architecture

276 foot wood frame skyscraper planned for Vienna

...renewable and it acts as carbon storage, so chopping one down to build something may elicit a tear from some, but it is way more 'green' than using concrete. ...

Cellulose Environmentally Friendly Rigid Foam Insulation Panels
Products and Materials

Cellulose rigid foam board insulation - the environmentally-friendly styrofoam replacement?

...renewable natural resources (such as cellulose and hemp insulation ) on the other hand, help preserve the natural environment while at the same time facilitatin...