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  • Green Bank/Clean Energy Deployment Administration Can Protect Consumers From Any Electricity Price Increases

    According to the Coalition for the Green Bank, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) draft analysis issued today makes the case for chartering a Green Bank/Clean Energy Deployment Administration already included in the House energy bill and the Senate Energy Committee bill.

  • Green Energy Conference Teaches About Efficiency

    Jun. 30--Paul Staehle decided not to install central air conditioning in his historic home because tall trees already shaded the south and west sides, keeping it cool.

  • Kennecott Utah Copper / Copperton, Utah

    This 24,000-square-foot (2230-m2), 6-story mixed office and retail building includes ceiling heights designed to maximize energy efficiency, dual-flush toilets, sensor-operated faucets, tinted double-pane operable windows, carpeting made from recycled materials, an on-site recycling center...

  • Social Security Administration/Birmingham, Ala.

    Three types of roof systems make this project one of the largest roofs in the Southeast.

  • Post Occupancy Study of 12 Federal Buildings Demonstrates Value of Going Green

    While the rush to build sustainably may be somewhat tempered by the economic downturn, a 2008 study conducted by the Washington, D.C.-based U.S. General Services Administration of 12 federal buildings demonstrates that buildings designed to be sustainable deliver on their promise of resource...

  • Cost Concerns Stymie Good Intentions

    At the Kitchen/Bath Industry Show last week in Chicago, manufacturers touted their dual-flush toilets, ultra low-flow showerheads, and super energy-efficient refrigerators, dishwashers, and light fixtures. During her keynote speech, former EPA administrator Christine Todd Whitman told an...