Study Shows Americans Seek Energy Savings and Improved Indoor Air Quality

Americans are increasingly demanding lower energy costs, healthier living, and improved indoor air quality--particularly those earning less than $75,000, according to findings from a survey conducted by the USGBC and McGraw-Hill Construction. (EcoHome Online)

Young Poets Slam Environmental Injustice

At the Youth Speaks Green Mic event in Washington, D.C., 18 performers lend a powerful personal perspective to the green movement. (EcoHome Online)

Florida Sets Tough Energy Code Targets

Legislation in Florida will require builders to cut the energy consumption of new houses by 20% in 2010 and by 50% 2019. (Builder Online)

Building-Integrated Photovoltaics Market to Top $4 Billion by 2013

A NanoMarkets report estimates the market for building-integrated photovoltaics will exceed $4 billion in revenues by 2013 and surpass $8 billion in 2015. (GreenBiz)

Aspen to Mandate Green Building for Commercial Properties

The city of Aspen’s building department received unanimous support to continue drafting a code revision that will set ambitious green building standards and require either a solar panel system or payment into a renewable energy fund to offset exterior features such as snowmelt systems and heated pools. (Aspen Daily News)

Texas U.S. Senate Candidate Calls for Wind and Solar Power in All Homes in the Lone Star State

Democratic Senate candidate Rick Noriega called for all Texas households to get their electricity by renewable energy resources by 2019. (Dallas Morning News)