A Green Shoot Seen In Construction Slump
Green building is a budding trend in a stagnant industry, say building experts, including panelists at a Standard & Poor's Housing Summit this month. (Investors Business Daily)

15 Home Energy Tech Startups to Watch
There are a dizzying array of cleantech companies tackling myriad challenges of home energy management, but 15 of them just got a pretty good thumbs-up from giant technology company GE and a few of its close venture capital partners. (ZDNet)

Refurbished Solar Panels to Hit Rooftops Soon
June 18--Here's a new kind of recycling: GeckoLogic USA in Vista will soon offer factory-rejected, then refurbished, solar panels to its residential and commercial solar customers, the company said. (The North County Times)

Research Shows Solar Energy Will Not Tax Water Resources
Solar energy will not burden Arizona's water resources in the foreseeable future, according to research by University of Arizona experts. (The Sun)

USGBC Floats Plan to Let Wood-Cert Groups Qualify for LEED
The pilot plan recognizes how the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, Canadian Standards Association, and others promote transparency. (ProSales)