Posts Tagged ‘LEED certification’

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Miami Beach City’s Energy & Sustainability Challenges & Accomplishments

Posted on April 2nd, 2013 by

The City of Miami Beach strives to be a leader in energy conservation and sustainable strategies.  While we hope all of our residents, businesses and[...]
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Ford’s Energy Efficiency Challenge is Facebook Official

Posted on March 9th, 2011 by

See how your energy conserving habits can enter you to win a Ford electric experience. Plus, a Minnesota hotel becomes the first in the state to achieve Energy Star certification and Enersys lithium-ion batteries are heading to space.
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Gamesa and Northrop Grumman Launch Offshore Wind Technology Center

Posted on February 11th, 2011 by

What some colleges are doing to make sure tomorrow's work force is prepared to handle the energy challenges for the future and the launch of a new offshore wind tech center quickly follows federal investment in the industry.
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US Military Adopts Green Building Standards

Posted on January 3rd, 2011 by

Lobbying has many critics that claim that it is merely formal bribery involving billions of dollars annually. Read about the efforts of renewable energy lobbyists in 2010.
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Seattle Developer Builds Home for LEED Certification

Posted on December 8th, 2010 by

Greenfab, a Seattle based developer, has begun construction on the city's first modular home in hopes to achieve LEED certification. Also, Chinese policymakers have set ambitious goals for the future of renewable energy. And the U.S. completed construction on the country's largest photovoltaic farm.
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Nissan LEAF Falls Short on Mileage Promises

Posted on November 25th, 2010 by

The EPA has determined that the Nissan LEAF is not capable of driving the promised 100 miles on a single charge. In fact, given real time conditions, the mileage fell short significantly. Also, luxury car brands are now promoting their energy efficient vehicles to today's younger, environmentally conscious buyers.