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Even in Energy Saving Buildings, Not a Lot of Measuring Going On

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Charlotte, NC's, new library uses more energy than expected because it has 50% more visitors and is used many more hours than designers anticipated. But the LEED Silver building didn't know it was still had energy savings of 28.5% over what a conventional building equivalent would use until somebody asked. Read More...

Green Hotels, Green Rooms….& Green Walls?

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Although not many of us are willing to pay extra to travel green, a number of hotels are going the extra green mile, from chemical-free rooms to green walls. Read More...

Energy-Saving Incentive: Keeping Up with the Joneses

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Some utilities are getting amazing results by sending customers energy report cards, showing how well they do compared to their neighbors. Read More...


Water: Our Most Precious Resource: by Marc Devilliers. This highly readable report on the looming global water crisis is amazingly informative on water issues around the world from China to Texas.