Let it snow: How solar panels can thrive in winter weather

Let it snow: How solar panels can thrive in winter weather

Those living outside sunny Southwest, the weather can bring sudden changes this time of year. Many parts of the country have already seen snow, and the polar vortex has extended far enough south that even the nation’s capital has experienced...

Report spotlights top trends impacting global HVAC air filter market

Report spotlights top trends impacting global HVAC air filter market

Indoor air quality, green construction spending and maintenance are expected to dominate the HVAC market over the next several years, new research shows. Technavio’s latest market research report on the global heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) air filter market...

Survey: Sales expected to boom in 2017 for HVACR industry

Survey: Sales expected to boom in 2017 for HVACR industry

86% of manufacturers express growing optimism for improving economic prospects

Apple’s new solar-powered spaceship office nearly complete

Apple’s new solar-powered spaceship office nearly complete

One of the world’s most anticipated buildings is nearly complete. New drone footage shows that Apple’s $5 billion solar-powered “spaceship” office is on track to meet its 2016 completion goal, reports Inhabitat. According to Apple CEO Tim Cook, Campus 2...

Obama picks eco-friendly D.C. structure where he'll write memoir

Obama picks eco-friendly D.C. structure where he'll write memoir

It's not nearly as quick as a commute as he had in the White House, but President Barack Obama has settled on office space about a mile away from his future D.C. home. The Washington Post reported that Obama will...

Pueblo PAWS uses donations, grants for clean energy compound

PAWS for Life is dedicated to saving animals. And, the limited admittance shelter in Pueblo, Colo., is doing its part to help the environment. PAWS, built without taxpayer funding, features a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design building, known as...

University of Colorado rec center achieves top LEED standards

University of Colorado Recreation Center in Boulder, Colo., as achieved LEED platinum certification, the building’s construction company has announced in a release. Saunders Construction is considered a leader in sustainable construction with 43 completed projects that have achieved LEED certification...

Infographic: Geothermal as renewable energy

Geothermal heating and cooling increasingly is becoming the selection of choice for building HVAC systems worldwide – not only because of its ability to effectively heat and cool a building, but because of its ability to do it efficiently. The infographic below from Argonne National Laboratory, operated for the U.S.

Pumped-storage hydropower shows promise for boosting energy storage

Pumped-storage hydropower shows promise for boosting energy storage

America’s power grid is a complex network of power plants and transformers connected by more than 450,000 miles of transmission lines. As a major clean energy contributor, U.S.

Warehouse stands are 'golden' facility

Regional warehouse developer e-Shang Redwood (ESR) has received LEED gold certification for its Redwood Kunshan Distribution Centre 1 in China’s Kunshan, Jiangsu province, a burgeoning logistics hub just west of Shanghai. The 61,851-square-meter, two-story facility received the certification for sustainability...

10 thing you didn't know about geothermal technology

10 thing you didn't know about geothermal technology

The U.S. Department of Energy regularly posts articles as part of a series titled "Top Things You Didn't Know About..."One of its latest installments centers around geothermal technology. Below are 10 things you didn’t know about geothermal energy: 10.

Cornell building LEED-ing campus sustainability

Cornell building LEED-ing campus sustainability

Klarman Hall – Cornell University’s College of Arts and Sciences’ light-filled humanities building that opened last semester – has been certified LEED platinum. The U.S. Green Building Council, which certifies LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) structures, awarded the...

Smart bricks to transform how buildings work

Smart bricks to transform how buildings work

Smart bricks capable of recycling wastewater and generating electricity from sunlight are being developed by a team of scientists from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), reports the website phys.org. The bricks will be able to fit...

Developer experiments with eco-friendly net zero units in large rental complex

Developer experiments with eco-friendly net zero units in large rental complex

Houston-based developer Hanover Co. opened its third in a series of seven-story downtown Los Angeles apartment buildings in April.

School setting sustainability example for Israel

School setting sustainability example for Israel

Green architecture still may be somewhat of a niche in Israel, but the country is making a push toward weaving more eco-conscious building techniques into its urban fabric. Tel Aviv is home to one of less than 30 LEED platinum-certified...

Infographic: Inside some of America's greenest buildings

The green building movement continues to blossom, becoming more and more a vital component in commercial building strategies. Many once considered the goal of building more energy-efficient buildings as too lofty. But as the clamor for a concerted change continues...

Taco Comfort Solutions receives

Taco Comfort Solutions receives "E" Award for Exports

Taco Comfort Solutions has received the prestigious President’s “E” Award for Exports from the U.S. Department of Commerce, according to a press release from the company. The President’s “E” Award, now in its 54th year, is the highest recognition a U.S.

Washington State University dedicates new environmental technology building

Building tours, a reception and music from the WSU Cougar Marching Band were part of the dedication of the new PACCAR Environmental Technology Building at Washington State University, which has earned LEED gold status. “WSU’s leadership in clean technology has...

Sustainable mixed-use development helps revitalize Calif. community

A sustainable mixed-use development with 40 affordable apartments for families is one of the latest developments to help revitalize downtown Perris, Calif. Verano also features an on-site Head Start preschool operated by the Riverside County Office of Education and retail...

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