Delta, a global specialist in power and thermal management solutions, announced opening its new Americas headquarters in Fremont, California. The facility was designed to meet LEED Platinum and net zero standards. According to press information, this 180,000 square-foot facility is a testament to Delta’s commitment to sustainability. Over 1,000 MWh of electricity is expected to […]
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Radio Flyer Inc’s company headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, has earned LEED Platinum certification, the company announced this week. Focused on environmentally sustainable practices, the certification acknowledges the key design decisions made on the project, including the renovation of existing warehouse space, dedicated recycling areas, and geo-thermal heating and cooling systems. “Our mission is to create […]
There is a considerable amount of useful information available from this Clean Technica post on last week’s Geothermal Energy Association Washington D.C. conference. Keep this information nearby because we are certain to hear more news in the coming decade on geothermal energy. [repostus hash=b2f03257f52ade6d82ddb9b10893d141 title=Perspectives+on+the+Geothermal+Energy+Association+Showcase+in+DC host=Clean+Technica short=1cTY0 snip=The+fourth+annual+GEA+International+Geothermal+Energy+Showcase+concluded+Wednesday%2C+May+23%2C+in+Washington+DC.+The+conference+featured+countries+and+projects+in+6+different+regions+of+the+world%3A+Asia+and+the+Pacific%2C+Europe%2C+Turkey%2C+Latin+America%2C+the+Caribbean%2C+and+East+Africa.+Presentations+by+corporate%26hellip%3B thumb=http%3A%2F%2Fimg.1.rp-api.com%2Fthumb%2F2059917 jump=2]
Tragedy in Japan reminds us the vulnerability we face as our dependence on Energy comes into conflict with the Environment and technology advances we have yet to understand. Our full reliance on natural resources causes depletion of the same resources which causes us to seek different energy sources.
Building a greener dwelling isn’t some lofty idea but practical solutions we all must make to build a more sustainable future. As we started with consideration of space in Green Building 101-Week 1; How Defines Us in Terms of Sustainable Building; Now, we look at the environment around us as we build our Eco-conscious dwelling. By building in harmony with the natural environment and cooperating instead of fighting with the regional climate; Green Building takes a passive approach which requires less energy to run once the building is erected. Bioclimatic design is utilized during the design phase of a home or building.
North Carolina church goes green and holds to their traditions of cherishing the Earth. How’d they do it?