Articles Tagged with ''green''

Geothermal Helps Show House Dig Deep for Energy Savings

February 6, 2012
The 2011 Idea Show House, located in the Creekside Village community in Shelby Township, Mich., is a stylish 4,000-square-foot home that features innovative design and green, sustainable living. One of its primary green features is a geothermal heating and cooling system.

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Feb. 1, 2012: Thornton Tomasetti Acquires Green Building Consulting Firm

February 1, 2012
Thornton Tomasetti, an international engineering firm, has announced the acquisition of Fore Solutions, a green building consulting firm that Thornton Tomasetti said will allow it to significantly expand its sustainability consulting services and integrate green objectives across all its practices.

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Consultant Lists Top 10 Green Building Trends for 2012

January 23, 2012
Green building consultant Jerry Yudelson, CEO of Yudelson Associates in Tucson, Ariz., released his annual list of green building trends for 2012, what he calls “MegaTrends.”

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BPI Develops Green Jobs Connection

January 23, 2012
The Building Performance Institute Inc. (BPI) and the National Association for State Community Services Programs (NASCSP) are partnering to promote BPI’s Green Jobs Connection.

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Jan. 13, 2012: USGBC Releases Inaugural 'Best of Green Schools 2011' List

January 13, 2012
The U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC’s) Center for Green Schools, working in conjunction with its founding sponsor, United Technologies Corp., released its inaugural Best of Green Schools 2011 list recognizing school administrators and government leaders in 10 categories for their efforts to create sustainable learning environments.

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Seminar Teaches Contractors Green Tech

January 9, 2012
The role of air conditioning and heating contractors — as well as those in the refrigeration sector — played a big part in a seminar called “Going Green and Paying for It: Green Tools for Municipalities” presented by the Illinois Chapter of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).

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Jan. 4, 2012: International Green Construction Code Adopts AMCA’s Fan Standard

January 4, 2012
The International Green Construction Code (IGCC) has become the first building code to adopt minimum efficiency levels based on AMCA Standard 205, Energy Classification for Fans.

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Sustainability Displayed

December 26, 2011
Green Builder Media, North America’s leading media company focused on sustainable living, recently announced its plans to construct the Vision House, a green home exhibit in Innoventions located in the heart of Epcot®.

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Pro Energy Consultants Introduces 'It's EASY Being Green' Campaign

December 26, 2011
Pro Energy Consultants of Dallas has introduced the company’s “It’s EASY Being Green” campaign to educate consumers about practical and cost-effective ways to improve a home’s overall energy performance, increase indoor comfort, and lower energy bills.

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Dec. 16, 2011: Carrier Announces Keynote Speakers for 2012 Global Engineering Conference

December 16, 2011
Five leading experts in green building technologies, sustainable design and engineering practices will serve as the keynote speakers for Carrier’s 11th Global Engineering Conference, scheduled for March 18-20, 2012 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

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