| ||September 21, 2011 |
| LEED Opportunities With District Energy |
By J. TIM GRIFFIN, PE, CEM, LEED AP; RMF Engineering Inc.; Raleigh, N.C.
|Aspects of district energy systems align very well with core goals of the U.S. Green Building Council. Understanding these aspects creates scenarios in which connecting a proposed building to district energy increases the level of LEED certification that can be achieved. [More] |
| Getting Acquainted With Social Media |
By SCOTT ARNOLD, Executive Editor, [email protected]
|Did you hear about the 20-in.-long, highly poisonous Egyptian cobra that went missing from an exhibit at the Bronx Zoo last March? [More] |
| Report: Installed Cost of Solar Photovoltaic Systems Declined Significantly in U.S. in 2010 and 2011 |
|The installed cost of solar photovoltaic (PV) power systems in the United States fell substantially in 2010 and into the first half of 2011, the latest edition of an annual report released by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) reveals. [More] |
| Free Mobile Tool Calculates Energy Costs of HVAC Filters |
|A new analysis tool from Kimberly-Clark Filtration allows users to estimate the life-cycle cost and environmental impact of HVAC air filters via smart phone or other mobile device. [More] |
| New York City Mayor, Pulitzer Prize Winner, and Political Commentator to Speak at Greenbuild 2011 |
|New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, medical anthropologist and physician Paul Farmer, and ABC News political commentator Cokie Roberts will address the more than 25,000 attendees expected for the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC’s) Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, which will take place Oct. 4-7 in Toronto. [More] |
| Danfoss EnVisioneering Symposium to Focus on Practical Future of Smart Grid and Whole-Building-Systems Approach |
|Danfoss, manufacturer of high-efficiency electronic and mechanical components for air-conditioning, heating, refrigeration, and motion systems, will hold its next EnVisioneering Symposium—“The Grid, Systems & Buildings: A Glimpse Over the Horizon”—Nov. 11 in Bonita Springs, Fla. [More] |
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