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Post date: 25 paź 2010
Type: Odnośnik

The key state-specific rankings in the 2010 ACEEE Scorecard are as follows:The four most-improved states – Utah (tied for #12, up 11 spots from 2009), Arizona (#18, up 11 spots), New Mexico (#22, up eight spots), and Alaska (#37, up eight spots) – climbed at least eight spots since the 2009 Scorecard. In general, the Southwest region demonstrated considerable progress from 2009 to 2010.
Post date: 21 paź 2010
Type: Aktualności

“The National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities has received considerable accolades and is widely referenced within the educational facilities community,” said NCEF Director Judy Marks, Hon. AIA. “Architects, engineers, facility managers, school administrators, teachers and other faculty members, students, school planning committees, financial advisors, community groups and the media all rely on the resources NCEF compiles on its website and the expertise of its staff.”
Post date: 13 paź 2010
Type: Aktualności

This is Stronghold's third solar installation at Seal Beach. Between them, the three systems boast over 2,000 panels, generating roughly 6.5 per cent of the Naval facility's total power needs. It brings the Navy close to meeting a goal set out by the Energy Policy Act of 2005, which mandated that it increase its use of renewable energy to 7.5 per cent of overall energy use. Stronghold also hopes that the project will serve as an inspiration to the owners and managers of other parking lots in the US, which offer vast expanses of flat, sun- soaked roof perfect for solar installations.
Post date: 7 paź 2010
Type: Aktualności

Secretary Chu and Chair Sutley made the announcement during CEQ's 2010 GreenGov Symposium, which is bringing together leaders from Federal, state and local governments, nonprofit and academic communities and the private sector to identify opportunities around greening the Federal Government. "This project reflects President Obama's strong commitment to U.S. leadership in solar energy and the jobs it will create here at home," said Secretary Chu.  "Deploying solar energy technologies across the country will help America lead the global economy for years to come."
Post date: 7 paź 2010
Type: Aktualności

Post date: 7 paź 2010
Type: Publication

The latest protocol interprets and applies the GHG accounting principles established by WRI’s “Corporate Standard” to the unique structures and needs of the government. To develop the case studies and best practices featured in the protocol, LMI and WRI convened a stakeholder group with over a hundred federal, state, and local government managers and contractors, as well as leaders from voluntary GHG reporting programs. The result is that the protocol offers guidance on key areas of concern for government inventories, including:
Post date: 6 paź 2010
Type: Aktualności