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Top 10 Remodeling Solutions for Energy Savings
From energy conservation to green building techniques to new materials... water conservation and human behaviors -- important new trends and innovations are changing the roof over our heads.
Innovation Note: Opportunities in Renewable Energy & Power
Renewable energy is undergoing a global transformation to cope with today's environmental, economic, health and resource scarcity challenges. The day of assuming endless supplies of petroleum resources is over, and countries and companies are looking for "renewable" sources that happen within the earth's systems: solar beams, winds, waves, biomass and even human energy! Innovation and commercialization of renewable energy is in full swing, offering jobs, investment opportunities, as well as business opportunities to help create the vision and implement the solutions.
Join the NEW Zero Energy Commercial Buildings Consortium
The National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) will convene
the Zero-Energy Commercial Buildings Consortium in order to support the
U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Net-Zero Energy Commercial Building
Energy Productivity is Highest in California
Energy efficiency and productivity is higher in California
than the rest of the country because of sunlight availability, but also regulations to increase energy efficiency and reduce pollution. It takes both.
Solar Energy in Obama's Energy Plan (slideshow)
Renewable energy is a high priority for President Elect Obama.
Obama's Weatherization & Remodeling Strategy
Low income home weatherization will reduce energy bills, provide energy efficiency green jobs, and reduce financial stress for struggling families, especially in severe weather regions.
California leads with green jobs in enviromental innovation
"This is the breakout growth sector of the next generation," said the author of Next 10's report, "Energy Efficiency, Innovation, and Job Creation in California".
DOE: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Power Purchase Agreements Remove Installation Costs for Solar Installations
Solar Power Partners is one provider of PPAs, who use their own source of funds to build solar energy facilities.
Take Action to Encourage and Preserve Federal Incentives for Solar, Wind, Geothermal & Other Sustainable Energy Technologies
Federal incentives for solar, wind, geothermal, and other sustainable technologies need repeated consumer support to strengthen the renewable infrastructure.
*Continuing Education for Building
Continuing education for remodeling and green building benefits from building codes, renewable energy, energy effciency, natural systems, compliance regulations, and knowledge of green, high performance materials, appliances, equipment and whole building optimization methods.
Energy is the focus of national security, home energy efficiency, business ROI, and even at the core of health, global trade and vehicle choice. We have tough energy choices to make at home, at work and in our communities. We will bring you solutions for more sustainable energy management at home and in the workplace.
Energy Generation & Smart Grid
Distributed Energy Generation & the Smart Grid are reengineering our power system. Renewable energy and local energy generation will radically change the way your home, office and car are built and used. Learn more about practical solutions.
Geothermal Energy for Heating and Cooling
Geothermal systems for capturing energy for HVAC systems can tap temperature differences in earth's subsurface as well as water pipes. Geothermal systems for retrofitting buildings provide geothermal heating and cooling solutions and we will bring you info on geothermal solutions.
US 2009 Infrastructure Funding
US 2009 Infrastructure Funding for renewable energy companies, ARRA funding for cities and states, and renewable energy training and education will strengthen the renewable energy infrastructure.
Edited by Carolyn Allen, Managing Editor of Solutions For Green