Macy's Goes Green In California
Macy's today announced it will install solar power systems and significantly reduce energy consumption in 26 stores throughout California in partnership with SunPower Corporation, a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of high-efficiency, commercially available solar cells, solar panels and solar systems.
Wachovia Financial Centers 'Go Green' in California
California consumers will be the first in the nation to experience new "green" Wachovia financial centers this fall.
Growing Number of Americans Think That Solar Electricity Should Be Offered on All New Homes
According to a recent Roper survey commissioned by Sharp Electronics Corporation, nearly 90 percent of Americans think that solar electricity should be an option for all new home construction, up significantly from one year ago (79 percent).
Majority Of Public Say Yes To HIPS Despite Government Doubt
Despite the announcement by the Government to delay the introduction
of Home Information Packs (HIPs) until 1st August 2007, when they will
become compulsory for all houses with four or more bedrooms in the UK,
new research from Hyder Consulting reveals that the majority of UK
adults are in favour of the introduction of HIPs, with 51% claiming
that a property's energy efficiency rating is a key consideration
when purchasing a new home.
USG Corporation Registers New Headquarters Office as LEED for Commercial Interiors Space
USG Corporation today announced that it has registered its new headquarters, 550 W Adams St, as LEED for Commercials Interiors (CI) registered space, the US Green Building Council's voluntary rating standard for green design and construction of tenant improvements.
Green Technology and Saving Energy Now Include Using Recycled Plate Glass on the Roof of Your Home
Who would have ever thought that using recycled plate glass on the roof of your home could help you save money on your energy bill - and play a role in restoring and extending the life of your roof?.
PBS to Air New Weekly Television Series Dedicated to 'Building Green'
Building Green TV announced today
that its new weekly television series about creating beautiful homes and
buildings in harmony with the environment is set to air on PBS affiliate
stations across the country starting June 5, 2007.
Yahoo! Issues 'Greenest City in America' Challenge With Reward of Hybrid Taxi Fleet
With the multi-megawatt backdrop of New York City's Times Square, Yahoo! Inc will
issue a challenge today in search of the greenest city in America.
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