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Real Estate Industry Quietly Embracing Green Development, Progressive Investor Reports

Although much less public than the major media announcements of the world's largest corporations, GE and Wal-Mart, the real estate industry is quietly transforming by embracing sustainable business practices and green technologies.

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.

Top 10 Ways for Commercial Buildings to Save Energy

To commemorate Earth Day and bring awareness to the importance of energy conservation in commercial buildings, The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International today released its top 10 ways for building owners and managers to reduce energy consumption.

EcoManor Showcases Crestron "Green" Technology

Atlanta-based Interior Media, a leading provider of residential electronic systems, installed a "green" energy monitoring and management system at EcoManor using Crestron automation and control technology.

Help for Assessors as UK Code for Sustainable Homes Goes Live

Technical guidance to help the building industry deliver key improvements to the energy efficiency of new homes has been published by Communities and Local Government.

Echelon Announces Green Technology Design Contest

Echelon Corporation, a leading provider of networking technology that is used to manage and reduce energy consumption, today announced an innovative design contest focused on using control and sensing networks to develop green systems and products to help reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions.

Buildings Can Play a Key Role in Combating Climate Change

Significant gains can be made in efforts to combat global warming by reducing energy use and improving energy efficiency in buildings.

Powerit Enables Industrial Customers to Participate in Utility Demand Response Incentive Programs

Powerit Solutions, LLC ("Powerit"), global leader in intelligent energy-demand management ("DM"), is helping industrial companies reap the rewards of utility company incentive programs aimed at curtailing demand for electricity at peak load times.

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