Alcoa announced today that its Kawneer business, the leading manufacturer of architectural aluminum building products and systems for commercial construction, has launched its 2008 sustainability campaign, reinforcing Kawneer’s commitment to the green movement and highlighting its range of sustainable products.
As members of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) prepare for the launch of the NAHB National Green Building Program, they're planning on getting educated - in droves.
Honeywell today announced that Poway Unified School District in San Diego, Calif. has awarded the company a solar project that is expected to save the district more than $1 million in energy costs over the next 20 years. Under the agreement, Honeywell will install solar arrays at four of the district's schools and sell the electricity the panels produce to the district.
While the William J. Clinton Presidential Center has earned a reputation as the gold standard in environmentally friendly design, the Little Rock, Ark., structure has added a new designation -- the Platinum rating for its LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environment Design) certification, thanks in part to its agreement with Green Mountain Energy Company's BeGreen division.
Photovoltaic (PV) technology is set to become one of France's fastest growing energy sources over the next decade, as dramatic increases in world oil prices radically shift the balance in favour of renewable energy sources.
Air-source heat pumps typically deliver 1 1/2 to three times more heating energy to a home than the electric energy they consume. This is possible because heat pumps move heat rather than convert it from a fuel.
Defense Holdings, Inc. (DHi) announced that the New York City Department of Buildings has formally granted a Materials and Equipment Acceptance (MEA) number to the company's breakthrough AfterGloTM High Performance Photoluminescent Green safety paint.
The European Commission has today agreed on a far-reaching package of proposals that will deliver the European Council's commitments to fight climate change and promote renewable energy. The proposals demonstrate that the targets agreed last year are technologically and economically possible and provide a unique business opportunity for thousands of European companies. These measures will dramatically increase the use of renewable energy in each country and set legally enforceable targets for governments to achieve them.
On 28 January the European Commission will launch the second EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW 2008). It is the world's largest open forum on sustainable energy bringing together stakeholders on a local, regional, national and European level to debate strategies for a more sustainable future in terms of renewable energy sources, energy efficiency, clean transport and alternative fuels.
Low Carbon Accelerator Limited has announced that it has made a further investment of £320,000 in QuantaSol Limited following the achievement of certain milestones. This brings LCA's total equity ownership to 25.6%.