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Where the 2016 Presidential Candidates Stand on Climate Change

Wed, 2015-10-14 15:31

The first Democratic debate kicked off last night on CNN, and, as one might expect, the topic of climate change surfaced in a way we’ve never seen before.

LEED Credentials Help Pros Rise to the Top

Thu, 2015-10-08 15:19

A few months ago, we evaluated the 40 Under 40 award winners from Consulting-Specifying Engineer, a trade publication and website for professional engineers who design mechanical, electrical, electronic, and related systems for commercial, industrial, and institutional projects. Our analysis showed that 62.5% of the honorees held a LEED AP BD+C or a LEED AP credential.

Say Goodbye to Climate Change Skeptics

Wed, 2015-09-30 10:24

The Associated Press (AP) recently announced an update to its AP Stylebook regarding climate change skeptics. The AP Stylebook is a standard reference guide for journalists, meant to ensure consistency in word choice, usage, and spelling in all editorial work. With more and more news centered on climate change, it became necessary for the AP staff to review its existing listing about climate change and confirm that the guidance accurately reflects the current public opinion and tone on the subject.

New LEED Rebates for KY Commercial Buildings

Wed, 2015-09-16 11:03

(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) -­‐ U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Kentucky announced on 9/15 that Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company (LG&E and KU) now offer rebates from $2,000 to $10,000 for commercial buildings achieving a LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, certification.

How to Earn a Solar Certification (Visual)

Tue, 2015-09-15 10:13

Last Updated: 2017-04-20 02:12

We see a lot of job-changers entering the clean energy workforce who want to become solar panel installers but don't know where to begin. In a growing and thriving industry like this, there are a number of entry points that you can consider. One of those is NABCEP Certification.

Top 10 States for Solar Energy

Thu, 2015-09-10 10:09

Last Updated: 2017-06-26 12:33

In-depth research from the Frontier Group was released last week regarding the top states that helped drive America’s solar energy boom in 2014. The report, which is the third annual of its kind, analyzes the policies in each of the top states and explains why these programs helped to grow the solar energy industry.

U.S. Green Building Council Names New CEO

Tue, 2015-09-08 13:47

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Board of Directors announced today that USGBC’s Chief Operating Officer Mahesh Ramanujam has been named incoming Chief Executive Officer, and will move into the role after Rick Fedrizzi, the visionary co-founder of USGBC and current CEO, steps down at the end of 2016.

Incentives for Energy-Efficient Builders in NJ

Thu, 2015-09-03 11:43

Last Updated: 2017-04-20 02:16

Becoming a BPI Energy Auditor (Visual)

Tue, 2015-09-01 12:12

Last Updated: 2017-04-10 02:18

When participants enroll in a BPI training course, they make a commitment to helping their residential customers lower their energy usage (and their energy-related bills!). Similarly, these home energy auditing professionals also identify opportunities in a home that provide greater safety, durability, and enhanced indoor air quality for home occupants. This noble occupation provides an incredible service to homeowners who may be unaware of how their home impacts their health and safety.

Training With a Purpose

Tue, 2015-08-25 10:03

Last Updated: 2017-04-20 02:21

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