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Greenbuild 2010

Wed, 2010-12-08 12:23

The Greenbuild International Conference and Expo is the largest green conference in the world, and this year’s event in Chicago proved to be no exception with roughly 30,000 in attendance. Everblue also held a raffle drawing for an AmazonKindle™ electronic book reader, one of the coolest inventions of the 21st century. Michael Hicks with Scott&Goble Architects of Tulsa, OK. was the lucky winner – Congratulations Michael!

New York and Kentucky Energy and Efficiency Updates

Thu, 2010-12-02 10:40

With little action at the federal level last week given the Thanksgiving break, we are highlighting positive stories from around the country.

New York On-Bill Financing

Incumbent Worker Training Grants in NJ and NV

Tue, 2010-11-23 11:50

New Jersey and Northern Nevada Employers-if you have considered training your employees in any of our programs, now is the time to commit! The nationally recognized State Energy Sector Partnership program funded by the Recovery Act through the Department of Labor has awarded Nevada and New Jersey over $6 million to provide employers with funds to cover the full cost of training to prepare workers to meet the demand for emerging careers in energy efficiency and sustainable development. Both states are now taking applications for these training funds and the deadline is approaching fast!

Employment Opportunity in Colorado!

Wed, 2010-11-17 17:46

Attention all BPI Building Analyst, Envelope Shell Professionals, and energy auditors!

Energy Legislation Update

Wed, 2010-11-17 10:52

In early September, Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) declared climate legislation dead, indicating that the Senate would have to pursue smaller, piecemeal bills. Many bills were quickly introduced, but the Senate left for mid-term campaigning before taking action. With Congress now back in session, a number of these smaller bills, dealing with energy production, tax credits, and energy efficiency, are fighting to make it to the floor before the end of the year.

Everblue International LEED Class

Tue, 2010-11-16 15:15

What an incredible week to be in London! Everblue conducts successful international LEED class amidst news making events and Remembrance Day reflections.

Overview of Renewable Energy and Sustainability

Mon, 2010-11-15 09:31

Attention Workforce Development Agencies, Employers, Business/Industry, and Professional Organizations:

Webinar: An Overview of Renewable Energy and Sustainability
November 30th, 2010 at 4pm EST

Recovery Through Retrofit Program

Wed, 2010-11-10 11:02

The goal of the Recovery Through Retrofit Program is to save homeowners money and to create jobs.

This program was born last May when Vice President Biden asked the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) to develop a proposal for Federal action that would expand green job opportunities in the United States and boost energy savings by improving home energy efficiency. As a result of Vice President Biden's request, the CEQ facilitated a broad interagency process that resulted in the Recovery Through Retrofit report, which was released last October.

Energy Workforce Growth Projections

Fri, 2010-11-05 11:05

Anyone interested in the field of energy efficiency or the "green industry" should not be discouraged that the Home Star bill has yet to pass. Our stance is that not only is becoming a more independent and energy efficient nation the right thing to do, but we believe it is vital to the long term prosperity of our nation.

What the Election Means for Green Jobs

Thu, 2010-11-04 10:31

So the mid term elections are over and the Republicans have taken over the house and picked up a bunch of seats in the Senate. This probably means the next two years will be different than the last two with some good news and some bad news along the way. Let’s get the bad news out of the way first.


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