Today's News on Building Energy Performance
SCHOOLS: Desert colleges praised for efficiency efforts:
College of the Desert and Copper Mountain College were two of five community colleges recognized for their energy efficiency and sustainability practices by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors. Skyline College, Cañada College, and...
(The Press-Enterprise)

 
University Pledges to Reduce Energy, Water Consumption 20 Percent by 2020: The University has joined the voluntary 25 x 20 Energy Benchmarking Campaign, launched by the St. Louis High Performance Building Initiative, to benchmark its building energy use. The initiative ties seamlessly with energy and water...
(Saint Louis University)

 
MGM Resorts International's Sustainability Program Receives "Galaxy" Star Award from the Alliance to Save Energy: WASHINGTON, DC, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) received the Alliance to Save Energy's highest honor, the "Galaxy" Star of Energy Efficiency Award at a special awards ceremony this week in Washington, D.C...
(PR Newswire)

 

Energy Efficiency Financing
Dominion Foundation Awards $200,000 To Eight Ohio Colleges:
CLEVELAND, OH, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight Ohio institutions will receive a combined $200,000 in Dominion...
 
(CNNMoney)
 

Energy saving renovations planned for University Club building:
Milwaukee, WI-based PACE Equity LLC, a property assessed clean energy project originator, today announced the first PACE...
(BizTimes Milwaukee)
 

Green Building
Two downtown office buildings hope to lure new tenants with lower energy costs:
Retrofitting two well-known office buildings in downtown Portland, OR, to meet LEED standards has cut...
 
(Portland Business Journal)
 

 

Sustainability
The Ultimate Sustainable Campus Map: WIND TURBINE: The University of Maine at Presque Isle was the first university...
(Portland Press Herald)

 
Technology
University of California Makes Big Commitment to Solar:
The University of California's motto is "Let there be light." The school is living up to this sentiment with a major...
(PV Solar Report)

 
Illinois Ranks Third in U.S. in Schools Going Solar:
WASHINGTON, DC - With a growing commitment to renewable energy, Illinois now ranks third in the nation in the number...
(National Journal)

 
Events
2014 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo: The 2014 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo will be held...
(Dexigner)

 
International
Jamaica aims to double renewable energy capacity:
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) Sun-splashed, wind-swept Jamaica positioned itself Thursday to nearly double the amount...
(The New Zealand Herald)

 
Guest Blog: India's Solar Cities Shine Light on Renewable Energy and Efficiency: The new Indian government has marked 100 days in office this month. With "fresh" being the buzzword...
(Switchboard: Natural Resource Defense Council Staff Blog)

 
 
     

 

 

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