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New USGBC Research Explores Green Building Industry’s Role in Highlighting the Importance of Buildings...

As part of its Living Standard initiative, today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released a new U.S. public research report titled Standard Issue that sets out to better gauge how the public feels about issues at the core of the green building community’s mission
DOE

Prize Builds on DOE Efforts to Spur U.S. Innovation through Competition to Accelerate Technology...

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a prize competition to spur innovation in wave energy-powered desalination systems. The Waves to Water Prize will draw upon
SEIA

S.C. House Passes Pro-Jobs, Pro-Consumer Energy Bill; Solar Industry Urges Senate to Follow

The solar industry commended the South Carolina House of Representatives for unanimously passing a landmark energy bill, The Energy Freedom Act, on a bipartisan vote, and urged the Senate to quickly
ASE

Alliance Urges Congress To Tap Energy Efficiency In Infrastructure Policy To Reduce Costs, Carbon...

Congress has an opportunity to lower the price tag and carbon footprint of a nationwide infrastructure initiative by incorporating energy efficiency into its policy proposals
Environment America

Environment America Partners With Students and Faculty to Urge Colleges and Universities to Shift...

Environment America, along with students across the country, will launch 50 campaigns in 15 states this year, imploring colleges and universities to generate 100 percent of their energy from renewable sources.

Experts Gather in Miami to Discuss the Role of Parks in Building Climate Resilient...

Park leaders from across the country will gather in Miami, Florida, Jan. 16–18, 2019, to discuss the increasing role park and recreation agencies play in developing climate-resilient communities. Organized by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)
ASE

Alliance Statement On Daniel Simmons’ Confirmation To Lead DOE’s Energy Efficiency Programs Office

The Alliance to Save Energy released the following statement from President Jason Hartke on Thursday after the U.S. Senate on Wednesday evening confirmed Daniel Simmons to be DOE’s Assistant Secretary of Energy heading the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy:

The Most Effective Ways to Make Your Hotel or Resort More Eco-Friendly

One of the most cost-effective methods of updating a hotel or resort is to invest in measures that will either decrease energy usage or lower their demand for power from an external grid. So, what are the most effective ways in which a hotel can renovate and remodel their complex to be more eco-friendly and energy efficient?
SEIA

D.C. City Council Passes Historic 100 Percent Renewable Electricity Bill

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) welcomed the Washington, D.C. City Council’s passage of a landmark bill that will move the District to 100 percent renewable electricity by 2032, including specific requirements to grow solar energy.
SEIA

SEIA Statement on the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Report

Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on today's release of the 2018 Farm Bill conference report: "We're pleased to see continued bipartisan support for the Rural Energy for America Program
USGBC

Greenbuild 2018 Comes to a Close, USGBC Announces New Initiatives and Updates to LEED

The Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, presented by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and owned and operated by Informa Exhibitions, concluded last week in Chicago, where thousands of members of the global green building community gathered.
USGBC

USGBC Announces all LEED Certified Green Buildings Eligible for LEED Recertification

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that it will begin offering LEED recertification for all LEED certified projects. To be eligible for certification, projects must submit 12 months of data demonstrating continued or improved performance.
USGBC

World’s Leading Green Building Organizations Team Up to Accelerate Progress to Advance Green Buildings,...

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the BRE Group (BRE) have announced a partnership that will promote the expertise of both organizations and harness their combined industry insights, to deliver a new industry approach to green building performance, solutions and benchmarking.
USGBC

2018 International Green Construction Code Released

The 2018 International Green Construction Code (2018-IgCC) was released today by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), International Code Council, ASHRAE and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES).
Environment America

From Sea to Shining Sea, Mayors Call for More Solar Energy

Environment America Research & Policy Center will release a letter, signed by over 200 mayors representing cities and towns in all fifty states, calling for more solar energy in communities across the country. The Mayors for Solar Energy span the political spectrum, as well as a broad range of city sizes and budgets
DOE

Department of Energy Announces $53 Million in New Projects to Advance Solar Technologies

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced selections for up to $53 million in new projects to advance early-stage solar technologies. Through the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office, DOE will fund 53 innovative research projects that will lower solar electricity costs and support a growing solar workforce.
DOE

Energy Department Announces its Solar Decathlon Student Competition, Applications Due November 6

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is excited to announce its Solar Decathlon student competition to challenge collegiate teams to design and build high-performance, energy-efficient buildings

Federal Court Orders Tax Scheme Promoters to Disgorge $50 Million in Gains From Fraudulent...

A federal court in Salt Lake City, Utah, ordered R. Gregory Shepard and Neldon Johnson and Utah companies RaPower-3 LLC, and International Automated Systems, Inc., to disgorge over $50 million in gross receipts from facilitating and promoting an abusive tax scheme involving false tax deductions and solar energy credits

Community Recovery Resource Center offers services through Saturday

Saturday, October 6 is the last day to apply for the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Program (D-SNAP), better known as Disaster Food Stamps, at the Community Recovery Resource Center. The center is located at Independence Mall in the former Sears store, 3500 Oleander Drive in Wilmington.
Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI)

U.S. Green Building Council and SUMe Announce the Return of Greenbuild to Mexico City...

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announces that Greenbuild, the world’s largest green building conference experience, is returning to México City June 18-19, 2019 and taking place at the Hilton Mexico City Reforma

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Software to Boost Your Profits & Career in Property Management

The way that your day to day role as a property management employee should be changing at this moment as the industry has taken a completely new twist in the short-term lease area of the job. I would really like to share with you my experiences in on the big changes that have been happening in my company.