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green-building iconElectricians Evolving in an Age of LEED Certification
by Heather Philipp on 03/29/2010

Here's a quick synopsis of an article from Software Advice regarding electricians as energy contractors to support their clients' LEED certification.

We are nearing a renaissance of electrical contracting. Software Advice, a website that reviews electrical software, thinks the electrician will soon transition into an "energy contractor" to meet... [more]

sustainable-business iconAvoiding Greenwashing: Carbon Neutral
by Heather Philipp on 03/16/2010

What is the difference between buying renewable energy to offset power use and being "wind powered"? We take a closer look here...

"100% Wind-Powered" "We use 100% wind power." "We use renewable energy." These are all statements that are used to describe a few different ways that people support and/or use renewable energy,... [more]

sustainable-business iconAvoiding Greenwashing: Wind Power Purchases
by Heather Philipp on 03/16/2010

What is the difference between buying renewable energy to offset power use and being "wind powered"? We take a closer look here...

"100% Wind-Powered" "We use 100% wind power." "We use renewable energy." These are all statements that are used to describe a few different ways that people support and/or use renewable energy,... [more]

sustainable-business iconQuayle Hodek 40 Under Forty TV Interview
by Heather Philipp on 03/12/2010

In this video interview with BCBR's Emily Trayers, Quayle talks about wind power present and future. Read more...

In a brief interview conducted at this year's Boulder County Business Report Forty Under 40 Awards, Emily Trayers of BCBR talked with Renewable Choice Energy founder and CEO Quayle Hodek about... [more]

sustainable-business iconWalmart's Road to Self & Supplier Sustainability
by Heather Philipp on 03/09/2010

Since 2005, Walmart has been diving feet-first into sustainability. Read more and watch the video.

The launch of Walmart's Sustainability Index last year turned a lot of heads in the retail and environmental space and many of us watched and waited to see how serious it was. Many have... [more]

industry-news iconReport Shows Greater U.S. Wind Resources
by Kevin Maddaford on 03/09/2010

A new study by NREL shows the U.S. has greater wind resources than previously estimated.

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and AWS Truewind, a renewable energy consulting firm, have collaborated on a project to update information about wind energy resources... [more]

sustainable-business iconGraham Hill Tells Suppliers Why & How To Reduce GHG's
by Heather Philipp on 03/03/2010

Graham Hill of Treehugger.com outlines for businesses why greenhouse gases are significant and how to reduce them as part of Walmart's GHG reduction announcement February 24, 2010.

Treehugger.com has joined with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) to support the sustainability initiatives of Walmart with recent partnership in announcing the retailer's... [more]

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