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Program Offering Energy-Efficiency and Savings Entice Homeowners To Incorporate Green Technology

A study sponsored by the Chicagoland Natural Energy Savings Program uncovered several good reasons why homeowners should not hesitant to make energy-efficient improvements to their homes, such as installing up-to-date, high-efficiency furnaces, boilers, or water heaters.  The study, conducted online … Continue reading

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GTI Plan Transforms L.A. River District Into Eco-Paradise

Visionaries at the Green Technology Institute (GTI) have a bold new plan for the city of Los Angeles. The Institute proposes transforming the land along the L.A. River into a futuristic  “Cleantech Corridor” aptly named Green River Village. It will encompass … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Selects Top Cleantech Companies

Recently the Wall Street Journal selected the top ten promising venture-backed Cleantech companies. The results of this survey were announced Thursday at the Journal’s ECO: Nomics Executive Conference in Santa Barbara, Calif. The purpose of the ranking is to spotlight those green start-ups companies … Continue reading

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The USGBC Anounces Top Ten Leed-Certified States

The top ten list of states engaged in LEED-certified building projects in 2010 was just released by the U.S. Green Building Council. The council looked at commercial and institutional green buildings all over the country, measuring square footage on a … Continue reading

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California Approves First Green Apprenticeship Occupation

In a move to satisfy the growing demand for skilled workers in the increasingly competitive solar photovoltaic systems (PV) industry, the California Department of Industrial Relations/Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DIR/DAS) has released guidelines for the first Green apprenticeship occupation. These … Continue reading

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