Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 10/24/2011 - 6:42pm
If Cornell University were to win the city’s competition to build a new science graduate school, it would install on Roosevelt Island almost four acres of solar panels, 500 geothermal wells, and buildings with the rare distinction of generating as much power as they use.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Thu, 10/20/2011 - 8:06pm
LiveRoof®, LLC, the top horticultural science company in the green roof industry, and Riverbend Nursery, Inc., a wholesale container nursery in LiveRoof’s national network of licensed regional growers, announced that the LiveRoof® Hybrid Green Roof System has been chosen for five new green roof projects in North Carolina. The new LiveRoof installations include:
Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools, Career Tech Center, 3,000 square feet;
Submitted by Ann McClure on Thu, 10/20/2011 - 7:59pm
Lansing Community College and its partners are launching a new program to develop education and training in integrated building science to help meet the demand for a skilled workforce in Michigan's expanding green building industry.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 10/19/2011 - 6:47pm
While Loyola University was closed for fall break, work began Monday to cut down a massive live oak estimated to be as old as the Uptown school to make way for the expansion of Monroe Hall. Felling the century-old tree was a last resort, according to university officials.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Thu, 10/13/2011 - 6:12pm
Wasting food, the cost of coal and climate change are all topics planned to be debated at Grand Valley State University during “Sustainability Week,” as staff and students try to lead a “zero-impact” lifestyle.