The U.S. Department of Energy has developed a new resource to help federal facility and energy managers estimate operations and maintenance costs and savings for their financed energy projects.
The health risks of mold in buildings make scientists nervous -- but not because they think mold is toxic. By David Kozlowski
A brief summary of the scientific and political backdrop against which the field of climate management is taking shape, as well as an introduction to the structure and content of ClimateBiz.
A new report from the Pew Center on Global Climate Change aims to help policy-makers better understand the patterns of capital investment and the factors that affect these patterns.
An ever-growing human demand on water for irrigation, industry, and municipal use is radically diminishing and damaging natural habitats, reports the January/February edition of World Watch...
Facilities facing increasing water and sewer bills are turning to new and old ways to save water and money. By David Kozlowski
Fluorescent lamp makers, including General Electric, Sylvania, and Phillips, will soon be required by Vermont law to label all lamps containing mercury sold in-state.
The new public library here is bursting with green technology that fans in fresh air and floods the reading areas in natural light, while saving the city money on utility bills.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is stepping up its campaign urging businesses to adopt free software that allows IT departments to turn on built-in energy-saving features in desktop...
To improve energy efficiency in buildings and in manufacturing, the U.S. Department of Energy recently announced awards totaling $4.4 million to advance energy efficient, environmentally clean...
A research project to develop eco-friendly food packaging from latex is nearing its completion at the University of Karlstadt, in Sweden. Coating packaging in the material is said to be an eco-...
Toyota improved fuel efficiency by 4% to 8% in nine vehicle configurations and reduced energy consumption per unit of production at its North American plants by 7% between 2001 and 2002, a new...
David Clough, co-founder of online recruitment firm GreenEnergyJobs.com, details his company’s successful switch to 100% green energy. By Emily Rabin
Sokol Blosser Winery has become the first winery in the U.S. to be awarded LEED 2.0 Silver Level Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.
UPS will introduce the package delivery industry's first alternative fuel Class 8 tractors.
With his feet planted firmly in the realities of the present-day world, Toyota Motor Corp. president Fujio Cho looks hopefully to the future as he guides the global automaker in its pursuit of...
Johns Manville Formaldehyde-free building insulation was recently named to the top ten new green building products by BuildingGreen, Inc.
The European Parliament has adopted laws obliging manufacturers to pay for the recycling of electrical goods ranging from shavers to refrigerators and laptop computers.
The impact of environmental issues on how consumers choose, buy, and use products and services.
The argument that SRI funds always under-perform has been finally disproved with a number of ethical pension funds that are regularly out-performing. By Tony Levene and Simon Birch