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A Social Network for Buildings... Honestly?

Karla Zens | Posted 05.27.2012 | Green
Karla Zens

Remember having to rely on restaurant recommendations of trusted friends and a handful of professional reviewers in the pre-Yelp and Chowhound world? That's where the building industry is today.

Top 10 Green Spring Cleaning Tips

Brian F. Keane | Posted 05.19.2012 | Green
Brian F. Keane

Springtime presents the perfect opportunity to get outside, talk to your neighbors and demonstrate how to be a good steward to your shared environment. Here are my top ten green, spring cleaning tips.

Green Plowshares in the Pacific Northwest

William S. Becker | Posted 05.19.2012 | Green
William S. Becker

Three governors and the Premier of British Columbia announced an action plan to make the Pacific Northwest's homes more energy efficient, its vehicles less dependent on oil, and its communities less vulnerable to the threat of global climate change.

Evaluating Green Communities: Part 5

Mark Hostetler | Posted 05.15.2012 | Green
Mark Hostetler

When you think about it, a window has a complicated job: it must allow the sun's light to pass though, but not the sun's heat. It must keep cool conditioned air inside, but not have condensation on the outside of the glass.

Green Tax Write-Off Tips

Earth911 | Posted 03.05.2012 | Green

From Earth911's Alexis Petru: With April’s tax deadline quickly approaching, don’t forget that many purchases you made last year to benefit the...

Emanuel Delivers on the Promise of Clean Energy

Jack Darin | Posted 05.05.2012 | Chicago
Jack Darin

While many leaders talk about the urgency of transitioning to clean energy, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is acting, and making major changes that will deliver cleaner air and new jobs for Chicago in the near future.

'Green News Report' - February 21, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.22.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Gas price...

'Green News Report' - February 16, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.17.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: EXPOSED: ...

'Green News Report' - February 14, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.15.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Republica...

'Green News Report' - February 9, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.10.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Santorum ...

The United States of India

Terry Tamminen | Posted 04.10.2012 | Green
Terry Tamminen

With inspired entrepreneurs and political leaders like these, especially at the state level, the "United States of India" will create massive opportunity to tackle sustainability challenges and create new economic opportunity simultaneously.

'Green News Report' - February 7, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.08.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Romney an...

Nuclear Power Is Part of USA Energy Mix

Jim Steets | Posted 04.04.2012 | Green
Jim Steets

There's been good dialogue regarding my last blog post concerning the Indian Point Energy Center. And I appreciate the many thoughtful comments, inclu...

'Green News Report' - February 2, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.03.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. Listen online here, or Download MP...

Super Bowl XLVI: A Super Renewable Opportunity

Brian F. Keane | Posted 04.01.2012 | Sports
Brian F. Keane

Let's use this massive television event as a platform to address our own energy needs, consumption rates and alternatives, all while highlighting the measures the NFL has taken to reduce its impact during the year's most-watched game.

'Green News Report' - January 31, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.01.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Republica...

Risk Management in Introducing High-Technologies Into High-Growth Markets

Sunil Chacko | Posted 04.01.2012 | Business
Sunil Chacko

High-growth markets like India face a range of challenges, and thus present vast opportunities, especially for introducing leap-frogging technologies in the area of energy infrastructure.

'Green News Report' - January 26, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.27.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Drill-Bab...

Home Sweet, Connected Home

Craig Barratt | Posted 03.24.2012 | Technology
Craig Barratt

Within the next three to five years, I envision literally hundreds of devices in the home will be connected: multimedia, thermostats, light switches, security systems, irrigation systems, white goods and automobiles.

Five Ideas For Building Better, More Efficient Homes

Susanna Murley | Posted 03.21.2012 | Green
Susanna Murley

It's winter and you're probably realizing how awful your insulation is --I'm looking at you, Seattle -- and also starting to rethink that last addition to the house where you used single-pane windows that now render the room useless.

'Green News Report' - January 19, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.20.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: White Hou...

'Green News Report' - January 17, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.18.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The owner...

'Green News Report' - January 12, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.13.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: GOP plann...

2012's Not-Quite Hopeless U.S. Climate Policy

Steven Cohen | Posted 03.10.2012 | Green
Steven Cohen

While I do not hold out much hope for a new U.S. climate bill this year, there are plenty of other actions now underway. Young people understand the challenges of global sustainability and I am convinced that the situation is far from hopeless.

'Green News Report' - January 3, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.04.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: We're bac...