In a new release by the U.S. Department of Energy, “Department of Energy Announces Steps to Strengthen Enforcement of Energy Efficiency Standards,” three new steps are announced to support the department’s ability to enforce energy efficiency standards.
Sustainable Life Media discusses Newsweek’s 2009 Green Rankings release. Newsweek rated 500 of the largest U.S. companies based on how sustainable their practices are with technology companies placing in 4 of the 5 top positions.
The Epoch Times’ article, “Building Green Doesn't Always Cost More, Says Report,” discusses a study done in New York City by the Urban Green Council. The study reviewed 107 building projects done in 2008 to prove that green building does not always cost more than non-green construction.
In the Building magazine article, “Building Sector Leaders Call for Steep Energy and Emissions Cuts,” discusses how 24 of the biggest U.S. architecture, engineering and development firms are working with Architecture 2030 to ask Congress to change building codes so that energy reduction goals can be met.