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2014-04-18 23:06:41

Steven Winter Associates Earns Award for Work in Promoting Energy-efficient Construction and Environmental Protection by Contributing to 320 ENERGY STAR Certified Homes in 2013 (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Steven Winter Associates (SWA) has been recognized by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a 2014 ENERGY STAR® Certified Homes Market Leader Award. The award recognizes SWA’s work in promoting energy-efficient construction and environmental protection by contributing to 320...

2014-04-16 23:08:54

Sustainable Energy Fund invites not-for-profit and governmental entities in Pennsylvania to apply for a limited number of loans or leases at zero percent financing to complete energy efficiency or renewable energy projects. Allentown, PA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Projects must reduce energy consumption of non-sustainable resources or generate energy from sustainable resources. Total available funding through the Sustainable Energy Finance Program is $425,000 with funding ranging from $5,000...

2014-04-09 08:24:15

PORTLAND, Ore., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Building Initiative (GBI) President Jerry Yudelson presented a keynote talk on April 8(th) at the ASHRAE High-Performance Buildings conference in San Francisco. Yudelson also participated in a discussion organized by the National Institute of Building Sciences around the topic of defining net zero energy buildings. Yudelson says, "The pressing issue of our time is dealing with climate change, and reducing the operating energy use of...

2014-01-06 23:22:19

Zebra Energy solar modules have completed certification to UL, CEC and FSEC standards. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Zebra Energy is a manufacturer, designer and supplier of solar energy equipment and has recently completed third party certification of its products to UL 1703, Florida Solar Energy Center, and California Energy Commission SB-1 standards. Products include a full line of monocrystalline and polycrystalline solar modules in standard 60 and 72-cell sizes as well as...

2013-12-24 23:01:04

MI Windows and Doors furnished Vision House Tucson with MI EnergyCore windows with High Performance Low-E glass and patented AirCell™ frame technology that enhance the energy savings provided by the structure. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 Thursday, December 19th marked the grand opening of Green Builder Media’s latest demonstration project, the VISION House® Tucson. The VISION House Series is a collection of advanced, high performance, and truly sustainable homes built...

2013-12-17 23:23:15

Solar provisioning on all new constructions is now incorporated under the California's building energy efficiency standards. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 As of January 1, 2014, California will require new energy efficiency standards for all new construction – commonly known as Title 24 amendments. These amended building codes will help standardize energy efficient design and construction methods for new and remodeled buildings. A major component of California’s latest...

2013-12-13 08:22:51

New leadership to accelerate growth at the predictive energy services leader MILLBRAE, Calif., Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stem Inc., a leader in advanced energy technology, today announced the appointment of John Carrington as Chief Executive Officer. Carrington has a distinguished track record with over 25 years of proven leadership in technology, energy and industrial companies. "Stem is at the forefront of bringing intelligence to the edge of the grid through its...

2013-11-12 23:30:22

Zehnder establishes new Heat Recovery Ventilation (HRV) benchmark with 99% Apparent Sensible Effectiveness and 91% Sensible Recovery Efficiency at -25 degrees Celsius/-13 degrees Fahrenheit. The testing was completed by the third-party, Exova, a Home Ventilating Institute (HVI) designated laboratory. Greenland, NH (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Zehnder America announces that it has completed the Exova laboratory third-party testing of the Zehnder ComfoAir 550 Heat Recovery Ventilator (HRV)...

2013-10-17 08:23:44

Green building consultant Jerry Yudelson will address the investment returns from leading-edge sustainability design at the SMACNA national convention on Maui and at the University of Hawaii Manoa campus TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- What is the business case for investing in net-zero-energy green building design? How do leading-edge organizations make this case for a profitable return on their investment? As one of the world's leading green building consultants, Jerry...

2013-10-15 23:30:46

Preferred Builders Inc., in partnership with Steven Winter Associates Inc. (SWA), announce a Grand Award-winning project in the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Challenge Home competition. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Preferred Builders Inc., in partnership with Steven Winter Associates Inc. (SWA), is pleased to announce a Grand Award-winning project in the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Challenge Home competition. The first-ever Housing Innovation Awards ceremony took place...