SPG Solar Installs 69 Kilowatt Solar PV System

December 18, 2007,AEDT

MCA Architecture Planning Interiors, Payroll Masters and vanderToolen Associates, in partnership with SPG Solar, Inc., announced today the completion of a 69 kW roof-mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) powered energy system at their headquarters in Napa. “As a landscape architectural firm that’s involved in projects which promote energy conservation and efficiency | Read More

China Must Go Green, and Soon

December 17, 2007,AEDT

When it comes to environmental issues like global warming, America and China behave like a couple in a bad marriage, playing the blame game. But to tackle the problem of global warming, neither country can go it alone. The University of California at Berkeley held a recent “marriage counseling” conference | Read More

Renewable Energy Powers Italian Town and Its Economy

December 17, 2007,AEDT

Europeans believe that renewable energy will bring economic benefits. But in Varese, Italy that prosperity has already arrived.by , Contributing Writer Varese, Italy has added 140 jobs in the past ten years. That’s pretty good for a town with a population of only 2,400. The town, which is located in | Read More

Going green with a cycleway above the streets

December 17, 2007,AEDT

LIKE the walkways built in the canopies above rainforests, North Sydney Council hopes to lift pedestrians and cyclists above the urban jungle, with an ambitious plan to build an elevated path running from the southern end of the Harbour Bridge to as far north as Falcon Street. The path, still | Read More

Museum to focus on issues of the era

December 16, 2007,AEDT

The American Revolution Center’s planned museum will serve as a critical link among Pennsylvania’s Revolutionary War sites, organizers say. When it opens in 2011, it also will serve as a model of green construction and environmental sensitivity. The three-level museum will be built into a hillside on 78 acres near | Read More

Winners announced for Portland Courtyard Design Competition

December 12, 2007,AEDT

The City of Portland invited designers to produce design possibilities of housing oriented to shared courtyards. Portland is promoting courtyard housing as an additional infill housing type that can provide a quality living environment at densities higher than conventional detached housing. The winners of the Inner Site where Keith Rivera and Kristin | Read More

Banksia Environmental Foundation – Call for Entries for 2008 Awards

December 12, 2007,AEDT

The Banksia Category Awards reflect those issues most relevant to today’s Australian in the ecological sustainability arenas. Increasingly it is becoming more importandt for corporations, businesses, governments, communities and individuals, to be recognised for their environmental or sustainability credentials. Entries must be submitted by Monday 5th May 2008.  Banksia Environmental | Read More

Launch Of Sustainable Transport

December 11, 2007,AEDT

Transport Minister Annette King has launched Sustainable Transport, a draft Update of the New Zealand Transport Strategy that outlines a vision for a sustainable transport future. Ms King released the document in Wellington as the first step toward updating the Government’s 2002 New Zealand Transport Strategy. Scoop: Launch Of Sustainable | Read More

Landscape Sacrificial – Landscape Institute

December 6, 2007,AEDT

The Landscape Institute called for a greater role for the profession in response to the Government’s ‘Draft Strategy for Sustainable Construction.’ Chair of the Landscape Institute Policy Committee Jon Lovell said landscape was often “the sacrificial lamb” on projects, which undermined both the environmental and commercial value of developments. Responding to | Read More

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