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Thoughts on The Clean Tech Revolution (Updated)

So I received from HarperCollins a copy of Ron Pernick + Clint Wilder’s latest book called The Clean Tech Revolution.  I’m a big enthusiast of renewable technology because it has the potential to change the world of real estate and green living.  Preliminarily, let me say that this book is an incredible read.  Seriously.  […]

Winds of Change: Bingaman-Reid Renewable Portfolio Standard Energy Amendment

For those that follow the political realm, you may be aware that the Senate is considering a huge energy bill over the next 24 hours.  Some of the details of this bill were the subject of an opinion article in the LA Times today.  There are pros and cons of the bill […]

By |June 12th, 2007|News, Solar, Wind|0 Comments

Green Roofs Increase 25%, Home Depot's $100M Plan, Troubled Water Supplies, + Standard 189P (WIR)

North America sees the installation of +3M square feet of new green roofs in 2006– an increase of 25% over 2005.  Home Depot launches $100M plan to support the development of 100,000 affordable, healthy homes, and the planting/preservation of more than 3 million trees over the next decade.  Troubled Waters: […]

The Daily Green's Weird Weather Watch Feature

Do you ever just get outside and look in the sky?  Last night, it was about 10:15 pm here and I could still see light peeking through the clouds on the horizon.  I can dig that, light until 9:30 pm.  Moving across the country, I’ve had the opportunity to […]

By |May 25th, 2007|Conservation, Land Use, News|0 Comments

TXU Boosts Wind Energy Portfolio by 29%

Looks like the new TXU is really moving in a green direction.  This is what I was looking for, so let’s hope similar news follows in the future.  Today TXU Wholesale, a subsidiary of TXU Corp. (NYSE: TXU), announced the purchase of about 209 megawatts of wind power from Airtricity.  This will be Airtricity’s […]

By |May 15th, 2007|News|0 Comments

Top 10 Problems with Sprawl

At some point over the past year, the American population surpassed 300 million, and if we continue as expected, we’re going to have another 92 million people over the next 34 years.  That’s a lot of people and they’ll need places to live.  Over that period of time, it’s real important that […]

By |May 4th, 2007|Conservation, Land Use, Lists, Water Efficiency|3 Comments