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New US Efficiency Bill Threatens LEED
A sweeping new energy efficiency bill which will soon come under consideration by the US Congress could remove...
Siemens to Provide Wind Power for US Nuclear Weapons Plant
German engineering firm Siemens has won a contract from the US federal government to build a wind power...
Small Batteries Could Double Contribution of Renewable Energy
The installation of small batteries on individual renewable energy installations could lift their contribution to the grid by...
Sheep’s Wool a Sustainable Home Insulation Solution
Sheep’s wool is an excellent source of insulation for housing, proving more effective than traditional insulation products.
Earthy Exterior for Perth’s New Environmental Centre
A learning centre which opened on World Environment Day has been developed to maximise solar power and reduce...
Green Roofs Help Grow Urban Economies
Advocates of sustainable construction have pointed to green roofs as potent sources of economic rejuvenation.
Qatar’s Passivhaus Proves Green Building Need Not Be Costly
The cost analysis for a demonstration green building house opened in Qatar this week proves that sustainability measures...
Green Building Materials Market to Hit $254 Billion by 2020
The global market for green building materials is set to reach over a quarter of a trillion US...
Battery to Bring Renewable Energy to the Grid
A new scalable, low-cost battery developed by scientists in the US could transform renewable energy into a viable...
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