Green Buildings Alive – Podcast

While it might seem that less people working in a commercial building means less energy used, data gathered by Investa Sustainability Institute, based in Sydney, Australia, shows that buildings actually perform better at full occupancy.  We talk with Beck Dawson, Sustainability Manager with the Institute, who tells us how this counterintuitive study works, and about a webs

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University Solar Fields on the Rise

University campuses are often the hotspot of new trends — ones that come in all shape and form. One of the latest trends is an increasing number of solar energy fields hosted by universities, made possible by a number of supporting factors.
 
At Colorado State University, a solar electric system is up and running, according to Carol Dollard, energy engineer at the school.

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Pipe Down

Since the dawn of time, the planet has sustained life with an abundant supply of fresh water. However, population pressures married to unsustainable and irresponsible consumption and unfettered environmental exploitation during the last several centuries have overtaxed dwindling reservoirs of supply of this once apparently infinite resource.

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