PARIS — The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) announced a new project on June 30 that aims to achieve net-zero building performance by 2050. The project, Advancing Net Zero, will help WorldGBC and Green Building Councils in countries with some of the highest projected growth in building roll out net-zero building certification and training so that these highly-efficient buildings become commonplace over the next 35 years, according to a statement by WorldGBC.Read more
ASHLAND, Ore. — Southern Oregon University (SOU) is taking part in Chevrolet’s carbon-reduction initiative. The school is selling carbon credits for the new LEED certified Raider Village residence halls to the car manufacturer for one year.
While Chevy gets bragging rights for its eco-friendly initiatives, SOU gets money to reduce its campus carbon footprint.