Green California Summit Kicks Off April 7

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California’s efforts to combat climate change and grow a vibrant economy that will sustain both present and future generations will be highlighted at the upcoming Green California Summit in Sacramento April 7-8.

Through a program of education sessions, pre-summit training and an expo featuring scores of green products and services, the summit will highlight the wide range of policies, programs, strategies and technologies that are being actively implemented to preserve the state’s natural resources.

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San Diego Middle School Strives for LEED Platinum

SAN DIEGO — The new $20.7 million addition to Montgomery Middle School in San Diego is set to be California’s first LEED for Schools Platinum public school building with a design that is also expected to achieve net-zero energy. The project includes 18 classrooms, a counseling center, library, cafeteria and covered lunch area.

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Net Zero Energy Buildings to Reach $1.3 Trillion in Revenue

BOULDER, Colo. — Revenue for net zero energy buildings will reach almost $690 billion by 2020 and nearly $1.3 trillion by 2035, according to a new Pike Research report.

Titled “Zero Energy Buildings,” the report states that regulations and long-term targets will fuel the growth, which represents a compound annual growth rate of 43 percent.

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