One of the main reasons the Community Greenhouse Foundation sponsored the Green Communities program was the idea of communities sharing good news and stories about the way people and organizations are doing positive things as they related to green sustainable living in their communities.
There are more unknown and talented artists in the world than there are known ones. At least that’s how I feel– because I’m one of the unknowns. We strive to get our work out there to be seen by others, but we often are overlooked.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today welcomed both the Hampton Inn and Courtyard by Marriott into the Florida Green Lodging Program.
The new home is the first in Florida to achieve Silver certification through the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED® rating system. The U.S. Green Building Council’s “LEED” Program, for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a rating system applied to environmentally-friendly construction projects
Florida Solar Energy Center helps an Orlando home achieve LEED™ (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certification. An Orlando home rebuilt after it was destroyed in a 2004 hurricane has become the first house in the state to achieve the silver certification.
Two recent bits of news has caught our notice, as it seems hydrogen powered cars might just start to become a reality. The first was Honda’s launch of its H powered, FCX Clarity. Though it’s only offered, as a $600/month lease to folks in Southern California, it still represents a start.
The U.S. Department of Energy recently named the Florida Solar Energy Center at the University of Central Florida as one of only two sites nationwide that will share a multi-million dollar grant to accelerate the adoption of new and developing energy-efficient technologies.
Home builders are starting to see the light. The green light that is. Mercedes Homes revealed their commitment to helping the environment with the unveiling of the company’s second greener home in Brevard County.
Hayden Panettiere, from the NBC series, Heroes, shows us that when a few brave people act, we can change the world.
Connected to both the green building industry and the health & wellness world, Get Green Today Expo helped us see the need to create a place where consumers can find and connect with businesses and people who make a difference.
Florida Solar Energy Center releases EnergyGauge® Summit Premier 3.13, easy-to-use, state-of-the-art software that saves time while completing required energy modeling calculations for LEED® projects.
The City of Orlando recently announced it’s plans to formally get greener. Called Green Works Orlando, Mayor Buddy Dyer heralds some positive steps forward.