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EGB Features

"Holy Ozone Layer, Batman!"
By Michael Weil, Editorial Director, michael.weil@penton.com
It's been some time since we've heard cries for help regarding the degradation of the Earth's ozone layer and subsequent doom of life as we know it. But apparently, the keening has begun again. [More]


EGB News

DOE Seeks Proposals to Help Support Building Energy Codes
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced it is seeking proposals to support activities related to the adoption and implementation of the most current building energy codes. Proposals must address activities—such as training activities or activities that advance the state’s level of compliance with state building codes—to adopt the target codes, including ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2007, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings. [More]


Third Public-Comment Period Open for LEED for Healthcare
The third public-comment period for the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for Healthcare Green Building Rating System is open. [More]


ASHRAE, NEMA Team up on Smart Grid Standard
Under a national Smart Grid effort, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) are jointly developing a standard that would provide a common basis for electrical energy consumers to describe, manage, and communicate about electrical energy consumptions and forecasts. [More]


Yudelson Associates Searching for World's Greenest Buildings
Yudelson Associates, a green-building-consulting firm, is shining the spotlight on "the world's greenest buildings," those that perform at the highest level of sustainability with documented low use of water and energy. [More]







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August 18, 2010
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