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QuakeSmart Building and Lesser Known Ways to Save Water

Green Builder Media's July 10, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter

Indoor Air Quality Concisely Addressed The VISION House Mariposa Meadows leaned heavily on the work of UL Environment to spec products that will make the indoor air quality of the project the best it can be. Here’s how the project used UL’s research and a link to download a free ebook on product selection for optimal indoor air.

Ebook on Green Product Selection and Solar Trend Watch

Green Builder Media's July 2, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter

Green Builder Applauds Eco-Leaders Our designated Eco Leaders take climate change seriously, developing business strategies that account for diminishing natural resources and contributing to the evolution of a regenerative economy.

Smart Home Leader Nexia™ Home Intelligence Launches Multi-Sensor Support for More Convenient Monitoring and Control

Single device can sense light, vibration, motion, temperature and humidity to easily make homes safer and more efficient
Press Release

BROOMFIELD, Colo., July 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Smart home technology leader Nexia Home Intelligence, a brand of Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, announced it is now compatible with a range of powerful new multi-sensors giving users even more flexible control over the protection and efficiency of their homes.

The Smarter City – What City Officials and Citizens Want and Need

By: Glenn Lurie

It’s easy to spot savvy city managers.

They are pursuing sustainable and innovative solutions that deliver economic, social and environmental benefits despite constrained budgets. These improvements can lead to cost savings, more jobs and increased opportunities for entrepreneurs, all of which keep cities thriving and attract one of the most highly sought after talent pools, millennials.

Water Smart California Landscaping and A Building Scale DC Microgrid

Green Builder Media's June 11, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter

Deliberate Building Building may be the ultimate expression of purpose. Without intent, there is no reason to build.

Water-Smart California Landscape This free colorful and detailed ebook offers photos and precise information about plants that can thrive in California's drought conditions.

Design with Staying Power and a Green Remodel

Green Builder Media's June 4, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter

Water Paean: Abundance at Mariposa Meadows Water’s life-giving force is nowhere more obvious than at our very own Mariposa Meadows.

Smart Appliances Still Must Win the Hearts of Buyers

Now you can talk to your refrigerator, washing machine and dishwasher through your phone, but what's the value added?

For several years now, the advent of smart home devices have allowed you to turn on and off the house lights, change a room’s temperature settings and record your favorite TV shows or movies from your phone without even being home.

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation Funds Fellowship to Accelerate Climate Solutions via Paul Hawken’s Project Drawdown

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded $100,000 to Project Drawdown
Press Release

June 4, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded $100,000 to Project Drawdown to fund the Ray C. Anderson Fellowship.  The Fellowship is designed to foster the development of a new cohort of global leaders (scholars, scientists, entrepreneurs, and advocates) who will analyze the best available research on one hundred of the most substantive and readily available climate mitigation solutions.

Smart Irrigation Maker offers a "Pro" Designation for Landscape Designers

A new program from Rachio allows landscapers to offer remote, WaterSense-certified monitoring of multiple clients.

Multi-family building managers know the hassles of using water efficiently for landscape irrigation. Animals can nibble off irrigation heads, lawnmowers can damage them or re-orient them. As seasons change, knowing how long to water and when, and what to do if a municipality puts in place watering restrictions are really important. But interconnected, remotely monitored irrigation is here—and affordable, for both commercial and residential properties.

A Perfect Green Kitchen and Rainwater First Flush Diverters

Green Builder Media's May 28, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter

Solar On and Under Fire State governments need to balance the financial losses that utilities claim they’re suffering from net metering with the increase in jobs and vitality that growth in the solar industry delivers.


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