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Mountain Makeover and an RV Park Goes Solar

Green Builder Media's May 14, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter

Musk's Latest 'First Principles' Breakthrough Elon Musk thinks differently than most people do. Rather than applying logic to issues derived from and compounded upon existing reasoning, Musk reduces issues to their essential core, and then develops new intelligence based on the fundamentals of pure reason.

Ingersoll Rand Leader to Join Panel Discussion on Industrial Energy Efficiency at 2015 EE Global Forum

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Davidson, N.C., May 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ – W. Scott Tew, executive director, Center for Energy Efficiency & Sustainability (CEES) at Ingersoll Rand, a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, will join other thought leaders and policy drivers for an executive dialogue session at the 2015 Energy Efficiency Global Forum (EE Global), May 12-13, 2015 in Washington.

Smart Water Conservation Tech Debuts and High Performance Building Tips

Green Builder Media's May 7, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter

Climate Alert: Global CO2 Exceeds Critical 400PPM Level Let’s hope that the world leaders preparing climate action plans for the UN Climate Summit in Paris in December understand the urgent necessity of developing a decisive global agreement that marks a significant departure from the past, because what we need is a drastic decarbonization of the global economy—and quickly.

Make Your Home More Connected

Enter to win a Schlage Sense lock
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The Schlage SenseTM lock gives you the choice and flexibility of entering your home using its illuminated touchscreen or with your iPhone®.

Free Webinar on the Cost-Effective Energy Efficiency Practices for Conditioned Attics


Changes in California's 2013 Building Energy Efficiency Standards Energy Code (effective July 2014) and implications of the International Residential Code (IRC) R806.5 have made conditioned vs. unconditioned attics an industry hot topic.

Green Builder Home of the Year Awards Call for Entries

Green Builder magazine is looking for the best green residential home projects.
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May 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Green Builder® magazine is looking for the best in residential, green homes for their annual Home of the Year Awards. The contest looks at innovative design, sustainable features, whole home performance, and integration with the natural environment.

Resilient Housing and Survivability

Green Builder Media's April 30, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter

Resilient Housing and Survivability Recent world events are bringing greater awareness to the need for resilient housing.

Electric Floors, Smart Thermostats a Retrofit Option Electric heating sometimes gets an undeserved bad wrap. Floor-based electric—done right—can be a highly efficient way to warm individual rooms on demand.

Advisory: U.S. Chamber Foundation to Host Annual Sustainability Forum

Experts and Thought Leaders Will Explore Circular Economy Opportunities for Business
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April 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center will convene business leaders and sustainability experts for the annual Sustainability Forum.

Keep America Beautiful Announces Results of “Recycling at Work” Research Study

Convenience, Bin Size Keys to Establishing Improved Results of Recycling in the Workplace
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STAMFORD, Conn., April 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Providing employees with a desk-side recycling bin and a smaller trash bin attached to it can serve as a success model for increasing recycling and reducing waste in the workplace. The recommendation, referred to as the “Little Trash” scenario, is one key insight comprising the first wave of the “Recycling at Work” study, commissioned by Keep America Beautiful with support from PepsiCo Recycling and CBRE.

Navajo Students Win the National Environmental Education Foundation’s First Schoolyard STEM Lab

National Environmental Education Foundation and Samsung Celebrate National Environmental Education Week at Nizhoni Elementary School in Shiprock, New Mexico
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Shiprock, N.M., April 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Samsung and the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) awarded its first-ever Schoolyard STEM Lab to the students and teachers of Nizhoni Elementary School in Shiprock, N.M., today in celebration of the 10th annual National Environmental Education Week – the nation's largest celebration of environmental education.


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