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Top 4 Things to Do in Barnegat

While Barnegat, New Jersey is scattered with an array of tourist attractions and must-visit places, you will be surprised to know about the several interesting activities that you can indulge in this area as well! 372 more words

New state office building at 300 Sower Boulevard achieves LEED SILVER ranking

By John Mura

Office of the Secretary

A view of the 300 building with fog from the surrounding areas.

The 300 building features plenty of naural light, oth inside and outside of the building for employees to enjoy. 848 more words


Eco-Conscious Labels And Companies In The Age of Excess

More companies than ever before have discovered that an eco-conscious business model is not only profitable but desired by consumers as well. While Energy Star and USDA organic labeling may be a tiny piece of the overall presentation of a product, they and a company’s dedication to a cleaner world, can make all the difference in terms of a purchase. 454 more words

Green Living

Year of the Builder: These gorgeous communities and housing developments are coming to Ottawa

As we pack away the last of our holiday lights and decorations, we become increasingly aware that it’s a new year. And while your social media feeds are flooded with sentiments of “New Year, New Me!”, we’re going to give you something with a little more oo… 1,622 more words


The Illusions of EUI in Calculating Energy Savings

In the last month I have found the time to begin looking at the 2012 CBECS data released by the EIA last May.

Today I am writing about something I just learned concerning U.S. 277 more words

Building Energy

New CBECS Data confirm EPA's K-12 School ENERGY STAR score is nonsense

As I have written before — indeed, the subject of my recent book — my work shows that the EPA’s ENERGY STAR benchmarking scores for most building types are little more than placebos.   588 more words

Building Energy

George L. Catrambone Elementary School - Energy Star Certification

Achieved through sound design of efficient building systems; including water source heat pumps, heat recovery, water conserving fixtures, and daylighting controls; an enhanced building thermal envelope with continuous air barrier systems, solar shading, and high performance glazing; and the careful detailing of interfacing facade components combined with the Owner’s building operations and energy management planning has contributed to the George L. 17 more words