Businesses would be able to tap low-cost, local bond financing to pay for clean energy projects at commercial buildings under legislation (SB-234) introduced January 31 by Lackawanna County State Senator John Blake (D-Archbald), The Times-Tribune of Scranton, Pennsylvania reported.
Cities increasingly are looking to reduce energy and water use and limit emissions. 2030 Energy Districts, which are voluntary standards upon which municipalities and building owners agree, are one structure under which these efforts are moving forward. News has been made in several cities in relation to … Read more…
California State Senator Scott Wiener (D-11) introduced legislation (SB-71) on January 9 that would require buildings erected in the Golden State to be equipped with solar arrays, according to a report by Pacific Standard magazine.
Even without soaring energy prices as a primary motivator, global corporations — and more specifically their real estate departments — are increasingly focused on achieving a state of zero net energy (ZNE) according to a report released on January 4 by Atlanta-based CoreNet Global,