Green Building http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6612/more en Two New Solar Requirements Take Effect in July http://ecmweb.com/nec/two-new-solar-requirements-take-effect-july <div class="node-body article-body">According to the February 2016 edition of Electrical Currents, a newsletter from the office of the chief electrical inspector for the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries, two NEC safety requirements for solar photovoltaic (PV) systems will take effect this July.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/nec/two-new-solar-requirements-take-effect-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/nec/two-new-solar-requirements-take-effect-july#comments Green Building NEC Wed, 03 Feb 2016 17:29:00 +0000 132091 at http://ecmweb.com Sprig Electric Pairs Tesla’s Powerpack with a Rooftop Photovoltaic System http://ecmweb.com/contractor/sprig-electric-pairs-tesla-s-powerpack-rooftop-photovoltaic-system <div class="node-body article-body">Sprig Electric is now among the first electrical contractors in the nation to pair Tesla’s Powerpack battery with a 350 kW commercial rooftop photovoltaic system to optimize energy savings. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/sprig-electric-pairs-tesla-s-powerpack-rooftop-photovoltaic-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/sprig-electric-pairs-tesla-s-powerpack-rooftop-photovoltaic-system#comments Green Building Contractor News Mon, 01 Feb 2016 18:46:00 +0000 131931 at http://ecmweb.com New York Launches $5 Billion Clean Energy Fund http://ecmweb.com/green-building/new-york-launches-5-billion-clean-energy-fund <div class="node-body article-body">New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the New York State Public Service Commission's approval of a 10-year, $5 billion Clean Energy Fund.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/new-york-launches-5-billion-clean-energy-fund" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/new-york-launches-5-billion-clean-energy-fund#comments Green Building News Fri, 29 Jan 2016 16:00:00 +0000 131871 at http://ecmweb.com Energy Department Announces $18 Million to Develop Solar Energy Storage Solutions http://ecmweb.com/green-building/energy-department-announces-18-million-develop-solar-energy-storage-solutions <div class="node-body article-body">The Department of Energy announced $18 million in funding for six new projects across the United States. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/energy-department-announces-18-million-develop-solar-energy-storage-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/energy-department-announces-18-million-develop-solar-energy-storage-solutions#comments Green Building News Thu, 21 Jan 2016 18:35:00 +0000 131751 at http://ecmweb.com Codes Open Opportunities for Retrocommissioning Lighting Controls http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/codes-open-opportunities-retrocommissioning-lighting-controls <div class="node-body article-body">The article looks at retrocommissioning as an opportunity to review the suitability of the installed lighting control system after a change in occupancy or use patterns. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/codes-open-opportunities-retrocommissioning-lighting-controls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/codes-open-opportunities-retrocommissioning-lighting-controls#comments Energy Efficiency Green Building Lighting & Control Around the Circuit Silver Tue, 22 Dec 2015 21:32:00 +0000 130871 at http://ecmweb.com Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images DC Announces Largest Municipal Onsite Solar Project in U.S. http://ecmweb.com/green-building/dc-announces-largest-municipal-onsite-solar-project-us <div class="node-body article-body">Washington D.C. has entered into one of the largest municipal onsite solar projects in the United States. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/dc-announces-largest-municipal-onsite-solar-project-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/dc-announces-largest-municipal-onsite-solar-project-us#comments Green Building News Wed, 09 Dec 2015 16:56:00 +0000 130311 at http://ecmweb.com Stanford Designs Solar Cells that Function Under Water http://ecmweb.com/green-building/stanford-designs-solar-cells-function-under-water <div class="node-body article-body">Stanford engineers have developed solar cells that can function under water. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/stanford-designs-solar-cells-function-under-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/stanford-designs-solar-cells-function-under-water#comments Green Building News Thu, 03 Dec 2015 16:57:00 +0000 130151 at http://ecmweb.com ClaudioVentrella/iStock/Thinkstock Energy Storage Evolution http://ecmweb.com/design/energy-storage-evolution <div class="node-body article-body"><p>After years of idling on the cutting-edge fringe of the electrical grid, energy storage is revving its engine, primed to take a run at securing a permanent and constructive slot in the global energy infrastructure. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/design/energy-storage-evolution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/design/energy-storage-evolution#comments Energy Efficiency Green Building Design Ops & Maintenance Silver Mon, 16 Nov 2015 21:51:00 +0000 129521 at http://ecmweb.com California Expected to Become Solar Penetration Leader in 2015 http://ecmweb.com/green-building/california-expected-become-solar-penetration-leader-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">IHS expects that by the end of 2015, California will attain worldwide leadership in market share of annual power generation received from solar photovoltaics (PV).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/california-expected-become-solar-penetration-leader-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/california-expected-become-solar-penetration-leader-2015#comments Green Building News Tue, 13 Oct 2015 14:47:00 +0000 128341 at http://ecmweb.com New Report Shows Domestic Offshore Wind Industry Potential http://ecmweb.com/green-building/new-report-shows-domestic-offshore-wind-industry-potential <div class="node-body article-body">The Energy Department has released a new report showing strong progress for the U.S. offshore wind market</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/new-report-shows-domestic-offshore-wind-industry-potential" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/new-report-shows-domestic-offshore-wind-industry-potential#comments Green Building News Fri, 02 Oct 2015 17:35:00 +0000 128051 at http://ecmweb.com