Green Building http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6612/more en Solar Compromise in South Carolina Filed with Commission http://ecmweb.com/green-building/solar-compromise-south-carolina-filed-commission <div class="node-body article-body">Solar energy advocates and utilities have reached a compromise on net metering in South Carolina.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/solar-compromise-south-carolina-filed-commission" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/solar-compromise-south-carolina-filed-commission#comments Green Building Around the Circuit Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:53:00 +0000 58191 at http://ecmweb.com Florida Commission Sets More Conservative Goals for Energy Efficiency http://ecmweb.com/green-building/florida-commission-sets-more-conservative-goals-energy-efficiency <div class="node-body article-body"> In a 3-2 vote, Florida’s Public Service Commission last week approved peak demand and energy conservation goals for utilities that keep customer rates in check.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/florida-commission-sets-more-conservative-goals-energy-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/florida-commission-sets-more-conservative-goals-energy-efficiency#comments Green Building Around the Circuit News Fri, 05 Dec 2014 15:25:00 +0000 57291 at http://ecmweb.com Minnesota Power Seeking Solar Prequalification Applications http://ecmweb.com/green-building/minnesota-power-seeking-solar-prequalification-applications <div class="node-body article-body">Minnesota Power is seeking experienced solar developers and EPC firms to submit prequalification applications in advance of a site specific solar request for proposals.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/minnesota-power-seeking-solar-prequalification-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/minnesota-power-seeking-solar-prequalification-applications#comments Green Building News Wed, 03 Dec 2014 19:17:00 +0000 56931 at http://ecmweb.com California Title 24: Lighting a Path to Sustainability http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/california-title-24-lighting-path-sustainability <div class="node-body article-body">The new California Title 24 Part 6, 2013 Building Energy Efficiency Standard, which covers lighting controls and other electrical equipment, became effective in July 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/california-title-24-lighting-path-sustainability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/california-title-24-lighting-path-sustainability#comments Green Building Lighting & Control Contractor Silver Tue, 18 Nov 2014 21:31:00 +0000 56201 at http://ecmweb.com Worldwide Residential Solar Energy Storage Market to Grow by Factor of 10 from 2014 to 2018 http://ecmweb.com/green-building/worldwide-residential-solar-energy-storage-market-grow-factor-10-2014-2018 <div class="node-body article-body">The global market for grid-connected residential photovoltaic solar installations coupled with energy storage is predicted to grow tenfold to reach more than 900MW in 2018, up from just 90MW in 2014, according to new analysis from IHS Technology.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/worldwide-residential-solar-energy-storage-market-grow-factor-10-2014-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/worldwide-residential-solar-energy-storage-market-grow-factor-10-2014-2018#comments Green Building News Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:26:00 +0000 56311 at http://ecmweb.com manfredxy/iStock/Thinkstock Open Standards-Driven Solutions Key to Future-Proof Smart Buildings http://ecmweb.com/green-building/open-standards-driven-solutions-key-future-proof-smart-buildings <div class="node-body article-body">Daintree Networks, Inc., and CoR Advisors have released findings gleaned from their "State of Building Energy Management Survey" distributed to building owners, managers and other industry professionals. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/open-standards-driven-solutions-key-future-proof-smart-buildings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/open-standards-driven-solutions-key-future-proof-smart-buildings#comments Green Building News Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:55:00 +0000 55181 at http://ecmweb.com Duke Energy Supplies Additional Details on Solar Projects as Part of $500 Million Commitment http://ecmweb.com/news/duke-energy-supplies-additional-details-solar-projects-part-500-million-commitment <div class="node-body article-body">Duke Energy has announced a number of partner companies it will use to build three previously announced solar projects in North Carolina by the end of 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/news/duke-energy-supplies-additional-details-solar-projects-part-500-million-commitment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/news/duke-energy-supplies-additional-details-solar-projects-part-500-million-commitment#comments Green Building News Mon, 06 Oct 2014 18:25:00 +0000 53801 at http://ecmweb.com Gyula Gyukli/iStock/Thinkstock Los Angeles Streamlines Permit Process for Home Solar Panels http://ecmweb.com/green-building/los-angeles-streamlines-permit-process-home-solar-panels <div class="node-body article-body">Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has announced new initiatives at the Department of Building and Safety that will reduce costs for residents installing solar photovoltaic systems at their homes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/los-angeles-streamlines-permit-process-home-solar-panels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/los-angeles-streamlines-permit-process-home-solar-panels#comments Green Building News Fri, 03 Oct 2014 15:16:00 +0000 53761 at http://ecmweb.com Chmiel/iStock/Thinkstock Homeowners Are Expected to Invest More Than $625 Billion in Residential Generation and Storage from 2014 to 2023 http://ecmweb.com/green-building/homeowners-are-expected-invest-more-625-billion-residential-generation-and-storage-20 <div class="node-body article-body">Innovations in renewable distributed power generation, along with attractive new financing mechanisms, are providing residential customers with new options to manage their energy use and generate their own power. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/homeowners-are-expected-invest-more-625-billion-residential-generation-and-storage-20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/homeowners-are-expected-invest-more-625-billion-residential-generation-and-storage-20#comments Green Building Contractor News Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:28:00 +0000 53721 at http://ecmweb.com violetkaipa/iStock/Thinkstock New Reports Highlight Major Potential in Offshore Wind Energy http://ecmweb.com/green-building/new-reports-highlight-major-potential-offshore-wind-energy <div class="node-body article-body">The Energy Department has announced a new report showing steady progress for the U.S. offshore wind energy industry over the past year.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/new-reports-highlight-major-potential-offshore-wind-energy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/new-reports-highlight-major-potential-offshore-wind-energy#comments Green Building News Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:57:00 +0000 53181 at http://ecmweb.com