Evaluating the cost- effectiveness of renewable power has always been a fairly simple calculation. As manufacturers lowered their production costs and improved the generating efficiency of their technology, renewables became more cost competitive with conventional sources of power. READ MORE
As the landscape of power generation and distribution continues to evolve, the needs of those responsible for managing these processes also change. According to recent reports, responsible agents are taking the necessary steps to keep up with a rapidly shifting environment. READ MORE
In the quest for greater energy efficiency, the focus on buildings intensifies. This concentrated awareness is understandable as residential and nonresidential buildings account for a large portion of society’s total energy consumption. READ MORE
While solar power’s popularity as a form of distributed generation has skyrocketed in recent years, financing for these projects remains a challenge for many property owners.
In the quest to find affordable solutions, many forms of financing emerge. One limitation or another besets all, but each has its advantages for some owners. READ MORE
While solar power is becoming more competitive all the time, the need for government incentives is still strong. Recently, New York state offered developers an incentive to build large projects. Response to that solicitation was overwhelming. READ MORE
The fight against greenhouse gases takes commitments from all industries, if for no other reason than their emissions can be traced to so many different sources.
Recognizing the role of the built environment and their own industry in this equation, the world’s architects have made their own commitment to help reverse the trend. READ MORE