June 2011: Green Building Special Report

 

The solar-power industry faces many challenges, and not all of them are of the...

With solar and wind energies maturing as recognized alternative-power sources, there are other alternatives...


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| June 2011
Discussions about the cost of photovoltaic (PV) systems generally focus on the obvious: the price of the panels that turn sunlight into electricity.

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| June 2011
Dominion Virginia Power, a utility for Virginia, is planning to convert three power stations from using coal to biomass, a renewable-energy source.

| June 2011
As I mentioned in last month’s column, energy conservation is one of the four pillars of the electrical contractor’s energy services business.

| June 2011
The city of Rock Port, Mo. holds the distinction of being the first community in the United States to be totally powered by wind energy.

| June 2011
The use of Ambient/task lighting is a lighting design approach that combines a direct/indirect general lighting layer and a task lighting layer.

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