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
Despite recent reports of coal-fired power plants shutting down and states moving away from coal as a generation source, it seems the nation’s dominant source of fuel for gen

| 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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| June 2011
“The first and most important part of a LEED project, or any project, is having a strong team working to achieve the goal.

| June 2011
As if being an Internet giant is not enough, Google, the Mountain View, Calif.-based search engine company, is on to renewable power.

| June 2011
Last month, I mentioned the poor quality of some fiber optic patchcords I tested. This month, I examine the subject of cable quality, both fiber and copper.