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
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
It’s the nature of telecommunications and Internet providers and designers to continually innovate and break new ground.

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| June 2011
Significant innovation in linear fluorescent lighting is being spurred on by commercial building energy codes, sustainability initiatives, new legislation and regulations, cu

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| June 2011
The market for better buildings through sustainable design has just grown through the creation of several new Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating syst

| June 2011
One of the biggest hurdles electrical contractors must jump when marketing their energy services is owners’ concerns about the initial investment they must make in order to r