GE is leading a Lighting Revolution across North America – a movement of innovation founded on GE’s greatest breakthroughs in lighting technology to date; new ideas that lend way for more efficient, flexible and environmentally conscious multi-platform lighting solutions. Now it’s your turn to join a new era of lighting. The GE Lighting Revolution Tour is stopping in 47 cities across North America where you can learn, experience and interact with our most…Continue
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A-B Tech’s Global Institute for Sustainability Technologies is sponsoring a class on Affordable Energy Upfits for Your Home from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 1 in room 2046 of the Small Business Center at the College’s Enka Site.
The course will cover simple, cost-effective ways to improve your home and conserve resources by reducing drafts, improving energy efficiency and conserving water. Also covered, is how to determine which specific improvements would be of most benefit and how to…Continue
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Winter Sun Farms is a local CSA where once a month, from December to March, suscribers will get berries, tomatoes, peppers, squash and more! Shares are selling out fast, especially for there downtown pick up location. They are also moving the pick-up site in Black Mountain to the Merry Wine Market at 108 West State…Continue
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For Immediate Release
MURPHY, RUTHERFORDTON, LENOIR AND OTHER COUNTIES IN NORTH CAROLINA GO ‘GREEN’ WITH FREE SOLAR POWER
Green Brothers Solar,LLC. installs free Clean, Renewable Energy systems in distressed counties.
MURPHY, N.C. – October 10,-13th 2011- Candy Mountain farm gets a free solar hot water system from the Green Business Fund grant. Green Brothers Solar (GBS)” installed a…Continue
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Western North Carolina (WNC) is rapidly becoming a center of clean energy innovation and industry development. Building on existing successes, WNC’s clean energy industry has joined forces with business and community leaders to form the EvolveEnergy Partnership.…Continue
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Earlier today, ThinkProgress gave an overview of “Environmental Accounting for Pollution in the United States Economy” from the August issue of American Economic review. This piece models the effect of six major pollutants (sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, volatile organic compounds, ammonia, fine particulate matter, and coarse particulate matter) from the…
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Energy Program Coordinator, Position #100755
This position will have responsibility for identifying and implementing assigned energy conservation programs on the NC State campuses. This work will include preparing program scope statements, specifications, and building data, as well as solicitation and evaluation of proposals, and making recommendations for award. Program schedule, completion and inspection of work performed, and documenting resulting energy savings are also included…Continue
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Mount Airy, N.C., the birthplace of Andy Griffith and the basis for his popular show’s town “Mayberry,” has gone solar.
“Tens of thousands of people visit Mount Airy each year in search of a simpler time and place, but this is a city that is preserving the best of its past, while embracing its future,” said Olee Joel Olsen, managing director at O2 Energies. “The six-acre solar farm opening today will generate clean energy for the residents and businesses of Mount Airy for generations…Continue
Added by Anna Leonard on October 10, 2011 at 12:31pm — No Comments
In an announcement Monday from the DOE, ASU's entry to the Solar Decathalon has won the People's Choice award! A huge congratulations goes out to them and their hard work in representing both a concept of green building and the cultural heritage of Western North Carolina.
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The City of Greensboro is seeking a Sustainability Planner/Project Manager.
Position # 7588
Planner (Sustainability Planner/Project Manager)
Hiring Salary Range: $42,750-$48,108…
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Piedmont Environmental Alliance based out of Winston Salem is seeking a Project Manager. See the job description below.
Piedmont Environmental Alliance (PEA) is seeking an experienced Project Manager to work on a part-time contract basis to oversee the development, launch, operations and analysis of an exciting new program. One-year commitment…
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