Catawba College in Salisbury is accepting applications until March 20, 2011 for paid internships and fellowships in it's Catawba College Energy Corps. The program will facilitate the placement of as many as 17 students or recent graduates in on-the-job positions. These candidates must be currently enrolled in college or have completed such a program within the past three years.
The fellows and interns are expected…Continue
Added by Anna Leonard on February 22, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
Appalachian State University has installed their very first green roof on campus. It is located at Katherine Harper Hall (formaly Kerr Scott Hall). This building is host to technology programs including Building Science and Appropriate Technology. These majors will no doubt benefit from this installation as a hands-on learning opportunity. A green roof helps to reduce energy costs while reducing green-house emissions and enhancing storm-water managment. Read more about this…Continue
Governor Bev Perdue announced today the North Carolina Energy Office has awarded $8.5 million in federal Recovery Act funds to 43 public and private agencies.
The funds will be used to make downtown local government and small businesses more energy efficient, promote conservation and use of renewable fuels in industrial buildings and provide for greater energy efficiency in commercial and large nonprofit facilities.
Read more and see who recieved funding…Continue
Added by Anna Leonard on February 8, 2011 at 4:28pm — No Comments
Building on a pledge in his State of the Union address to invest in infrastructure and clean energy, President Obama will unveil proposals today to improve the energy efficiency of commercial buildings with tax incentives and competitive grants to states and municipalities.
Obama plans to announce the Better Buildings Initiative during today's trip to State College, Pa., home to Penn…Continue