Come to the Triad's largest sustainability exposition and learn how going green can help you save money and make money! The Triad’s free sustainability exposition being held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Saturday, Oct. 1.
The GO Expo offers learning areas in several areas including gardening, school work and home energy use, and electric vehicles. Experts will be available to ask questions about specific topics including weatherization, solar energy, recycling, rain gardens, and…Continue
Added by Anna Leonard on September 30, 2011 at 12:25pm — No Comments
Great review of Appalachian State's Performance so far at the Solar Decathlon! A third place in Architecture was received today!
..."But the People's Choice Award votes were going to the joint across the street, Appalachian State's Solar Homestead, a rambling collection of boxes with a great big shady porch, an outdoor kitchen, and a tiny in-law apartment. Maybe it was their eager outreach (team members were handing out mirrorized…Continue
Green jobs are integral to any effort to jumpstart our economy and reduce as rapidly as possible our 9.1 percent unemployment that rate. The rapid growth of green jobs will boost demand in our economy by reducing unemployment, make America more competitive in the global economy, and protect our public health—all of which will result in greater economic productivity and long-term economic prosperity. Here are the top 10 reasons why this is the case today and into the future:
Added by Anna Leonard on September 7, 2011 at 12:24pm — No Comments