energy

Springfield Pledges to Move to 100 Percent Renewable Energy

Springfield Pledges to Move to 100 Percent Renewable Energy

Being first to the finish line is rarely a bad thing, especially when that finish line means an environmentally friendly future.

Grass Roofs are Becoming Popular Energy Savers Around Milwaukee

Grass Roofs are Becoming Popular Energy Savers Around Milwaukee

High above some of Milwaukee's tallest buildings are gardens. These grass roofs as they're called are becoming more and more popular.

Green Roof Benefits on Energy Conservation

Green Roof Benefits on Energy Conservation

Households and big companies are recognizing green roofs’ benefits and incorporating them into their homes and buildings. So, how can you actually benefit on energy conservation from a green roof?

De Pere Goes Green on City Hall Roof

De Pere Goes Green on City Hall Roof

At a cost of $250,000, the city expects the roof to pay for itself within 20 years, by reducing heating and cooling costs throughout the year, and extending the life of the roof itself.

New York City's Javits Center Releases First Sustainability Report

New York City's Javits Center Releases First Sustainability Report

New York City's Javits Center has released a sustainability report that details a host of sustainable initiatives that have been implemented at the convention facility, including a significant reduction in the building's energy consumption and the creation of a wildlife sanctuary.