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A Homeowner’s Guide to Green Tax Credits
Posted on: Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 at 9:00 am
Make the right move and act as a responsible citizen would. Throe away all appliances which emit green house gas and make the process of attaining a safe and sound environment a reality. One such way to do it is by going green and it can actually help in a big way in achieving a clear and healthy environment. And you will be doing a great favour not only to yourself but to the coming generation as well.
For those who are still in the darkness regarding the utility of a proper green process allow me to say that going green has a win-win proposition. It has a two fold utility. While on one hand you can work to save the environment and the on the other hand you can also help yourself by reducing the cost.
Green campaign is extremely vital and should be embraced by all and sundry. It may help you to reduce your bill amount in a large way.
What Is Green Building Certification?
Posted on: Monday, July 5th, 2010 at 9:00 am
Green building certification is a system that regulates the building industry to prove that the project has been carried out under environmental friendly conditions and has met the set green standards. There are four levels of accreditation that are carried out to give the project a public face that is different from similar building projects. It can be rated gold, silver or platinum. Green building certification is done mainly for commercial establishments.
The basic guidelines of identifying a top green building certification are to have met the following credits in the finished building. These include: The site’s sustainability, which means that the site must be easy to maintain without any health hazard. The building must also be in a water sufficient place. The energy resources used in the building should be non-carbonic. The materials used to construct the building should be tenable both for the surrounding environments and the indoors.
Top Five Resources for Green Energy Enthusiasts
Posted on: Saturday, July 11th, 2009 at 11:42 am
If you are interested in green energy and its issues and want to find out more information about the whole concept, then the top five resources for you are:
The Home page of the US Department of Energy on energy.gov. It is a user-friendly page with current news and events information. You can also go to the eere.energy.gov page of this site which is devoted to renewable energy and energy efficiency.
Energysavers.gov is a platform that is devoted to the cost savings that are made by using green energy products
The Home page of DOE agenda where young people will find several interesting facts about green energy.
Energy Kid’s Page sponsored by Energy Information Administration, geared for students who are interested in finding information about green energy resources.
The NREL of National Renewable Energy Laboratory of US Department of Energy which is a unique resource for the serious students who want to pursue career in field studies and green industry.