WorkingBuildings Atlanta office earns LEED Platinum

ATLANTA — The WorkingBuildings Group of Companies received LEED PLATINUM for Commercial Interiors for their corporate office in Atlanta, Georgia. WorkingBuildings was able to achieve this highest-level certification by using a number of sustainable practices. They were able to minimize material use and diverted over 75% of construction waste materials [...]

By | 2016-10-21T14:20:39+00:00 25 February 2016|Commercial, GREEN BUILDING, Press Releases|0 Comments

More megawatts of solar than natural gas installed in 2015

BOSTON, MASS. and WASHINGTON, D.C. - In yet another record-breaking year, the solar industry in the United States installed 7,286 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaics (PV) in 2015. GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) announced the historic figures today ahead of the March 9 release of the [...]

By | 2016-10-21T14:20:39+00:00 22 February 2016|CLEAN ENERGY, Press Releases, Solar|0 Comments

Aim of Tech aquaponics grant: “to end hunger and homelessness”

A Georgia Tech project with the modest goal of making aquaponics "affordable to the masses" as a way "to end hunger and homelessness and provide employment in the inner cities of America" has won a $15,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Tech Tower on the Georgia Tech campus. [...]

By | 2016-10-21T14:20:39+00:00 17 February 2016|SUSTAINABILITY|0 Comments