Starting in 2010, Hawaii will require that all new residential developments require solar hot water to receive a building permit. Â This is the first local government in North America to pass such legislation. Â Way to go Hawaii! Â Thanks to ecogeek for the tip.
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The Projecting Change Film Festival is a 4-day celebration of green living.Â Topics such as sustainable energy sources, building methods, and the environment will be the focus of the festival which starts today, May 8th and goes through May 11th at the Ridge Theatre at 3131 Arbutus Street, Vancouver.Â More information at:Â http://www.projectingchange.ca
If you’re in the market for what may be the most environmentally friendly home in California, Project7ten is up for sale at Auctionwire. Located in trendy Venice, it’s not cheap, but the savings and high profile nature of the home will likely make for a quick sale.
The Aldo Leopold Centre in Wisconsin has been certified LEED Platinum by the U.S. Green Building Council, with an amazing 61 of 69 possible points, more points than any other building to date. With the exchange rate however, that would of course mean only 55 points Canadian 😉
Read more here: http://www.aldoleopold.org/legacycenter/
VANCOUVER The Province will introduce new legislative measures this fall that will mandate
greenhouse gas reduction targets and provide legal tools to implement government strategy to reduce
greenhouse gas emissions by 33 per cent below current levels by 2020, Premier Gordon Campbell
announced today at the Union of British Columbia Municipalities convention.