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May 19, 2011: A Better Building Block

We have all seen or heard of toy building blocks. Many of us, when young, were fortune enough to play with them. However, when it comes to building, the type of building material used can save or cost us money. More on this story...

April 20, 2011: Nuclear Reality Check

I have refrained myself from writing this blog since the day after tragedy hit Japan. More on this story...

April 6, 2011: Worldwide Waste of Natural Gas!

A recent report from GE had the news wires talking about how five percent (5%) of the World's Natural Gas is wasted, lost, and putting CO2 by the millions of metric tons into the air each year. Here is a News Flash: REALLY. More on this story...

March 31, 2010: We found America's Greenest Building and it is a Monastery.

That is correct, the Greenest Building in America with a Platinum LEED rating of 63 out of 69 belongs to the Benedictine Women of Madison's Holy Wisdom Monastery. More on this story...


March 17, 2010: The Seattle Times has reported on the planning for America's Greenest Building to date.

At EHW we recognize many so called "GREEN" buildings in our nation, but as we have been saying for years: "At best they are a shade of green." Yes, these buildings are eco-friendly, but only because they met some LEED requirements or addressed some energy saving steps. We have yet to see all areas fully addressed in order to be a "true green zero footprint" structure. This new HQ for Bullitt Foundation may come very close as it plans to use solar and rainwater from the roof to be almost entirely off-grid. The article came out on March 15, 2010 and was written by Eric Pryne of The Seattle Times. The title is: "Rain, even urine, would help make Bullitt HQ city's 'greenest building ever." More on this story...

July 1, 2009: SPACEPORT AMERICA to use Earth's subterranean temperatures to warm and cool facility.

They recently broke ground at the location for Virgin Galactic's spaceport in New Mexico. The facility's design is to meet LEED standards for the 110,000 square-foot hangar. More on this story...

MAY 26, 2009: NASA Briefing Provides New Global View of Ocean Health.

May 26, 2009, Data from NASA's Aqua satellite shows scientists new discovered regions where marine ecosystems are under stress. More on this story...


MAY 24, 2009: New York City Closed Down Broadway!

On Sunday, May 24, 2009, New York City closed down Broadway to save lives, energy and the environment.
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MAY 20, 2009: Wind turbines built into your apartment building?

A Press Release stated on May 20, 2009, that an Oklahoma architect has a design that puts wind turbines into the facade of your building. More on this story...


JANUARY 2009:
NASA Finds More Evidence for Greenhouse Warming

In an updated report from NASA, the agency stated that a more recent study reveals that ice is melting across our globe at an accelerating rate.
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NOVEMBER 2008:
Why are Solar Panels Blue?

A Photovoltaic Solar Panel that converts sun light into electricity should be dark in color, but panels are not dark in color because the panels do not absorb all the sun light.
More on this story...


MAY 2008:
The Inside word is Out - New York's Freedom Tower will be using Fuel Cells for electrical power!

The Freedom Tower and three (3) new additional buildings to be constructed in lower Manhattan will have the largest fuel cell project on this Earth to provide electrical power.
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DECEMBER 2001: A U.S. Energy Plan

Here is a write up done long before Blogs were popular, an article that provided sound advice, facts and recommendations for our country's energy plan. This is an article that knew what needed to be done to prevent serious problems ten years before. More on this story...

NOVEMBER 1987: Saving Money Through Applied Lighting

Written just five years after the first energy saving bulb became available in America, but unfortunately the lessons and facts took over twenty five years to get popular. More on this story...

 



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