Green Energy Times Staff
It seems like every time we turn around, we get another impressive update from LEDdynamics. It was just last April that we published our latest article on one of their products, “LEDdynamics™ Gro-Lights” (bit.ly/leddynamics-grow-lights). Now, we have something exciting to share.
Some time ago, LEDdynamics acquired another company, […]
A Recycled, Green Option from a Green Manufacturer
Both of these homes are in Massachusetts, and each features two different kinds of TruExterior Siding. The modern-style earth-sheltered home features TruExterior Siding Nickel Gap and Channel profiles. The white house features TruExterior Siding Channel Bevel profile and Shiplap profile in a vertical orientation. Courtesy […]
The New Carbon Architecture: Building to Cool the Climate
by Bruce King, New Society Publishers, 2017, 159 pages, $29.99
Book review by N.R. Mallery
Let’s face it, CO2 in our atmosphere is the biggest problem humans have ever had to face.
Recent news says scientists have measured a slowdown of the Gulf Stream. […]
Duffy/Lundgren residence, Londonderry, VT.
The Sustainable Energy Outreach Network (SEON) is deeply involved in the building trade and related areas of work in the built environment. Some of the members are architects, some are contractors, some provide services, some supply products for homes, and at least one, BuildingGreen, is […]
Arctic tundra burning. Image: Western Arctic National Parklands.
Dr. Alan K. Betts
As I write in late July, wildfires are burning across the Eurasian Arctic as temperatures soar. These climate extremes remind us every month of the urgency of the global renewable energy transition. Unfortunately, the global rise of nationalism is undermining […]
Sustainability issues exist among the filth in the Ganges River in India. Image: Wikispaces.com
India expects its population to jump from 1.252 billion to 1.55 billion within 33 years. It adds 16 million, net gain, annually. Their human misery index explodes off the charts.
In 1960, India reached 500,000,000 people. […]
Green Energy Times Staff
The Sixth Annual Bioenergy Day is on October 24, 2018. It is a day for the industry to let everyone know what bioenergy is all about.
Bioenergy is not just logs and wood chips. The industry includes processing and using waste products from industries relating to forest products, […]
The new 1.84 million BTU/hr Viessmann Vitoflex 300-RF biomass boiler. Photos courtesy of Froling Energy.
By Jim Van Valkenburgh
Applegate Apartments in Bennington, Vermont is among the largest affordable housing developments in the state. Heat and hot water have always been provided in each unit as part of the rent, which […]
We have seen a number of articles about microplastics, or microbeads, in Green Energy Times before. Two examples are Larry Plesent’s article, “Microbeads are in the News!” which appeared in December 15, 2015 (bit.ly/GET-microbeads), and “Garbage Patches in our Oceans,” which appeared in August 15, 2015. (bit.ly/GET-ocean-trash)
Lake Champlain hosts blue-green-algae blooms that close beaches every summe. Image:www.vermontbiz.com
By Mark Curran
Vermont faces numerous environmental challenges, but there are two that need our immediate attention. Greenhouse emissions and resulting climate changes are things all Vermont businesses need to address. Unfortunately, Vermont cannot go it alone, and it requires […]