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Green Building News ItemsHHS graduate 'making a difference' in education system in the Big Easy - Houston Herald8/15/2018 10:21:25 AM
Houston Herald HHS graduate 'making a difference' in education system in the Big Easy Houston Herald Today, Delcour is the Assistant Superintendent of Operations for the Louisiana Recovery School District. In this role, she's responsible for ensuring that all students have access to high-quality facilities and that those facilities are preserved and ...
Adapting Building Design to the Effects of Climate Change - Urban Land8/10/2018 3:42:06 PM
Adapting Building Design to the Effects of Climate Change Urban Land Disastrous scenarios and the nagging “what ifs” that accompany them are recent reality for Texas, Puerto Rico, Louisiana , and California. Brock Long .... As in many cities, existing green regulations—from checklist compliance for the Leadership in ...
Daily on Energy: Obama's methane, light bulb rules on their way out - Washington Examiner8/8/2018 12:05:38 PM
Daily on Energy: Obama's methane, light bulb rules on their way out Washington Examiner Joe Balash, Interior's mining and lands chief, gave the closing keynote Tuesday night at the Heartland Institute's America First Energy Conference in Louisiana . Among the highlights, Balash called the National ..... General Services Administration ... and more »
New Orleans eschews new water management techniques in $2B post-Katrina program - Construction Dive7/31/2018 10:52:12 AM
New Orleans eschews new water management techniques in $2B post-Katrina program Construction Dive The city of New Orleans has not included new rain and stormwater management methods as part of a $2 billion post-Hurricane Katrina infrastructure repair program, The Louisiana Weekly reported, despite a federally-funded urban water plan that lays out ...
How urban planners can promote health and wellness - Curbed7/25/2018 1:12:15 PM
Curbed How urban planners can promote health and wellness Curbed To help solve the problem, Louisiana's capital, Baton Rouge, is turning to an increasingly common strategy—using urban planning, and the creation of the new Baton Rouge Health District, as part of a larger campaign focused on improving public health ... and more »
Building systems show to highlight growth of modular construction industry - Proud Green Building (press release) (blog)6/14/2018 8:22:44 PM
Proud Green Building (press release) (blog) Building systems show to highlight growth of modular construction industry Proud Green Building (press release) (blog) Financing is getting easier as well for modular players through companies like Louisiana -Pacific, which just invested $45 million in Entekra, an Ireland-based offsite framing firm looking to be a game-changer in the United States. The Building Systems ...
Louisiana wants to divert the Mississippi River to restore its coast - Inhabitat5/15/2018 3:30:24 PM
Louisiana wants to divert the Mississippi River to restore its coast Inhabitat Of all the states dealing with global warming, Louisiana may have been hit the hardest. According to NPR, Louisiana has lost a staggering amount of coastline – more than 2,000 square miles – over the past 100 years. State officials have attempted ... and more »
Louisiana is second-worst in environmental friendliness: report - NOLA.com4/17/2018 3:20:13 PM
NOLA.com Louisiana is second-worst in environmental friendliness: report NOLA.com Louisiana ranked only better than West Virginia in the study. The bottom five also included Kentucky, North Dakota and Alabama. The "greenest" state in the union was Vermont, followed by Oregon, Massachusetts, New York and South Dakota. WalletHub ... and more »
Renewable - Alternative Energy News ItemsWhy Louisiana's most progressive tiny town hasn't passed a plastic bag ban yet - The Advocate8/11/2018 3:26:47 PM
The Advocate Why Louisiana's most progressive tiny town hasn't passed a plastic bag ban yet The Advocate Can environmental activists get one of south Louisiana's most progressive small towns to ditch its plastic bags? So far, things haven't broken their way. "To say they weren't warmly received would be an understatement," said Abita Springs Mayor Greg ...
How Louisiana solar power prospects shifting to business, utility-scale projects - The Advocate7/28/2018 5:54:51 PM
The Advocate How Louisiana solar power prospects shifting to business, utility-scale projects The Advocate Solar Alternatives owner Cantin, who also serves as head of the Gulf States Renewable Energy Industry Association, said the program didn't go far enough. He chided what he calls a lack of “interest and willingness” from utilities and regulators to more ... and more »