A light-emitting diode (LED) is a semiconductor light source. LEDs are used as indicator lamps in many devices and are increasingly used for other lighting. When a light-emitting diode is switched on, electrons are able to recombine with electron holes within the device, releasing energy in the form of photons. This effect is called electroluminescence and the color of the (more…)
Enviance is a Carlsbad, California, corporation that produces and sells Environmental Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software and provides other environmental services. The ERP software enables Enviance’s clients to measure, manage, and report things such as greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and (more…)
Kentucky, known as the Bluegrass State, is not new to the field of clean technology, especially renewable energy and energy efficiency. A state hit hard by the economic recession, Kentucky is always looking for ways to help its residents save money and afford the current cost of living, which includes have energy. As such, many organizations have formed to promote (more…)
It is hard to believe there was a time when we, as a united people on Planet Earth, didn’t really focus on the environment. However, it really wasn’t until 1970 that the collective global eye turned towards the environment and how the global human footprint was making a forever-impact.
In 1972, the United Nations took notice and held the (more…)
Assembly Bill 361, the bill that would authorize and regulate the formation and governance of a new form of corporate entity known as a benefit corporation, passed the California Assembly and is now on Governor Jerry Brown’s desk. The governor has 12 days to sign the bill into law or to veto it. (more…)
Yesterday, more than 120 leaders in the commercial building community came together with Federal officials at a White House Clean Energy Economy Forum to discuss the role of Federal leadership in sustainable building. White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley, Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, General Services Administration (more…)