Posts Tagged ‘Solar Energy Monitors’

US Energy Information Administration

The U.S. Energy Information Administration provides policy-neutral data, forecasts and analysis to encourage the creation of sound policies, efficient markets and to inform the public on how energy impacts the economy and environment.

For an incredible amount of accurate information on US energy, visit the EIA website.

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EcoSearch

EcoSearch is a nonprofit search engine that supports the environment by donating to green charities. EcoSearch helps spread the word about environmental organizations all over the world and is committed to preserving the environment and making a difference.

EcoSearch currently donates to the following environmental charities and the list continues to grow.

Sierra Club

TreePeople

National Resource Defense Council

Heal The Bay

Rainforest Alliance

Have a charity that is not listed? EcoSearch wants you to email them of other charities to support.

Find out more at EcoSearch.org

Greenpeace

Greenpeace works to prevent environmental destruction through a peaceful, non-violent manner to raise awareness and spark public debate. Greenpeace was born in 1971 in an effort to discourage nuclear testing and has since grown into an international organization with offices in over 30 countries.

Find out how you can get involved by visiting the Greenpeace web site.

QuoteGarden – Favorite Green Quotes

“Today’s might oak is just yesterday’s nut that held its ground”
– Anonymous

“When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world” – John Muir

“For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious taht if it were made of gold and silver” – Martin Luther

“Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them” – Bill Vaughn

“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children”
– Native American Proverb

“For 200 years we’ve been conquering Nature. Now we’re beating it to death”
-Tom McMillan

“The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun” -Ralph Nader

“Till now man has been up against Nature; from now on he will be up against his own nature” – Dennis Gabor

“Understanding the laws of nature does not mean that we are immune to their operations” – David Gerrold

“The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition”
– Carl Sagan

“Time and space – time to be alone, space to move about – these may well become the great scarcities of tomorrow” – Edwin Way Teale

“After a visit to the beach, it’s hard to believe that we live in a material world”
– Pam Shaw

“To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one’s own in the midst of abundance” – Buddha

“Thank GOD, they cannot cut down the clouds!”
– Henry David Thoreau

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Solar Energy Industries Association

The Solar Energy Industries Association is the premier national trade association for the solar energy industry and acts a voice for bringing solar to the mainstream. SEIA accomplishes this by removing trade barriers, expanding markets and educating the public about solar energy.

Currently SEIA agenda includes:

Developing Global Warming Legislation

Establishing a Federal Renewable Energy Standard

Ensuring Strong Transmission

Improving Access with Interconnection and Net Metering

The Solar Investment Tax Credit

Whether you are a solar energy manufacturer, distributor, contractor, installer, project developer, consultant or in any other industry impacted by the U.S. solar energy market, SEIA membership will provide you with critical information, advocacy, education and networking opportunities that will grow your business and ensure the long-term success of the solar industry.

Find out how you can get involved at SEIA.org

Renewable Energy World

RenewableEnergyWorld.com is the single most trusted NEWS source for all Renewable Energy News and Information. Originally created by a passionate group of renewable energy professionals, Renewable Energy World has grown to incorporate a comprehensive resource for renewable energy professionals.

RenewableEnergyWorld.com provides access to the following services:

Daily Renewable Energy News

Renewable Energy Products

Renewable Energy Technology Overview

Comprehensive Renewable Energy Events Calendar

Extensive Renewable Energy Job Opportunities

Internet Brand Building For Renewable Energy Business

The goal of RenewableEnergyWorld.com is to inform readers about the use of Renewable Energy worldwide and assist in the decision process for all things related to Renewable Energy.

For more information or to subscribe to their FREE newsletter, visit RenewableEnergyWorld.com

How is GBCI connected to LEED?

People are often confused when the official USGBC website sends LEED candidates to the GBCI website. That’s because USGBC creates the reference guides, rating systems and education programs but oursources the actual “testing” to GBCI (Green Building Certification Institute). This allows USGBC to concentrate on continously updating and creating new green building ciruculum.

Take a look at the chart below for a visual overview.


For more information on GBCI, visit the GBCI Website