Monthly Archives: May 2012


Why don’t bananas like getting sun burnt? They peel. Did you hear about the guy who sat up all night wondering where the sun had gone? The next morning it dawned on him. Larry, Moe & Curly were all working … Continue reading

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Md. RECs: Turn That Animal Waste into Thermal Energy

On April 6, 2012, the Maryland General Assembly enacted Senate Bill 1004 designating “thermal biomass systems” as energy resources eligible to receive Tier 1 renewable energy credits (RECs) for their thermal output.  This legislation was signed into law on

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A group of 55 members of Congress recently sent a letter to the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) expressing concerns about GSA’s potential adoption of LEED® 2012. GSA uses the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating … Continue reading

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Nike, Adidas Pledge to Stop Toxic Discharges From Supply Chain by 2020 – A pledge that may be easier to make than keep

A number of companies (Adidas Group, C&A, G-Star, H&M, Li Ning, Nike Inc., and Puma) have pledged to eliminate hazardous chemical discharges from their factories by 2020.  Specifically, they plan to

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Will Clean Technologies Stump the Public?

Recent reports that some Tesla Roadster owners have been complaining of non-moving cars after letting the battery run down to zero have raised questions in the press about consumer adaptability to new clean technologies.  Some of this discussion has been … Continue reading

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