Green Central

05/08/2013 - 12:28

Trex Co. has received the 2013 Green Award from Washingtonian magazine. The annual awards recognize citizens, companies and organizations in the D.C. metro area that are working to improve the environment and encourage eco-friendly living.

04/16/2013 - 17:45

In its Global Sustainability Milestone Meeting on Monday, Walmart announced new commitments the retailer says will dramatically increase energy efficiency and renewables, and hasten its path toward being 100% supplied by renewable energy.

04/09/2013 - 16:39

WaterSense partners help promote a public service campaign called “Wasting Water is Weird.”

04/02/2013 - 13:14

Shaw Industries Group has achieved the USGBC's LEED Silver designation for New Construction for its Reclaim to Energy (Re2E) process building, in Dalton, Ga.

04/02/2013 - 10:51

Designed to replace a 100-watt incandescent bulb while reducing energy consumption by more than 75%, the LED 22-watt offers a light output of about 1,800 lumens.

03/26/2013 - 09:34

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed legislation Wednesday specifying that rating systems used in green building projects funded by the state government "shall not exclude certificate credits for forest products certified by the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, Forest Stewardship Council or the American Tree Farm System."

03/25/2013 - 09:56

Atlanta-based Acuity Brands launched four new post-top LED luminaires from Antique Street Lamps that combine modern LED light sources with a traditional appearance.

03/25/2013 - 09:55

The Energy Efficient Roofing 2013 conference will be held April 8 and 9 in Charlotte, N.C.

03/19/2013 - 10:47

At the 2013 NLBMDA/WDMA Legislative Conference, a congressman rips out-of-control regulations.

03/18/2013 - 13:29

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Sears Holdings with a 2013 Energy Star Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award for its continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency.