Sunday, April 13, 2008

In the NEWS 4/13

A Meeting of 'Green' Minds:
by James Heaney
Some highlights of Buffalo's Green Economy Summit, click here.

The economy is hurting in Buffalo, the second-poorest U.S. city of its size. There's lots of talk, both locally and from presidential candidates, about creating Green jobs to help both the environment and the economy. What exactly is a green job? To learn more, click here.

Bill Nowak, one of the organizers of the Green Economy Summit, will speak about Wind Power and New Job Opportunities on Wednesday April 16 at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian-Universalist Church on Elmwood Ave. at W. Ferry St.

'Green' Buildings:
by James Heaney
How to help save energy, money and the planet, click here.

The above article addresses construction of new buildings. Buffalo has lots of beautiful old buildings that need to be made more energy efficient, creating opportunities for green jobs. The Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED) program has retrofit standards, called LEED for Existing Buildings (LEED-EB). Read more here.

Finding Gold in Green Buildings:
by James Heaney
Part 2 of the "Green Buildings" News report, click here.

Buffalo Spree Magazine:
The Green Issue, click here.

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