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[13 May 2009 | No Comment | ]
Gwinnett County Begins New Environmental Sustainability Program

Today Gwinnett County government officials announced a comprehensive effort to promote environmentally sustainable policies and practices. The new Gwinnett Environmental Sustainability Program involves specific initiatives in 10 categories, including transportation and air quality, recycling and waste reduction, water conservation, energy efficiency and green building. The County’s two main areas of focus will be energy efficiency and water conservation.

“With specific goals in mind for this new program, we are not simply following the ‘green’ trend but taking a hard look at day-to-day operations to find real ways to reduce costs and …

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[3 May 2009 | No Comment | ]
Get Up to Date with the Latest in Green Building Technologies at SBS 2009 June4-6

The 2009 Southern Building Show has a heavy focus on green building to cater to the high demand of Atlanta home builders that are interested in learning more about the industry.
First off, there is an entire aisle on the show floor devoted to green building products and services. Appropriately titled the “Green Aisle,” this is your one-stop shop to get more information about the different energy-efficient, water-conserving, solar-consuming and wind-utilizing products (as well as the other green products out there) available for new home construction. Remember that all of these …