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  • A Retaining Wall that is ‘Green’ and Saves Green

    Crane Materials International (CMI) leads the sheet piling industry in providing environmentally friendly solutions and products to the construction and engineering communities. Today CMI announces the release of the SheerScape ...


    By PRWeb

  • Green walls, effective acoustic insulation

    The Department of Thermal Machines and Motors of the University School of Mining and Public Works Engineering is exploring the energy efficiency of buildings by conducting tests on various materials. Zaloa Azkorra, an agricultural engineer, began to study the acoustic and energy efficiency of green walls to find out their performance, since these walls consisting of vegetation could be beneficial ...

  • Tearing down the walls to green building

    Green buildings represent the best opportunity in North America to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions according to a panel of experts who spoke at GLOBE 2008. In order to take full advantage of this opportunity several barriers across the building sector must be removed. In North America buildings are responsible for 35% of all GHG emissions and with respect to achieving climate ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Wall Street Green Summit XII

    The Wall Street Green Summit is the longest running and most comprehensive environmental market event in the industry. Launched in 2002 by Peter Fusaro, The Wall Street Green Summit covers cutting edge content, industry developments and features the practitioners and the leaders of tomorrow. Hear it here first! The Wall Street Green Summit XII is the “one-stop shop” to come up to ...

  • Green walls show promise as sound barriers for buildings

    Green walls, designed so they are covered in vegetation, could help cut the amount of noise that enters buildings, a new study has found. In lab. tests, researchers found that a modular green wall system reduced sound levels by 15 decibels (dB). This leads them to believe that it is a promising sound reduction device that could improve quality-of-life for city residents. Green walls and green ...

  • `Green wall` project gathers pace in Senegal

    Senegal is planting its latest batch of seedlings for Africa's 'wall of trees' initiative this week — the first planting since a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the project was signed in May. The Great Green Wall project involves planting a living wall of trees and bushes more than 7,000 ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Burgeoning Green Roofs and Green Walls Market to be Worth $7.7 Billion in 2017

    Green roofs and green walls, sought to address environmental issues like air pollution, heat-island effect, and loss of green spaces in cities, will balloon into a $7.7 billion market in 2017, driven by mandates and incentives by cities across the globe, according to ...


    By Lux Research

  • North America`s largest outdoor green wall unveiled

    Green over GreyDesigners have completed planting the largest and most biologically diverse outdoor green wall in North America. It is located in Surrey, BC, Canada, covering the Semiahmoo Public Library and RCMP Facility. The unique design is nearly 3,000 square feet and consists of over 10,000 individual plants representing more than 120 unique ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Green bonds ministerial summit 2010: from the UN to wall street and the world

    The Green Bonds Ministerial Summit 2010: from the UN to Wall Street and the world Green Bonds United Nations Ministerial Summit September 25th, 2010 at the United Nations. From the UN to Wall Street and the world: Green Energy Finance and Power and Utility transformation to a Low Carbon future. On Saturday, September 25th 2010, during the Ministerial week of the United Nations ...

  • Africa’s Great Green Wall reaches out to new partners

    The Great Green Wall initiative is hosting an international forum to build new partnerships and accelerate progress in tackling one of this century's defining development challenges - land degradation, desertification and drought. The forum will also take stock of the achievements and future challenges of the Great Green Wall for the Sahara and the Sahel Initiative. The two-day event, organized ...

  • Green Deal - Green Light

    Greg Barker visited Birmingham this afternoon, to congratulate the City Council and Carillion Energy Services on the announcement of its Green Deal delivery partnership Birmingham is the first local authority in the country to appoint a delivery partner for the Green Deal. In an announcement last month, DECC ...

  • Filling double-wall sumps fast!

    Thanks to a revolutionary tank sump design and new fill kit, contractors are filling complete tank sumps for hydrostatic monitoring in just minutes. The annular space of a CSI double-wall fiberglass tank sump is filled with green brine solution by vacuum siphoning from 5 gallon buckets into the sump reservoir fitting. This process can be done in the field using our new Monitoring Fluid Fill Kit ...

  • Electric Vehicle Manufacturer ZAP, (OTCBB: ZAAP) Showcases New Wall Street Mantra “Green is Good” in New Online Green Ads

    RenewableEnergystocks.com Green Ad Online Advertising Option for Environmentally Friendly Companies POINT ROBERTS, WA and DELTA, BC – www.InvestorIdeas.com, and its global investor and industry Greentech portals including RenewableEnergyStocks.com, showcase featured public company, electric transportation pioneer ZAP (OTC BB: ZAAP) in new Green Ads branding a new Wall Street Mantra “Green ...


  • ITRI Receives Two Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Awards, Honored Third Year in a Row for Breakthrough Green Technologies

    ITRI (Industrial Technology Research Institute), Taiwan's largest and one of the world's leading high-tech research and development institutions announced today that two of its breakthrough technologies have won the ...

  • Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Lakefront Features New Eco-Friendly Green Wall in Sky Lobby

    Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Lakefront, which is situated in the heart of bustling downtown, unveils the largest indoor living green wall in Chicago which provides a strong visual statement that demonstrates Hilton Worldwides' commitment to green efforts with all of their brands. This 720 square foot eco-friendly living wall in the hotel's sky lobby was installed by Ambius, ...


    By Marketwire

  • The Wall Street Journal Names Hara a Top Ten Venture-Backed Green Company

    Hara, a leader in energy and resource data management software, has been recognized as a Top Ten Venture-Backed Green Company by the Wall Street ...


  • Living walls help cool buildings in hot climates

    Covering walls with plants can significantly reduce the temperature of building walls during hot summer months. A recent study of three different types of these ‘living walls’ in Italy suggests that they can be 20°C cooler than a bare wall on sunny days. An added advantage is that living walls can be retrofitted to existing buildings. ‘Green walls’ refer to walls that ...

  • Green Now Comes in Patterns

    Blik, the innovative maker of self-adhesive surface graphics, and Threadless, the international community-driven design company, have collaborated once again to launch new self-adhesive Pattern Wall Tiles. These "green" wall tiles are eco-friendly, non-toxic and free of both PVC and phthalates. The ...


  • Bristol Green Doors

    In the lead up to the Green Deal, Bristol Green Doors is encouraging private owners to cooperate in improving the energy efficiency of their homes, through a solid wall insulation project with funding from DECC's Local Energy Assessment Fund ...

  • Greening the corporate board room

    The environment is quickly gaining the attention of corporate boards across the United States. Around a quarter of Fortune 500 companies now have a committee whose job is to make sure executives comply with environmental regulations and effectively handle conservation efforts - that is more than twice as many as five years ago, according to Ceres, a coalition of public interest organizations and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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