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  • Cannabis Symposium Focuses on Sustainability, Energy Efficiency 19 Oct 2017 01:08 Westword The cannabis industry's thirst for energy has been well documented, with a majority of commercial cultivations burning electricity indoors because of local laws banning outdoor grows...and also because it's easier to control growing environments …
  • Big question for U.S. cities: Is Amazon’s HQ2 worth the price? 18 Oct 2017 17:47 The Denver Post Online In 2007, students building a house in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon hung a touchscreen monitor on the wall and connected it to the internet through a desktop computer. They developed software so people could touch the screen to turn the …
  • Target Commits to New Climate Goals & 100% Renewable Energy 18 Oct 2017 16:20 Environmental Leader Target, maintaining the momentum it generated from last week’s announcement that it will source only sustainable cotton by 2020, unveiled more environmental efforts today: the retail giant announced a new climate policy and goals to keep the company …
  • Novel Power-to-Gas Tech Begins Testing in the US 18 Oct 2017 15:00 Greentech Media Last month, a team of researchers and engineers quietly installed a first-of-its-kind energy reactor on the campus of a government lab just west of Denver, Colorado. The device -- a 25-foot-tall, thin mass of industrial silver pipes and tanks -- is a test …
  • Northwestern’s solar-powered smart home places 6th in international competition 16 Oct 2017 21:50 Daily Northwestern After two years of planning and building, Northwestern’s solar decathlon team earned sixth place in an international smart home competition Sunday. The 2017 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon was held in Denver, and saw Northwestern’s first entry …
  • Energy, pipelines help make everything around you 16 Oct 2017 20:01 Denver Post How does your typical workday morning go? If it’s anything like mine, it goes something like this. The alarm sounds, you hit the lights, disconnect your charged phone, check your emails, brew coffee, then jump on one of the traffic clogged highways for …
  • Xcel’s math defies reality and history 16 Oct 2017 19:15 Boulder Weekly by William Yeatman and Amy Oliver Cooke Xcel Energy recently announced that it would use Governor John Hickenlooper’s July executive order calling for climate change policy as reason to bypass the Colorado state legislature and seek regulatory approval of …
  • University of Maryland Students Earn Second Place In Solar Decathlon 16 Oct 2017 01:49 WJZ BALTIMORE (AP) — University of Maryland students earned second place in an international energy efficiency competition in Denver called the “Solar Decathlon.” The Washington Post reports that a team of Maryland students designed one of about a dozen homes …
  • How the solar decathlon is creating high-tech homes 16 Oct 2017 00:22 Daily Democrat In 2007, student building a house in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon hung a touchscreen monitor on the wall and connected it to the internet through a desktop computer. They developed software so people could touch the screen to turn the …
  • S&T finishes fourth in Solar Decathlon 15 Oct 2017 19:27 Missouri S&T News The Solar House Design Team from Missouri University of Science and Technology finished in fourth place in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon 2017, held Oct. 5-15 in Denver. The Missouri S&T team’s house, called SILO, was one of 11 …
  • Md. college students earn second place in Solar Decathlon 15 Oct 2017 19:11 Monterey Country Herald BALTIMORE (AP) — University of Maryland students earned second place in an international energy efficiency competition in Denver called the "Solar Decathlon." The Washington Post reports that a team of Maryland students designed one of about a …
  • University of Maryland team takes 2nd place in international ‘Solar Decathlon’ 14 Oct 2017 23:44 The Washington Post A team of students from the University of Maryland took second place Saturday for its design of a future-looking energy-efficient home at a “Solar Decathlon” sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy. Over nine days in Denver, nearly a dozen homes were …
  • University of Denver team comes third as Swiss team takes first in Solar Decathlon 2017 14 Oct 2017 20:41 The Denver Post Online The U.S. Chamber of Commerce FoundationClick the image above of the 2017 Innovation That Matters to read the report by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the 1776 Corp. and others. It ranked Denver at 11th best city for business innovation — a drop …
  • U S Department of Energy : Swiss Team Wins U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 14 Oct 2017 20:30 4-traders DENVER, CO - Acting Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Daniel Simmons announced the winning team of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2017 today in Denver, Colorado. The Swiss Team took first place overall by …
  • Swiss Team Wins U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 14 Oct 2017 19:57 4-traders DENVER, CO - Acting Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Daniel Simmons announced the winning team of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2017 today in Denver, Colorado. The Swiss Team took first place overall by …

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  • Calendar for May 6 09 May 2017 01:53 Hawaii Tribune Herald Classes TODAY, May 6 YOGA WITH RONDA SMITH Where: Mele Kalama, 15-1825 Third Ave., Hawaiian Paradise Park When: 9 a.m. Saturdays Details: This is a slow-flow class that guides students into safe poses as they create their individualized practices. Cost is …
  • 15 campsites which prove Wales is a brilliant place for camping 18 Feb 2017 03:13 ICWales Caravan and camping in Wales makes for a fun and affordable holiday in the country we know and love. You may never have considered camping but it's the best way to take in the local wildlife, history, geology and natural beauty of Wales. Camping gives …
  • 58 Organizations Fighting Food Waste Around the World 08 Jul 2016 12:29 Alternet It’s no secret that food loss and food waste are big problems. At least 1.3 billion tons of food is lost or wasted every year—in fields, during transport, in storage, at restaurants, and in markets in industrialized and developed countries alike. In rich …
  • Container Store : Austin's plans for citywide composting program take shape 21 May 2016 12:47 4-traders May 21--Carrol Seale is a believer in Austin composting. That doesn't mean doing it was always easy. She tried to make up games to help her kids, ages 13 and 9, remember which scraps went where: recycling, composting or trash. The city-provided …
  • Austin's plans for citywide composting program take shape 21 May 2016 12:45 4-traders May 21--Carrol Seale is a believer in Austin composting. That doesn't mean doing it was always easy. She tried to make up games to help her kids, ages 13 and 9, remember which scraps went where: recycling, composting or trash. The city-provided …
  • Retail 2016 21 Apr 2016 17:37 Boulder Weekly Florist STURTZ & COPELAND 2851 Valmont Road, 303-442-6663 Second Place: Fiori Flowers Third Place: Boulder Blooms Fourth Place: Lafayette Florist Gift Shop & Garden Center Fifth Place: Longmont Florist Inc. Here’s a fun little math problem. How …

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