Green building News for May 2009

Green building News Archive

Solar water heating programme in Ottawa

A solar water heating programme has been launched in Ottawa, Canada, by Canadian renewable energy electricity provider, Bullfrog Power, together with Enbridge Gas Distribution, EnerWorks, and the Government of Canada.

First Solar supplies modules for “Australia's largest solar PV installation”

First Solar Inc will supply solar photovoltaic (PV) modules to Solar Shop Australia, Pty Ltd, for a 1 MW rooftop project, said to be Australia’s largest solar PV installation.

Greenbuild Expo launches in June

Greenbuild Expo, which explores sustainability in the construction industry, is taking place on 17-18 June in Manchester, UK.

UK homes could have smart meters by 2020 UK homes could have smart meters by 2020

All homes in Britain could have smart meters installed by 2020, according to plans published by the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).

LEED 2009 green building certificates include regional credits

The US Green Building Council (USGBC) has released LEED regional credits as part of LEED 2009, the latest version of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System.