VisionaireNew York's "Visionaire" condo uses recycled water, solar panels and a green roof. It is a relief to see that despite the proliferation of climate change deniers, business is going ahead and building assuming that climate change is an issue that should be addressed

CETO20schematic1In order to explore the potential of wave power technology for Bermuda, Triton Renewable Energy Ltd. is initially proposing to install a 2MW demonstration CETO™ wave platform off Bermuda's south shore. CETO™ operates as a hydraulic pump. Submerged buoys harness the ocean energy to drive these pumps, forcing seawater ashore at high pressure. The pressurized water is then used to drive onshore turbines to create base load electricity.

top_10_energy-efficiency_workplaceEnergy efficiency is often called the low-hanging fruit of a clean-energy economy. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu likes to say it's not just hanging, it's rotting on the ground.

The easy pickings are apparently not that easy, though. Energy efficiency programs have picked up speed in the past few years with concerns about the bottom line and/or sustainability, but those programs often come in fits and starts.

Guardian Data Solutions revealed its 2011 paper recycling data in a February 14 news announcement.

According to their news release, paper recycling is alive and well in Bermuda with nearly 90% of the paper waste generated from Guardian's secure document destruction service being recycled in 2011, compared to 80% in 2010.

Green_CleaningThe focus of January's Green Building Forum was Green Cleaning, with three presenters sharing their experiences, information and products to members.

About Greenrock

According to The Footprint Network, which measures the ability of the planet to produce resources and absorb waste, our resource use and waste production is 60% more than the earth can produce or absorb annually.

This overshoot is the result of decisions that we each make every day. We seek to generate debate and to influence people to change their behaviour.We strive to be catalysts: Success for us is when we can Change the Mindset so that sustainable use of resources is included in decision-making for individuals, government or businesses. ... read more

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