April 18, 2013
8 News Now Living Green
February 21, 2013
Value of green homes focus of symposium
Imagine you had some great products to sell. They were the best available in terms of value and longevity. They helped protect people's health and improved their quality of life. They were so good that the people who actually found out about them agreed to buy as many as you could make for the price you were asking. Sounds like a great scenario right?
December 01, 2012
Home Performance Contractor's Guide to Energy Efficient Remodeling
November 09, 2012
EnergyFit Nevada's Winter Rebate Special
EnergyFit Nevada's Winter Rebate Special is available for a limited time and only for the first 100 Nevada Homes that are upgraded before December 31, 2012! Rebate options have been extended to be applicable to a greater number of homes and help you better afford the energy efficiency improvements completed on your home.
To take advantage of EnergyFit Nevada rebates that provide up to $3,000 in for energy efficiency improvements, your home must achieve a minimum of 15% energy savings. Program participation requires an EnergyFit Home Energy Assessment, using an approved contractor, and a minimum $1,000 matching homeowner investment. Remember, these rebates are only for the first 100 homes and all improvements must be completed by December 31, 2012. Special low-interest FINANCING is also available. Your approved contractor will help you identify and apply any other applicable rebates.
Visit: energyfitnevada.org for more information.
November 09, 2012
Liberty High School GREEN Week
Congratulations to Liberty High School for having the first GREEN Week. The students learned about recycling, energy efficiency and did their own recycling audit of Liberty High School. Good Job David Butler, Katy Duffy, David Gibson & Tracy Skenandore for planning this great event and to the community partners for all of the support. Click link to an excellent write up. See LVRJ Article, click here...
November 09, 2012
Solar Decathlon 2013
The Solar Decathlon is an international competition initiated by the U.S. Department of Energy with the goal to educate the public about the energy-saving opportunities. Collegiate teams from across the U.S. and around the world design, build, and operate sustainable solar-powered houses. This competition serves as an avenue for academic institutions and their respective teams to showcase their house designs that promote sustainability and the environment. UNLV is among the 20 teams chosen to compete in the Solar Decathlon 2013, which will be held in Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California from October 3-13, 2013. For more information about the Solar Decathlon 2013, please visit the Solar Decathlon web page. http://solardecathlon.unlv.edu/
November 09, 2012
GREEN Alliance is proud to partner and support USGBCs Recycle Roadshow
We would love to have you join us for this tour and a day of learning more of how recycling can proud renewable clean energy! See the flyer and rsvp.
August 15, 2012
High Performance Home & Building Summit
The Second Annual High Performance Home and Building Summit is pulling the Energy Puzzle together by providing critical education segments and an opportunity to see how the puzzle pieces work together. This summit will benefit Energy Program Directors, Contractors, Builders, REALTORS®, Lenders, Utilities, Energy Raters, Building Inspectors, Municipalities & Educators - all of who are working and learning together.
May 16, 2012
From Sin City to the Emerald City, Exploring Green Initiatives in Hospitality with Caesar’s CodeGreen Sustainability Program
As the lead executive for Sustainability at Caesars Entertainment, Gwen Migita drives the development of Caesars industry leading and award winning sustainability strategy; CodeGreen. She directs an enterprise-wide CodeGreen Steering Committee and serves as the corporate leader of thirty property CodeGreen Teams. Gwen also manages external relationships and stakeholder strategies for Caesars environmental programs.
March 08, 2012
Retrofit energy hog homes into power sippers
Want to know what the "next big thing" in home ownership will be? No one can predict the future with absolute certainty, but there are no safer predictions than these: Nonrenewable energy sources will become increasingly scarce, energy costs will rise over time and people will continue to desire comfortable homes that are affordable to maintain. Wrap it all up in a solution that makes sense for the vast majority of existing homes and, voil: The next big thing is ... drum roll please ... the energy efficient retrofit. See LVRJ Article, click here...
February 22, 2012
Old Homes Become Newly Energy Efficient
Two old homes with new energy-efficient technology were unveiled Wednesday in Las Vegas. See 8 News Now Article, click here...
January 18, 2012
GREEN Alliance Mixer - New Resolutions for a MORE Sustainable Las Vegas
Look How Our City's Measuring Up! With Tom Perrigo, Sustainabiity Officer for the City of Las Vegas.
Mr. Perrigo oversees the implementation of $47 million city-wide Sustainability Initiative encompassing climate change, green building, urban forestry, and renewable energy and energy conservation capital projects. Programs administered through the Office of Sustainability exceeded 2011 expectations and are prompting new 2012 resolutions to meet even more challenging goals.