Nation’s Largest Net Zero Plus™ Commercial Building Retrofit Opens in Los Angeles

The Net Zero Plus Electrical Training Institute includes demonstration center & living laboratory for emerging energy technologies  LOS ANGELES – June 6, 2016 – Today marked the opening of the nation’s largest net zero plus commercial building retrofit, the Net Zero Plus Electric Training Institute (NZP-ETI) located in Greater Los Angeles. The 144,000-square-foot demonstration center and living Read more about Nation’s Largest Net Zero Plus™ Commercial Building Retrofit Opens in Los Angeles[…]

Potential GEELA Nominees: Meet with CalEPA at the Green California Summit

The Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award (GEELA) is California’s highest environmental honor. Established in1993, the award recognizes individuals, businesses and organizations that demonstrate exceptional leadership in conserving resources, protecting the environment and building partnerships to strengthen the State’s economy. Award winners are featured on the CalEPA website, promoted via social media and press release, Read more about Potential GEELA Nominees: Meet with CalEPA at the Green California Summit[…]

Why Do Green Schools Matter?

Tony Knight at the 2014 Green California Schools Summit keynote breakfast. Can a district that makes a commitment to sustainability really expect to see a return from its efforts? For decades, Dr. Tony Knight of the Oak Park Unified School District has remained focused on implementing curriculum and facility programs that create healthy learning environments and Read more about Why Do Green Schools Matter?[…]

Listening Session at the Summit: CDE Statewide Environmental Literacy Task Force (ELTF)

The California Department of Educations’s Statewide Environmental Literacy Task Force (ELTF) will hold a listening session from 1:30 pm-4:30 pm on November 5 at the Pasadena Convention Center, at the Green California Schools Summit. The session will be facilitated by the ELTF and Glen Price Group. State Superintendent for Public Instruction Tom Torlakson and the California Department Read more about Listening Session at the Summit: CDE Statewide Environmental Literacy Task Force (ELTF)[…]

Draft Guidelines for Prop 39 Released

The California Energy Commission (CEC) has published draft guidelines for the Prop 39 implementation program. The CEC notes that, for 2013-2014 allocations, these guidelines apply only to K-12 projects and not to funds allocated to the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s office. Of note, the anticipated implementation schedule in the guidelines gives December 2013 as the Read more about Draft Guidelines for Prop 39 Released[…]