Greenhouse Management News

  • La Plata County, CO receives $500k to reduce greenhouse gases, protect health and support local businesses

    Armed with half a million dollar grant from EPA, La Plata County (Colo.) will reduce over 5,800 metric tons of greenhouse gases a year through a comprehensive community climate program. La Plata County’s Climate Wise Community Program aims to reduce about 340,000 vehicle miles travelled and to change local practices in food production, land management, residential and commercial energy use ...

  • First senior care communities earn EPA’s energy star

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is recognizing 30 Sunrise Senior Living communities as the first senior care facilities to earn EPA’s Energy Star for superior energy performance. The communities have upgraded to more efficient lighting and improved operations of heating and hot water systems to improve their energy efficiency and save money while contributing to cleaner air ...

  • Federal, state, local partners clean up toxic WWII era greenhouse to create affordable housing, jobs

    A former Bay Area nursery site once contaminated with pesticides, is now being cleaned up to pave the way for new housing and open space. The project will create about 300 ‘green jobs’ in construction and remediation in the San Francisco Bay Area. Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin will be joined today by Keith Takata, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Deputy Regional Administrator, ...

  • Can biochar help suppress greenhouse gases?

    Nitrous oxide is a potent greenhouse gas and a precursor to compounds that contribute to the destruction of the ozone. Intensively managed, grazed pastures are responsible for an increase in nitrous oxide emissions from grazing animals’ excrement. Biochar is potentially a mitigation option for reducing the world’s elevated carbon dioxide emissions, since the embodied carbon can be ...

  • GreenHouse Announces Letter of Intent With Hinds Community College to Build $2.9M Sustainable Tactical Training Center in Mississippi

    GreenHouse Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: GRHU) (PINKSHEETS: GRHU) (the "Company") has executed a letter of intent with Hinds Community College to construct and manage a $2.9 million Anti-Terrorism Tactical Training Center in Jackson, Mississippi that would provide local law enforcement personnel with a state-of-the-art training and sustainable firing range facility and which would serve as a best ...


  • / CORRECTION - GreenHouse Announces Letter of Intent With Hinds Community College to Build $2.9M Sustainable Tactical Training Center in Mississippi

    In the news release, "GreenHouse Announces Letter of Intent With Hinds Community College to Build $2.9M Sustainable Tactical Training Center in Mississippi" issued earlier today by GreenHouse Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: GRHU), we are advised by the company that the company's ticker should read "(OTCBB: GRHU)" rather than "(OTCQB: GRHU) (PINKSHEETS: GRHU)" as originally issued. Complete corrected ...


  • Seawater greenhouse plan for Jordan

    Seawater greenhouses, solar power plants and other new green technologies will be brought together in Jordan in an attempt to turn its desert into a producer of crops, fresh water and electricity. The governments of Jordan and Norway signed an agreement last month (11 January) to build a 20-hectare demonstration centre near Aqaba on the Red Sea. They will work with the Aqaba Special Economic Zone ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • OriginOil Announces Successful First Phase of Commercial Pilot Program

    Pilot Partner MBD Energy Praises OriginOil Team on Expertise and System Operation LOS ANGELES - OriginOil, Inc. (OOIL), the developer of a breakthrough technology to transform algae, the most promising source of renewable oil, into a true competitor to petroleum, today announced the successful completion of the first phase of its commercial pilot program, earning high praise for quality and ...


    By OriginClear Inc.

  • Rethinking energy in cities could sve billions

    Canada could save as much as $29 billion and cut greenhouse gases significantly by mid-century by applying new, integrated ways of using energy in Canadian communities, a new study shows. The Quality Urban Energy Systems of Tomorrow (QUEST) study, released today, looks at how the economy and the environment could be helped by rethinking the way our communities are designed and how people travel ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Greenhouse Holdings to Present at the Rodman and Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference

    SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/01/10 -- GreenHouse Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: GRHU) ("GreenHouse"), a San Diego, California-based integrated energy solutions provider and developer of eco-friendly infrastructure, announced today the Company will be presenting at the Rodman and Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference in New York City on Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 11:40 a.m. EDT. ...


  • Cash-for-clunkers – did it really work?

    The popular but short lived US "Cash for Clunkers" program - hailed by some as a great success - may not have been effective in achieving its longer term economic and environmental goals. Researchers at Duke University studied the effects of the program on vehicle sales, job creation, and environment impacts and conclude the program did increase new car sales and did bump up jobs in the auto and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Is your firm “indifferent” or “active” about greenhouse gases?

    Executive Summary This study compares corporate responses to climate change by firms in the UK and Pakistan. Companies in developing and developed countries face some common barriers in responding to climate change (e.g. lack of financial resources). But, they have distinct strategies due to differences in acceptance of and support for those initiatives by government and other ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • EPA awards $7.8 million in grants to combat greenhouse gases

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that 20 U.S. communities, including two Indian Tribes, will receive $7.8 million in grants for projects that will reduce greenhouse gases (GHGs). The funds will help Climate Showcase Communities increase energy efficiency, saving consumers money and reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions. “These communities see the overwhelming ...

  • EPA: greenhouse gases threaten public health and the environment

    After a thorough examination of the scientific evidence and careful consideration of public comments, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that greenhouse gases (GHGs) threaten the public health and welfare of the American people. EPA also finds that GHG emissions from on-road vehicles contribute to that threat. GHGs are the primary driver of climate change, which can ...

  • Carus invests in reducing greenhouse gases

    Carus Corporation has installed an innovative water treatment system in their plant as a result of an initiative to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The new reverse osmosis (RO) system has been operational for 10 months, and there have been substantial reductions in energy and chemicals used, as well as a reduction in CO2 emissions. Carus uses a state-of-the-art boiler in the ...


    By Carus Corporation

  • DOT secretary Ray LaHood and EPA administrator Lisa P. Jackson propose national program to improve fuel economy and reduce greenhouse gases

    U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Ray LaHood and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson today jointly proposed a rule establishing an historic national program that would improve vehicle fuel economy and reduce greenhouse gases.  Their proposal builds upon core principles President Obama announced with automakers, the United Auto Workers, ...

  • EPA helps supermarkets save money, reduce greenhouse gases

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has quadrupled the number of participants in its voluntary program designed to reduce the use of ozone-depleting refrigerants in the nation’s grocery stores. Launched in November 2007, the GreenChill Advanced Refrigeration Partnership has shown how EPA works with supermarkets to achieve environmental goals that also help the bottom line. Supermarket ...

  • Australian greenhouse reporting act amended to aid flexibility

    The Minister for Climate Change, Senator Penny Wong, and the Minister Assisting the Minister for Climate Change, Greg Combet, has released an amendment to the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007 that increases flexibility and lowers costs for businesses that are required to report their greenhouse gas emissions and energy information. Industry stakeholders have highlighted that ...


    By Australian Government

  • UN joins global task force to create new ‘green’ economy

    United Nations officials will begin work with a task force, launched this week in London, charged with developing a set of practical projects and policy proposals to stimulate a new low-carbon global economy. The initiative comes in response to an invitation made by United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown at the annual World Economic Forum Summit in Davos, Switzerland, in January to create an ...


    By United Nations

  • From Muskogee to Manhattan: Energy Star leaders grow in savings and numbers

    Energy Star Leaders continue to make a dent across the country, in big cities and small towns. They are avoiding more than 580 million pounds of greenhouse gas emissions—equal to those from the electricity use of nearly 35,000 U.S. homes—and saving almost $50 million annually. Sixty-five leaders comprised of school districts, commercial real estate companies, healthcare systems, supermarket ...

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