Green Building Update - February 25, 2011

In This Issue: CA - 33% green energy by 2020?; GREEN BUILDING FOCUS - Please Take Our Green Building Survey!, and Suit filed to stop 6 desert solar projects; Survey: 42% highly interested in PACE, NYC or D.C. may beat Chicago with most LEED buildings, Green building potential examined at NYC conference, Five green hospital tips, German green building taking hold in U.S., Web tool for LEED-AP's to check their status, and Facility offers LEED and solar training; GREEN BUILDING PROJECTS - Virginia hotel earns LEED Silver, Wisconsin building earns LEED Platinum, Dinerstein earns LEED Gold and Silver in 3 states, Bank is first in Wyoming to receive LEED Gold, and MHI promises to building 300 LEED homes.

CA - 33% green energy by 2020?

LA Times - Feb 25

Passed by the Senate and headed for the Assembly, this bill requires total energy supply in California to include 33% from renewable energy by 2020. This bill codifies Schwarzenegger’s 2009 executive order.

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