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San Francisco to require commercial buildings to run on renewables

May 17, 2019

From TMS Sustainability E-NewsMay 15, 2019 San Francisco plans to eventually require private commercial buildings within the city to run completely on renewable energy. Commercial buildings over 500,000 square feet must meet the requirement by 2022, buildings over 250,000 square feet have until 2024 and buildings over 50,000 square feet must do so by 2030.…
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Energy Dept. to provide up to $33.5M for energy-efficient construction

May 17, 2019

From TMS Sustainability E-NewsMay 15, 2019 The Energy Department will allocate up to $33.5 million toward research and development related to energy-efficient construction techniques and technologies. The funding will cover integrated building retrofits, novel construction technologies and advanced technology integration according to this article.
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NYC mayor wants glass skyscrapers banned

May 10, 2019

From NCMA eNewsMay 2, 2019 New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to introduce a bill banning new construction of glass skyscrapers as part of his efforts to reduce citywide greenhouse emissions by 30 percent. The mayor says all-glass facade skyscrapers are "incredibly inefficient" because so much energy escapes through the glass. He says…
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NCMA offers free education courses for designers

May 2, 2019

From NCMA eNewsApril 25, 2019 There are two, and they're both FREE. The first is called "Concrete Masonry: The Energy Efficient Solution", and it's available here. The second and latest is "The Next Generation of Concrete Masonry", and it's available here.
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