2011 was a record breaking year for energy efficiency in the Pacific Northwest. That’s according to the Northwest Power and Conservation Council (Council), the organization that sets goals and tracks progress on energy efficiency for Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana. The Council made the announcement...
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Photo: Rainwater harvesting for toliet flushing in the ODOT building - By Julie Waters
Retrofitting existing buildings to increase efficiency and seismic safety represents an enormous market opportunity with environmental benefits.
Vegetative roofs: roughly a 40 year life span, reduces demands on a building's cooling system, and slows stormwarter run-off. Read more about Building Code Division's "eco-roof" webinar via the link listed in this article.