Daily Archives: April 21, 2016

Mohegan Sun Pocono places its bet on CHP

Hotel Business reports that Mohegan Sun Pocono, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, will install a combined heat and power (CHP) system in an effort to reduce the property’s primary energy consumption. Installation of the CHP system by Reading, PA-based UGI HVAC Enterprises, … Continue reading

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U.S. GSA adopts SITES, GBCI’s Land Development and Management Rating System, for its Capital Construction Program

Marisa Long, Communications Director for the U.S. Green Building Council, reports that the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announced it has adopted the SITES rating system for its capital construction program. Owned and managed by Green Business Certification, Inc. (GBCI), … Continue reading

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This Earth Day, let’s look at how much energy we’ve been using.

Rachel Cluett, Senior Research Analyst for the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) provides a retrospective on energy use in the U.S. since the first Earth Day celebration 46 years ago. Earth Day will be celebrated Friday, April 22, … Continue reading

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To burn or bury? Will a proposed Ecology rule punish Spokane, despite the city using a cleaner way of disposing its trash compared to the rest of the state?

Daniel Walters reports in the Inlander on the ongoing debate over burning trash rather than landfilling it in Spokane, Washington. The controversy may have implications for the general practice of waste-to-energy systems, including those that produce only electricity as well … Continue reading

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