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Committee approves next phase of East Halls renovation

Penn State University Summary UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Board of Trustees Committee on Finance, Business and Capital Planning today (Feb. 21) recommended the final plan approval and expenditure of funds for the next phase of the long-term initiative to renovate the East residence halls at...


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Willdan Awarded $7.5 Million Project for Plant Upgrades at New York Multifamily Building Cooperative

Business Wire Summary ANAHEIM, Calif.--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Willdan Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: WLDN) announced today that the Amalgamated Housing Cooperative (Amalgamated) selected Willdan to implement a $7.5 million central plant upgrade project in New York. The project includes a new combined...


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Electricity intensity in commercial, residential sectors to fall through 2050

Talk Business & Politics Summary Residential and commercial purchased electricity consumption is expected to increase more slowly than the number of households or total commercial floor space, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). As a result, electricity...


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UK first: Bristol Energy trials 'heat as a service'

Madeleine Cuff, Business Green Summary Government-back trial means Bristol Energy is now offering households change to buy a 'Heat Plan' tailored to their individual lifestyle. What if you paid a company not for units of energy, but for keeping the rooms of your house warm when you use...


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J S Wright lands £3m M&E package from Galliard Homes

Grant Prior, Construction Enquirer Directory Summary Mechanical and electrical specialist J S Wright has secured a £3m contract to help convert a former Honda dealership site in west London into a residential neighbourhood. J S Wright will fit out all 191 apartments at the development in...


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Berkeley hands Vital £3.8m M&E package

The Construction Index Summary Berkeley Group's St Edward division has handed Vital Energi a £3.8m contract for building services on its Royal Warwick Square extension in London. Construction of six new blocks at Royal Warwick Square is set to start this quarter and Vital will extend the...


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Preliminary US Emissions Estimates for 2018

Energy & Climate Staff, Rhodium Group Summary After three years of decline, US carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emissions rose sharply last year. Based on preliminary power generation, natural gas, and oil consumption data, we estimate emissions increased by 3.4% in 2018. This marks the second...


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Climate change is taking our cities away

Alissa Walker, Curbed Summary City leaders need to start asking the tough question: How much longer can we live here? An aerial view of a neighborhood destroyed by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images California’s deadliest, most destructive fire...


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Pollution Got Worse in 2018 Thanks to Two Overlooked Sectors

Eric Roston, Bloomberg Summary In the debate over climate change, the heaviest polluters -- think: power plants, trucks and cars -- get the most attention from policy makers. New research suggests a broader view might be called for. A pair of often-overlooked sectors posted the largest rises...


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University of Cambridge's solar project reaches graduation

Jonny Bairstow, Energy Live News Summary The university has installed 384 kW worth of panels on the rood of its accommodation blocks. The University of Cambridge has installed 384kW of solar power on the roof of nine of its accommodation blocks. A total of 1,175 panels were...