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Feds aim for ‘net-zero’ energy building

By Judith Kohler AP Writer Golden, Colo. — Homes and office buildings consume three-quarters of U.S. electricity, and officials at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory want to lower that figure by erecting what they aim to be the largest “net-zero” ...

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Green building puts some in the red

By Sean Ryan Wisconsin Public Service Corp. is considering furloughs and layoffs to offset declining revenue yet still supports green construction that will cut into demand for the utility’s electricity. Barb Nick, WPS’s senior vice president of energy delivery and ...

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Saving green while going green

Dustin Block dustin.block@dailyreporter.com La Crosse County’s new jail will boast many sustainable features, but it won’t have a LEED plaque to prove it. The County Board decided not to certify the building through the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in ...

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