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3816 Oleander Drive
Electronics Recycling Event
Accepting almost every type of electronic device except television sets. There is a $9 disposal charge for monitors. For more info, call (910) 799-8585.
88 N. Water Street
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Free tours of the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise
Concert to benefit Stop Titan
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
L.V. Sutton Power Plant
Greenpeace Coal-free Candlelight Vigil
Stormwater Management in North Carolina
CFGBA Training Center
Envelope Professional Training
BPI approved training leading to Envelope Professional certification. More...
Green Tax Incentives
P.O. Box 1768
Wilmington NC 28402
Joy Allen, Executive Director
At this week's meeting of the Governor's Scientific Advisory Panel on Offshore Energy, more than 70 Wilmington-area residents came out to ask questions and offer opinions on which modes of energy production are a good fit for North Carolina's future.
Although the primary purpose of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems in commercial buildings is occupant productivity, a new report from Pike Research finds that the objective of most changes to HVAC systems in the next five years will be to decrease energy cost. According to the study, because of rising energy prices and the drive to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with building operations, many building owners have begun to manage energy cost as an asset, rather than a fixed cost. The tools for improving efficiency of HVAC systems are multiplying, including building energy management systems (BEMS), onsite ice-based thermal energy storage systems, underfloor air distribution, and chilled beams, to name a few...
Suits seek to block Duke merger (Charlotte Observer)
Progress shareholders sue, saying they're not getting enough for their stock.
Lawsuits seeking to block Duke Energy's merger with Progress Energy have begun rolling into Wake County Superior Court.
Less than two weeks after the two N.C. power companies said they would form the nation's biggest electric utility, at least five Progress shareholders have sued to stop the deal. More are expected to file lawsuits in coming weeks...
Greenpeace and their ship, the "Arctic Sunrise," are docked in downtown Wilmington, offering tours to residents.
The group will be in the area over the next few days to raise awareness about environmental issues in the area...
NC weatherization program seeks contractors
Pre-Qualification of Building Shell Weatherization Service Providers
The Weatherization Assistance Program administered by the North Carolina Energy Office has posted a solicitation for weatherization contractors. The Energy Office will evaluate each application in order to create a list of approved subcontractors to perform weatherization work for the Weatherization Assistance Program. The Energy Office will provide this list to its 28 sub-grantees. Public, for-profit, and 501(c)(3) not-for-profit entities that are licensed General Contractors in the State of North Carolina and able to provide the building shell weatherization services are eligible to apply. The Weatherization Assistance Program is funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
A copy of the full solicitation can be found online at: http://www.energync.net/wdocs/01-04-2011_NC_WAP_Shell_Solicitation.pdf. Questions concerning the request for proposals must be submitted to Yvonne Height at email@example.com. This solicitation has rolling deadlines, starting 2 p.m. Monday Jan. 31, 2011 and continuing monthly at 2 p.m. on the last business day of each month during 2011.