The financial case for green buildings

Most of us think of SUVs as the No. 1 energy hogs, but they represent only 3% of North American CO2 emissions, while 38% is from buildings. And when you add the embedded energy of materials (8%) the figure jumps to 46%. Buildings account for 72% of electricity use,...

Green wave of jobs

These days, the electricity sector is buzzing with vibrant career opportunities. First of all, there’s a huge demand for people to work in almost every aspect of generating, transmitting and distributing electricity. In fact, with some 40% of the sector’s...