Gas or Electric in Homes?

Gas or Electric? In multiple states, including NJ, there is a push to phase out gas appliances in homes and replace them with electric. The goal, reduce carbon emissions and improve the indoor air health in homes. As noted in the attached Washington Post Article, the gas appliance industry and consumers are pushing back and […]

US Green Building Council Celebrates Women in Green

Article from New Jersey Business & Industry Association Magazine The U.S. Green Building Council New Jersey Chapter (USGBC NJ) hosted “Celebrating Women in Green” on Wednesday, June 19th. USGBC NJ is a State-wide organization of professionals, businesses, innovators and community leaders working to accomplish a bold vision: healthy, green, and energy-efficient buildings and communities. The […]

To LEED or Be Left Behind

By Wayne D. DeFeo, LEED AP, Executive Director, USGBC NJ – Article from New Jersey Business & Industry Association Magazine If you think that LEED (the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) building certification and sustainability are some sort of green hogwash, then you are ignoring the economics of the Triple Bottom Line (Economic Prosperity, […]