2011 Fort Carson Sustainability Awards at the Colorado Sustainability Conference

Each year, Fort Carson honors Installation personnel and community stakeholders with Sustainability Awards from Fort Carson. I was one of the honored recipients of the award this year. This was a tremendous honor not only to receive the award but to be in the company of so many great “Sustainability Warriors” in the community and on FortContinue reading “2011 Fort Carson Sustainability Awards at the Colorado Sustainability Conference”

Considering the Multi-Functional Aspects of Renewable Energy

The goal behind this blog post is to inspire all of us to rethink how renewable energy mechanisms can be used for purposes beyond renewable energy generation. This post highlights the solar canopy as one way that this can be achieved.

Nexus of Net Zero and LEED

Submittals that were previously meeting the requirements of LEED Silver or above are now capable of meeting LEED Platinum when the Net Zero requirements are met. I have found that 53 points are applicable to meeting net zero for energy, water and waste.