According to the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, 40 percent of the energy in the United States is consumed by buildings. In dense urban settings like New York City, however, commercial buildings account for up to 75 percent of the energy used.
The Katingan Project was created in 2008, as a multi-party collaborative effort to reduce tropical forest degradation in the district of Katingan in the Indonesian part of Borneo.
Some buildings tell a story about our past -- and our future.
On paper, our nation’s economic recovery looks solid. We’ve had 11 straight quarters of GDP growth and 48 straight months of private sector job growth. Unemployment is down and consumer confidence and spending is up.Read More about Jump-Starting America’s Workforce
With the HEAL program already making an overwhelming impact and expanding exponentially every day, we asked HEAL Program Manager Martha Jane Murray and Deputy Manager Keith Canfield five questions about how the program is reducing energy consumption and energy bills – and changing the way companies do business and how employees live.Read More about Five Questions on How HEAL Works