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Historically, energy has been local. Settlements were built near natural resources such as wood for fire or water to turn millstones, progressing into small scale utilities, producing energy and distributing it to the surroundings. Progressively, due to the greater generation capacities of oil, gas and coal, more centralised energy systems, have led to energy being […]
School Gardens Green Our Planet, a non-profit based in Las Vegas that helps to build school gardens to educate students on the importance of food, agriculture and sustainability has recently completed its 100th school garden. By May it will become the largest School Garden Program in the United States. This is an amazing achievement considering […]
The 2017 UNLV Solar Decathlon team is a university-wide multidisciplinary effort that includes student and faculty participants from architecture, communications, construction, engineering, graphic design, health sciences, hospitality and marketing. Team Las Vegas is working to realize an aging-in-place, net zero smart-home that is designed to address the functional needs of those who are aging in […]
Veterans Village is developing a new campus near Nellis Airforce base. The organization is dedicated to providing safe environments for United States Veterans and those at risk of homelessness across Southern Nevada. Currently there are two Veterans Village facilities in Downtown Las Vegas, however the numbers in need are such that a new campus is required. […]
The Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) have released a report into the potential future direction for the 18,000 acre APEX industrial park in North Las Vegas and Clark County. They were commissioned to do the work on behalf of the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance and the City of North Las Vegas, […]
The Green Alliance organized an exhilarating and informative networking event at the Tesla showroom in Las Vegas enjoyed by all of the attendees. The event took place 16th February and was packed full of informative presentations, fantastic people passionate about a green future for Nevada, and of course the star of the show, the amazing […]
A positive Year The LVGEA is a membership organization that works throughout Southern Nevada to encourage community development and connectivity, though aggressively and strategically recruiting new industries while helping existing businesses to expand. Their 2016 annual report highlights a positive year for the region’s economy as it continues to strengthen following the previous economic downturn. […]
Many houses and commercial buildings across Nevada fall short when it comes to energy efficiency. This can cost us hundreds of dollars every year in wasted energy and increased maintenance costs in addition to increasing our environmental footprint. There is however so much we can do by retrofitting our existing buildings. Improving energy efficiency is […]
We are heavily reliant upon cars in our daily lives, getting to school, work or to the airport. Considering the rapid population expansion in Vegas, and our reliance on gas driven vehicles this is a serious environmental concern. There is therefore a need to address this situation through cleaner transportation methods, and the signs are […]
SaveOnEnergy.com brings us this fascinating resource demonstrating how much energy is required to power your daily life. From your morning routine to your commute to work and beyond! Check out this infographic featuring how high you’d have to climb to power everyday activities like making toast. You can see this infographic and more at saveonenergy.com!