Posts Tagged ‘ energy ’

Industry Prices Continue to Rise

Jun 24th, 2022

The combination of material cost increases, supply chain disruptions, and other economic pressures has forced companies throughout the globe to raise prices. These volatile factors have also impacted the fenestration and glass industries, which have seen companies such as Guardian Glass announce price increases and surcharges. Guardian is not alone, as other suppliers issued price increases, including […]

Guardian Glass Announces Price Increases and Surcharges

Jun 14th, 2022

Guardian Glass cites extreme volatility in raw material costs, supply chain disruptions and industry conditions in a letter to its U.S. and Canadian customers announcing price increases on all shipments starting next week. It also announced its energy, transportation and silver surcharges will now undergo monthly adjustments. “The global situation facing all of us has […]

Supply Chain Nightmares

Mar 17th, 2022

Just when you thought the supply chain nightmare was starting to let up, a war breaks out in Ukraine. With the recent economic sanctions being put into place against Russia, how will this war exacerbate the global supply chain headaches that emerged last year, and is this a temporary crisis or one that will have […]

White House Proposes Participating Companies Fund Energy Star

Mar 26th, 2019

The White House released its proposed budget recently for fiscal year 2020, including key cutbacks in areas pertaining to energy and the environment. “In just over two years, together with the American people, we have launched an unprecedented economic boom,” declares President Donald J. Trump in his opening statements for the proposal, pointing to (among […]

Confirmed: Green Building Makes ‘Cents’ for Commercial Market

May 16th, 2016

  Green building strategies have always sounded good in theory and on paper, but only now are we beginning to see just how effective they are in terms of real-world financial performance. As you might recall, I provided an update last year covering preliminary findings from an independent study of Bentall Kennedy’s 300 office buildings […]

Teenage Tiny House Builder on “Tiny House Nation”

Sep 1st, 2014

“Tiny House Nation” is a new TV Show about homes smaller than 500 square feet. They’re looking for people planning to live in a Tiny House and I told them about my 19-year-old son. Mark wants to live in a Tiny House for some very good reasons: He likes the idea of saving money on […]

New Federal Data Shows Sweeping Savings in Energy Usage by U.S. Building Sector

Jul 2nd, 2013

A new analysis of federal energy data shows that the U.S. building sector’s vigorous efforts toward efficiency standards and subsequent dwindling energy consumption have essentially eliminated the need for any additional power plants to service the building sector. Architecture 2030, a non-profit group devoted to achieving dramatic reductions in climate-change causing greenhouse gas emissions of […]

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