Archive for the ‘“Green”’ Category

Green Power

APP-TECH’s office now utilizes 100% “Green” Energy as a member of Monterey Bay Community Power. Monterey Bay Community Power is a new, locally-controlled public agency providing carbon-free electricity to residents and businesses in Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties. MBCP is based on a local energy model called community choice energy that partners with […]

Fire Retardants in Insulation

  A research team drawn from U.S-based centers of excellence, including the University of California and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, has conducted a thorough review of fire safety literature since the mid-1970s and concluded that the addition of halogenated organic compounds to plastic insulation materials, such as polystyrene, polyisocyanurate and polyurethane, is costly, ineffective […]

Emergency Revisions to California’s Green Code

Included below is a notice I received from the California Building Standards Commission. This is in response to a Petition APP-TECH presented to, and accepted by, the California Building Standards Commission to initiate an Emergency Rulemaking proceeding to amend the State’s Green Code. This is an opportunity for the public to propose revisions or additions […]

U. S. Green Tech Exports?

Here is some interesting reading. Losing the Game Before it Starts THE ENERGY TRADE BATTLE SHAPES UP Published In: EnergyBiz Magazine March/April 2011 Clyde Prestowitz IN THE COURSE OF CHINA’S PRESIDENT HU JINTAO’S recent visit to Washington, there was much talk of opening China’s market to the exports of American high technology goods and services, […]