More great news. The International Dark Sky Association (IDA) has joined us as a supporter! Their mission is “to preserve and protect the nighttime environment and our heritage of dark skies through quality outdoor lighting.” I’m looking forward to seeing some stars on October 20th!
Here’s some more green news: “Existing technologies combined with common sense design can increase energy efficiency by 35 percent and reduce heating costs by 80 percent for the average building in industrialized markets,” says United Technologies Corporation Chairman and Chief Executive George David. See Global Survey Shows “Green” Construction Costs Dramatically Lower Than Believed for the whole story.