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Leilani Munter Carries Environmental Messages

Leilani Munter Carries Environmental Messages

ARCA driver and environmental activist Leilani Munter, 34, expects to do at least five more ARCA races this year, pending sponsorhip.
Us Weekly:  Jennifer's Green House

Us Weekly: Jennifer's Green House

Jennifer Aniston gets props for the new "green" renovation of her $15 million house in Beverly Hills. "It's a step in the right direction," energy expert Charlie Szoradi (Greenandsave.com) tells Us of the star's solar panels and reflective metal roof.
Town & Country:  Eco-Advice

Town & Country: Eco-Advice

If you're interested in living a greener life at home without giving up your current digs, consider hiring one of a new and fast-growing breed of environmental advisers called eco-consultants.
Innovation Philadelphia: Green hotel turns on the vacancy light

Innovation Philadelphia: Green hotel turns on the vacancy light

The new Hotel Palomar Philadelphia will begin taking reservations next month following a year and a half of renovations to the Sansom Street high-rise that include many green features.
Facilities.net: Green Certifications Explained

Facilities.net: Green Certifications Explained

How To Determine If A Green Certification Is Legitimate. Flip through any catalog of building and maintenance supplies, and you’re likely to find numerous packages touting the environmental merits of the products contained inside. As facility executives have become more aware of the impact many products can have on the environment, manufacturers have been trying to gain market share by broadcasting their products’ eco-friendliness.
Business Journal: Nonprofit hires first grads of green jobs training program

Business Journal: Nonprofit hires first grads of green jobs training program

"The first graduates of a green jobs training program created by the Energy Coordinating Agency of Philadelphia have all been hired by the nonprofit. Twenty-one students learned how to weatherize homes during a four-week training course that finished May 15."
Business Journal: Eco Academy plants seeds for home efficiency vocation

Business Journal: Eco Academy plants seeds for home efficiency vocation

"Steve Clark survived two rounds of layoffs at GlaxoSmithKline, but lost his job as a drug-discovery researcher in June 2008 when his department was reorganized. Then the stock market tanked in September. And again in October. And in November...
Earth911: How to Make a Big Impact: Water

Earth911: How to Make a Big Impact: Water

"As we discussed a few weeks back in How to Make a Big Impact: Energy, with all the restraints put on people, money, time, access, the secret to making change may be to focus on the big stuff. So, if you only invested in one green initiative this year, what should it be? What actions make the biggest impact?"
Business Journal: A bright green idea for a cottage industry

Business Journal: A bright green idea for a cottage industry

A local green consultant wants Philadelphia to help him jump-start an industry based on home energy audits.
MainLine Magazine: Its Easy Being Green

MainLine Magazine: Its Easy Being Green

The Main Line's own guru of green leads the way for homeowners. Lately, worrying about global warming has become a national passtime. But Wayne's Charlie Szoradi decided to stop worring and do something about it. <p> The architect has been focusing on sustainable, green and salvaged buildings since he began practicing 15 years ago -- way before eco- became the prefixe du jour. And now he's looking to inspire homeowners nationwide to join him.
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