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Green tech finds (3/17/11)

Article: Green tech finds (3/17/11)

Raise a glass of Guinness to St. Paddy… and to a couple of Irish green tech finds this week.

Social gaming app for saving energy: JouleBug, a social gaming iPhone app for saving energy, was released this week at SXSW.
ENERGY STAR certified buildings increase by nearly 60%: That’s just one finding from this week’s release of its third annual report on the top 25 cities for ENERGY STAR certified buildings.

Dallas Toots Its Green Horn

Article: Dallas Toots Its Green Horn

DALLAS, Texas, January 21, 2008 (ENS) – Dallas city officials are encouraging residents to make a commitment to “go green” and play an active role in building a greener city. To inspire change, the city has launched www.GreenDallas.net, a new website that focuses on green initiatives such as saving energy and water; recycle; keeping the…

EnergyStar could be useful for your home

Article: EnergyStar could be useful for your home

In case you have heard about Energy Star but aren’t sure what it means, this is a joint program by the US Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Energy designed to encourage the use of energy-saving appliances, building supplies and other products. To receive an official “Energy Star” badge, each of these products must adhere…