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Green tech finds (3/17/11)

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

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

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…