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March 2007 California Green Solutions Newsletter Issue
Read feature articles about "Alchemy - design + architecture", a primer on Solar Power, news about the Los Angeles River Revitalization...and more.
California Green Solutions Newsletter
Connecting California B-to-B Companies
with Regional Green Solutions.
Welcome to the March issue of California Green Solutions, your source for connections to sustainable business solutions. If you would like to receive this monthly newsletter, click here to subscribe.
Design for Life
"All design is about common sense -- some day ALL design will be green
design because it just makes so much sense!" says Laura Loring of
Alchemy / design+architecture, the newly renamed LoringCruz. "Green
design is about more than the environment. It's about breathing clean
air and having space for our children and planning for productive
today's feature article here.
Alchemy Design + Architecture
Can you tell by looking that this is a "green building"? Well
designed green buildings emphasize beauty and quality materials used
wisely -- and the Mercury building was designed to emphasize
comfortable working space and maximize their IT group's productivity
Share Your Green Story
Do you have a green B-to-B story to tell? Call us about your
company's green solutions and case studies. . The APRIL
issue will feature "greenscaping" business campuses with
landscaping, solar installations, paving options...and more! California Green Solutions brings together diverse green solutions for California
by California companies!
MORE GREEN STORIES...
Green Buildings Start with Education, Vision and Materials
"Cost is still a hurdle, especially for consumers," Shayna Prunier,
Fiber Consultant, explains, "but increasing the volume of business
applications can make green construction costs equal to conventional
costs." Explore green business options for building materials
management issues. Read
Opportunities with LA River Development
Los Angeles River's Green Revitalization Begins in 2007. With vision,
dedication and community empowerment, a dedicated band of civic
visionaries and leaders have created a movement to remove most of the
concrete and develop the historic Los Angeles River as an urban
centerpiece. Green. Diverse. And urbanized wilderness at its best.
Options for Enlightened Living & Working
Sunlight is our biggest, brightest, most powerful -- and free -- source
of light, heat, energy, organic growth as well as our source of
aesthetic and psychological benefits. Full
Sustainable Tourism Depends on Natural Sustainability
Sustainable tourism minimizes impact on the environment and local
culture, while helping to generate income, employment and the
conservation of local ecosystems. From hotel restaurants buying local
produce, to reduction of water usage by encouraging more conservative
turnover of sheets and towels, to energy savings through passive solar
technologies, sustainable tourism is broadbased conservation at work
and play. Full
Going Green On a Budget
Residential greening can cost as much as 4 times traditional
techniques if you don't manage the finances...what are the options? Read
COMING IN APRIL
Topics for the April issue include:
"GREENSCAPING" -- how we can green our business campuses and building
skins with living flora and respect for the environment.
"SOLAR SOLUTIONS" -- resources for using solar rays -- photovoltaics
If you have solutions stories to share, and products and servics that
support these green strategies, please let us know. We'd like to
include additional green vendors and implementation stories in the
issue. Call Carolyn Allen, .
Green Marketing Solutions
How does integrated marketing differ from traditional advertising and
promotion? Check out Planning
Tools for Integrated Marketing and Sales Promotion Planning
Green Conference Solutions
Please join us at Ecobuild America and AEC Science & Technology, May 15-17 in Anaheim, CA. California Green Solutions is a Participating Publication at the event and we hope to see our readers attending in full force. This 3 day conference and 2 day exhibit covers everything from green building and sustainable design and planning to engineering, information technology, BIM, and more.
Register by April 9th because the lowest registration fees are available now. Visit www.ecobuildamerica.com to check out the comprehensive program that includes a who's who of speakers covering a variety of sustainable design and information technology topics for building and construction professionals. Remember to act soon to save $100 on a conference passport or get free exhibit and keynote admission.
Looking forward to seeing you in Anaheim! Be sure to stop by and see our booth.
Green Advertising Solutions
We invite you to consider California Green Solutions advertising and event sponsorship to introduce your green products and solutions to California companies. Call Carolyn Allen for details or request a Media Kit
online. We're building quality green media to develop California's green options. We hope you will support this outreach with stories, referrals and financial support.