Read about local pioneers in environmental science, how electric cars are taking over San Diego’s streets, and why one Chargers player loves his Smart car.
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SAN DIEGO — USS Ford (FFG 54) successfully transited from the ship's homeport in Everett, Wash., to San Diego last month using 25,000 gallons of a 50/50 algae-derived, hydro-processed algal oil and petroleum F-76 blend in the ships LM 2500 gas turbines.
NORFOLK, Va. — The Navy hosted a field hearing for the Senate Energy subcommittee on water and power last month aboard multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), moored at Naval Station Norfolk.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. — The director of the Navy Energy Coordination Office (OPNAV N45E) was a featured presenter at the 7th Annual Military Energy Alternatives Conference, March 6-8 at the Weston Tysons Corner, Falls Church, Va.
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii — Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Hawaii officially opened the first of three Ethanol 85 (E85) fueling stations planned for the Navy's fleet of flex-fuel vehicles at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) last month.
Designing, building and integrating sustainable features into the restaurant industry is picking up steam here in San Diego.
Unless they’re looking to disagree with a very big man, people might consider throwing their excuses out the window instead of trying to convince Antonio Garay, defensive tackle for the San Diego Chargers, that being economically and environmentally conscious is beneath them. Or, alternately, that they're too cool for something often thought of as less than manly.
Imagine someone selling off his or her everyday commuter car, and trading ownership for the privilege of being able to use another car at any time, but never having to perform maintenance on it. More precisely, imagine someone doing that in favor of a number of cars, but ones that are powered only by electricity, won’t cost a cent in gasoline and will leave them feeling like a steward of the environment.
EarthFair 2012 is San Diego EarthWorks’ 23rd annual event. EarthFair in Balboa Park has become the largest free annual environmental fair and Earth Day celebration in the world.
In the wake of the Los Angeles City Council’s recommendation to ban plastic bags from supermarket checkout lines, the city of Solana Beach may be the next in line to implement a similar ordinance.
Local businesses with remarkable visions are getting their green on in honor of Earth Day at San Diego’s premier socially conscious and sustainable business event, Get Your GREEN ON!!!
SAN DIEGO — Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest engineers along with Navy Region Southwest (NRSW), Marine Corps Installation West (MCIWEST), and San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) capitalized last month on Navy-wide security exercise to test the abilities of local Navy and Marine Corps installations to reduce electrical consumption.
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As the number of buildings attaining LEED status in San Diego continues to rise, the definition of energy efficiency and the technologies that make for it continue to evolve.
He sequenced the human genome in 2001, three years ahead of the public human genome project's schedule, using a “shotgun sequencing” method that is still the industry standard today.
“Do you consult your dentist about your heart condition?”
The inclusion of $226 million in the recent federal spending package makes for an expected completion of the new southbound connector to Mexico's recently finished inspection facility, El Chaparral, by 2018. The permanent connector will replace the temporary one being used now, through a re-alignment of Interstate 5.
Learn about San Diego's first solar-powered community.
Learn about new options to finance solar energy systems, how retrofitting a swimming pool can reduce utility costs and local government’s latest commitment to become sustainable.
Learn about the latest eco-friendly innovations and how local businesses are trying to reduce their impact on the environment.
From “green roofs” to sustainable surfboards, learn about the latest eco-friendly innovations and how local businesses are trying to reduce their impact on the environment.
Learn about the latest innovations in eco-friendly technology and how local businesses are going green.
Take a closer look at how businesses in various sectors throughout the region are embracing sustainability.
Explore some of the local companies and products driving green innovation.
Take a closer look at how businesses in various sectors throughout the region are incorporating the green lifestyle.
Find out what local companies are on the cutting edge of green technologies, who's "going green" and how green building is being incorporated into our communities.
Kitchell is currently building the largest healthcare project under construction in Southern California, UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center. The company applies its innovative approaches to quality, safety, lean construction and design/build - among other industry-leading practices - to a wide range of projects throughout the country.