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Electricians are in demand in the new green economy

In the Green Economy, Electricians Are in Demand

Guest post by Derek Singleton In 2009, Software Advice predicted that electricians would be one of the construction trades best-suited to capitalize on the growth of green construction. It appears that prediction is coming true. Since 2005, the green construction industry has grown from close to three billion dollar industry to one worth roughly $48 billion.  And a recent report by McGraw-Hill Construction stated that electricians…

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Removing the road block to building greener roads

Getting Tons of CO2 Off the Highway: Building Greener Roads (and getting past the roadblocks they face)

We’d get nowhere without roads – literally and figuratively. “Paving the way” to a sustainable future requires better roads and a roadmap to get there. Okay enough with the metaphors, here are some hard facts: The US spends 7 percent of its GDP on transportation infrastructure (in 2010 that equalled nearly a cool trillion dollars). A key component of that cost is asphalt…

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