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Solutions Journal: Spring 2011 (Vol. 4, No. 2)

Caltech’s Linde + Robinson Laboratory to be First LEED Platinum Lab

By Cameron Burns

When Caltech officials decided to renovate a 1932 astronomy building that will house a new center for environmental sciences, they thought life should mimic ideals—and thereby created what will be one of the greenest science facilities on the planet. Read more





More Spring 2011 Articles



RMI Convenes Innovation Summit

By Molly Miller

As part of its RetroFit Initiative, RMI convened two summits this spring: one to advance education, tools and best practices for whole building energy analysis and one to encourage financing for energy-efficient design.  Read more


Integral Group’s Vision (interview with Peter Rumsey)

By Molly Miller

RMI fellow Peter Rumsey discusses deep green engineering, the Amory Effect and how the building industry is undeniably changing for the better. Read more


RMI Guides Ford Dealer in Energy-Frugal Retrofit

By Cameron Burns

We get comments every day from customers about how much nicer the new dealership is—and saving money and saving the environment at the same time is pretty cool,” says Brian Jarrett.  Read more


Plug-in Pioneer: Is Raleigh Ready for EVs?

By Molly Miller

Raleigh is the East Coast leader in Electric Vehicle (EV) readiness, and its journey is one every American city will have to follow if we are to meet President Obama’s goal of one million EVs on the road by 2015. Read more


“Best of” Amory Lovins Arrives in June

By Cameron Burns

U.K. publisher Earthscan is set to release The Essential Amory Lovins in June, featuring a selection of 34 essays, articles, white papers, poems, and letters written between 1962 and 2010 by RMI’s chairman, chief scientist, and cofounder. Read more





Printing with Vision: RMI Printer Recycles Solvents

By Molly Miller

RMI partners with a wide variety of entities to help fulfill our mission, including ESCO's, utilities, policy leaders, and business leaders. But we also choose partners to help us conduct our own internal activities. Read more

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