Viewing Posts from October, 2011
It seems that most articles about green buildings focus on building metrics and how well these high tech, energy-saving buildings are performing. While this data is important, as an HR professional who works in a green building, my thoughts center on the people and their experiences within our workplace.
It is fall up here in Vermont and, of course, you know what that means—time to prepare the financial forecasts for the business. (I know some of you thought I was referring to our wonderful foliage season, but I am an accountant—I don’t notice these things.)
I joined the wind energy industry in 2007 with the belief that my work would help shape the future of our world’s, nation’s, and state’s energy landscape. I was right on two fronts. Installed capacity of wind energy has almost tripled in the U.S.
I never thought I’d be so happy to see a backhoe. Here in Vermont, we’re literally digging out from a natural disaster named Irene. On August 28, Irene’s sudden heavy rains transformed our brooks and streams into raging rivers and our rivers into destructive torrents.