Archive for March2012

Guide for Going Green in the Fire Service

The National Volunteer Fire Council released the Guide for Going Green in the Fire Service to highlight sustainable practices and inspire departments to reduce their impact on the environment. The Guide looks at a range of Earth-friendly steps departments can take, from simple practices such as recycling and energy conservation to complex solutions such as […]

New Jersey solar labeling bill

BILL WOULD REQUIRE EMBLEMS ON BUILDINGS WITH SOLAR PANELS Firefighters would be better protected against the dangers posed by solar panels under a bipartisan bill approved today by the Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee. It is sponsored by Assembly Republican Bob Schroeder. “New Jersey is one of the fastest-growing markets for solar energy […]