First Green LEED Fire Station in Oklahoma

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  NORMAN — An open space flooded with light, a sparkly quartz compound countertop in a spacious kitchen, and a family-size wooden table are the first things that greet the firefighters in their second home at Norman fire station No. 8, and it’s green, too. The station recently received notification that it has received LEED […]

Colorado is the First Market for Launch of the Revolutionary DOW POWERHOUSE(TM) Solar Shingle

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This post is dedicated to my brother and sister firefighters from Colorado.

Solar shingles are solar panels incognito. Instead of mounting on your roof, they become your roof or integrate seamlessly with the existing roof shingles.

Precast Concrete Wall Panels

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Energy-efficient AG Wall Systems from Superior Walls offer a fast way for builders to construct above grade building applications for houses and commercial projects.   Superior Walls®, a leading manufacturer of energy-efficient precast foundation systems, now offers precast concrete wall panels specifically designed for use in above grade applications. The AG™ Wall Systems allow builders […]

D.C. Fire Stations To Install Green Roofs

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The beginnings of a green roof growing on the roof of the fire station of D.C. Fire Department’s Engine Company 12.

Help this fire department become greener!

We need your help. This is not a spam or hack. We need your vote for our fire department project. This will help us help everyone in our community by providing a warm place this winter for those who need it as well as for our firefighters who volunteer their time here without air or […]

Indianapolis International Airport solar farm

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Local firms will play key part in creation of one of the largest airport solar farms in North America INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) announced today that it has selected ET Energy Solutions, LLC to develop a solar farm on Indianapolis International Airport property. The company is a joint venture (JV) between three […]

Green Maltese will be at FDIC 2012

I am very excited and honored to be accepted to be a part of FDIC 2012   I just wanted to share with you all and thank you for support!! From email 🙂 Dear Classroom Instructor John Shafer, Congratulations! I am pleased to inform you that your proposal has been selected as a Classroom Session […]

Firehouse Podcast on some Green Issues

Just wanted to share this with you, in case you hadn’t listened yet? Fire Marshal’s Corner: FM Global Report on Green and Sprinklers and the Dangers with Photovoltaic Units Ed Comeau and Mike Love look at two perspectives of the impact of fires on the environment on this month’s Fire Marshal’s Corner. They look at […]

Greater love hath no man than this

As we reflect and honor the 10th anniversary of 9 /11  today John 15:13  Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. Is the scripture that comes to my mind These brother firefighters gave there lives so that other may live just as Christ did on […]

GO PURDUE!!

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Green Maltese was able to go on another fun educational field trip again! This field trip was to  West Lafayette to Purdue University to visit the Team Purdue IN Home open house. The  INHome is a part of the 2011 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon.   The most unique feature of the INhome is the […]

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