Every year on April 22, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. For Earth Day 2022, the theme is “Invest In Our Planet”. Look here for information on exhibits, events and activities near you.
Roger Frechette, P.E., LEED AP, and a Managing Principal at Interface Engineering, says “The building sector accounts for 76% of all electricity used in the United States. The fossil fuel consumed to produce this electricity is, by far, the single greatest contributor to Climate Change. The challenge for owners, architects, and engineers is clear - renovated and newly constructed buildings must consume less energy. ‘Net-Zero’ Energy operation is not a futuristic concept; it is achievable now and with available systems, components, and technologies.”