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$3000 Scholarships available for Fall 2013 at Ecosa

Ecosa Institute will award several scholarships for the Fall 2013 term. These scholarships are funded by Ecosa donor Foster Stanback. Scholarships will range from $1500-$3000, bringing the total cost of tuition to as low as $3000 (currently $6000 before scholarship is applied).

Full details at http://ecosainstitute.org/blog/?p=2444

100% Tuition Assistance for Veterans Solar and Renewable Energy Career Training!

Do you know a Veteran or are you a Veteran yourself? Good news! Solar Energy International is offering 100% tuition assistance and career training in partnership with SEI’s Veterans and Active Duty Training Outreach Program and the Colorado Department of Labor.

In 2013, Solar Energy International’s (SEI) full certificate training program, the SEI Solar Professionals . . . → Read More: 100% Tuition Assistance for Veterans Solar and Renewable Energy Career Training!

Version 4 of the Green Building Professionals Directory is here!

We’re excited to announce that version 4 of our long running Green Building Professionals Directory is now live!

Right now we’re running a limited time promotion to get new listings in our Directory – you can list yourself/your company for a year for just $3.00 per category!

That’s right. THREE BUCKS.

We’ve added some great . . . → Read More: Version 4 of the Green Building Professionals Directory is here!

2012 Straw Bale Olympics

The 2012 International Straw Bale Builders’ Conference hosted by the Colorado Straw Bale Association was a gathering of over 200 builders, architects, engineers, plaster professionals, researchers and educators from 15 countries. While much was serious exchange, the Straw Bale Olympics was great counterpoint and so much fun. See more at www.strawbaleconference.com and www.coloradostrawbale.org.

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When we chose the name “Sustainable Sources” in 1993 the trend wasn’t obvious!

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International Straw Bale Conference in Colorado, September 2012

Did you know that the early registration deadline for the 2012 International Straw Builders’ Conference is only a few days away! The conference itself runs from Sept 16-22, 2012.

It’s not too late for EARLY registration for the 2012 International Straw Bale Building Conference in Estes Park, Colorado. EARLY registration ends July 16th July 31st . . . → Read More: International Straw Bale Conference in Colorado, September 2012

Straw Bale in International Building Code?

For a long time, straw bale builders have wanted to legitimize their favorite construction method by getting building codes passed specifically allowing plastered straw bale construction. A lot of headway has been made, starting with the Pima County code for load-bearing straw bale construction back in the 90s, followed by a fair number of local . . . → Read More: Straw Bale in International Building Code?

Green Real Estate ads – Major Upgrade!

As we enter our 19th year at Sustainable Sources, we’re happy to announce that we’ve completely revamped our long running Real Estate section.

Your listings can now have up to 20 images. Easier to list property. Easier to update. It’s on a much faster server. Improved searches. Includes green sales AND green rentals. New sections . . . → Read More: Green Real Estate ads – Major Upgrade!

Sustainable Sources will go dark on Jan 18 to fight SOPA

On January 18 from 8am to 8pm, SustainableSources.com will join Reddit, Boing Boing and a growing number of other sites around the Internet in “going dark” to bring awareness of the need to loudly oppose SOPA and PIPA, the pending US legislation that creates a punishing Internet censorship regime and exports it to the . . . → Read More: Sustainable Sources will go dark on Jan 18 to fight SOPA

The Global Straw Building Network discussion forum (GSBN)

The Global Straw Building Network is a private discussion list with publicly available archives and the option for anyone to subscribe in non-post mode. It is composed of representatives of regional organizations and other non-affiliated key individuals involved in the general advancement of straw-bale and other straw-use building materials and techniques. The intentionally small number . . . → Read More: The Global Straw Building Network discussion forum (GSBN)

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