Green Buildings & Infrastructure

ECC to Launch E-Contractor Academy Serving Cleveland & Cuyahoga County

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ECC and Emerald Cities Cleveland proudly announce the launch of the E-Contractor Academy in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, which will train minority, women, veteran and small contractors to compete for energy efficiency … Read More

RENEW Multi-Family Building Wins Seattle Vision Award

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The St. Charles Apartments – among the first affordable multi-family buildings in Seattle to receive energy and water efficiency upgrades under ECC’s RENEW Multi-family Program – has been recogn… Read More

At ‘IceBreaker’ Open House, Hundreds Express Interest in Participating in Supply Chain for LEEDCo’s Lake Erie Offshore Wind Project

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Nearly 300 representatives of small, minority, women-owned and veteran-owned businesses, as well as government, nonprofits, unions and larger companies, attended a December 8 event in Cleveland to express interes… Read More

EC Los Angeles Director Honored by Local NAMC Chapter

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At its 17th Annual Awards Dinner, the Southern California Chapter of the National Association of Minority Contractors (NAMC) honored EC Los Angeles Director Veronica Soto with its 2016 Minority Business Advocate … Read More

E-Contractor Academy Grad Ryan Tittsworth, CEO of RBT Electric, Wins Another LA County Contract

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Congratulations to Ryan Tittsworth, president of RBT Electric, Inc., on his third solar energy contract with Los Angeles County since graduating from ECC’s E-Contractor Academy in LA. The new contract, val… Read More

Jeremy Sigmon of USGBC Elected to ECC Board

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At its quarterly meeting in December, the ECC Board of Directors elected Jeremy Sigmon as a new member representing the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). As USGBC’s Director of Technical Policy, Sigmon o… Read More

ECC Supports the WATER Act

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ECC has lent its support to the federal Water Affordability, Transparency, Equity and Reliability (WATER) Act, which would provide dedicated funding to keep U.S. water and sewer systems updated and protect drinki… Read More

Read Transcripts of ECC’s Four Twitter Chats Exploring Climate and Equity

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Starting in February, ECC Partnered with MIT CoLab in hosting a series of four monthly Twitter chats around the broad topic of equity, economy and climate resilience.  Transcripts are now available on the … Read More

‘Building Power’ Brings Energy Savings to Bronx Churches, Jobs to Residents

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In partnership with the Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition and BlocPower, Emerald Cities New York and its local host, the Bronx Community Development Initiative (BCDI), are making great strides w… Read More

E-Contractor Academy Grad Helps Deliver Los Angeles County’s First Net-Zero Energy Building

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A graduate of Emerald Cities Collaborative’s E-Contractor Academy –  Ryan Tittsworth, president of RBT Electric, Inc. – installed the solar panels that helped make the recently renovated Cu… Read More

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