The NBA Goes Green

The Amway Center, Orlando’s new state of the art event center and home of the Orlando Magic, is LEED Gold certified and serves as a model for event centers around the country. Completed in 2010, this facility features low-flow plumbing, storm water recycling systems, an insulated reflective roof to reduce heating costs, high efficiency air…

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B Corp Legislation Passes

Louisiana and South Carolina are the latest states to pass Benefit Corporation Legislation.  With the addition of these states, a total of 9 states have now passed this legislation (California, Hawaii, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Vermont and Virginia – five other states and Washington D.C. have introduced the legislation), thus beginning the shift of…

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Knee Power May Run Our Mobile Devices

Is this the beginning of the end for batteries? Researchers in the UK have invented a power generating device that straps to your leg and harvests electricity through the motion of your knees. The biomechanical energy harvester could signal the eventual end of our dependence on batteries to power our mobile electronics, in addition to…

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Ruling on Health Care Expected

With the Supreme Court expected to rule on President Obama’s 2010 health care law within the next two weeks, House Republicans are scrambling to oppose any part of the law that is enacted.  Republicans plan to force a vote to repeal the law immediately if it survives the Supreme Court.  While vehemently opposing the law…

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