Center for Carbon-free
Delaware Energy Office:
of Natural Resources:
of Architects –
photovoltaic array on every Delaware building would produce on the order of 250 MW. Materials science professor
Michael Mackay has convened a group that seeks to be a
student chapter of ASES.
In 2008, the Delaware Technical and Community College campuses launched LEED-certified training for green
trades. This year, Sustainable Delaware and the American
Institute of Architects-Delaware (AIA-DE) began a partnership to provide sustainability seminars at Del Tech.
A key element would be a return to traditional walkable
Professionals Exchange Expertise
Sustainable Delaware participates in the ASES National
Solar Tour. Promoting the slogan “Powering Down,” the
chapter sponsors seminars on renewable energy, land use,
net-zero-energy design and the integration of historic
preservation and sustainability (some of our houses date
Communities go green
AIA-DE sponsors the state’s major sustainability confer-
From Wilmington, the state’s major city, to small ences, bringingbusinessandgovernmentleaderstogether
towns like Lewes, mayors are going green. Dover, the state with design professionals. The 2008 AIA-DE Sustainabil-capital, under the leadership of City Manager Anthony ity Award went to then-Sen. Joseph Biden in recognition
DePrima, has instituted the Sierra Club’s “Cool City” pro- of his call for the nation to invest $50 billion in renewable
gram along with an all-department sustainability program. energy. AIA-DE will sponsor the 4th Annual AIA-DE Sus-
Sussex County, constituting half the state, is the third- tainability Conference, Oct. 14–16, at UD in Newark. We
fastest growing county in the United States, and it needs expect to attract federal and state energy policy leaders as
an integrated land use and transportation policy. The wellas50greenexhibitors.
recent election of activist Joan Deaver to the county coun- With major off-shore wind resources, proximity to mar-cil brings hope to this out-of-control situation. Smart- kets, strong research and public support, Delaware, the
growth and smart energy advocates are uniting to cut the Small Wonder, could emerge as a model of small-state
33 percent of carbon dioxide generated by transportation. leadership on renewable energy. Small is beautiful. ST
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