Help Topics

Recommended Browsers

We strongly recommend that you use Internet Explorer 5.0, Netscape Navigator 6.0, or preferably, newer versions of these browsers when using the Green Technology Database. The site has are designed and tested with these browsers. Earlier versions or other browsers may not work properly. You can download the latest versions of these browsers with the following links.

Browser cache settings

The Green Technology Database is a dynamic application. Content on pages can change often, especially when you are entering a new project. To make sure that you are always looking a current information, your browser needs to be set to refresh on “Every visit to the page”. For detailed instructions on how to change cache settings, please click here.

Javascript & cookies

Having JavaScript enabled in your browser is required. Many of the useful navigation features, e.g., viewing the image galleries, will not function properly if you do not have the Javascript setting enabled in your browser. The Green Technology Database also requires that per-session cookies are allowed. This ensures that proper login is required to gain access to your projects and keeps your data secure.

Monitor settings

The Green Technology Database is designed for viewing pages with significant amounts of information and high quality images. We highly recommend that you set your monitor display to be at least 800 x 600 resolution. Optimal viewing is at 1024 x 768 resolution or higher.

Adding/editing a project

The main purpose of the Green Technology Database is to provide useful details about relatively new green building techniques, strategies, and technologies in place on North Carolina projects. This is a brief set of instructions outlining what needs to be done to add or edit a project.