Tag: greenhouse gas emissions
Net Zero Goals: Cintas Transitions Facilities To LED Lighting
LED lighting retrofits, along with other facility-related energy-reduction projects, are part of the company’s ambition to achieve Net Zero GHG emissions by 2050.
Evotech Launches Its myBEMS AI Technology
The AI technology will assist facility managers in eliminating building running costs, as well as cutting carbon emissions.
Energy Efficiency: California Is Tops, Maine Is Most Improved
California's energy efficiency policies and efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions earn it the #1 spot on ACEEE's 2022 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.
Carbon Handprint Can Measure Companies’ Positive Climate Impact
ACEEE shares how a "carbon handprint" more accurately reflects a company’s contributions to climate change by measuring the impact of the use of goods and services it provides.
LEED v4 Updates To Increase Energy Performance Requirements
To better address greenhouse gas emissions and climate change, updates will elevate LEED v4’s requirements for energy performance closer to those of LEED v4.1.
ULI Greenprint Membership Tops 70
As proof of the real estate industry’s growing commitment to decarbonization, membership in the Urban Land Institute’s Greenprint Center for Building Performance has grown to more than 70 companies.
Uptime Institute Report Series Looks At Digital Infrastructure Sustainability
The global digital infrastructure authority is releasing an advisory series as a practical resource for owners and operators to establish an effective sustainability strategy in their facilities.
EPA Names 2021’s Most Energy-Efficient Manufacturing Plants
The 93 U.S. manufacturing plants that earned ENERGY STAR certification in 2021 prevented more than 5 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions.
Armstrong Helps Customers Reduce Energy Use by More Than 2.5 Billion kWh
Armstrong's goal to reduce energy use has helped customers save 2.5 billion kWh of electricity usage, resulting in more than $300 million in cost savings.
Azuga Launches Fleet Sustainability Service
Azuga has partnered with GreenerMiles to offer a Fleet Sustainability Service—a streamlined, telematics-enabled program to calculate, track, and neutralize carbon emissions across light, medium, and heavy fleet vehicles.
8 New Real Estate Leaders Align With ULI Net Zero Goal
Together, these real estate companies represent over 2,400 buildings, more than 849 million square feet, and over $397 billion in assets under management.
States’ Climate Efforts Need Stronger Efficiency Steps
ACEEE’s review of states and territories with laws requiring a transition to 100% clean electricity, found that only Virginia and Washington include specific efficiency targets.
Despite Growth, Boston Hospitals Slash Carbon Emissions
New report finds that Boston health facilities cut emissions by 18% from 2011 through 2019, despite serving more patients and expanding healthcare facility space by 10%
How Federal R&D Should Expand To Transform Our Buildings
ACEEE’s Dr. Esram testifies that we need federal research and development to quickly retrofit a large share of buildings to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Bezos Earth Fund Awards Rocky Mountain Institute $10M
Funding will allow the Rocky Mountain Institute to further catalyze significant reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. buildings and heavy industry.
Fertilizer Plants ENERGY STAR Certified
The U.S. EPA recognizes two nitrogenous fertilizer plants as the first of their kind to earn ENERGY STAR certification for superior energy performance.
Four Ways Toward A New Energy Economy
A new report from the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) identifies policy approaches to accelerate renewable energy growth.
Corporate Electric Vehicle Alliance Aims To Accelerate EV Adoption
Led by nonprofit Ceres, this new alliance is a collaborative group of companies focused on accelerating the transition to electric vehicles.
PepsiCo To Achieve 100% Renewable Electricity In The U.S.
PepsiCo's efforts in the U.S. will build upon its global progress in switching to renewable electricity in Europe and Mexico.
Energy Efficiency Can Get U.S. Halfway To Climate Goals
A new ACEEE report shows that energy efficiency can slash U.S. energy use and greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2050 and get the nation halfway toward its climate goals.
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