Tag: greenhouse gas emissions
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.
Bank Of America Reduces Energy Costs With Solar Panels
Through its Onsite Solar Initiative, the company will install solar panels at more than 60 locations, including financial centers, ATMs, and offices.
Zeroing In On Net Zero Carbon Buildings
With 38 signatories, the World Green Building Council launched its Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment to further the move toward a decarbonized built environment in the coming decades.
Paying Attention To Power Factor
Looking to reduce energy use and emissions? Power factor correction helps facility management optimize power from the utility.
MetLife Recognizes Enterprise Rent-A-Car For Service, Sustainability
For business travel activities, the two firms work toward helping MetLife achieve its corporate sustainability goals.
UMass Amherst Plans Large-Scale Solar Power Project
The campus-wide solar installations are expected to generate $6.2 million in cost savings for the university over the next 20 years.
DFW First U.S. Airport To Receive Climate Leadership Award
Dallas Fort Worth International Airport is the first U.S. airport to receive the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Climate Leadership Award for Greenhouse Gas Management.
FRIDAY FUNNY: Bovine Boosters Buoy Bowl
On the farm in Michigan, methane gas is being captured before it enters the atmosphere. This action generates registered carbon credits, which Entergy is purchasing to offset greenhouse gas emissions from Super Bowl-related activities.
EPA Honors Top Energy Efficient Building Designs
Projects that receive Designed to Earn the Energy Star certification are estimated to be nearly 40% more energy efficient than typical buildings.
Inaugural Climate Leadership Awards
The U.S. EPA, ACCO, C2ES, and TCR have recognized one individual and 20 organizations for pollution reduction efforts.
NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Carbon Calculator by WoodWorks
This tool is designed to estimate the carbon benefits of wood buildings, versus steel and concrete.
Professional Development: Greenhouse Gas Audits
EPA's requirement to report emissions may be coming to your facility.
New Employment Partnership Supports Diversity
NSBE and Johnson Controls join forces to advance the environmental goals of both organizations and support future employment opportunities for diverse engineering talent.
New Service Spotlight: Antron® Brand Life Cycle Impact Calculator From INVISTA
An online resource provides real world examples of how facility managers can make a difference on energy and greenhouse gas emissions.
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