Tag: Virginia

Solar Education Facility

Rooftop Solar Installation Illuminates Young Minds

In Virginia, the Lynchburg Parks and Recreation Department's new solar education facility sparks children’s interest in renewable energy.
GreenCity Arena Virginia

Proposed Virginia Arena Could Be Greenest In U.S.

To be built in Henrico County, VA, the proposed 17,000-seat GreenCity Arena is being planned as a net-zero energy project and is expected to be the greenest arena in the nation.
clean energy efficiency targets

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.
building codes hurricanes

Some States Vulnerable To Hurricanes Due To Inconsistent Building Codes

Florida takes the top spot for strongest building code, followed by Virginia, in the 2021 Rating the States ranking of hurricane readiness.
Advanced Technical Training Center

Tech Training Center Will Be Virginia’s First Net Zero Higher Ed Building

Located at Piedmont Virginia Community College, the Advanced Technical Training Center will join the small number of U.S. community college facilities to achieve net zero energy.
energy saving

California Tops 2020 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

States are still adopting new energy-saving rules, but the COVID-19 pandemic is slowing overall progress, according to the annual ACEEE report.
Perdue Farms

Perdue Farms Shares CDC Report Following Virginia Facility Tours

Perdue Farms recently gave the CDC a tour of its Accomac, VA poultry processing facility to share the safety measures the company implemented to protect its workers from COVID-19.
green space

Virginia School District Wins “Our Winning Green Space” Contest

Logan Horne, a professional turf manager with the Louisa County School District in Virginia, didn’t think he had a chance of winning when he entered the “Our Winning Green Space” contest.
emergency power

Keeping Virginia’s Seniors Safe, Warm, And Out Of The Dark

A new law enhances backup emergency power generation requirements for assisted living facilities in the commonwealth.
Sabra hummus Chesterfield County VA

Sabra Breaks Ground On World’s Largest Hummus Plant

The 40,000-square-foot expansion project is the fourth at the Chesterfield County, VA hummus making facility, and will maintain its LEED Gold certification.
State Energy Efficiency

Massachusetts Still Tops State Energy Efficiency Ranking

Idaho, Florida, Virginia are most improved states in ACEEE 2017 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.
LEED

Sabra Awarded LEED Gold Certification

The expansion uses 44% less energy and 45% less water than a typical food processing facility, while at the same time doubling Sabra's production capacity.
Workforce Shortages Webinar

5 Effective Strategies To Stay Ahead Of Workforce Shortages

During this free webinar, you'll learn the top 5 strategies that facility maintenance pros are implementing to overcome workforce shortages.
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A panel of Facility Management leaders discuss long-term planning challenges and answer questions about maximizing the value of conducting a Facility Condition Assessments (FCA).

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