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USGBC's new report: LEED in Motion: Transportation, highlights facilities that incorporate LEED and other sustainability practices.


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USGBC's new report: LEED in Motion: Transportation, highlights facilities that incorporate LEED and other sustainability practices.

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Transportation Industry Embraces Sustainability, Green Building Standards

USGBC's new report: LEED in Motion: Transportation, highlights facilities that incorporate LEED and other sustainability practices.
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U.S. Forest Service Offers Wood Market Grants

Through the agency's Wood Innovations program, applicants can submit for activities focused on the use of wood in construction or energy projects.

Sustainable Landscaping Project Earns Idaho’s First SITES Gold

HP Inc.’s Boise, ID property is the first corporate campus in the world to be certified using the SITES v2 rating system.

FM Alert: New Guide For Trash Management Available

NACS and Keep America Beautiful have teamed up to publish a guide to help retailers end littering in America.

Lighting Retrofit Helps Green Data Center Goals

Fairbanks Energy Services worked with its client vXchnge to reduce overall power usage in that company's Chappaqua, NY data center.

Chicago Tops Rattiest Cities List

For the third time, Chicago tops Orkin’s annual list of the rattiest cities. Plus, a handy guide to patching rodent holes.

Schools Bring In Solar Energy

Working with U.S. DOE Better Buildings Challenge, K-12 districts incorporate solar energy for conservation and education.

Investment In Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy On The Rise

Cost reduction is the most important driver for investments globally, finds Johnson Controls’ new Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.

HVACR Products Chosen For 2018 AHR Expo Innovation Awards

The winners and finalists in 10 HVACR categories will be recognized in January 2018 at the AHR Expo in Chicago, IL.

Buying Renewable Energy, No Matter Where You Are

Voluntary programs offered by utilities provide options to corporate facility energy buyers operating outside of locations that have established options.

Greening The Roof

Roof gardens help ease stormwater management, as well as HVAC system and general maintenance demands.

Five Steps To Greener Groundskeeping

Shifting to more sustainable landscapes may often be easier than expected.

Evaluating Lighting Controls Options

Determine desired features when combining a LED lighting retrofit with controls technology.

Enevo Accelerating Expansion Into Waste Services

With $12M in funding secured, the sensor technology company is expanding into waste services for restaurant, retail, and commercial property customers.

Bottle Filler Retrofit Updates Water Coolers

The VersaFiller Bottle Filler Retrofit turns an existing water cooler into a versatile bottle-filling station.

Koch Multi-Pleat Green 13 Air Filter

The Multi-Pleat Green 13 is a high efficiency extended surface pleated panel air filter with a MERV 13 performance rating.
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Report: Non-Residential Solar Market Continues Growth In 2017

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and GTM Research have released the latest U.S. Solar Market Insight Report.
zero waste

Zero Waste Rating System Rebranded As TRUE

This certification is administered by Green Business Certification, Inc. (GBCI), which acquired the system from the U.S. Zero Waste Business Council in 2016.

Friday Funny: Helping Hands

Thanks to Hurricane Harvey, it was tough to find a reason to laugh this week. But this collection of photos proves that even in the most challenging of times, we can almost always find a reason to smile.

Allied K-Series High Efficiency Heat Pump

The K-Series 2 ton to 10 ton dual-fuel-capable high efficiency heat pump can be used to create a rooftop unit for any application.

EVAPCO eco-LSWE/LRWB Closed Circuit Coolers

The eco-LSWE and eco-LRWB series closed circuit coolers are energy and water efficient forced draft coolers for indoor applications.

POWERSTATION 247 PLUS Solar Energy Usage

The POWERSTATION 247 PLUS is a complete and fully integrated, plug and play scalable solar energy usage and storage system with built-in battery.

Keep America Beautiful Asks Students “How Will You … End Littering?”

The second annual video contest taps into the imaginations of students in grades 9-12 to find out how they would end littering.

Sofidel Dry Tech Heavy-Duty Hand Towels

Dry Tech Heavy-Duty is a line of hand towels with absorbency per sheet that is more than double competitors’ towels.
recycling

Keep America Beautiful Launches 2017 Recycle-Bowl

The K-12 school-based competition helps communities improve their recycling efforts by educating students and community members on how and what to recycle, while providing an array of resources.

Quench 810 High Capacity Water Cooler

The Quench 810 is a high capacity bottleless water cooler that can serve up to 200 people in a variety of environments.

Honey Bee Initiative Recognized With Annual Award

Through its Bee Care Program, Bayer shines a spotlight on developing solutions that improve the health of honey bees.
solar facility

UVA Expands Its Solar Energy Portfolio

Under a 25-year agreement, the University of Virginia will purchase the entire output of a proposed 120-acre solar facility, currently equal to nearly 10% of the university's electric demand.
Plastics Recycling

Dow, Keep America Beautiful Team Up To Increase Plastics Recycling

Municipalities, non-profits, materials recovery facilities, and other organizations can apply for one of two $50,000 grants to establish Hefty® EnergyBag™ programs in their communities.

Kingspan Insulation Launches GreenGuard Type VII XPS

This new insulation board is designed for commercial roofing applications such as protected membrane and pedestal paver systems.

Keep Your Campus Cool Without Burning Out Your HVAC System

Adding a predictive maintenance toolkit to your efforts will prepare your campus HVAC system for the hot summer season, and beyond.
energy-from-waste

Covanta Marks Milestone Serving Marion County, Oregon

For 30 years, this provider of sustainable waste and energy solutions has operated an Energy-from-Waste facility for this county in the northwest U.S.

Aerobie AeroPress Coffee Maker

The AeroPress is a coffee maker that produces up to three cups of richer, smoother coffee or espresso that is lower in acidity than coffee brewed by conventional devices.

World’s First Biophilic Office Project Studies Buildings, Nature

The research project will provide environmental and human data as evidence of biophilic design’s positive impact on the health and wellbeing of office occupants.

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