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  • National Audit Office points to CHP as NHS carbon saving champion

    The National Audit Office (NAO) has stated that the NHS can achieve the largest carbon and cost savings in building energy use by installing combined heat and power (CHP) in acute trusts. In its new 'NHS and Sustainability' report to the House of Commons ...


    By ENER-G

  • Energy Star Buildings Powered With Savings

    Washington, D.C. – More than 3,200 top performing buildings have earned the Energy Star for powerful cuts to their energy bills and greenhouse gas emissions.  These award-winning buildings represent almost 575 million square feet, save an estimated $600 million annually in lower energy bills, and prevent almost 11 billion pounds of ...

  • ZBB Energy Announces Appointment of Chief Operating Officer

    ZBB Energy Corporation (NYSE MKT: ZBB) (NYSE Amex: ZBB), a leading developer of intelligent, renewable energy power platforms, today announced that Mr. Charles (Chuck) Stankiewicz, Executive Vice President of Operations, has been named Chief Operating Officer, a new position at the company. Mr. Stankiewicz will assume broad responsibility for operations, engineering, sales, marketing, research ...


  • What is a green officer?

    We do make distinction between a Green officer and a Certified Sustainability Officer.  Referring to Executive Order #13514, the installation of a person to champion the sustainability plan is a basic requirement. Oftentimes, this person is not well trained although they are willing and personally committed to environmental causes. When the officer is trained, they have the ability of the ...


    By 3BL Media

  • SavWatt Opens Washington DC Office

    SavWatt USA, Inc. (OTCBB: SAVW), pioneers in LED lighting and the Green Revolution, announced today that the Company has opened an office in the Washington DC area to focus on assisting the Federal Government to achieve its energy sustainability goals. On December 2, President Obama, joined by former President Bill Clinton, union officials and private sector companies too, announced $4 billion ...


  • Office-related carbon emissions surge

    The office is becoming a major driver of climate change. Despite ongoing efforts to improve energy efficiency in the workplace, the world's growing reliance on the Internet is leading to a rapid increase in greenhouse gas emissions. The energy required to power all the world's computers, data storage, and communications networks is expected to double by 2020, according to a new McKinsey & Company ...

  • ENVIRON Opens First Africa Office

    Ewire -- Stephen T. Washburn, CEO, is pleased to announce that ENVIRON will expand the firm's global network by opening its first office in Africa on 1 March 2012, in Johannesburg. ENVIRON is establishing operations in Johannesburg in response to increasing demand for the firm's environmental and health sciences consulting work in South Africa and throughout the wider African region. ...


    By ENVIRON

  • Viridian Energy Names Industry Veteran as Chief Operating Officer

    Viridian Energy, a leading provider of affordable, green retail energy, today named Joseph Waldman as chief operating officer. Waldman joins Viridian with more than 15 years of experience in operations, including eight years in retail energy operations and management, and his appointment advances Viridian's vision to provide affordable, renewable energy to the greatest number of customers for a ...


  • Homeworking is where the savings are...

    According to a recent report published by the Carbon Trust, increasing the numbers of UK employees working from home can cut costs by £3 billion a year for UK employers and employees and save over 3 million tonnes of carbon a year.   Advances in technologies such as broadband internet, smart phones and cloud computing mean that many jobs can now be done effectively outside ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Homeworking is where the savings are

    Increasing the numbers of UK employees working from home can cut costs by £3 billion a year for UK employers and employees and save over 3 million tonnes of carbon a year, according to a new report released today by the Carbon Trust. Advances in technologies such as broadband internet, smart phones and cloud computing mean that many jobs can now be done effectively outside of traditional ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • EPA Recognizes Austin Federal Building for Significant Energy Reductions and Cost Savings

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized the JJ Pickle & Homer Thornberry Federal Building for reducing its environmental impacts. As part of the Federal Green Challenge (FGC), more than 400 federal facilities, representing nearly 1.3 million federal ...

  • EPA offers tips to save energy and fight climate change this summer

    With summer and the high costs of cooling right around the corner, EPA is offering advice to help Americans reduce both energy bills and greenhouse gas emissions by one third through Energy Star. The energy used in an average home costs more than $2,200 a year and contributes more greenhouse gas emissions than a typical car. “A few simple changes will help create real reductions in high summer ...

  • Digital Lumens Awarded First Patent for Energy-Saving Intelligent Lighting System

    Digital Lumens today announced the awarding of the first patent for its exclusive Intelligent Lighting System™ technology. The patent, ...


  • EPA Recognizes Medical Centers and Universities for Emissions Reductions and Energy Savings

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized five facilities with the Energy Star Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Award for their efforts to reduce emissions that threaten public health while increasing energy reliability and efficiency. “Our Energy Star CHP award winners are better serving their students and patients while safeguarding the environment,” said Gina ...

  • GREEN OFFICE ATTAINS HIGHEST EVER BREEAM RATING

    Fläkt Woods has helped to meet the exacting ventilation demands of Britain’s greenest building, the Innovate Green Office, Leeds, which has attained outstanding environmental credentials including the accolade of the building with the highest ever BREEAM score. Working for the Nottingham & Ossett based M&E contractor, Goodmarriott & Hursthouse Ltd, Fläkt Woods has supplied mounted ...


    By Flakt Woods Group SA

  • Welding halls of the future – how to get rid of welding fumes and save energy

    Nordic Welding Expo starts tomorrow in Tampere! During the expo, you have the chance to follow many interesting talks. Hans Brunila from Genano Solutions Ltd and Markku Lilja from Engineering Office Äyräväinen Ltd are keeping a joint talk on the welding halls of the future. The talk concentrates on removing welding ...


    By Genano Solutions

  • DOE Announces Webinars on the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy`s FY2016 Budget Request, and More

    EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to training for the clean energy workforce. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and transcripts. Upcoming Webinars ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Nalco program saves water and energy for Marriott Hotel in Mumbai

    Nalco (NYSE: NLC), providing essential expertise for water, energy and air, has helped the 583-room Marriott Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre and Marriott Executive Apartments drastically reduce water use in its cooling systems which also resulted in less energy use and wastewater discharge from the facility. Nalco 3D TRASAR® Technology for Cooling Water combines innovative chemistry with ...

  • Plant upgrades to enhance Chesapeake Bay water quality, save energy

    Visitors to the Chesapeake Bay area will soon be able to enjoy cleaner water in the bay thanks to upgrades at the Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant (AWTP) The Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in the United States and is located along the coasts of Virginia and Maryland. The Blue Plains AWTP, the largest facility of its kind in the world, serves more than 1.7 million people ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • Nalco Program Saves Water and Energy for Marriott Hotel in Mumbai

    Nalco (NYSE: NLC), providing essential expertise for water, energy and air, has helped the 583-room Marriott Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre and Marriott Executive Apartments drastically reduce water use in its cooling systems which also resulted in less energy use and wastewater discharge from the ...


    By Nalco - an Ecolab company

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