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2019.08.23

Ingersoll Rand Named to the FTSE4Good Index Series for Fifth

August 22, 2019 SWORDS, Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For the fifth consecutive year, Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, has been named to the FTSE4Good Index Series that measures the performance of companies demonstrating strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices.   The index series is a leading benchmar...

2019.08.23

Johnson Controls announces partnership with Capital Dynamics

Partnership to provide competitive costs to customers using Power Purchase Agreements MILWAUKEE (August 22, 2019) — Johnson Controls today announced a partnership with Capital Dynamics to incre...

2019.08.22

PERC Study Examines Zero Net Energy Homes Market

Research uncovers business opportunities for construction professionals August 20, 2019 WASHINGTON — New research revealed that a growing number of residential customers are prioritizing zero net energy (ZNE) homes and are willing to pay more to achieve ZNE status.   The findings were part of a study commissioned by the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) and conducted b...

2019.08.16

A More Workable Alternative to the Green New Deal

Our sustainability columnist neglected to offer an alternative when he criticized the much-hyped bill earlier this year. But now he has found one that he would like you to support.   Larry Clar...

2019.08.05

Green Action Plan Accelerates Energy Conservation

On June 14, China’s National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Ministry of Finance and the State Administration for Market Regulation jointly issued an Action Plan for Green and High Efficiency Air Conditioning and Refrigeration. This Action Plan aims to severely crack down on false claims about energy efficiency such as labeling, cer...

2019.07.19

Advanced Energy Design Guide for Zero Energy Office Building

The guide focuses on the design and construction of buildings that are ready to accept renewable energy systems to meet low-energy loads. Jul 17, 2019 A new publication developed as a coll...

2019.07.11

Five Things to Keep in Mind When Designing Human-Centric Lig

By Craig Casey Jul 2019 For some people, human-centric lighting is narrowly defined as circadian lighting—lighting that changes color during the day with our circadian cycles. Others believe i...

2019.07.05

100% Renewable Heating & Cooling for a Sustainable Future -

Jul. 04, 2019 | Submit your project abstract DEADLINE EXTENDED to 15 July Registration for the event closes 30 August   100% Renewable Heating & Cooling for a Sustainable Future   ...

2019.06.26

New Advanced Energy Design Guide Available to Achieve Zero E

ATLANTA (June 25, 2019) – A new publication is now available from industry leading organizations to demonstrate to contractors and designers that zero energy office buildings are attainable.    Advanced Energy Design Guide for Small to Medium Office Buildings:  Achieving Zero Energy, provides direction for designing and constructing zero energy office buildings in all climat...

2019.06.24

Fujitsu General Australia Officially Opens New Headquarters

Fujitsu General Australia has officially opened its new head office and warehouse in the western Sydney suburb of Eastern Creek. The 11,093-m2 state-of-the-art 5-star Green Star energy rated buildi...

2019.06.12

Wales targets 'net zero' carbon transformation by 2050

11 June, 2019 By Neil Merrett The devolved administration will introduce legislation next year to adopt CCC recommendations to realise a 95 per cent reduction of carbon emissions compared to 1990 levels   The Welsh government will introduce stricter targets for reducing national carbon emissions to at least 95 per cent of 1990 levels by 2050. The devolved authority said it would adopt the ...

2019.06.06

The Unisphere: Urban Test Case for Commercial Net Zero Build

Driven by an uncompromising owner, the design team created a hybrid system that delivered both sustainability and user comfort.   Kelly L. Faloon | Jun 04, 2019 For United Therapeutics Corp., ...

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