Technology Driving Sustainability in the Shipping Industry

U.S. Green Technology

Sustainability in the shipping industry has become increasingly important over the past few years, in part due to growing awareness of how shipping can impact the environment. From electrification of fleet vehicles to smart cargo monitoring, the right.

Renovation vs. New Build: Which Is More Eco Friendly?

Econaur

At Prakriti Group, we believe in offering solutions that promote a greener future within the property industry. With experience in both renovated property and new build property, TK Property has a good understanding of which type of home is best for the environment.

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The HVAC Industry: Upcoming Trends for Technicians

The Environmental Blog

Do you work in the HVAC industry? While they do their job well, duct systems can run into issues like cracked pieces or mildew build-up. Using energy-efficient features. This relies on a large outdoor unit to power up to five indoor ones. . Sustainable Options.

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American Electric Power, Sempra launch sustainable finance frameworks

Renewable Energy World

American Electric Power – operator of the nation’s largest electricity transmission system – announced on Monday the launch of a Sustainable Finance Framework (SFF) to support the funding of social and environmental projects.

Sense Delivers Insight into Home Energy Usage

Greentown Labs

If your house could talk to you about your energy usage, what would it say? The creators of Sense think it would say you could reduce your energy usage by at least 20 percent—and tell you how. Sense is a home energy monitor that gives real-time insight into your home’s energy usage. That background in speech recognition informed the way they approached home energy monitoring. Photo courtesy of Sense.

Renewable and Resilient Energy in Commercial Buildings

GreenBiz

Commercial buildings account for 33 percent of electricity usage in the U.S. But to be truly sustainable, energy solutions must be not only clean, but also resilient and affordable today, representing a major opportunity for decarbonization.

How Waste Metering Powers Environmental And Financial Responsibility

GreenBiz

As such, metering utilities like gas, water and electricity has been standard practice for decades. At Compology, we know that you can’t manage what you don’t measure.

The Power of Renewable Energy in Commercial Buildings

Strategic Sustainability Consulting

Commercial buildings account for 33 percent of electricity usage in the United States, representing a clear area to focus decarbonization efforts. However for this effort to be sustainable, energy solutions have to be clean, resilient, and affordable.

Catalyst Partners makes its HQ a living demo for sustainable buildings

Renewable Energy World

Green Building Council (USGBC). It’s not surprising, then, that his company helps clients to meet the requirements of LEED and other green building standards. These typically require energy management, water metering, advanced energy metering, and energy performance optimization.

Sustainability Guide for General Contractors: Sustainable Construction and Renovations

Green Business Bureau

SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION. The industry is moving toward sustainable construction. General contracting businesses that are eco-friendly and practice sustainability are realizing real benefits including new customers including sales growth. . Energy Usage and Electricity.

Sustainability Guide for General Contractors: Sustainable Construction and Renovations

Green Business Bureau

SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION. General contracting businesses that are eco-friendly and practice sustainability are realizing real benefits including new customers and sales growth. . Now more than ever consumers are using their purchasing power to push companies to be more sustainable.

5 Green Shipping Initiatives For A More Sustainable Supply Chain

The Environmental Blog

Green shipping is the practice of transporting goods by ship using the fewest resources and energy possible in order to protect the environment from pollution. In 2012, the shipping industry burned around 300 million tons of fuel oil, resulting in 949 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions.

A new love story: Electric vehicles and the electric grid

GreenBiz

A new love story: Electric vehicles and the electric grid. How will the electrical grid handle so many vehicles charging at once? Especially when fast-charging stations gulp down prodigious amounts of power? Electric Vehicles.

Dry Cleaning Sustainability: Getting Started Guide for Small Businesses

Green Business Bureau

Dry Cleaning and Sustainability. Dry cleaning businesses need to be eco friendly and sustainable in order to prosper in today’s rapidly evolving marketplace. Sustainability Starts with Eliminating Harmful Chemicals. Carbon Emissions from Building Operations.

LEED Certification Checklist for Building Design and Construction (BD+C)

Green Business Bureau

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is the most prominent green building rating and certification system used throughout the world. Pricing is dependent on building size and various other factors which can be found here. Which Rating System Fits My Building?

Ethical Fashion: 3 Things To Know About Sustainable Clothing Printing

The Environmental Blog

Industry: plant for textile printing. With consumer awareness and consciousness shifting toward sustainable fashion, businesses in the clothing industry began to focus on making brands ethical. It also uses significantly less energy and water to manufacture and make clothing.

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Meet one vertical farm venture helping the industry grow past greens

GreenBiz

Meet one vertical farm venture helping the industry grow past greens. The industry needs to cultivate a much wider array of produce to mark more than a niche impact. It builds the farm towers and offers maintenance and innovation support while it is in operation.

Residential Buildings Adapting the Sustainable way

Econaur

The push towards green buildings was triggered out of necessity but customers are fast realizing that it will be the best option in the years to come. GBC) and US Green Building Council (USGBC), India already had about 899 LEED-certified projects. Sustainable & Organic Solutions.

Smart Meter Capital Project Manager

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Smart Meter Capital Project Manager | SDG&E | San Diego, CA. At SDG&E, we are committed to the community we call home, delivering clean, safe and reliable energy to better the lives of the people we serve in San Diego and southern Orange counties. Our commitment means 40% of the energy that SDG&E delivers to customers comes from renewable sources, exceeding California’s Renewable Portfolio Standard. After all, it takes the best to build the best.

Sustainable Dry Cleaners: Getting Started Guide

Green Business Bureau

Dry cleaning businesses need to be eco friendly and sustainable in order to prosper in today’s rapidly evolving marketplace. This article discusses the sustainability challenges and solutions for dry cleaners and provides a guide for becoming more sustainable.

Energy Analytics: The Power to Reach Net Zero

Bidgely

These companies are deeply invested in diversifying their energy sources, embracing energy efficiency, evolving their business models, and fully transitioning. Consumers themselves are realizing that the way they use energy is proving to be unsustainable. Industry Perspectives

Greentown Startups Share Insights on the Buildings Sector?

Greentown Labs

Greentown Labs supports startups that are decarbonizing the key greenhouse-gas-emitting sectors—agriculture, buildings, electricity, manufacturing, and transportation—and building resilient communities. First up is the buildings sector. primary energy use.

Workplace EV charging: Lessons from sustainability trailblazers

GreenBiz

Workplace EV charging: Lessons from sustainability trailblazers. Businesses are reaping the environmental and social benefits of providing electric vehicle charging for employees. Last fall, a research team from PGS conducted a study on workplace electric vehicle charging practices.

Engineer I – Electric Metering Engineering

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Engineer I – Electric Metering Engineering | San Diego Gas & Electric | San Diego, CA. SDG&E is an innovative San Diego-based energy company that provides clean, safe and reliable energy to better the lives of the people it serves in San Diego and southern Orange counties. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE). They are also the reason why we have been recognized with the industry’s most coveted awards.

Schneider’s new end-to-end EV solution integrates charging with building energy management

Charged

Energy management and automation specialist Schneider Electric has launched a new EV charging solution designed to make buildings smarter and more sustainable while adding EV charging infrastructure. Source: Schneider Electric.

Sustainability 101: What is a Sustainable Business

Green Business Bureau

Businesses all around the world are becoming more sustainable, balancing their fiscal, economic, environmental and social responsibilities to protect the planet and people. So what is a sustainable business? What is a Sustainable Business? Benefits of Sustainability in Business.

Top 5 Electric Vans: Picking the Right Vehicle For Your Sustainable Business

Green Business Bureau

Businesses that use vans for service and delivery have an opportunity to be more environmentally friendly by migrating to electric vans. There are many economical and practical electric van options for business owners to choose from. Gas Powered Vans Impact on the Environment.

Sustainability Guide for Video Production: Getting Started

Green Business Bureau

Video production has arguably become one of the most influential industries in the world, meaning media companies need to be more conscious about the impact they have on people and the environment. This article will discuss the top green initiatives for video production sustainability.

Healthy Buildings Challenge Startups Announce Pilot Projects, Demonstration, and More with Saint-Gobain

Greentown Labs

This spring, we wrapped up the Greentown Go Healthy Buildings Challenge —a startup-corporate partnerships accelerator with Saint-Gobain and supported by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC)—which advanced building technologies that promote the health of both people and the planet. .

Electric Metering Operations Manager

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Electric Metering Operations Manager | SDG&E | San Diego, CA. SDG&E is an innovative San Diego-based energy company that provides clean, safe and reliable energy to better the lives of the people it serves in San Diego and southern Orange counties. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE). They are also the reason why we have been recognized with the industry’s most coveted awards. After all, it takes the best to build the best.

World Biogas Association’s newest members applaud mission to bring industry together to achieve its huge potential and build a long term sustainable circular economy

Envirotec Magazine

Global Potential of Biogas report estimates industry greenhouse gases abatement potential at 12% of today’s global emissions. SHV Energy, ENGIE, SUEZ latest companies to join WBA’s existing members to identify road map to achieve this potential. Rebecca Groen, Director Biofuels, SHV Energy said: “As a global leader in off-grid energy solutions, we continue to look for innovative renewable, recycled and bio-based energy products to meet our customers’ sustainable energy needs.

6 Step Guide to Design and Create A Sustainable Greenhouse

Green Business Bureau

Greenhouses, although already fairly eco-friendly, can still be improved to be more sustainable and have greater efficiency. What is a Sustainable Greenhouse and Why It Matters. Compared to conventional farming, growing in greenhouses is a more sustainable method of food production.

20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2021

GreenBiz

20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2021. These 20 C-suite executives have steered their companies forward through much disruption, providing inspiration for the possibilities of advancing sustainability, social responsibility and circular business models — sometimes all at once.

Tech Startup Sustainability Guide: Running An Eco-Friendly Business

Green Business Bureau

Tech startup sustainability. Tech startup sustainability means to be purpose-driven and sustainable. For the major tech giants Salesforce , Lenovo , and Microsoft , sustainability lies at the core of these organizations. Tech startup sustainability: 6 top tips.

World Biogas Association’s newest members applaud mission to bring industry together to achieve its huge potential and build a long term sustainable circular economy

Envirotec Magazine

Global Potential of Biogas report estimates industry greenhouse gases abatement potential at 12% of today’s global emissions. SHV Energy, ENGIE, SUEZ latest companies to join WBA’s existing members to identify road map to achieve this potential. Rebecca Groen, Director Biofuels, SHV Energy said: “As a global leader in off-grid energy solutions, we continue to look for innovative renewable, recycled and bio-based energy products to meet our customers’ sustainable energy needs.

Drax Cancels Plan to Build Europe’s Largest Natural Gas Power Plant

GreenTechMedia

Plans for a new 3.6-gigawatt natural gas power plant in the U.K. have been shelved by the developer Drax, highlighting the challenging economics of converting coal-fired power to a cleaner, but still fossil-fuel-fired, alternative. ’s largest power plant.

Utilities must educate customers about their power to curb climate change

Renewable Energy World

The renewable energy industry and utilities have a unique opportunity to educate consumers about how that buying power can turn into climate action. Read more: The automated vessel designed to transport electricity from offshore wind farms to shore.

A 21st-century reinvention of the electric grid is crucial for solving the climate change crisis

Renewable Energy World

Then, beginning around 2009, first wind turbines and then solar photovoltaic panels decreased enough in cost to become competitive in electricity markets. will need to nearly triple its 2020 growth rate for the grid to be 80% powered by clean energy by 2030. (As electricity.

Building Your Mentorship Toolkit • 11/17/21

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Mentoring younger professionals gives mentors the opportunity to stay up to date on current best practices, new information, and new techniques in your industry. Join our moderator, Theo Fehsenfeld, for a conversation about mentoring in cleantech, climate and sustainability.

Solar advocates, Duke Energy reach net metering agreement in North Carolina

Renewable Energy World

Duke Energy and solar industry stakeholders have reached an agreement on net metering policy in North Carolina that will help expand distributed solar generation and benefit utility customers, the parties announced Tuesday. Follow @EngelsAngle.

Gemini Data Loggers sponsors Low Energy Buildings Database

Envirotec Magazine

Monitoring equipment manufacturer Gemini Data Loggers is a proud sponsor of a project to rebuild the AECB’s Low Energy Buildings Database into an international platform for sustainable building knowledge. Energy Sponsored Technology Gemini Data Loggers

Engineering Specialist (Energy & Sustainability) at Facilities Services Division of Judicial Council of California

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Engineering Specialist (Energy & Sustainability) at Facilities Services Division of Judicial Council of California | SAN FRANCISCO/SACRAMENTO. The Judicial Council of California is accepting applications for the position of Engineering Specialist (Energy & Sustainability) for the Facilities Services Office. Assess existing energy audits or retro-commissioning reports and provide analysis to identify the need for additional audits.

Kraft Heinz sustainability chief reflects on 'interdependence'

GreenBiz

Kraft Heinz sustainability chief reflects on 'interdependence'. Here are some of the latest commitments, along with perspective on progress so far: Procure most electricity from renewable sources by 2025 and decrease energy usage by 15 percent.