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Parkway Properties Receives Trane Energy Efficiency Leader Award

Award recognizes energy efficient approach to building improvements at One Orlando Centre that have cut annual energy use by 34 percent
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September 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Trane, a leading global provider of indoor solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, presented its Energy Efficiency Leader Award on Sept. 7 to Parkway Properties, Inc., in recognition of its energy efficient approach to improvements at One Orlando Centre, a 19-story, LEED-certified 365,000-square-foot office building in the city.

Ingersoll Rand Selected for the 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices for Sixth Consecutive Year

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SWORDS, Ireland, September 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, has been named to the 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices for a sixth consecutive year. Continued placement on this index series showcases the company’s position as an economic, environmental and social leader among peer companies.

Paper and Pulp: An Industry That’s Circular by Nature

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There is a growing recognition among businesses and con­sumers that we must move away from a linear “take, make, waste” model of consumption where we extract materials, produce things and discard products to landfills. We are now embracing circular economy models, which by design are restorative and regenerative. Done properly, the final result is a system in which material streams are efficiently managed and recycled. The benefits of this holistic approach are clear, resulting in less waste, lower costs and reduced environmental impact.

Infographic: Papermaking as a Model of the Circular Economy

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Paper is inherently circular by nature – made with renewable resources with high levels of renewable energy and is recyclable.  And Sappi takes additional measure to further reduce impact at its operations.

Hooray Beer!

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For the most part, people buy beer based on two considerations. First, do they like it? Second, what does it cost? Increasingly though, other considerations are coming into play.

I like beer. Just one of the many quirks that makes me a unique little snowflake.

Pipelines = A Safer Alternative

Pipelines are the safest, most environmentally friendly way of transporting the oil we use every day. Get the facts.
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TransCanada CEO reinforces practicality of pipelines at Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference

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TransCanada CEO reinforces practicality of pipelines at Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference

New Ingersoll Rand® Rotary Screw Air Compressors with Variable Speed Drive Increase Energy Efficiency by up to 35 Percent

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DAVIDSON, N.C., Aug. 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Ingersoll Rand®, a global leader in compression technologies and services, has introduced new models to its revolutionary line of Next Generation R-Series compressors, which incorporate the latest advancements in variable speed drive (VSD) technology to increase air flow output by up to 15 percent, reduce energy costs by up to 35 percent and increase system reliability.

Global Influencers Publicly Commit to Climate Change Actions

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How many large companies are making meaningful, measurable and public commitments to improve #energyefficiency and #GHG emissions? Find out in this global study of leaders representing over 5,300 large organizations: Accountability for Climate Action: How Corporations Are Tackling #ClimateChange, from Ingersoll Rand and GreenBiz. 

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National Geographic Celebrates World Lion Day with Spotlight on Leading Big Cats Researchers

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National Geographic joined with the rest of the global community in commemorating World Lion Day on August 10, taking the opportunity to highlight some of its many efforts to protect big cat populations around the world.

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