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LG Electronics’ Energy-Efficient Products Among Top Highlights At Greenbuild 2013

Ranging From Home Appliances to Electronics to Air Conditioning, Ultra-Efficient LG Products Take Center Stage at ‘GreenZone’ Exhibit
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PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – LG Electronics USA underscores its commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability advocacy by showcasing its broad portfolio of energy-efficient products for builders and consumers at the 2013 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo that opens here today.

Trane Leader Shares Insights about How Organizations Successfully Save Energy at Great Energy Efficiency Day 2013

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Washington, D.C., Nov. 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Business, state and local government leaders from around the country will discuss how they are working to make the United States one of the world’s most energy-efficient economies at the Alliance to Save Energy’s Great Energy Efficiency Day (GEED) on Nov. 20 in Washington, D.C.

Elsevier Announces the Launch of a New Journal: Journal of Water Process Engineering

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Oxford, UK, November 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of a new journal, Journal of Water Process Engineering (JWPE). This new, online-only journal is specifically geared towards researchers in the field water and chemical process engineering.

Auditing Energy and Waste Practices Enables Ongoing Savings at Ingersoll Rand Plant

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  • Employee Green Team members at Ingersoll Rand’s Industrial Technologies plant in Vignate, Italy spurred energy and waste reductions
  • Saved €45,000 (about $62,000) in first year
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  • Employee Green Team members at Ingersoll Rand’s Industrial Technologies plant in Vignate, Italy spurred energy and waste reductions
  • Saved €45,000 (about $62,000) in first year

Lighting Upgrades Reflect Ingersoll Rand Team's Steadfast Approach to Conserving Energy as a Cost Savings Measure

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  • Negotiating energy efficient lighting upgrades into the lease agreement helps Ingersoll Rand’s Olathe, KS facility save $400,000 over five years
  • No up-front costs for Ingersoll Rand
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  • Negotiating energy efficient lighting upgrades into the lease agreement helps Ingersoll Rand’s Olathe, KS facility save $400,000 over five years
  • No up-front costs for Ingersoll Rand

LG and PTO Today Join EPA in Recognizing Families for Energy-Saving Efforts on ENERGY STAR® Day

Winners of 2013 Fall Team ENERGY STAR Promotion Awarded Total of 25 Prizes from LG Electronics
Press Release

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of ENERGY STAR Day 2013, LG Electronics USA and PTO Today joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to recognize the top 25 winners of the Fall “Team ENERGY STAR” challenge.

Team ENERGY STAR is a multi-year initiative from EPA’s ENERGY STAR program that involves kids in helping their families save energy and money at home, while teaching them how energy efficiency is good for the environment.

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: What the warming arctic needs

What the warming arctic needs
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By Laurence C. Smith & Jan-Gunnar Winther, members of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Arctic,  | 28 October 2013

The world needs clear-eyed discussion about numerous controversial issues in the Arctic, including the mitigation of climate change impacts, native peoples, economic development, and the region’s growing feedbacks to the rest of the world.  Its changing environment means there are many emerging issues which we are becoming more familiar with, yet they persist in their complexity.

Ingersoll Rand-Sponsored UNC Charlotte Home Wins People’s Choice Award in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013

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See videos from U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013, held October 3-13 in Irvine, CA:

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See videos from U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013, held October 3-13 in Irvine, CA:

World Environment Center announces successful close of Chilean Olive Oil cleaner production project

Press Release

Santiago, Chile, October 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) announced today at the Annual National Conference on Olive Oil in Chile the successful completion of a U.S. Department of State funded project to expand the sustainable development commitments of the Chilean Olive Oil industry by reducing energy and water consumption, minimizing waste and raw material usage and lowering operating costs. Dr. Terry F. Yosie, WEC’s President and CEO, presented the final results of the project at the Conference. 

LG TVs Cut Marriot’s CO2 Emissions 1.8M Pounds Annually

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LG’s Energy Star-certified TVs installed in Marriott’s US properties since 2011 have reduced CO2 emissions by an estimated 1.8 million pounds annually compared to a non-Energy Star TVs, the company says.

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