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LG Ecohybrid Heat Pump Dryer Earns 2014 ENERGY STAR® Emerging Technology Award

LG’s Revolutionary Super-Efficient Clothes Dryer Has Potential to Significantly Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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WASHINGTON, August 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Global home appliance leader LG Electronics has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with the 2014 ENERGY STAR® Emerging Technology Award for its revolutionary new EcoHybrid™ Heat Pump Dryer. The annual award is given to innovative technologies that meet rigorous performance criteria to reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions, without sacrificing features or functionality.

Trane Debuts the First Chiller to Receive Environmental Product Declaration - at Greenbuilding Brazil International Conference

Trane participated in the discussions on the future of sustainable buildings during the event
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Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, addressed energy efficiency and sustainability and presented innovative heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) solutions at the Greenbuilding Brazil (GBC) - International Conference and Expo, held earlier this month in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

LG ENERGY STAR® Certified Home Appliances Chosen by Retailers for ‘VIP Awards’ Second Year Straight

LG’s Energy Efficient TurboWash Washer and Door-in-Door Refrigerator Earn Coveted Industry Recognition from TWICE
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ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., August 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The nation’s leading home appliance dealers have singled out ENERY STAR certified LG Electronics home appliances as this year’s top performers in the highly competitive refrigerator and laundry categories. LG’s new front-control top-load TurboWash™ washer and LG’s mega-capacity Door-in-Door™ 3-door refrigerator earned the coveted 2014 VIP (Very Important Product) Awards announced by TWICE magazine.

Hardin Medical Center Upgrades Cut Energy and Operating Costs by 25 Percent

  • Trane to Present “Energy Efficiency Leader Award” to Hardin Medical Center of Savannah, Tenn., on Wednesday, August 20
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  • Trane to Present “Energy Efficiency Leader Award” to Hardin Medical Center of Savannah, Tenn., on Wednesday, August 20

Latest Green News from Green Builder Media's Vantage

August 14, 2014 Edition

How to Price Carbon Businesses and administrations around the world are devising creative strategies to address their specific environmental impact.  Amidst all of the activity, an emerging solution is gaining in palatability and viability across the board—appropriately pricing carbon.

Clean Energy: A Multi-Trillion Dollar Opportunity

To avoid the worst impacts of climate change, the world needs to invest $44 trillion in clean energy by 2050. We have a long way to go to achieve the Clean Trillion goal, however, there are several signs of progress.

To avoid the worst impacts of climate change, the world needs to invest $44 trillion in clean energy by 2050 – an average of $1.2 trillion per year for the next 36 years.

GM’s Saginaw Metal Casting Operations Leads the Way on LEDs

New lighting project at the facility saves money and energy usage.

Did you know that LED lights have a lifespan and electric efficiency seven times better than regular incandescent lights, and considerably better than fluorescent lights?

Energy engineers at General Motor’s Saginaw Metal Casting Operations do, and now they’re reaping the benefits in both energy and financial savings. In just the first year of installing LEDs, the facility has saved more than $250,000 and enough energy to power 253 homes for a month.

Huntsman Polyurethanes Make Modern Life More Sustainable

We look for innovative, sustainable ways to tackle some of the world’s more pressing concerns with polyurethanes

Polyurethanes have become an important part of modern life. From the soles of shoes and furniture cushions to refrigerator and home insulation; polyurethanes help make us comfortable, reduce waste and save energy. At Huntsman, we are constantly seeking ways to make polyurethanes more sustainable.

Launch of New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at Caesars Resorts Revs Up Sustainable Experience for Guests

Caesars Entertainment Plans to Widely Expand Vehicle Station Network Across the Country, Encouraging a Future of Green Transportation
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LAS VEGAS, August 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Relax and recharge has a new meaning for visitors at Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR) resorts.

Planet: Safeway Working Toward Zero Waste


At Safeway, our commitment to responsibly use resources includes thoughtful consideration of how we can reduce the amount of waste sent to landfills and recycle what was once considered trash. We are now working toward zero waste across all our operations.


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