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Mohawk Group Video | Light Lab: A Model for the Sustainable Workplace

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The first Living Building Challenge™ Petal Certified facility in the Southeast is the new home of Mohawk Group’s commercial and hospitality product design teams. The Light Lab Design Center has set the standard as a world-class workspace for world-class innovation, where sustainability is integrated and celebrated everyday.

Learn more about the Mohawk Group Light Lab Design Center.

Mohawk Group Video | Light Lab: Using Sustainability to Enhance the Customer Experience

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Through thoughtful product design, dedicated infrastructure and an ongoing commitment to responsible stewardship, Mohawk Group has become a respected leader in sustainable flooring. Learn how the company's new Living Building Challenge Petal Certified Light Lab Design Center has become an integral part of the company’s customer experience. 

Learn more about the Mohawk Group Light Lab Design Center.

Mohawk Group Video | Light Lab: Living the Living Building Challenge™

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Mohawk Group creates products that help other companies and organizations achieve the Living Building Challenge™ certification, one of the most rigorous and aspirational sustainability and product transparency goals in the industry. Learn how Mohawk Group brought itself to a more strategic place in the sustainability movement by pursuing the Living Building Challenge during the renovation of the Light Lab Design Center.

Learn more about the Mohawk Group Light Lab Design Center.

Mohawk Group Video | Light Lab: Sustainable Design Through Collaboration

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Learn more about how Mohawk Group collaborated with Savannah College of Art and Design students to envision beautiful aesthetic concepts for the Light Lab Design Center, the company’s recently renovated design studio in Dalton, GA. The Light Lab is the first Living Building Challenge™ Petal Certified facility in the Southeast.

Learn more about the Mohawk Group Light Lab Design Center.

Mohawk Group Video | Light Lab: A Beacon of Sustainability

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Mohawk Group, a leading commercial flooring company known for cutting edge and innovative flooring solutions, recently unveiled the Light Lab Design Center. The renovated design studio in Dalton, GA, is the first Living Building Challenge™ Petal Certified facility in the Southeast. Learn how the Light Lab serves as a beacon of sustainability for not only the flooring industry, but for all manufacturers of products made for the built environment.

Learn more about the Mohawk Group Light Lab Design Center.

From Whiteboards to Neighborhoods, Smart Street Systems Engage Citizens

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Once considered the purview of Jetsons-era futurescapes, smart street systems have made the transition from science fiction to real city council planning agendas. Sensor-laden Wi-Fi kiosks, smart streetlights, EV charging stations and integrated urban mobility systems are generating rising interest as cities demand greater connectivity, resource efficiency, enhanced public safety and more effective municipal service delivery.

HUD Neighborhood Award Acknowledges Value of District-Scale Regeneration

$60 million in grants to accelerate critical equity outcomes for EcoDistricts’ partner neighborhoods, Near North Side and Sun Valley
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Portland, OR, February 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded two EcoDistricts partners with Choice Neighborhood Implementation grants in December 2016. Denver, Colorado’s Sun Valley Ecodistrict and St. Louis, Missouri’s Near North Side neighborhood each received nearly $30 million.

HUD Neighborhood Award Acknowledges Value of District-Scale Regeneration

$60 million in grants to accelerate critical equity outcomes for EcoDistricts’ partner neighborhoods, Near North Side and Sun Valley
Press Release

Portland, OR, February 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded two EcoDistricts partners with Choice Neighborhood Implementation grants in December 2016. Denver, Colorado’s Sun Valley Ecodistrict and St. Louis, Missouri’s Near North Side neighborhood each received nearly $30 million.

Citi Joins NYC Mayor’s Carbon Challenge to Reduce Greenhouse Gases at Global Headquarters

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By Don Callahan, Head of Operations and Technology, Citi

Work is well underway in transforming Citi’s Global Headquarters located at 388 Greenwich Street into a modern, world-class facility that supports Citi’s businesses and functions, enabling employees to connect and work more closely together, and to better serve our clients and customers. We recognize that it’s not enough to talk about the importance of sustainability, but to make it a priority in all that we do.

FCA US Prioritizes Wetlands Preservation at North American Headquarters

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Feb. 2 is World Wetlands Day – a day honoring a global treaty to conserve and sustain wetlands. So, what does that have to do with an automotive company?

The FCA US headquarters in Michigan boasts more than 100-acres of natural wetlands, and has since breaking ground 25 years ago.

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