Optimized Design Delivers Industry’s Highest AC Output; Integrated Micro-Inverter Assures Simple, Fast Installation
SAN FRANCISCO, July 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Combining a new level of performance and installation flexibility, LG Electronics’ new “MONO X® ACe” solar module is making its debut at the InterSolar 2014 trade show, which opens here today.
Caterpillar remanufacturing facility the second LEED green building certified in Czech Republic
Our Solar Turbines Remanufacturing Center in Zatec, Czech Republic, was designed from the beginning to set a benchmark for sustainable manufacturing. In fact, in February 2013, it became the second manufacturing facility in the Czech Republic to receive Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building certification.
A summary of Caterpillar LEED certifications from the 2013 Sustainability Report
One portion of Caterpillar's Vision 2020 sustainable development goals is "designing all new facility construction to meet Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) or comparable green building criteria."
In 2013, the following Caterpillar facilities received certification in accordance with the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED-NC (New Construction) certification process or comparable criteria:
Footprint reduction and handprint expansion points toward a net-positive future
July 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) announced significant progress toward achieving its 2020 environmental footprint goals, and declared its intentions to expand its handprint beyond the walls of its facilities. The company released those results today in its eighth annual Sustainability Report.
The company defines its handprint as the net-positive effects of its products, market-leading work to drive energy efficiency and climate-impact improvements across the built environment, and improving the lives of employees, their families and their communities.
Saving space and saving energy are just two benefits of Noritz tankless water heaters. But when it gets right down to it, having pure hot water at your fingertips is probably the feature that will make the most difference in your life. The Noritz NRC661 is sustainable, and provides the endless benefits of on-demand hot water.
The selection of sustainable materials, such as office paper, can make the difference to achieve LEED certification.
I know what you’re thinking - “What does paper have to do with green building?”
Though they may seem unconnected, the reality is that the selection of sustainable materials, such as office supplies like paper, used in a building’s everyday operations play an important role in reducing its negative environmental impact.
Featured in AECOM's third sustainability report, Gary Lawrence, AECOM's chief sustainability officer, discusses the company's ultimate goal to become the best in its industry to deliver sustainable outcomes to clients around the globe.
Learn more about AECOM's progress and long-term goals in the company's 2013 global sustainability report titled "Managing complexity, building better lives."