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Ingersoll Rand Chief Technology Officer Speaks at 2017 Great Energy Efficiency Day Forum

Paul Camuti discussed driving economic prosperity through energy efficiency
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DAVIDSON, N.C., February 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Paul Camuti, senior vice president of innovation and chief technology officer of Ingersoll Rand, a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, joined other energy efficiency industry leaders at Alliance to Save Energy’s Great Energy Efficiency Day (GEED) 2017 on Feb. 8 in Washington, D.C.

Georgia Historical Society Announces the Collection of Environmental Visionary Ray C. Anderson Now Open For Research

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The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) is pleased to announce that the collection of the late Ray C. Anderson, the visionary industrialist, environmentalist, and founder of Interface, Inc., is now available for research at the GHS Research Center in Savannah and online through the GHS online finding aids. The collection was donated to GHS by the Ray C. Anderson Foundation and Interface, Inc. in late 2015.

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The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) is pleased to announce that the collection of the late Ray C. Anderson, the visionary industrialist, environmentalist, and founder of Interface, Inc., is now available for research at the GHS Research Center in Savannah and online through the GHS online finding aids. The collection was donated to GHS by the Ray C. Anderson Foundation and Interface, Inc. in late 2015.

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.

Daimler is Reducing the Burden on Cities

Daimler is a market leader in carsharing with its car2go brand. In this interview, Thomas Beermann, Managing Director of car2go Europe, explains the company’s future plans.
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car2go is making a tangible contribution to reducing traffic and esmiisons in city centres. But there are still issues with the availability of parking spaces.

Future-Proofing the Fleet: Plant Retrofits Progress NRG's Sustainable Energy Future

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NRG Energy’s large-scale wind generation as well as our utility-scale, commercial, community and residential solar generation are an integral component of the Company’s strategy to produce increasingly cleaner power. Another component critical to maintaining a reliable and affordable power grid is to couple renewables with electricity generated whenever needed by conventional technologies.

The Emergence of Natural Capital Consciousness

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Margie Flynn and Mark Miller from Brown Flynn talk about the importance of natural capital in a piece for GreenBiz. The authors use TD Bank Group's natural capital work as an example of how companies can use it to assess the impact of their environmental work—hoping to encourage businesses to embed natural capital valuation into their business decisions.

Just Energy Solar | Solar Power + Tiny Houses

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Two complementary movements are converging all over the country. On one hand, you have more people scaling back their lifestyles, exemplified by the rise of the tiny home, and on the other, you have our population’s growing desire to go “off grid,” for which solar power is the key component. Solar Installations in the US have grown 58% over this time last year:

Cone Communications Announced as Key Speaker at Jewelry Industry Summit

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January 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Cone Communications will be heading to Tucson, AZ to participate in the second Jewelry Industry Summit January 29-30. The two-day conference will facilitate an open forum between stakeholders of the jewelry industry on sustainable and responsible sourcing.

Data and Planning Drive the Growth of Smart Cities and Utilities

Black & Veatch 2017 Strategic Directions: Smart City/Smart Utility Report
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The Black & Veatch 2017 Strategic Directions: Smart City/Smart Utility Report investigates the progress made by communities and utilities as they continue their evolution toward smarter infrastructure.

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