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Keeping in Mind IAQ Design and Build Fundamentals in a COVID-centric World

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“All it takes is a sneeze. Whether you’re working at home or in an office, that simple sound triggers a response. For most people, it goes something like this: “Hmm, maybe it’s just a winter allergy. No, that sounded more like a cold. What if there’s a fever? How do I know if it’s the flu or COVID-19? How do I know those germs aren’t spreading through the HVAC system?”  

Fortunately, there are multiple rating systems and certifications already available to help guide the design and construction of buildings that support occupant health, whether during a pandemic or not.”

Bridgestone Americas Underscores Commitment to Sustainability with New $1.1 Billion Credit Facility

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  • Bridgestone is executing one of the first sustainably linked credit facilities in the U.S. tire industry.

  • The new credit line interest rate is tied to the Company’s global sustainability performance ratings.

  • Bridgestone is pursuing a bold vision to become a world-leading sustainable solutions company.

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  • Bridgestone is executing one of the first sustainably linked credit facilities in the U.S. tire industry.

  • The new credit line interest rate is tied to the Company’s global sustainability performance ratings.

  • Bridgestone is pursuing a bold vision to become a world-leading sustainable solutions company.

United States Air Force Begins Construction on $403 Million Energy Savings Performance Contract with Schneider Electric to Enhance Mission Readiness at Yokota Air Base

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  • Long-term solution improves energy infrastructure at the base through a combined heat and power plant with microgrid controls and energy efficiency to ensure reliable, resilient power supply
  • One of the most comprehensive resilience solutions within an ESPC to date by Department of Defense providing reduced and stabilized utility costs, power reliability, guaranteed uptime, operational continuity, and long-term onsite support
  • Expands existing partnership with fourth ESPC between the Air Force and Schneider Electric in four years
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  • Long-term solution improves energy infrastructure at the base through a combined heat and power plant with microgrid controls and energy efficiency to ensure reliable, resilient power supply
  • One of the most comprehensive resilience solutions within an ESPC to date by Department of Defense providing reduced and stabilized utility costs, power reliability, guaranteed uptime, operational continuity, and long-term onsite support
  • Expands existing partnership with fourth ESPC between the Air Force and Schneider Electric in four years

CBRE Analysis Identifies 11 US Counties as Most Resilient Amid Modern Economic, Health, Environmental Concerns

Complex Site-Selection Analysis Reveals Location Opportunities in Secondary Markets like Franklin County, OH, Greenville County, SC, and Hamilton County, IN
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Spokane County, WA., claims 522,000 residents, thriving aerospace manufacturing and health sciences industries, the nickname “Lilac City” for its eponymous county seat, and bragging rights as the originator of Father’s Day.

Black & Veatch Addresses Digital Living, Smart Cities in Forbes

Bleutech Park Las Vegas is a tech fan’s dream - as long as system integration is in place
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Driven by increasingly tangible visions of the future, smart cities are evolving into holistic communities built on fully integrated digital ecosystems. To help champion these technologies, last year Black & Veatch, a global provider of smart infrastructure services and solutions, announced that it has joined Forbes’ “Future of Smart Cities Campaign." 

Momentum for Hydrogen Transit Grows as European Consumers Prioritize Climate Before Cost When It Comes to Travel

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Gladbeck, Germany /3BL Media/ - In conjunction with European Hydrogen Week, global power leader Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) today shared new research revealing that more than half of the United Kingdom (UK) commuters would be willing to travel to work on a train or bus powered by hydrogen to lower their carbon footprint and reduce emissions and nearly half of commuters in Belgium and Germany expressed the same view.

Forest Stewardship Leaders Honored by FSC During Greenbuild Week

Georgia-Pacific and Usal Redwood Forest Company are Among FSC Leadership Award Recipients
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EMERYVILLE, Calif. ,  /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS) congratulates this year’s fifteen FSC® Leadership Award winners, including two companies whose ongoing achievements are certified by SCS: Georgia-Pacific and Redwood Forest Foundation Incorporated/Usal Redwood Forest Company (RFFI/URFC). The Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) announced the winners on Thursday, Nov. 12th, during the week of the Greenbuild virtual conference.

IWBI Membership Program Welcomes New Organizations

IWBI members prioritize health and well-being across their organizations
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NEW YORK, October 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) is pleased to announce new organizations that have joined the IWBI membership program. The continued growth of the program signifies an increasing global emphasis on improving health and well-being through the spaces where we live, work and play. The most recent members to join this network include real estate developers, design and engineering consulting firms and product manufacturers.

UPS Commitment to a Sustainable Future Continues With New Barcelona Hub

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October 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ - With economies, families and communities being impacted by the pandemic and ongoing challenges such as climate change, we are committed to being a force for positive change and to supporting businesses and local communities. As a part of our commitment, UPS is opening a new hub in Barcelona that has been designed to rigorous global certification standards for energy performance.

Regenerative Retrofit: California's First Living Building.

New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future.
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New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future. 

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New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future. 

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