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Energy Conservation & Emissions in Boeing Operations

Exploring Boeing's top environmental priorities
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**This is the 14th article in a series focusing on The Boeing Company's environmental performance and progress in 2016. Visit www.boeing.com/environment for more information.**

Citi Tower, Hong Kong Achieves Sustainability and Wellbeing First

by Michael Smith
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Citigroup’s new One Bay East office, located in the heart of the Kowloon financial district, has become Hong Kong’s first LEED Platinum and WELL Silver Pre-Certified space.

Since first advising the bank on the acquisition of the tower for a record $700 million in 2014, CBRE have provided project and change management at the tower to deliver the most highly certified building in Hong Kong.

A Tour of the Tower

84 Lumber’s Longstanding FSC® Certification Typifies the Company’s Commitment to Sustainability

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Customers no longer view sustainable building materials as a specialty option. Rather, for many builders and homeowners, they’ve become mandatory. With a growing focus on environmentally-driven solutions that reduce the carbon footprint, protect ecosystems, and support workers and communities, 84 Lumber is reinventing its inventories to compete at the highest level.

Obayashi Moves Forward in Pursuit of WELL Certification

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TOKYO, May 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- We are pleased to announce that Obayashi has completed the document acquisition and submission process for Techno-station for WELL Certification. Techno-station, the main building of the Technical Research Institute (TRI), is the first project in Japan to register and submit this high level of document verification.

Sustainability Success Story: VMware’s Journey to Becoming a Sustainability Leader

By Jenna Bieller, Renewable Choice Energy
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VMware is a pinnacle example of radical scaling of sustainability within a corporation. Their rapid rise to the top of the corporate sustainability ladder sends a message to other companies that it’s never too late to begin your renewable energy journey.

Trane Educates EE Global Attendees on How Connected Building Technology is Evolving Conventional Energy Management Techniques

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Washington D.C., May 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort systems and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, will participate in a panel discussion at the 2017 EE Global Forum (EE Global) in Washington D.C., on May 8 at 1:15pm ET.  

U.S. Survey Ranks Piedmont Natural Gas a Top Utility Environmental Champion

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- A new survey of utility customers nationwide has named Piedmont Natural Gas a Top Utility Environmental Champion of 2017 for initiatives such as slashing emissions in its vehicle fleet and making its facilities more energy efficient.

Ingersoll Rand to Discuss Embedding Sustainability in Operations at Building Energy Summit

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WASHINGTON, D.C., April 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – W. Scott Tew, executive director, Center for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability at Ingersoll Rand (NYSE: IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, will speak to building owners and operators on energy efficient technologies and solutions at the Building Energy Summit. The event is scheduled to take place April 27 in Washington.

Case Study Snapshot: TAIPEI 101

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CBRE’s Sustainability Group has made TAIPEI 101’s green profile soar, helping it become the first LEED v4 Platinum super tall building in the world and the only project to achieve 90 points. Learn more: http://www.cbre.com/about/case-studies/taipei-101

About CBRE Group, Inc.

When Energy Storage Joins the Blockchain the Entire Energy Community Benefits

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Answering the call for increasing energy self-reliance, a grassroots electricity-sharing model is emerging. “Community microgrids,” comprising community-owned or subscribed solar PV and other renewable energy sources, offer participants and surrounding consumers the security of energy resilience in times of grid failure and protection from energy price increases driven by volatile energy markets. They also give energy producers/consumers (aka “prosumers”) more control over the renewable energy they generate.

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