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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. 

Major Pennsylvania Businesses, Institutions Declare Support for Regional Carbon Initiative

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More than a dozen employers across the state urge lawmakers to join Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

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More than a dozen employers across the state urge lawmakers to join Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

Land Betterment Corporation Submits Bid to Acquire Bankrupt Thermal Coal Mine to Upcycle and Repurpose Site

Company bids on bankrupt coal mine in Kentucky to repurpose into other sustainable businesses and uses
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FISHERS, Ind., August 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining and industrial sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, announced today that the Company has made an offer to acquire certain assets associated with a thermal coal mining operation in western Kentucky that is up for sale after it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this year.  With a lack of viable buyers for the mining operation yet to be ident

Transform Your Properties Into Smart, Sustainable Buildings

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Smart buildings utilise a wide range of technologies and solutions to benefit users and deliver efficiencies to building managers. Providers of smart building solutions have evolved beyond traditional Building Management Systems (BMS), and property owners incorporating innovative technologies have more potential to benefit from higher commercial value. Opportunities to complement existing BMS with advanced solutions in buildings and offices are plentiful. 

Infographic: Growing Importance of Sustainable Homes for a Greener, More Resilient Future

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The impact of climate change is advancing at an unprecedented pace. Household emissions around the world are a major driving force. At present, over one-third of global emissions can be attributed to energy consumption in homes. To tackle this, more and more stakeholders are jumping on the sustainable housing bandwagon.

8 Steps to Fleet Electrification

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Transportation in the U.S. is rapidly becoming more sustainable, competitive and innovative. Encouraged by new advances in electric trucks, vans and buses, fleet and sustainability managers are turning away from the combustion engine, lured by the promise of zero emissions, cost savings on maintenance and fuel, and improved driver safety.

These benefits, paired with the decreasing cost of battery storage and improved battery performance, are driving the electrification of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.

Accelerating Digital to Build Better Industries Post-COVID-19

by Jean-Pascal Tricoire
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The COVID-19 crisis will transform industry. New circumstances have reinforced the importance of agility, efficiency, and resiliency. Our industries are simultaneously needing to save costs while building more capacity and robustness. To achieve both, there is one solution: digitization. But this is not new to industry. Digital transformation was in motion well before the pandemic hit. During the crisis, those who were fully connected had a significant edge. And those who were not, are now trying to catch up.

Smart Field Tests for Smarter Airports

By Sarah Gross, Product Marketing Engineer - FieldFox
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Air travel will get a facelift in the near future thanks to modern technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G. Smart airports will improve passengers’ travel experiences and make operations more efficient. Improvements include almost-instant ticket issuance, automated security through facial recognition, upgraded services via robotics, and artificial intelligence (AI)-enhanced logistics. 

Sports, Sustainability and Science: A Win-Win-Win for the Triple Bottom Line

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Through our partnerships... we’ve seen how collaboration can catalyze efforts and advance environmental, health, education and social inclusion objectives.

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Through our partnerships... we’ve seen how collaboration can catalyze efforts and advance environmental, health, education and social inclusion objectives.

CEU: Integrating Health and Wellbeing Into the Foundation of the Built Environment

Thursday, July 16, 2020, 11 a.m. EST
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As part of the Mohawk Group CEU series and the manufacturer’s upcoming DesignFWD virtual summit, senior sustainability manager Rami Vagal will be hosting and presenting “Integrating Health and Wellbeing into the Foundation of the Built Environment.”

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