On April 20, 2018 the EPA and DOE honored businesses and organizations for their outstanding contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions through energy efficiency at the 2018 ENERGY STAR awards ceremony. We are excited to announce that Schneider Electric was recognized as a 2018 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year. This designation is largely the result of our efforts to improve clients’ energy efficiency and sustainability in commercial, manufacturing and public-sector buildings.
DOE’s ‘Better Buildings Challenge SWAP’ features L’Oréal and General Motors
Our vision includes a world with zero emissions. While we have made great progress in improving energy efficiency at our global operations, we can’t get there alone. It’s important that we work together both internally and with other energy efficiency leaders to identify new opportunities for improvement and realize our goals.
You wouldn’t drive forward using only your rear-view mirror. Yet for years that is how many companies, including Domtar, managed safety—using only indicators of past performance to chart a future course.
Today, we have begun steering to improved safety performance using forward-looking safety techniques— addressing potential safety hazards before they result in an injury.
RESEARCH BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE) IS INSTRUCTIVE. ACCORDING TO DOE, THE AVERAGE PERSON MAKES FIVE ERRORS PER HOUR.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings, Better Plants Program is working with leading manufacturers to improve energy efficiency in the industrial sector. Participating companies set a specific goal, typically to reduce energy intensity 25 percent over a 10-year period across all their U.S. operations. Ingersoll Rand met its goal in 2015, improving energy intensity 26 percent over four years across 36 U.S. facilities.
ATLANTA, March 31, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. (ARG), parent company of the franchisor of the Arby’s® brand, announced that as of Dec. 31, 2015, it reached 15.2 percent total energy reduction per company-owned restaurant from a 2011 baseline, exceeding the “15 Percent By 2015” energy savings goal set by the Brand in 2012.
This storm-resistant coastal housing serves as an energy hub during emergencies.
The Solar Decathlon, a biennial event sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), is a good place to look for inspiration and innovation. The inaugural Solar Decathlon was 2002 on the National Mall; the latest and seventh competition was held in Irvine, Calif. this past October.
"Accelerate Energy Productivity 2030: A State & Local Dialogue" - July 15-16 in St. Paul, MN
DAVIDSON, N.C., July 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ – George Wan, vice president, engineering and technology for Thermo King, a brand of Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), will join policymakers and other industry leaders at Accelerate Energy Productivity 2030, a joint event hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy, Alliance to Save Energy and Council on Competitiveness. Ingersoll Rand is a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments.
ATLANTA, June 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. (ARG), yesterday received two awards from the Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking (LEEP) Campaign in recognition of efforts to improve energy efficiency at Arby’s® restaurants through outdoor lighting initiatives.
473 charging stations in place, with more on the way
Early last year, GM was among 13 founding partner companies that pledged with the U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) to increase workplace charging in the U.S. tenfold within five years, as part of the Workplace Charging Challenge.
For over a decade, Cape Wind’s proposal to build a turbine farm off Cape Cod has generated excitement and opposition in large measures—but no power. New federal funding and recent courtroom victories may soon change all that, and launch America’s offshore wind industry in earnest.