energy efficiency

Internal Operations Key to Reducing Emissions for Large Companies

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While it's not uncommon for companies look to their own operations to improve energy efficiency, some may be surprised that more than 70 percent of the largest businesses target internal processes as the most common way to help mitigate #ClimateChange. See the variety of actions business leaders are taking and considering for the future.

Business Leaders Disclose How Companies are Acting on Climate Change

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As part of a global study, business leaders discussed actions being taken to help mitigate #ClimateChange. More than 80 percent of these companies have committed to reducing emissions. Many, including Ingersoll Rand, have implemented wide-ranging activities to reduce the carbon footprint of their operations and product offerings.

Toyota Mirai Wins 2016 World Green Car

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NEW YORK, March 30, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Toyota Mirai was declared the 2016 World Green Car this week at the New York International Auto Show.

“Just as Prius changed the world nearly 20 years ago, the hydrogen-powered Mirai is ready to make history,” said Bill Fay, group vice president and general manager, Toyota Division.

National Grid to Provide One-Stop Solar Shopping For Rhode Island Customers

“SolarWisRhode Island” will simplify and speed solar energy development
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PROVIDENCE, R.I., March 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Rhode Island electric customers of National Grid will soon have a convenient online tool to use in researching and purchasing solar energy systems for their homes and businesses. Thanks to action taken by the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission, National Grid will be the first electric utility company in the country to offer its customers a simplified process to research and purchase photovoltaic equipment and earn bonus solar incentives based on their energy reductions.

GM’s Distribution and IT Centers Star in Energy Efficiency

Company leads automakers in ENERGY STAR® certified distribution centers
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DETROIT, March 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Eleven General Motors facilities have earned ENERGY STAR® certification for superior energy efficiency from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. These buildings, which include seven parts distribution centers, a global headquarters office and three IT innovation office centers, have optimized their buildings to leave a smaller carbon footprint.

Bard CEP to Host Live Webinar Weds., 3/2 at Noon on Renewables, Efficiency and Carbon Pricing

Bard CEP's National Climate Webinar Features Rachel Cleetus, Lead Economist, Union of Concerned Scientists About Renewables, Efficiency and Carbon Pricing
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ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y., March 1st, 2016 /3BL Media/ - On March 2nd, the Bard Center for Environmental Policy will be speaking with Rachel Cleetus, Lead Economist at the Union of Concerned Scientists about Renewables, Efficiency and Carbon Pricing. Rachel designs and advocates for effective global warming policies at the federal, regional, state, and international levels.

Ingersoll Rand Places Top 10 in Community Responsibility Category Among FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies

Fourth consecutive year on FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired
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Davidson, N.C., Feb. 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, was recognized on FORTUNE Magazine’s 2016 World’s Most Admired Companies for the fourth consecutive year in the Industrial Machinery category. The company also ranked No.

An Unrealistic Hypothetical


This is why it’s so important that we increase fuel efficiency in our vehicles. Driving-as-usual is horribly wasteful. It’s harmful to our environment and it forces us to spend money on things we don’t really care about.

A Deep Energy Retrofit Brings ReNEWW House HERS Score to Near Zero

The first phase of the ambitious ReNEWW House project has slashed this home’s HERS score to near zero.

IN JULY 2013, Whirlpool Corporation partnered with Purdue University on a retrofit of a late 1920s bungalow in West Lafayette, Indiana. The goal: to create more livable spaces while lowering operational costs and environmental impacts.

Called the ReNEWW House, for Retrofitted Net-zero Energy, Water and Waste, the structure will be renovated in three phases, with each phase lasting roughly a year. Phase one, a deep-energy retrofit, was completed in the summer of 2014.

An Easy Guide to Energy Efficient Appliances

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Ever wonder which of your appliances is the biggest energy hog? Or why Induction Cooking makes a difference? 

In this short Ebook from Green Builder® Media you'll receive simple tips and information for choosing the best green, energy efficient appliances for your home or project. It also touches on Smart Appliances and why they may help change the way you live, and save on resources.


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