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The Sustainability Edge in Real Estate Investing

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by Kimberly Ryan, Senior Portfolio Manager, Wells Fargo Private Bank

Commercial real estate can have a significant impact on the environment and an increasing number of real estate industry professionals are incorporating sustainability practices into corporate strategy and building management. Kimberly Ryan, Portfolio Manager for Wells Fargo Private Bank’s Social Impact Investing (SII) REIT strategies offers her thoughts on the benefits of integrating sustainability and ESG analysis into the REIT investment process.

Trane Purchases EcoFactor’s Market-Leading Energy Intelligence Technology

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June 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ EcoFactor, Inc.’s energy intelligence software, the leading energy management technology for the connected home, has been purchased by Trane’s Residential HVAC business. EcoFactor’s cloud-based technology will power Trane’s Nexia Intelligence platform. The solution will help further Nexia’s leadership in smart home automation by providing unique artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities for energy efficiency and HVAC fault detection.

How This Indiana Hospital Saved Big on Its Electric Bill

Through incentive program, Putnam County Hospital makes HVAC improvements and saves
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You might need to spend money to make money, but sometimes you’ve got to spend money to save it, too.

Putnam County Hospital in Greencastle, Ind., made extensive energy efficiency upgrades last year and earned $114,263 in incentives from Duke Energy. In addition, the hospital reaps the benefits of its investment each month when it pays less for energy.  

A Warm Place for the Holidays

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This time of year loved ones come together, share a meal and create new memories. For many of our neighbors, that is just not possible. One of the challenges to this comforting picture of the holidays is not having a safe and warm place to gather.

For Global Organizations, a Single Solution for Asset Management

By: Roopesh Chetty
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ISO:55000 sounds like the name for the latest addition to the Star Trek fleet, but it’s actually the international gold standard in facilities asset management. This sounds a lot less exciting, unless, like me, you are focused on improving the Quality of Life for clients and customers in their buildings through an improved Asset Management Framework (AMF). For me, ISO:55000 certification is not only exciting, it’s the pinnacle of achievement!

Ingersoll Rand Plant Manager Honored by The Manufacturing Institute for Accomplishments in the Manufacturing Industry

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Swords, Ireland, April 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Marcy McClanahan, a plant manager with Ingersoll Rand, a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, will be recognized as one of 130 recipients of The Manufacturing Institute’s 2016 Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Award. The STEP Ahead Awards recognize women who demonstrate excellence and leadership in their careers and represent all levels of manufacturing, from the factory-floor to the C-suite.

Lifestory Research Ranks Trane the Nation’s Most Trusted™ Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning System

Trane receives top ranking for second year in a row
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DAVIDSON, N.C., March 3, 2016 /3BL Media/ – For the second consecutive year, Trane, a brand of Ingersoll Rand, has been named America’s Most Trusted™ Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning (HVAC) System by Lifestory Research. 

The study, based on 17,878 national consumer opinions, tracks how trust impacts consumers’ evaluations of HVAC brands. Trane received an index score of 109.9 with the next best scores coming in at 102 or less.

Trane Educates Industry on Refrigerant Advances at the 2016 ASHRAE Winter Conference

Session title: Refrigerant Advances, Systems and Equipment Track
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ORLANDO, Fla., January 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ — To help organizations positively impact their environmental footprint, leaders from Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, will present on refrigerant advances to lower greenhouse gas emissions at the 2016 American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)

GM’s Energy Stars: Bob Randazzo, Rochester Operations

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All this week, we will be recognizing employees from our U.S. facilities who have helped GM realized $435 million in energy savings by reducing energy intensity by 40 percent and carbon dioxide emissions by 41 percent over the last 20 years.

Name: Bob Randazzo
Title: Facilities Area Leader, Plant Engineering
Facility: Rochester Operations
Length of time with GM: 38 years

GM’s Energy Stars: Tom Quinn, Spring Hill Manufacturing

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All this week, we will be recognizing employees from our U.S. facilities who have helped GM realize $435 million in energy savings by reducing energy intensity by 40 percent and carbon dioxide emissions by 41 percent over the last 20 years.

Name: Tom Quinn

Title: Energy Conservation Engineer

Facility: Spring Hill Manufacturing

Length of time with GM: 7 years

1. What led you to pursue a career in energy management?

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