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Recrylic™ Is First Recycled Acrylic to Achieve Both GRS and RCC Certification From SCS Global Services

Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS, January 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Recrylic – the first line of recycled acrylic to be widely available in North America – announced that it has achieved SCS Global Services’ Recycled Content Certification (RCC) and Global Recycled Standard (GRS) certification. Used to create a variety of world-class retail displays, signage, lighting and precision manufacturing solutions, Recrylic is the first product line of its kind to achieve dual certification.

Surface Tech Completes EPD for ACE XP Polymer Fiber Asphalt Additive

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January 6, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Surface Tech announced today that it has completed the verification process to achieve an Environmental Product Declaration for ACE XP Polymer Fiber®, its advanced aramid polymer fiber additive. Surface Tech’s products and manufacturing processes were analyzed by SCS Global Services using life cycle assessment.

Surface Tech Completes EPD for JUNO C33 Supplementary Cementitious/Fine Aggregate Material

Press Release

January 6, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Surface Tech announced today that it has completed the verification process to achieve an Environmental Product Declaration for JUNO C33 its advanced alternative supplementary cementitious/fine aggregate material (SCM). Surface Tech’s products and manufacturing processes were analyzed by SCS Global Services using life cycle assessment.

The Future of Real Estate for a Better World

Article

by Cynthia Curtis, Senior VP of sustainability stakeholder engagement at JLL

Striving for something better is a very human thing. Whether it be a better house, better clothes, a better job, it’s our nature to seek a future, which is an improvement upon the current state. The definition of better, of course, can be as unique as the individual. But when you widen the aperture and pose the question, ‘what does a better world look like?’, it forces consideration of the collective.

State of the Green Building Industry 2021

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by Deisy Verdinez of the US Green Building Council 

There’s renewed commitment from companies and organizations to run their business and operations in more sustainable ways. As communities and consumers begin to demand more from organizations to do more to support their communities, many are not only including sustainability in corporate social responsibility plans but are also are setting ambitious goals to reduce their impacts on the environment. And they’re making real strides in achieving these goals.

Why 36 of Our Offices Are Leading With LEED and BREEAM

Blog

Originally posted on bloomberg.com/company.

Design is a core component of our culture, and so is sustainability. Every decision we make around our building design takes into consideration operational efficiency and environmental sustainability.

Keeping in Mind IAQ Design and Build Fundamentals in a COVID-centric World

Article

“All it takes is a sneeze. Whether you’re working at home or in an office, that simple sound triggers a response. For most people, it goes something like this: “Hmm, maybe it’s just a winter allergy. No, that sounded more like a cold. What if there’s a fever? How do I know if it’s the flu or COVID-19? How do I know those germs aren’t spreading through the HVAC system?”  

Fortunately, there are multiple rating systems and certifications already available to help guide the design and construction of buildings that support occupant health, whether during a pandemic or not.”

UPS Commitment to a Sustainable Future Continues With New Barcelona Hub

Press Release

October 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ - With economies, families and communities being impacted by the pandemic and ongoing challenges such as climate change, we are committed to being a force for positive change and to supporting businesses and local communities. As a part of our commitment, UPS is opening a new hub in Barcelona that has been designed to rigorous global certification standards for energy performance.

Grand Opening of Accessible Horticulture and Education Center at Overbrook School for the Blind

Center made possible by contribution in memory of late OSB Trustee M. Christine Murphy and Green Mountain Energy Sun Club grant
Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, May 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Local officials will join Overbrook School for the Blind (OSB) students, staff, and Board of Trustees, for a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the M. Christine Murphy Horticulture and Education Center - a LEED-Silver certified and planned Net Zero Energy greenhouse - on Friday, May 10 at 10 a.m.

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