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Health Product Declaration® (HPD) Collaborative Announces Third-Party Verification Program

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The Health Product Declaration® (HPD) Collaborative today announced the approval of its Third-Party Verification Program. This program provides a means for manufacturers to obtain an authoritative third-party verification of Health Product Declarations® (HPDs) that they have created for their products. The goal of the program is to provide an optional, extra level of assurance to manufacturers and users of HPDs that the information reported is accurate, reliable and consistent, across products and product categories.

New State-of-the-Art Office Building in Brooklyn, New York

Providing engineering support for the first ground-up office building built in Williamsburg in more than 40 years
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Tetra Tech provided consulting engineering services to create an innovative, flexible, and comfortable office space in Brooklyn, New York.

Heritage Equity Partners selected Tetra Tech to provide consulting engineering services for 25 Kent, the first ground-up office building to be built in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, in more than 40 years. This office space addresses the needs of today’s cutting-edge technology and light industrial and manufacturing companies.

Sechelt Water Resource Centre | Implementing an Innovative Water Reuse Facility in British Columbia

Providing owner’s engineer services throughout the design-build implementation of an innovative water reuse facility in British Columbia
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Tetra Tech provided owner’s engineer services for a cutting-edge water reuse plant in British Columbia that serves as a model for sustainable, innovative, and cost-effective wastewater treatment in small communities.

What You Can’t See Can Hurt You: Improving the Air We Breathe Indoors

By Steve Kooy, SCS Global Services
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Forty years ago, if you didn’t see it, you weren’t worried. Today, given advances in science and technology, we now understand that gases and micro-pollutants in our air –even those we can’t detect by sight or smell –can impact our health and well-being. Air quality is no longer something we can judge by our senses alone, especially indoors. 

HP Inc.’s Boise Idaho Campus Awarded SITES Gold for Achievement in Landscape Sustainability

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BOISE, Idaho, October 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today, HP Inc. announced its Boise Idaho Campus was awarded Gold under the Sustainable SITES Initiative (SITES) rating system. Owned and administered by Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), SITES is the most comprehensive program for designing, developing and maintaining sustainable landscapes.

India Indoors: Earning Credit for Your Low-Emitting Materials

By Linda Brown and Nicole Munoz
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The building sector in India is rapidly emerging as a global center for green building construction.

VIDEO | Schneider Electric Case Study of One of Hilton's Most Efficient and Sustainable Hotels

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The Largest Hilton Garden Inn Outside the U.S. Is Now One of Hilton’s Most Efficient and Sustainable Hotels.

“Schneider has brought in a whole range of equipment to this property that allows us to operate the hotel very energy efficiently. Profitable, but without sacrificing guest comfort.” Oliver Kesseler, General Manager, Hilton Garden Inn Dubai Mall of the Emirate

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Tetra Tech Broadens High-End Sustainable Infrastructure Design Capabilities With the Acquisition of Glumac

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PASADENA, Calif. October 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that it has acquired Glumac, a leader in sustainable infrastructure design. The company has more than 300 employees and incorporates innovative sustainable technologies and solutions into each of its designs, including the design and engineering of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standard and Net-Zero infrastructure.

Mohawk Receives Three GreenStep Honors from Floor Covering Weekly

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Mohawk Industries, 1775 The Exchange in the Cumberland area, announced that it has once again been recognized for its dedication to sustainable practices, innovative products, charitable promotions and individual leadership.

The company received three GreenStep awards from Floor Covering Weekly, including the inaugural People award, which was presented to George Bandy, vice president of Sustainability, for his leadership in providing environmental, economic and socially responsible solutions to the organization and its customers.

Making Global Impact with Environmentally Friendly Infrastructure

by Emma Kantrowitz
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The built environment and the natural environment are inextricably linked.

Tenants looking to reduce their carbon footprints gravitate toward sustainable, LEED-certified buildings. In turn, more of these structures are built by developers and existing spaces are retrofitted to meet demand. But it’s not just buildings that are being created with the environment in mind. Large-scale infrastructure projects, ones that minimize harm to local wildlife and ecosystems, are also cropping up.

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