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To Reduce Climate Impacts, the Building Industry Must Change

Laurent Bataille is executive vice president of the Digital Energy Division at Schneider Electric.
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There are large gains to be made by digitizing building infrastructure. Digital technologies enable buildings to understand where people are, what they need, and what they don’t need. An end-to-end digital architecture will give us the potential to reduce our buildings’ impact on the environment by an average of 30% by reducing carbon emissions and lowering energy usage. The best way to achieve this is by integrating onsite renewable energy with active energy management throughout building systems.

Four Water Stewardship Trends to Watch in 2021

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This article is the second in a four-part “Sustainability Trends” series by the WSP USA Sustainability, Energy & Climate Change team.

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This article is the second in a four-part “Sustainability Trends” series by the WSP USA Sustainability, Energy & Climate Change team.

Three Greenhouse Gas Management Trends to Watch in 2021

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This article is the first in a four-part “Sustainability Trends” series by the WSP USA Sustainability, Energy & Climate Change team.

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This article is the first in a four-part “Sustainability Trends” series by the WSP USA Sustainability, Energy & Climate Change team.

Duluth Gets Its First Community-owned Solar Project in Lincoln Park to Benefit Disadvantaged Families and Veterans

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A new garden in town is providing energy to community members in Duluth, MN—but it’s not produced through photosynthesis.

The Lincoln Park Solar Garden is a 40-kilowatt solar array project by Ecolibrium3. The non-profit group in Duluth operates in the low-income Lincoln Park neighborhood to lead and inspire change towards an equitable and sustainable future.

Needing to Build Resilience in a Post-Pandemic World

by Michael Mondshine, Senior VP, Director – Sustainability, Energy and Climate Change, WSP USA
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The world was given a unique opportunity in 2020 to take stock of what truly matters and start to better plan for the future through sustainable infrastructure projects

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The world was given a unique opportunity in 2020 to take stock of what truly matters and start to better plan for the future through sustainable infrastructure projects

McDonald's Opens First Net-Zero Restaurant at Disney World

WSP USA provided mechanical-electrical-plumbing engineering and energy analysis for the carbon-neutral fast-food establishment.
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Eight decades after McDonald’s restaurant revolutionized a speedier way to prepare and serve meals, the fast-food giant is once again setting new standards in the industry, laying the groundwork for a more ecologically responsible place to dine.

The façade of the 8,000-square-foot McDonald’s at Disney World in Buena Vista, Florida, not only appears strikingly different than its traditional restaurant chain, but every segment of the building has been meticulously designed to create the world’s first “net-zero” fast food restaurant.

Enbridge: Alberta Solar One Project Update

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Solar panel racking on our Alberta Solar One Project is completely installed, and over 65% of the 35,994 solar panels are in place. The 10.5 MW project will supply a portion of our Canadian Mainline power requirements with renewable generation and is part of a broader program that Enbridge is initiating to self-supply a growing portion of our energy needs from renewable resources.

Enbridge Line 3 - Environmental Regulations, COVID-19 Precautions, & Safety

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Barry Simonson, our Line 3 replacement project director, discusses our safety precautions, COVID-19 protocols & environmental regulations associated with Line 3.

Black & Veatch's Pishal Takes Leadership Role With 2021 CTIA Smart Transportation Working Group

Telecom professional chosen for expertise in smart cities adoption, intelligent deployments
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January 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Black & Veatch announces today that Paul Pishal, business development director with the company’s Connected Communities group within its telecommunications business, has been selected as co-chair to lead the 2021 CTIA Smart Transportation Working Group.

CBRE Analysis Identifies 11 US Counties as Most Resilient Amid Modern Economic, Health, Environmental Concerns

Complex Site-Selection Analysis Reveals Location Opportunities in Secondary Markets like Franklin County, OH, Greenville County, SC, and Hamilton County, IN
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Spokane County, WA., claims 522,000 residents, thriving aerospace manufacturing and health sciences industries, the nickname “Lilac City” for its eponymous county seat, and bragging rights as the originator of Father’s Day.

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