Trane Helps Central Piedmont Community College Save Millions of Dollars and Reduce Carbon Footprint
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When facilities managers at Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) in Charlotte, North Carolina considered revamping heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, they sought a variety of upgrades to contribute to overall goals for the school. Enter Trane, who provided innovative HVAC equipment and software systems that have helped reduce the carbon footprint of the Central Campus in uptown Charlotte.
February 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Join Ingersoll Rand on Thursday, Feb. 25 from 9-10 a.m. ET to learn about the work underway at the company’s Guilin, China facility to reduce fresh water consumption in a water-stressed area.
In 2015, Ingersoll Rand set a goal of a 2 percent reduction in fresh water compared to 2014. Always looking to exceed expectations, the team set a self-imposed reduction goal of 10 percent.
EPA’s Waters of the United States rule on the regulation of water pollution is creating polarity—and some unlikely allies.
For decades, farmers, businesses, developers, environmental groups, and elected officials have been confused by the scope of federal jurisdiction over the types of water bodies protected by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Clean Water Act, which ensures the safety of drinking water. To clarify its authority over water pollution control, the EPA proposed a controversial and widely criticized rule last year that would prevent the pollution of streams, tributaries, and wetlands that feed water sources.
Teams at Ingersoll Rand's Monterrey, Mexico facility addressed water scarcity issues and made changes that enabled reuse of wastewater from manufacturing processes, and saved tens of thousands of dollars.