May 19, 2019

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HARC Joins Forces With Green Mountain Energy Sun Club to Support Sustainability Research and Regional Green Building Leadership

Published: May 14, 2019 – 04:10 PM EST

HOUSTON, May 14 /CSRwire/ - HARC and Green Mountain Energy Sun Club leaders celebrated the completion of a sustainability project signifying a major step towards the organization's goal of achieving a highly regarded net zero energy (NZE) status, which would make the HARC...

HPD Open Standard Version 2.2 Released

Published: May 08, 2019 – 04:00 PM EST

WAKEFIELD, Mass., May 08 /CSRwire/ - The Health Product Declaration (HPD) Collaborative has released HPD Open Standard Version 2.2, the latest update to its industry-leading open standard for transparency and reporting for building product contents and associated health information. The Release of Version...

Wilsonart and Interlochen Center for the Arts Celebrate the Transformation of The Riley Woods Forest through Art, Song, Dance and Planting Hundreds of Trees

Published: May 07, 2019 – 08:00 AM EST

TEMPLE, Texas, May 07 /CSRwire/ - For a week in April, high school students from Interlochen Center for the Arts joined filmmaker and Interlochen artist-in-residence Lydia Hicks to highlight progress in the transformation of Riley Woods, a 10-acre red pine plantation forest located...

Solidia Technologies Surpasses Four Million Kilograms of Carbon Impact in Cement and Concrete

Published: Apr 23, 2019 – 08:00 AM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Apr. 23 /CSRwire/ - The carbon impact of Solidia Technologies® cement and concrete has surpassed four million kilograms (8.8 million lbs) through the combination of emissions reduction and carbon capture achieved during production. Solidia's technology allows for a 30% reduction in...

U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Green Building Program Now Recognizes the Living Product Challenge

Published: Apr 19, 2019 – 10:34 AM EST

SEATTLE, Apr. 19 /CSRwire/ - The Living Product Challenge (LPC) is now an approved certification path in the U.S. Green Building Council® (USGBC) LEED® v4/4.1 BD+C program. Living Product Challenge certified products join Declare as a compliant pathway in the LEED version 4...

Solidia Technologies Low-carbon Cement and Concrete Tech Requalifies Under BP’s New Advancing Low Carbon Accreditation Programme

Published: Apr 18, 2019 – 08:00 AM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. , Apr. 18 /CSRwire/ - For the second consecutive year, Solidia Technologies®, a cement and concrete technology, has qualified under BP's Advancing Low Carbon (ALC) accreditation programme. Solidia's unique technology allows for a 30% reduction in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in...

Dennis Wilson Joins Health Product Declaration Collaborative Board of Directors

Published: Apr 09, 2019 – 07:00 PM EST

WAKEFIELD, Mass., Apr. 09 /CSRwire/ - The Health Product Declaration Collaborative (HPDC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dennis Wilson, Director of Sustainability, Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) at Saint-Gobain in North America, as a member of its Board of Directors. Dennis...

Hong Kong Expands Use of Cavern Service Reservoirs to Free Up Land

Published: Mar 19, 2019 – 03:19 PM EST

HONG KONG, Mar. 19 /CSRwire/ - The Water Supplies Department (WSD) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is considering to relocate the Diamond Hill Fresh Water and Salt Water Service Reservoirs (DHSRs) to caverns. WSD has appointed Black &...

IWBI Named to Fast Company’s Annual List of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2019

Published: Feb 25, 2019 – 11:16 AM EST

NEW YORK, Feb. 25 /CSRwire/ - The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) has been named to Fast Company's World's Most Innovative Companies roster, carrying last year's momentum around WELL full force into 2019. The list honors businesses making the most profound impact on...

Consumers Energy Sets Goals for Smart Energy District in Jackson, Including 40 Percent On-Site Renewable Energy

Published: Feb 19, 2019 – 09:58 AM EST

JACKSON, Mich., Feb. 19 /CSRwire/ - Consumers Energy today announced its goals for the Jackson Smart Energy District, an efficient, affordable, clean energy hub in its hometown. The Jackson Smart Energy District aims to achieve 2040 Clean Energy goals 15 to 20 years...

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