September 19, 2020

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How Do We #RebuildBetter? Brendan Bechtel Interviews Maryland Governor Larry Hogan

Published: Sep 15, 2020 – 10:21 AM EST

Bechtel | Innovation Listen in as Brendan Bechtel speaks with Maryland Governor Larry Hogan on behalf of the Business Roundtable about the impact of COVID 19 on infrastructure initiatives, the importance of digital infrastructure - especially building out broadband in rural areas -...

East Houston Solar Co-op Chooses Green Mountain Energy to Bring Solar to More Houstonians

Published: Sep 14, 2020 – 10:00 AM EST

HOUSTON, Sep. 14 /CSRwire/ - Solar United Neighbors' East Houston Solar Co-op has selected Green Mountain Energy to serve the 30-member group and increase the growth of residential solar in Houston. Chosen through a competitive bidding process over four other firms, Green Mountain...

Bakers Island Light Station Celebrates New Solar Array and Battery System

Published: Aug 25, 2020 – 09:00 AM EST

Aug. 25 /CSRwire/ - Solar panels are becoming an increasingly popular choice for nonprofit organizations looking to reduce their carbon footprint. On Monday, Essex Heritage flipped the switch on a new solar array during a virtual event at Bakers Island Light Station. The...

Rooftop Solar Array at Global Links Headquarters Funded by Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Goes Live August 27

Published: Aug 25, 2020 – 08:00 AM EST

PITTSURGH, Aug. 25 /CSRwire/ - Pittsburgh-based medical relief and international development nonprofit Global Links and Green Mountain Energy Sun Club will flip the switch on a 63.2 kilowatt (kW) solar array to celebrate Global Links' 30th anniversary. The new 10,000 square-foot array on...

Discovery Green Unveils New Grand Allée, a Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Sustainability Project

Published: Aug 18, 2020 – 09:00 AM EST

HOUSTON, Aug. 18 /CSRwire/ - Discovery Green, the 12-acre park in the heart of downtown Houston, announced The Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Allée, a project funded by a $300,000 grant from The Green Mountain Energy Sun Club. Welcoming visitors entering at the...

More Than a Building: Olympic House Wins Prestigious Architecture Awards

Published: Aug 07, 2020 – 02:01 PM EST

Olympic House, the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, and one of the most sustainable buildings in the world, has won two prestigious Architizer A+ Awards which recognise its innovative sustainability features and the iconic, five-ring Unity Staircase.

Believe in Better: How Mohawk Group Successfully Navigates the Living Product Challenge

Published: Jul 31, 2020 – 10:27 AM EST

Originally published on Trim Tab About the author: Rami Vagal is the senior manager of sustainability at Mohawk. With a strong background in corporate sustainability and architecture, Rami has a keen sense of strategic planning and implementation of multiple sustainability initiatives. She has...

Accelerating Digital to Build Better Industries Post-COVID-19

Published: Jul 24, 2020 – 05:39 PM EST

Energy Management/Energy Efficiency The COVID-19 crisis will transform industry. New circumstances have reinforced the importance of agility, efficiency, and resiliency. Our industries are simultaneously needing to save costs while building more capacity and robustness. To achieve both, there is one solution: digitization. But...

Public Comment Period Open for Cradle to Cradle Certified Version 4 Draft Standard

Published: Jul 20, 2020 – 05:00 AM EST

OAKLAND, Calif., Jul. 20 /CSRwire/ - The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute has made the Cradle to Cradle Certified Version 4 draft standard available for a second period of public review from 20 July - 2 September, 2020. The new draft standard...

CEU: Integrating Health and Wellbeing Into the Foundation of the Built Environment

Published: Jul 10, 2020 – 02:57 PM EST

Jul. 10 /CSRwire/ - As part of the Mohawk Group CEU series and the manufacturer's upcoming DesignFWD virtual summit, senior sustainability manager Rami Vagal will be hosting and presenting "Integrating Health and Wellbeing into the Foundation of the Built Environment." This accredited course...

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