Airports soar with environmentally friendly upgrades

Airports soar with environmentally friendly upgrades

Airports are going green in response to increasing pressure regarding the aviation industry’s environmental impact. Airport Technology recently spotlighted the world’s most environmentally friendly airports and highlighted what elements of those facilities’ design help them to offset carbon emissions. The...

New database spotlights nation's wind turbines

New database spotlights nation's wind turbines

A new database provides insight into wind turbines in use across the country. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the U.S.

Walmart commits to reduce emissions in China

Walmart commits to reduce emissions in China

Walmart plans to enroll all of its export and domestic suppliers in China, starting with 100 of its top suppliers, into an emissions reduction program in an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the country. The company’s goal is...

Netherlands to increase wind production

Netherlands to increase wind production

As it looks to increase alternative energy production alternatives, the Dutch government plans to build three more offshore wind farms. That’s in addition to five new wind farms already agreed upon in the nation’s Energy Agreement. The government’s goal is...

Wind to power Kohler facilities in U.S., Canada

Wind to power Kohler facilities in U.S., Canada

Kohler Co. plans to purchase 100 megawatts of wind power per year over the next 15 years to power all of its facilities in the United States and Canada. The power will come from the Diamond Vista wind farm located near Salina, Kan.

Business center aims to be Canada's first net positive energy office building

Business center aims to be Canada's first net positive energy office building

An office building in Ontario’s technology hub plans to be the first net positive energy office building in Canada, generating more energy than needed for annual operation. Developers of the new structure anticipates going beyond building industry standards like LEED...

Infographic: Arsenal of technology to protect planet

Keeping the air clean, the Earth green and our waters blue is as important as ever for consumers, corporations and citizens in general. Since the Industrial Revolution, our planet has become more dependent on technology and the energy that drives...

Brown-Forman invests in renewable wind energy

Brown-Forman invests in renewable wind energy

Brown-Forman Corp. – the company behind Jack Daniel’s and Woodford Reserve – plans to purchase 30 megawatts (MW) of electricity annually from Solomon Forks Wind Project, a new wind power project in Kansas. The wind farm is expected to generate...

PyeongChang aims for sustainable Olympics

PyeongChang aims for sustainable Olympics

Over the past decade, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has promoted environmental friendliness and sustainability. The Olympics host countries have made renewable energy, carbon offsets and conservation aspects of their hosting plan. PyeongChang, South Korea, site of the 2018 Winter...

'Ultra-green' N.J. office building a platinum facility

'Ultra-green' N.J. office building a platinum facility

A glass-clad office building on the Carnegie Center Campus in Princeton, N. J., has earned the highest level of LEED certification. J.E.

Whirlpool plans wind turbines at fourth Ohio site

Whirlpool plans wind turbines at fourth Ohio site

Whirlpool Corp. has announced plans for three wind turbines to power its manufacturing facility in Greenville, Ohio, and further build on the company's commitment to sustainable manufacturing. Beginning construction in early 2018, the turbines will be the same as those...

Owens Corning products first certified made with 100% wind-powered electricity

Owens Corning products first certified made with 100% wind-powered electricity

Three types of Owen Corning commercial and residential insulation, independently certified as made with renewable energy, are available for specification and purchase, the company announced. The products represent the first ever to have met the requirements of SCS Global Services’...

Natural light floods Frankfurt solar-powered business school

Natural light floods Frankfurt solar-powered business school

According to the World Green Building Council, students score higher on tests and learn up to 26 percent faster when placed in rooms lit by natural light. Danish practice Henning Larsen Architects took the report to heart when it designed...

Saudi Arabia to invest $500 billion in fully automated city

Saudi Arabia to invest $500 billion in fully automated city

Robots may outnumber humans in a new pioneering city billed by Saudi Arabia as "a new blueprint for sustainable life," which would be entirely powered by renewable energy and served by driverless vehicles and vertical farms. The city, called Neom,...

Research center focuses on energy efficiency

Research center focuses on energy efficiency

Rising out of the desert landscape of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, like a giant insect, Zaha Hadid Architects' unusual KAPSARC (King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Centre) is a non-profit institution tasked with researching more efficient uses of energy. The building...

Bank of America: $12.6B in environmental investments created 40,000 jobs

Bank of America: $12.6B in environmental investments created 40,000 jobs

The $12.6 billion Bank of America’s various business units invested from 2013 to last year supported almost 40,000 jobs, contributed almost $15 billion to GDP and generated close to $30 billion in total economic output, according to a report from...

Kimberly-Clark commits to wind in sustainability push

Kimberly-Clark commits to wind in sustainability push

Kimberly-Clark Corp., the maker of Kleenex, Huggies and Depend, plans to purchase 245 MW of output from two new wind power projects in Texas and Oklahoma, a new approach for the company in how it powers its operation. The company...

Schools teaching people the way forward with sustainability

If you want to encourage ecological awareness in children, it makes a profound difference if the school they attend practices what it preaches. For the kids at Howe Dell Primary in Hatfield, England, not only are environmental issues a major...

5 NFL stadiums score big on efficiency

5 NFL stadiums score big on efficiency

Football is back. September kicks off the start of another football season. And, while most fans will be focused on what’s happening on-the-field, there’s another storyline already forming off it.

5 growing careers in green job market

5 growing careers in green job market

Green construction is projected to account for more than 3.3 million U.S. jobs and to generate $190.3 billion in labor earnings between 2015 and 2018, according to the 2015 Green Building Economic Impact Study. Architects, building engineers and contractors play...

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