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EPA Recognizes Water Efficiency Advocates

EPA Recognizes Water Efficiency Advocates

The four organizations and individuals were chosen for their efforts to increase water efficiency across the United...Read More...

Exhibit On “Green Community” To Open In Washington, DC

Exhibit On “Green Community” To Open In Washington, DC

The National Building Museum will continue its exhibitions on green topics with the opening of “Green Community” later this...Read More...

Weird Wednesday: New Meaning To “Please Remain In Your Seats”

Weird Wednesday: New Meaning To “Please Remain In Your Seats”

A company offers a venue for social events in the...Read More...

DuPont Contributes To A Bright Environment

DuPont Contributes To A Bright Environment

The company donated sheets of its Corian® material to help create a high-tech gathering place for hospitalized children and...Read More...

EPA Considering Carbon Regulation Options

EPA Considering Carbon Regulation Options

In an exclusive interview with CarbonInsider.com, the director of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Climate Change Division indicated that the agency is anticipating widespread carbon regulatory restrictions on business. EPA is moving ahead with preparations that could well include imposing on industry mandatory reductions in greenhouse gas emissions which experts have said lead to global warming....Read More...

EDF Launches Independent Guide To Carbon Offsets For Businesses

EDF Launches Independent Guide To Carbon Offsets For Businesses

To help bring transparency to the fast-growing voluntary carbon offset market to combat climate change, Environmental Defense Fund has announced the launch of CarbonOffsetList.org, an online resource that will help businesses identify and purchase carbon offsets that represent real reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. Carbon offsets allow buyers to offset, or neutralize, carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases...Read More...

NEMA Publishes Reaffirmed Standards

NEMA Publishes Reaffirmed Standards

NEMA has published the following reaffirmed standards for Shunt Capacitors, Typical Proximity Switch Specifications, and Additional Requirements for Proximity Switches Suitable for Use in Strong Magnetic...Read More...

Nystrom Broadens Offerings Through Acquisition

Nystrom Broadens Offerings Through Acquisition

The company recently announced its acquisition of Arden Architectural Specialties, Inc. of New Brighton...Read More...

October Is Fire Prevention Month

October Is Fire Prevention Month

The Fire Equipment Manufacturers' Association recognizes the month by offering seven tips on...Read More...

Web Exclusive: Who Gets Stuck Sweeping Up All That Confetti? Political Conventions In The Eyes Of The Facility Manager

Web Exclusive: Who Gets Stuck Sweeping Up All That Confetti? Political Conventions In The Eyes Of The Facility Manager

Prepping for the Democratic and Republican national conventions required long lead times to ready the host...Read More...