Articles Tagged with ''sustainability''

The Drive for Data: The Energy Equation

July 4, 2011
Top topics these days for people involved in the food retail sector are energy, sustainability, and compliance and how to discuss those with decision makers within that sector. Data plays a significant role in selling an energy project. Once the project is sold and installed, we need to deliver proof of savings.
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More Refrigeration, Environment Efforts

July 4, 2011
The continuing expansion of a retailer into products needing refrigerators and freezers, and growing desires by supermarkets to demonstrate environmental correctness are among the latest trends in retail refrigeration.
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HVACR Mechanical Hospitality

June 6, 2011
HVACR contractors who do work in the hotel-motel sector probably know it already - there is what has been described as “fundamental contradictions of sustainability in the hospitality industry.” For example, there may be a lot of talk of going green, but that may not mean action.
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Stop, Shop, and Save Energy

June 6, 2011
When Stop & Shop was looking for ways to incorporate sustainable technology into its new multimillion dollar West Hartford, Conn., store, it focused on energy savings and a reduced carbon footprint. In fact, the store, which opened in December 2010, is a 38,000-square-foot model of sustainability.
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Consumers Confused by ‘Green' Marketing

May 2, 2011
Americans continue to misunderstand phrases commonly used in environmental marketing and advertising, giving products a greater halo than they may deserve. At the same time, most Americans are willing to punish a company for using misleading claims, according to the 2011 Cone Green Gap Trend Tracker, by Cone LLC.
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Sorting Out Green, Sustainability, and High Performance

February 28, 2011
Step aside green and make room for sustainable. Although arguably much the same, these two terms are jockeying for a prominent place in the HVACR contractor’s approach to the design, installation, and repair of HVAC systems as a whole. The resulting terminology war is launching another term into the green theater - high performance.
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Sustainable Services Manager Bolsters Green Initiatives

January 10, 2011
IBE Consulting Engineers (IBE), a leading mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineering firm, announced the addition of Beckham Price, LEED AP, as sustainable services manager. An early adopter of sustainable building practices, Price has worked in construction management from both the client and contractor sides.
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