Vast majority in urban areas are exposed to air quality levels that exceed WHO’s limits
August 22, 2016
With poor air quality remaining a major public health problem in many cities, the World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a new report aiming to encourage countries to take more actions that will reduce the negative impact of air pollution.
In the first part of this two-part series, we looked at upcoming regulatory changes that will definitely affect many organizations. Here, we look at court rulings and state laws that promise more expenses, paperwork, and headaches for many more companies.
Adande played host to two Members of Parliament (MPs) at its new test facility. Liz Truss, the secretary of state for environment, food and rural affairs, was joined by local MP Peter Aldous to celebrate the technology specialist’s £4.2 million investment in R&D and its £0.5 million labs.
Includes high-efficiency lighting and an adaptive HVAC system
August 22, 2016
OpTerra Energy Services announced that its Commercial and Industrial (C&I) Division has successfully completed a project on behalf of City Crescent LLC to significantly reduce energy consumption for the landmark City Crescent Building located at 10 South Howard Street in downtown Baltimore.
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), when businesses invest in energy efficiency, it yields 200-300 percent return on investment (ROI). Steps taken to make HVAC systems more efficient are beneficial for both business profitability and sustainable resources.
The recent severe drought in California that led to water rationing, followed by the Flint, Michigan, water crisis due to lead in the water supply, has emphasized the vital importance of water as a natural resource. In light of this, rainwater reuse systems and water filtration are two subjects that deserve a closer look.
Quick! What is the value of your HVAC contracting business? Is it taxable income times three? Taxable income times five? Or is it the value of the assets minus debts? It is literally your million dollar question that you need to know.
Countries across the world have taken what has been described as “critical steps” toward their goal to agree on a global phasedown of HFCs. The parties to the Montreal Protocol meeting in Vienna have reached agreement on solutions to all the identified challenges, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reported.
Helps company surpass its efficiency and sustainability goals
August 8, 2016
Energy management system supplier GridPoint announced that its submetering, monitoring, and intelligent building control technology, combined with cloud-based analytics software and services, has helped Chipotle restaurants reduce energy usage by more than 13 percent over a multi-year period.
Bob and Tim had just arrived at a service call, the first one for the day. The complaint was that the homeowner’s air conditioning had stopped sometime in the night and the residence was hot. After their initial checks, they suspected a low charge.