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Solar Energy Powers California Winery

April 20, 2009
Eos Estate Winery is not only harvesting some of the finest grapes in California’s Central Coast wine country, it’s harnessing a trifecta of solar energy solutions from Conergy, headquartered in Denver, to meet all of its energy needs, making it among the first energy-sustainable wine brands in the United States.
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CertainTeed Insulation Products Reach New Heights in Comcast Center

April 13, 2009
Towering over the Philadelphia skyline at 58 stories, the city’s new Comcast Center is a high-performance sustainable building, with an abundance of features that will conserve energy and reduce impact on the environment. CertainTeed products, including batt insulation and duct wrap insulation, are featured throughout.
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Air Innovations Creates Cooling System for Produce Ripening

March 16, 2009
Air Innovations announced that it has developed a cooling system for produce ripening for THERMAL TECHnologies, an OEM that sells backroom banana quality control systems to supermarkets and wholesale food clubs. The system is said to provide uniform temperature control and help eliminate handling damage.
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School Districts Nationwide Save Over $153 Million With Help From Honeywell

February 9, 2009
Honeywell is providing school districts a range of services and technology designed to shrink their utility bills and environmental footprint. This is possible through infrastructure upgrades - including new, high-efficiency boilers - and more innovative solutions like wind turbines and solar panels.
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New Store Will Be First LEED Certified Supermarket in New York

January 19, 2009
Price Chopper Supermarkets, a Golub Corp. company, is building one of the nation’s most environmentally friendly food stores. The new store in Colonie, N.Y., will be able to generate 60 percent of its own power using UTC Power fuel cells and will be the first LEED certified supermarket in the state of New York.
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Settled Dust and Airborne Particulate Pilot Study

December 15, 2008
The Trane Residential Systems CleanEffects™ air cleaning system reduces accumulation of dust on surfaces in homes according to anecdotal reports received by Trane from customers who have purchased the product. Environmental Health & Engineering Inc. (EH&E) conducted a pilot investigation to evaluate the accuracy of these reports.
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Rooftop Systems Help Reduce Noise for Radio Stations

November 17, 2008
Listeners to Entercom’s radio stations are hearing crystal-clear communication not only because of the latest broadcast technology, but also a “down-to-the-studs” renovation of its building. New rooftop systems are helping to ensure that the only audible “hum” might be from a vocalist on WDAF country radio.
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Honeywell Helps Housing Authority Cut Utility Bills, Emissions

October 27, 2008
Honeywell has announced a $25.1-million energy efficiency and conservation program for the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP). The program, which combines traditional facility retrofits with geothermal technology, will help the housing authority save approximately $3.2 million in utility costs per year.
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Wireless Energy Management Cuts Energy Bill by 37 Percent

September 1, 2008
MeshNetics and BFM AB have announced the successful deployment of the ZigBee-based wireless energy management system called Link2Web at an industrial facility in Sweden that reduced the facility’s energy costs by 37 percent over the course of one year.
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Ice Storage Technology Improves Manufacturing Environment

August 25, 2008
When outside air temperatures approached more than 95°F, FiberLok’s process area temperature would exceed tolerance, resulting in lost production time. To combat the problem, the company installed two Ice Bear® systems and cooling coils in existing ductwork downstream of the conventional a/c system.
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