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March 14, 2014: Uponor Wins Community Impact Award in Sustainability Category

Award Recognizes Companies for Offering Products or Services in a Way That’s Better for the Environment
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Uponor North America has been named a 2014 Community Impact Award winner in the Sustainability Category. Uponor was one of three finalists for the award that is sponsored by Minnesota Business Magazine.


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Dec. 23, 2013: Energy and Sustainability Industry Conference Set for February

Conference Will Discuss Renewable Energy, Developing Net Zero and Positive Energy Buildings
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AGRION is hosting its second annual Energy & Sustainability Summit in New York City on Feb. 5-6, 2014 at the Metropolitan Pavilion. Dubbed Disrupt 100+, it will bring together leaders in energy, infrastructure, and sustainability.


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Aug. 9, 2013: Energy Efficiency Consulting Firm Opens Chattanooga Office

EES Consulting Is Expanding Its Presence in Southeastern U.S.
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Energy Efficiency and Sustainability (EES) Consulting, an energy efficiency consulting firm offering commercial and residential solutions, has announced the opening of a new Chattanooga, Tenn., office.


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July 18, 2013: UK to Host International Refrigeration Conference

Conference to Focus on the Cold Chain and Sustainable Refrigeration Technology
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The Institute of Refrigeration has announced that it will be hosting the International Institute of Refrigeration’s 3rd International Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain in June 2014 in London. The conference is expected to attract an international audience and showcase leading edge developments. 


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Expanding the Reach of Sustainability and HC Training

By Peter Powell
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Sustainability and hydrocarbon refrigerants have moved high on the agenda of initiatives being offered to those in HVACR by the RSES.


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Schools: Dec. 3, 2012

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Alfred State College receives bronze rating in AASHE Sustainability Tracking Assessment & Rating System.


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April 6, 2012: Knauf Insulation’s Use of Recycled Content Achieves New Industry Benchmark

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Knauf Insulation announced that its insulation has now been validated by UL Environment to contain 61.9 percent post-consumer recycled content by weight. According to the company, this is a new industry benchmark. Knauf said it increased the figure by 6.2 percent over the last six months.


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April 5, 2012: Sustainable Initiatives Help Canada's Retailers Save Money, Says Report

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Canadian retailers who adopt sustainable business practices are differentiating themselves in an increasingly competitive marketplace and also significantly reducing their costs, according to a new report released by Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and the Retail Council of Canada (RCC).


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HVAC’s Developing Role in HP Buildings

By Cherie Preville
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As one of the latest concepts to emerge from the trend toward sustainability, high-performance (HP) buildings are generating a lot of buzz. And the role of HVAC equipment and those who install it is rapidly developing in response to this construction trend.


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Lessons Learned from High-Performance Projects

By Cherie Preville
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The NEWS interviewed three contractors from around the country who are involved in high-performance building projects to find out more about their experiences.


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