IoT is more than just a talking oven. The hype of connected appliances sometimes overshadows the true benefits of a connected ecosystem. Drastic changes in the amount of data, quality of data, and ease of data collection though IoT sensors are giving people unprecedented transparency into their building’s health. This … Read more »
It’s happening. everywhere. Can the energy business – released from regulations previously imposed, find common ground with Sustainability initiatives? The dynamics are changing – almost monthly. The answer is more complex than you think, and it’s an excellent topic for our next TimTalk! Tim Hermes, Group Publisher of Energy Manager Today andEnvironmental … Read more »
WGL, an energy business that provides natural gas, electricity, green power, carbon reduction and energy services, is one of many companies that have been chasing ambitious sustainability goals. One such goal? To reduce the carbon footprint of its fleet and facilities by 70%, by 2020. WGL’s manager of sustainability … Read more »
Environmental laws and regulations are designed to protect human health and the natural resources that we rely on to sustain life, specifically clean air and water. Unfortunately, environmental protection has become increasingly politicized with some groups arguing that governments aren’t doing enough to protect human health and the environment, while … Read more »
Asian Box, a Vietnamese-influenced food chain, serves its food in eco-friendly and compostable containers, uses locally-sourced and never frozen ingredients, and is rapidly expanding. How does the chain stay strong with its sustainability mission while meeting the needs (and taste buds) of its customers?
On January 25, 2018, the EPA announced that it was withdrawing the “Once in, Always in” policy for the classification of major sources of hazardous air pollutants under section 112 of the Clean Air Act. With the new guidance, sources of hazardous air pollutants previously classified as “major sources” may … Read more »
The California Public Utilities Commission has given unanimous approval to the Renewable Auction Mechanism (RAM), a program under which developers will bid on the lowest levelized cost of energy (LCOE) that they can afford, Greentech Media reports.. The program is designed to support small to mid-sized renewable energy development and … Read more »
Klaus Genssler, chief operating officer of U.S. Oil Recovery L.P., has agreed to pay $3 million to settle a Harris County, Texas, lawsuit. The county claimed the company spilled hazardous materials into the area’s bayou system, an Associated Press article says. The COO also was permanently barred from being involved … Read more »