Seventeen businesses in the Pittsburgh area believe sustainable practices will improve their bottom lines and attract more businesses to the area, to the extent that they have launched CEOs for Sustainability, an initiative meant to “heighten awareness that sustainable business practices are a must thing to do, not just a … Read more »
Veolia North American has helped the Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority improve its “green infrastructure” and save about $5.5 million annually in recurring revenue and efficiencies for almost three years. Because of this, the PWSA board of directors has approved a one-year contract extension to December 2015 to allows PWSA … Read more »
Veolia Environnement is working with the District of Columbia Water & Sewer Authority to find $8 million to $12 million in annual savings and says it sees “a lot of prospects” to help large US cities optimize their water management, Bloomberg reports. Europe’s biggest water company also has a deal … Read more »
Pittsburgh launched the Mayor’s Cool Roofs program, an initiative that will coat the roofs of 10 city-owned buildings with reflective paint, making them more energy efficient. Community volunteers will begin by painting the roof of Fire Engine 27 in Mt. Washington. Read more at Energy Manager Today.