LEED Gold-certified buildings can reduce energy use by up to 50%, carbon dioxide emissions by more than 30%, water use by 40% and solid waste by 70%.
April 28, 2017
The Kohler Signature Store by First Supply has become the first retail space in the U.S. to receive Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification under the new LEED v4 guidelines.
Ford recently revealed the second of 13 new electrified vehicles the company plans to introduce in the next five years.
April 18, 2017
The all-new Ford Police Responder Hybrid Sedan is part of a $4.5 billion Ford investment to make electric vehicles that give customers greater capability, productivity and performance, as well as better fuel economy.
This is Corning’s fourth consecutive year earning Partner of the Year recognition, and its second year achieving Sustained Excellence.
April 17, 2017
Corning Inc. recently announced that it has been named a 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year–Sustained Excellence recipient by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its continued commitment to energy efficiency.
Over the past 12 months, in addition to reducing electricity demand and expenditures, Kyocera has continued to refine its efforts to protect and improve the environment.
April 14, 2017
Kyocera International, Inc. was recently honored with the 2017 Recycler of the Year award from the City of San Diego’s Environmental Services Department (ESD) for its recycling and waste reduction efforts.
Vitro Glass and the city of Wichita Falls were recognized for a $1.9 million project that diverts treated non-potable wastewater from the city’s Northside Wastewater Treatment Plant to seven glass-cooling towers operated by Vitro Glass.
April 12, 2017
The Wichita Falls, Texas, plant operated by Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has been cited as a national model for water reclamation in a case study published by the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF).
When most people think about sustainability in manufacturing, they think “green”—as in using less energy per unit of output, using materials that are more environmentally friendly, generating less waste, etc. These are all worthy components of sustainable manufacturing, aimed at reducing the consumption of limited resources so that our businesses can continue to grow today and prosper tomorrow.