Articles Tagged with ''sustainability''

2012 Best Year Ever for Wind Energy

February 21, 2013
A record 13,124 megawatts (MW) of electric generating capacity were installed, leveraging $25 billion in private investment and achieving over 60,000 MW of cumulative wind capacity.
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Ceramic Fuel Cells Signs Agreement with iPower

February 14, 2013
CFCL has granted iPower a limited exclusivity on the basis of minimum deliveries of 200 BlueGen units this year, and 200 units in 2014.
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PPG Glass LEED Documentation Requests Surpass 1,000

February 12, 2013
PPG Industries recently announced that it has surpassed 1,000 requests for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®), documentation for its architectural glass products.
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Brick Homes: The Energy-Efficient Building Solution

A home's thermal mass directly impacts its thermal comfort and energy efficiency.
February 1, 2013

In this era of increased awareness surrounding energy efficiency and environmentalism (due to both the media and our rapidly rising power bills), we are looking for solutions that address these issues.


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Focus on Heavy Clay

Present and future challenges for the heavy clay supply chain were recently discussed at SACMI’s Heavy Clay Open Day.
February 1, 2013

On September 26, 2012, SACMI held an Open Day during Tecnargilla. Attended by major international players in the industry—from producers to certifiers—theevent looked into questions posed by future scenarios where the crucial issues will be sustainability, efficiency and product/process innovation.


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USGBC Releases 2012 List of Top 10 LEED States

February 1, 2013
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently announced it has released its annual list of the top 10 states for new LEED certifications in 2012.
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NAHB Research Center Announces ANSI Approval of 2012 National Green Building Standard

January 23, 2013
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) recently announced it has approved the ICC 700-2012 National Green Building Standard (NGBS).
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Decline Continues for Solar Panel Manufacturing Revenue

January 10, 2013
While government incentives for downstream customers fueled strong growth early on, tax credits reduced the cost of solar panels, making them more affordable for consumers and businesses.
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Apartment Complex Uses PPG’s SOLARBAN and SUNCLEAN Glass

January 9, 2013
PPG Industries recently announced that the Radius Urban Apartment complex in Newport News, Va., is the largest single installation of windows fabricated with SOLARBAN®70XL glass and SUNCLEAN®self-cleaning glass by PPG.
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Union Process Manufactures Attritor for Green Manufacturing Inititative

January 3, 2013
Union Process Inc. recently announced it has manufactured a large production S-400 attritor for a green manufacturing initiative.
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