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2012-05-31 23:02:36

Enhanced solutions will further improve mobility and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from traffic congestion. (PRWEB) May 30, 2012 Telvent GIT, S.A., a leading real-time IT solutions and information provider for a sustainable world, announced today that it will provide continuous engineering and IT services to upgrade and enhance Pinellas County´s Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) and Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) in North America. Telvent has worked with Pinellas...

2012-05-31 02:21:38

ATLANTA, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named The Home Depot® as the 2012 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year for its outstanding contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions through merchandising and marketing ENERGY STAR qualified products. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030502/HOMEDEPOTLOGO ) The Home Depot, an ENERGY STAR partner since 2001, is being honored for its leadership in educating consumers about...

2012-05-05 23:01:49

Chula Vista Seals the Deal for One Megawatt Solar Project with Sullivan Solar Power Chula Vista, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2012 The City of Chula Vista has been a local and national leader in implementing programs aimed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and enacting climate protection policies. Chula Vista, the second largest municipality in San Diego County, is one of the largest solar generators in our region. According to California Solar Initiative data, Chula Vista ranks second in...

2012-04-23 22:22:36

Knowledge network to inform everything from local climate smart farming to global climate talks Today, recognizing the knowledge gap between the existing evidence of climate change and adaptation on the ground, researchers in Asia launched a novel learning platform to improve agricultural resilience to changing weather patterns, and to reduce emissions footprint. The Climate Smart Agriculture Learning Platform for South Asia, established by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change,...

2012-03-15 23:30:12

Special conservation zones known as marine protected areas provide many direct benefits to fisheries and coral reefs. However, such zones appear to offer limited help to corals in their battle against global warming, according to a new study. To protect coral reefs from climate change, marine protected areas need to be complemented with policies that can meaningfully reduce greenhouse gas emissions, researchers said. The new study was conducted by scientists from Conservation...

2012-03-15 18:18:00

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CertainTeed Corporation, a subsidiary of Saint-Gobain and North America's leading brand of interior and exterior building products, has been awarded the ENERGY STAR(®) Sustained Excellence Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the second consecutive year. The award recognizes CertainTeed's outstanding leadership in energy management and reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. The company continues to be the only...

2012-03-06 11:00:00

FRANKLIN, Tenn., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nissan North America has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) 2012 ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence Award. The award recognizes continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficiency. The EPA will recognize Nissan's accomplishments at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. on March 15. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the ENERGY STAR awards. (Logo:...

2012-03-05 15:31:00

RESTON, Va., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named NVR the 2012 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for the large homebuilder category for its outstanding contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions through building ENERGY STAR homes. NVR has now received this award for two consecutive years. NVR's accomplishments will be recognized at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. on March 15, 2012, which marks the 20(th) anniversary of...

2012-03-01 09:15:00

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint-Gobain, the world's largest manufacturer of building products and a leading producer of innovative materials, has been awarded the ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the second consecutive year. The award recognizes Saint-Gobain's outstanding leadership in energy management and reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. Through its U.S. subsidiaries, the Company continues...

2012-03-01 08:07:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SCIenergy, Inc., the global leader in providing building performance solutions for owners and operators, today announced that it has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a 2012 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award in recognition of its continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficiency. "We are committed to continuing our partnership with ENERGY STAR as part of our effort to...