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2014-04-07 12:23:40

Project Further Strengthens the Berkshire Hathaway Company's Commitment to Sustainable Operations ETOWAH, Tenn., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acumen Energy Solutions, a leader in delivering comprehensive energy management strategies, today announced the completion of a major lighting retrofit for Johns Manville, further underscoring the Berkshire Hathaway company's commitment to environmental responsibility. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130812/DA61920LOGO The project,...

2013-08-08 16:22:07

Lighting retrofit at Richmond, Ind., plant reduces manufacturer's annual indirect CO2 emissions by more than 4 million pounds RICHMOND, Ind., Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Energy Solutions, a leader in delivering comprehensive energy management strategies, announced today that it has completed a sustainability project at the Johns Manville plant in Richmond, Ind., that will reduce the manufacturer's indirect annual CO(2) emissions by more than 4 million pounds a year....

2013-04-30 12:22:19

Exceptional Experience to Continue GridPoint's Strategic Growth ARLINGTON, Va., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GridPoint, Inc., a recognized leader in energy management solutions, announced it has appointed two new Directors to the Company's Board of Directors - Todd M. Raba, former Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of the Johns Manville Company (A Berkshire Hathaway Company) and Steven List, Managing Director of Asset Management at Mount Kellett Capital...

2012-07-24 02:29:25

OTTAWA, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - In a Statement released today, national and international organisations that study the causes and prevention of disease epidemics, call, for the first time, for a global ban on the mining, use, and export of all forms of asbestos. The Statement has already been endorsed by over 150 public health, civil society organizations and individual scientists from twenty countries. The Statement comes just when plans are underway to re-start the former...

2011-06-20 08:49:00

BROOKFIELD, Wis., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinstripe, Inc., a leading human resources and recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) specialist and the second largest pure play RPO firm in the country, announced today the two-year extension of its contract with Johns Manville, a leading building and specialty products manufacturer and Berkshire Hathaway company (NYSE: BRK.A, BRK.B), and a three-year contract extension and expansion of services with Rayonier, a leading international forest...

2011-02-25 09:17:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- O'Neal, Inc., a Greenville, SC-based integrated design and construction firm, announced today that it has been awarded a contract by Johns Manville (JM), a Berkshire Hathaway company and global building products manufacturer, to design and construct a new commercial roofing single-ply membrane facility in Milan, Ohio. O'Neal will provide Engineering-Procurement-Construction (EPC) services for the project. "Johns Manville is a leader in their...

2010-03-31 09:58:00

BRUNSWICK, Ga., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial Insulation Group, LLC (IIG), a leading manufacturer of insulation products for industrial and commercial markets worldwide, announces today that Robert M. Rayner has agreed to join the board of directors. Mr. Rayner brings extensive experience and a proven track record to the IIG board from the building materials and distribution industry. Philippe Delouvrier, Chairman and CEO of Industrial Insulation Group remarks, "Bob's thorough...

2010-03-10 07:54:00

WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Every year, buildings consume one-third of the energy used and this figure is expected to grow as the population and demographics change. Discovering and implementing energy efficient technologies has real economic and environmental benefits and these advancements are dependent on the successful intersection between business innovation and public policy. Steven B. Hochhauser, senior vice president of Ingersoll Rand and president of its...

2009-09-09 16:52:00

OAK PARK, Ill., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- GreenDriver, Inc. announced today that Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway company and a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium-quality building products, has enrolled nearly 200 drivers in GreenDriver's online training and certification program. "The GreenDriver training and certification program aligns nicely with our corporate sustainability initiatives," said Rob Marshall, Director of Supply Chain, Johns Manville. "By teaching our...

2009-07-28 07:00:00

DENVER and ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Johns Manville (JM), a leading global manufacturer of an extensive line of energy-efficient building products, and Energy Conversion Devices, Inc. (ECD) (Nasdaq :ENER), a manufacturer of proprietary, thin-film amorphous silicon-based photovoltaic (PV) laminates announced that they have reached a multi-year agreement for ECD to supply its UNI-SOLAR(R) laminates to Johns Manville. To support its entry into the field of...