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2014-03-03 04:22:01

SHANTOU City, China, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently the well-known domestic hotel amenities company New Oriental Hotel Amenities Co., Ltd. ("New Oriental") obtained the Intertek Green Leaf Mark issued by the world's leading provider of quality and safety solutions, Intertek Group (" Intertek"), and became the first company that received Intertek's carbon footprint assessment on hotel amenities in China. Environmental issues have been a worldwide focus of attention. With...

2014-02-12 12:23:09

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Results of a third-party peer-reviewed life cycle assessment (LCA), published today -- "Greenhouse Gas and Energy Life Cycle Assessment of Pine Chemicals Derived from Crude Tall Oil and Their Substitutes" -- found that diverting Crude Tall Oil (CTO) into biofuel production in Europe will not have a significant effect in either reducing carbon emissions nor fossil fuel consumption. CTO is a sustainable raw material that has been used in biorefining to...

2014-01-20 08:21:00

GreenCE launches Health Product Declaration(TM) (HPD) and Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) program for building products for LEEDv4 RIDGEFIELD, Wash., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GreenCE, Inc. has launched a strategic partnership with GreenWizard, Inc. to facilitate increased communication between sustainable design professionals and product manufacturers. GreenCE is the nation's leading provider of sustainable design education with over 100,000 subscribers. GreenWizard,...

2014-01-10 12:21:59

Life-Cycle Assessment Report Shows Significant Decline in Energy Use, Carbon Footprint ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Energy demand and greenhouse gas emissions associated with primary aluminum production in the United States and Canada have declined significantly in recent years according to a new, peer-reviewed life-cycle assessment (LCA) report released by the Aluminum Association. The study covers all life cycle impacts from aluminum production through...

2014-01-09 23:01:38

Tally™ Empowers Architects to Leverage Life Cycle Data at the Speed of Design Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Tally™, a new Revit application for calculating the environmental impact of building materials during the design process, is available for free through Autodesk Labs and the Tally website. The free trial version expires on March 1, 2014. Tally™ was launched at the Greenbuild conference in November 2013, where it captured the attention of architects, engineers,...

2013-11-18 23:03:02

Enhancements to the acclaimed Life Cycle Assessment software include new data for steel and wood products, the addition of GAF branded TPO roofing membranes and new assembly options. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 The Athena Sustainable Materials Institute today released an update to its popular life cycle assessment (LCA) software package for North American building designers - the Impact Estimator for Buildings (v4.5). The Impact Estimator is a free and compliant...

2013-10-30 23:24:35

Tally™ empowers architects to conduct Life Cycle Assessments directly in a Revit model. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 The Philadelphia-based architecture firm KieranTimberlake announced today the release of Tally™, a new software application that allows designers to measure the environmental impact of building materials directly in a Revit model. The application provides Life Cycle Assessment on demand, backed by the rigor and credibility of GaBi data from PE...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.