Monthly Archives: May 2013

30 05, 2013

For Release: Entrepreneur will remark on the power of social ventures and the future of renewable energy

By | 2013-05-30T20:05:09+00:00 May 30th, 2013|News|

Renewable Choice Energy Founder and CEO Quayle Hodek to Speak at South Korea’s KEY Conference Boulder, CO (PRWEB) May 30, 2013  -- Colorado-based Renewable Choice Energy announced today that founder and CEO Quayle Hodek will be a featured speaker at the upcoming K.E.Y. PLATFORM Conference in Seoul, South Korea, June 18-19, 2013.  Hodek is widely [...]

30 05, 2013

Renewable Choice client, Tate & Lyle receives LEED Gold Certification

By | 2013-05-30T19:38:18+00:00 May 30th, 2013|News|

    Tate & Lyle’s Commercial and Food Innovation Center awarded LEED Gold Certification for Environmental Sustainability Chicago, USA, 28 May 2013 – Posted on Tate & Lyle, a leading global provider of ingredients and solutions to the food and beverage industries, announces that its Commercial and Food Innovation Center in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, [...]

29 05, 2013

For Release: Progressive firm recognized for creating most overall positive environmental impact

By | 2013-05-29T21:01:51+00:00 May 29th, 2013|News|

Renewable Choice Energy Honored as a ‘Best for the Environment’ B Corp Boulder, CO (PRWEB) May 29, 2013  -- Renewable Choice Energy was named a “Best for the Environment” B Corp this week for creating the most overall positive environmental impact among B Corps.  63 companies across 30 industries and 11 countries were recognized by [...]

29 05, 2013

Good News from Duke Energy

By | 2013-05-29T17:30:18+00:00 May 29th, 2013|Environmental Blog|

In a world filled with bad news it makes me really happy to come across some truly transformative good news.  Duke Energy, long the staunch supporter of coal and nuclear power, is embracing renewables and even accepting man-made climate change!  Nothing is going to do more for the planet right now than retiring coal plants [...]

24 05, 2013

The High Price of Natural Gas

By | 2013-05-24T17:43:59+00:00 May 24th, 2013|Environmental Blog|

Interest in and consumption of natural gas in the U.S. is at an all-time high, thanks to advances in extraction technology, low prices, and growing distaste for emission-heavy coal.  As a result, natural gas production has grown by more than 20% in the past five years and the demand is only expected to increase.This shift [...]

23 05, 2013

Green Exchange Announcement: LEED® Platinum Certification

By | 2013-05-23T20:13:18+00:00 May 23rd, 2013|News|

Chicago’s Green Exchange Announces LEED® Platinum Certification, Paving the Way for Business Communities Nationwide Chicago, IL ( May 10, 2013  -- The nation’s largest green business community, Green Exchange, is proud to announce that they have become LEED Platinum Certified, established by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and verified by the Green Building Certification [...]

23 05, 2013

Understanding the Greenhouse Effect

By | 2013-05-23T18:47:39+00:00 May 23rd, 2013|Environmental Blog|

By Greta Stetson Most people generally understand global warming – gases like carbon dioxide trap heat within the earth’s atmosphere. But, in working to mitigate climate change, the specifics are valuable, too. Really, why is it that heat can enter the atmosphere, but then can’t leave it?Simply: because once the sun’s rays reach the earth, [...]

21 05, 2013

Power Plants Cut CO2 Emissions 7% in Three Years

By | 2013-05-21T19:51:24+00:00 May 21st, 2013|News|

  Power Plants Cut CO2 Emissions 7% in Three Years Posted May 17, 2013 --   US power plants cut emissions from nitrous oxides (NOx), sulfur dioxide (SO2) and CO2 in 2011 even as overall electricity generation increased, according to data from the Energy Information Administration and the EPA. In 2011, power plant NOx [...]

21 05, 2013

Sturgeon Heights CC Receives LEED Gold Designation

By | 2013-05-21T19:39:03+00:00 May 21st, 2013|News|

  Article: Sturgeon Heights CC Receives LEED Gold Designation Published: May 16, 2013 (   Sturgeon Heights Community Centre has received LEED Gold Designation and is the first civic building to achieve such status. The recently amalgamated building combines the Silver Heights and Sturgeon Creek Community Centre into a new 18,000-square-foot, energy-efficient facility. The centre [...]