Monthly Archives: October 2013

31 10, 2013

New York State to Open Green Bank

By | October 31st, 2013|Environmental Blog|

In a move to initialize a financial market dedicated to increasing private investment in the development of clean energy, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently asked the New York Public Service commission to release $165.5 million in order to start the New York Green Bank. This will act as initial funding towards the $1 billion [...]

31 10, 2013

Renewable Choice client, Powdr Corp., receives EPA award for using green energy

By | October 31st, 2013|News|

  Powdr Corp. receives EPA award for using green energy Tom Wharton | Salt Lake Tribune | October 24, 2013 Park City-based Powdr Corp., which operates and owns nine mountain resorts across the United States including Utah’s Park City Mountain Resort and Gorgoza Park, recently received a 2013 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. [...]

28 10, 2013

Renewable Choice client, Haworth, receives world's first LEED® v4 certification

By | October 28th, 2013|News|

      World’s First LEED® v4 Certified Project: Haworth Showroom in Beijing 24 October 2013– Posted on www.environmentalleader.com Haworth’s showroom in Beijing’s Parkview Green building has been recognized as the world’s first certified LEED® project under the United States Green Building Council’s (USGBC) new LEED version 4 beta program, the furniture and office space [...]

24 10, 2013

Renewable Choice client, CSX, awarded LEED® certification for corporate headquarters

By | October 24th, 2013|News|

CSX Corporate Headquarters Achieves LEED® Certification JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | October 22, 2013  As part of its ongoing commitment to sustainable operations, CSX Corporation (NYSE:CSX) has obtained Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED®) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for its corporate headquarters.  “This accomplishment further validates CSX’s long-term sustainability strategy, which promotes energy efficiency and [...]

21 10, 2013

Renewable Choice client, Watt Plaza, is raising the bar for sustainable building operations

By | October 21st, 2013|News|

Watt Plaza Becomes First Building in Century City to Receive Platinum LEED Certification CENTURY CITY, Calif. | Posted October 21, 2013 | www.fortmilltimes.com Watt Plaza is raising the bar for sustainable building operations in Century City. Watt Plaza announced today that the twin 23-story office tower earned LEED Platinum for Existing Buildings Operating and Maintenance from [...]

21 10, 2013

Climate Change Comes Home

By | October 21st, 2013|Environmental Blog|

Last month, Colorado was suddenly and tragically stricken with a devastating flood.  The flood was the most serious in living memory and it affected nearly every city in the Denver Metro area and eastern Colorado.  Our hometown of Boulder received more than 20” of rain in total over a five day period, more than we [...]

21 10, 2013

Renewable Choice CEO, Quayle Hodek, as featured on GlobalEnergyInitiative.org

By | October 21st, 2013|News|

Quayle Hodek: from 23-year-old CEO to Respected Leader in Renewable Energy The rise to prominence of Renewable Choice Energy follows an unexpected tale of success. Its founder, Quayle Hodek was only 20-years-old when he shocked his parents by deciding to drop out of college at the University of Wisconsin, where he had been attending on [...]

21 10, 2013

For Release: Financial services leader expands sustainability portfolio.

By | October 21st, 2013|News|

Renewable Choice Energy to Provide Green Power for John Hancock Boston Buildings Boulder, CO (PRWEB) October 21, 2013  -- Renewable Choice Energy (http://www.renewablechoice.com) today announced that financial services leader John Hancock has purchased green power from the Boulder-based firm to offset 100% of the company’s electricity use in four of its Boston buildings over a [...]

17 10, 2013

Renewable Choice Client, The Group Health Puyallup Medical Center Becomes First to Achieve LEED-HC

By | October 17th, 2013|News|

Puyallup Medical Center Blazes A Trail To LEED® For Healthcare October 15, 2013 by Natasha Epstein (http://www.healthcaredesignmagazine.com)  -- The Group Health Puyallup Medical Center, a new 53,000-square-foot, two-story facility in Puyallup, Wash., is the first project in the country to achieve certification under the new LEED for Healthcare rating system (LEED-HC). Recognizing that healthcare facilities tend to [...]

15 10, 2013

3 Apps to Help You Use Less Energy in Your Home

By | October 15th, 2013|Environmental Blog|

By Jean Linder Energy efficiency and green living are all the rage these days – and for good reason. They both accomplish a lot with very little. They are both environmentally friendly practices that can help save you money at the same time, especially when applied to your own home.  But nearly everybody knows that sustainable [...]