Monthly Archives: May 2015

28 05, 2015

Beaverton Toyota unveils remodeled LEED-certified sales lot with mini putting green, art gallery

By | May 28th, 2015|News|

Beaverton, Ore. -- Beaverton Toyota on Wednesday unveiled its roughly $10.5 million remodel featuring service and sales buildings with LEED Gold designations. With the redesigned 15-acre campus on Murray Boulevard, the car dealership doubled its building size while cutting energy costs. The new digs feature solar panels, energy efficient lighting and a 50,000-square foot service building [...]

24 05, 2015

Ten climate solutions with a big impact

By | May 24th, 2015|News|

Finally good news for our climate: Over the next five years, it’s actually possible to drive down greenhouse gas emissions in significant ways. What will it take? EDF staff crunched the numbers and our analysis left us optimistic. We already have the solutions we need to make it happen, and some are underway, from China’s [...]

22 05, 2015

Wyndham Vacation Ownership Sales Center Receives LEED Certification From U.S. Green Building Council

By | May 22nd, 2015|News|

Wyndham Vacation Ownership (PRNewsFoto/Wyndham Vacation Ownership) ORLANDO, Fla. -- Wyndham Vacation Ownership (WVO), the world's largest vacation ownership company and a member of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies (NYSE: WYN) received LEED certification by the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program for the company's Wyndham Branson [...]

21 05, 2015

Renewable Choice Energy to Exhibit at Canada Green Building Conference 2015

By | May 21st, 2015|News|

Colorado-based Renewable Choice Energy will join other leading exhibitors at the Canadian Green Building Council’s annual conference, Building Lasting Change, June 2-4 in Vancouver, BC. Since 2003, the firm has supplied more than 6,000 green building projects in more than 22 countries with Green-e® Energy certified renewable energy credits (RECs) and Green-e Climate certified emission [...]

3 05, 2015

Wind power industry touts strong growth

By | May 3rd, 2015|News|

The wind power industry says new turbines are bringing a near-record amount of power capacity to the United States. The American Wind Energy Association released a study Thursday reporting that 100 wind power projects with a generating capacity of 13,600 megawatts are under construction in 23 states during the first quarter of the year. Three [...]

2 05, 2015

Jackson Family Wines Collaborates with Tesla Energy to Pilot Stationary Energy Storage Systems

By | May 2nd, 2015|News|

SANTA ROSA, Calif.-- Today Jackson Family Wines (JFW), the family-owned California luxury wine collection best known for its acclaimed Kendall-Jackson winery, announced it has installed one of the first large-scale Tesla stationary energy storage systems across a number of its wineries. Earlier this evening at a private unveiling in Los Angeles, Tesla introduced its energy storage [...]