Monthly Archives: February 2012

29 02, 2012

Energy Efficiency Incentives: Save Money, Improve Performance

By | 2012-02-29T16:42:50+00:00 February 29th, 2012|Environmental Blog|

Across the commercial landscape, businesses are reducing operating costs through building retrofits and energy performance investments.  Efficient lighting upgrades have been shown to achieve cost and energy savings exceeding 70%.  Improvements to windows and insulation have yielded savings approaching 20%. What most businesses don’t know is that utility companies and the government are willing to [...]

28 02, 2012

OCTAL Conducts Sustainability Analysis

By | 2012-02-28T20:12:19+00:00 February 28th, 2012|News|

Octal partners with Renewable Choice for sustainability analysis By Heather Caliendo Published: February 24th, 2012 Octal  believes in full transparency when it comes to sustainability. In fact, the company stated transparency is simply a good business practice. Octal is one of the first in the industry to track and publicly disclose the company's waste, water, [...]

28 02, 2012

Renewable Choice Client, OCTAL receives prestigious award.

By | 2012-02-28T19:58:06+00:00 February 28th, 2012|News|

  OCTAL wins ‘Best Environmental Sustainability Award’ Sun, 26 February 2012 - By A Staff Reporter - MUSCAT -- OCTAL Petrochemicals, the largest PET sheet producer and integrated packaging company in the world, was honoured with the ‘Best Environmental Sustainability Initiative’ Award at the prestigious Gulfood Awards 2012 in Dubai. The ‘Best Environmental Sustainability Initiative [...]

28 02, 2012

Destiny USA; Celebrating Four Years of “Green Power”

By | 2012-02-28T19:34:10+00:00 February 28th, 2012|News|

  Carousel Center/Destiny USA Celebrates Four Years of “Green Power” Feb 23, 2012  (Destiny USA) -- The month of February marks Carousel Center/Destiny USA’s fourth “Green Power” anniversary. How does Green Power work? When you purchase Green Power it means that for every megawatt-hour of renewable energy that is generated, an equivalent amount of renewable [...]

23 02, 2012

Residential JS

By | 2012-02-23T23:58:01+00:00 February 23rd, 2012|Uncategorized|

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23 02, 2012

Business JS

By | 2012-02-23T23:57:12+00:00 February 23rd, 2012|Uncategorized|

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23 02, 2012

Business CSS

By | 2012-02-23T23:57:01+00:00 February 23rd, 2012|Uncategorized|

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23 02, 2012

Three Common Myths about Buying Green Power from a Utility

By | 2012-02-23T18:59:42+00:00 February 23rd, 2012|Environmental Blog|

When consumers decide they would rather purchase renewable energy than continue to support fossil fuels, they have limited options.  They can install an onsite generator like a solar panel, buy green power through their utility, or buy renewable energy credits (RECs) separately from an independent retailer. In this blog, we’ll explore some of the common [...]

22 02, 2012

InterContinental Hotel buys 15 million kilowatt hours of wind power

By | 2012-02-22T17:39:22+00:00 February 22nd, 2012|News|

Miami, FL (Miami Today) February 20th -- By Rachel Tannenbaum. While more than 1,300 Green Power Partners collectively buy nearly 21 billion kilowatt-hours of green power annually, The InterContinental Miami is the largest green power purchaser in Florida. The hotel was added to the 100% purchased list maintained by the Environmental Protection Agency's Green Power [...]

17 02, 2012

What’s In It For Me? The Benefits of a Sustainable Supply Chain

By | 2012-02-17T21:12:13+00:00 February 17th, 2012|Environmental Blog|

As we’ve reported in our recent white paper on supply chain sustainability scorecards, there is increasing pressure and demand on suppliers to comply with sustainability initiatives.  This is true for suppliers to Walmart, Unilever, and Procter & Gamble, just to name a few… not to mention similar initiatives underway in the Federal government supply chain [...]

17 02, 2012

Environmental Impact Calculator Report

By | 2012-02-17T03:32:47+00:00 February 17th, 2012|Uncategorized|

[[CommercialCalculator]] Sources: Carbon Dioxide (CO2) from kWh of electricity equivalents courtesy of Green-e Energy at www.green-e.org. Tree equivalents courtesy U.S. Department of Energy at www.energy.gov. All other equivalents courtesy of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at www.epa.gov.

15 02, 2012

Utility vs. RECs Campaign Thank You

By | 2012-02-15T20:54:22+00:00 February 15th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Thank you for your interest.   Someone will be in contact with you shortly. Here's a resource you might find valuable: A simple and effective way for organizations to be more sustainable is to purchase green power with renewable energy credits (RECs). For more information on how to benefit by purchasing RECs, we invite you to [...]

15 02, 2012

Utility vs. RECs Campaign

By | 2012-02-15T20:54:22+00:00 February 15th, 2012|Uncategorized|

When consumers decide they would rather purchase renewable energy than continue to support fossil fuels, they have limited options.  They can install an onsite generator like a solar panel, buy green power through their utility, or buy renewable energy credits (RECs) separately from an independent retailer. In this blog, we’ll explore some of the common [...]

15 02, 2012

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By | 2012-02-15T16:41:30+00:00 February 15th, 2012|Uncategorized|

An Overview of Renewable Energy Credits for Businesses Having trouble viewing this video? Above-average load time? View here instead.   NEXT STEPS Contact your area Sales Representative for free one-on-one advising Use our Free Business Carbon Calculator to learn more about your impact Read more about How Renewable Energy Credits Work View our inventory of [...]

15 02, 2012

REC Resources Thank You – Whitepaper & Webinar

By | 2012-02-15T16:41:29+00:00 February 15th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Thank you for your interest in our white paper and on-demand webinar. Please click on the links below to access these resources.  The Value of RECs White Paper: Learn how renewable energy credits are valued and why they are helping create change. Introduction to RECs Webinar: In under 10 minutes, this webinar will remove the [...]

15 02, 2012

REC Resources – White Paper & Webinar

By | 2012-02-15T16:41:29+00:00 February 15th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Sustainability is good business. Benefits of corporate sustainability include greater profitability and competitive advantage. One of the easiest ways a business can support sustainability, while simultaneously mitigating climate change, is by purchasing Renewable Energy Credits, or RECs.The white paper The Value of Renewable Energy Credits: A Guide to RECs by Renewable Choice Energy provides readers [...]

13 02, 2012

Why Corporate Giving Should Be Part of Your Sustainability Strategy

By | 2012-02-13T19:15:43+00:00 February 13th, 2012|Environmental Blog|

Monday, February 27, 2012 is International Corporate Philanthropy Day.  This international advocacy day is led by the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy and brings together business and community in partnership for mutual success.  The event highlights the critical role that the private sector plays in solving societal problems. We can probably all agree that in principle, [...]

9 02, 2012

Receipt Template

By | 2012-02-09T19:18:09+00:00 February 9th, 2012|Uncategorized|

^^store_name^^ Checkout ^^cart^^ ^^checkout^^ Thank you for for purchase. If you have chosen a "downloadable" voucher or certificate for yourself or as a gift, it has been sent to your email in-box. From there, you may send your gift to the recipient or print it to present personally. Thanks again for doing your part to [...]

9 02, 2012

Checkout Template

By | 2012-02-09T19:13:37+00:00 February 9th, 2012|Uncategorized|

^^store_name^^ Checkout ^^cart^^ ^^checkout^^ home    |    why it works    |    buy wind power    |    offset travel    |    about us    |    blog    |    terms & conditions Renewable Choice Energy :: 2500 55th Street, Suite 210, Boulder, CO 80301 :: 877.810.8670 ©2008, Renewable Choice Energy ^^custom_begin^^ Additional Information Newsletter Signup Leave this box checked to receive occasional [...]

8 02, 2012

Are You Ready for EO 13514?

By | 2012-02-08T22:44:36+00:00 February 8th, 2012|Environmental Blog|

On October 5, 2009, President Obama signed Executive Order (EO) 13514, which calls on Federal agencies to make improvements in their environmental, energy, and economic performance by meeting a series of reduction targets over the next decade.  EO 13514 specifically seeks to establish an integrated sustainability strategy within the Federal sector.  The President called on [...]

8 02, 2012

EO 13514 Thank You

By | 2012-02-08T21:41:57+00:00 February 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Thank you for your interest in our EO 13514 resources.  Download the FAQ - Executive Order (EO) 13514: Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance. Download the White Paper - Greening the Federal Supply Chain: How to Comply with Executive Order 13514. Looking More Resources Now? Watch Other On-Demand Sustainability Webinars from Renewable Choice

8 02, 2012

EO 13514 Government

By | 2012-02-08T21:41:57+00:00 February 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

The Federal Government’s Mandates for Efficiency In November, 2009, President Obama signed Executive Order (EO) 13514 which mandates environmental reduction targets for all Federal agencies.  EO 13514 places special emphasis on reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and also addresses energy, water, and waste reductions by agencies and their supply chain. Download our Resources Now [...]

8 02, 2012

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By | 2012-02-08T17:37:10+00:00 February 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Energy Efficiency Incentives: Save Money, Improve Performance   Energy Efficiency Rebates & Incentives: Save Money and Improve Performance from Renewable Choice on Vimeo. Having trouble viewing this video? Above-average load time? View here instead.     Additional Resources Energy Efficiency Incentives BlogRead our blog about how companies can reduce payback periods, increase ROI, and improve [...]

8 02, 2012

Federal Rebates Webinar Campaign Thank You

By | 2012-02-08T17:37:10+00:00 February 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Thank you for your interest in our on-demand webinar, Energy Efficiency Incentives: Save Money, Improve Performance   View On-Demand Webinar Need More Resources Now? Watch Other On-Demand Sustainability Webinars and Download Other Free Resources from Renewable Choice

8 02, 2012

Energy Efficiency Incentives: Save Money, Improve Performance

By | 2012-02-08T17:37:10+00:00 February 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Energy efficiency retrofits can help you achieve cost and energy savings.  What many businesses don’t know, however, is that utility companies and the government are willing to provide substantial rebates and incentives to offset the cost of these retrofit projects and investments.  In some cases, financial support can exceed 50% of the cost of the [...]

8 02, 2012

Mosaic Carbon Accounting Free Offer

By | 2012-02-08T17:23:09+00:00 February 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Carbon accounting and reporting is quickly growing into a standard business practice. Organizations today are realizing the benefits of measuring their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, either to report to stakeholders such as customers, employees, partners, students and investors or simply to help them understand their climate-related risks and opportunities. Our Carbon Accounting Solution To support [...]

8 02, 2012

Mosaic Free Offer Thank you

By | 2012-02-08T17:23:09+00:00 February 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Free Offer Details You'll receive an email from Renewable Choice with your Mosaic login information within 24 hours. If you have any questions, please contact Ryan Meeks at 303-551-7581.   Need More Resources? Visit our library of guides and on-demand webinars.Watch a demo of Mosaic.

2 02, 2012

Shades of Green Education

By | 2012-02-02T21:09:39+00:00 February 2nd, 2012|Environmental Blog|

Green schools gathering in Denver Feb. 27-29 will help those new to the movement. Next month’s gathering of K-12 school administrators, teachers, students, and parents at the 2nd annual Green Schools National Conference will provide plenty of assistance to schools hoping to join this national movement. According to Forrester Research, 41% of consumers are either [...]

2 02, 2012

Mosaic Product News – February 2012

By | 2012-02-02T19:54:50+00:00 February 2nd, 2012|Uncategorized|

For our first 2012 Mosaic™ release, we are excited to announce that users now have the ability to save and store reports in Mosaic’s report library rather than just to a peronal computer. Mosaic’s reporting functionality has always been exceptional as it provides users with transparent, disclosure-quality information. With the introduction of these new features, [...]

2 02, 2012

Press Release: Verbal Ink Offsets 100% of Electricity Usage

By | 2012-02-02T19:27:39+00:00 February 2nd, 2012|News|

Verbal Ink Transcription Services is offsetting all of its 2012 electricity usage with wind credits, resulting in an expected environmental impact equivalent to planting 750 trees. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) February 02, 2012 -- Verbal Ink Transcription Services is pleased to announce that it is offsetting one hundred percent of its 2012 electricity usage with [...]

1 02, 2012

A Sustainability Leader Emerges

By | 2012-02-01T17:56:04+00:00 February 1st, 2012|Environmental Blog|

In our case study, OCTAL Leads the Way in Environmental Sustainability and Disclosure, we explore the sustainability journey of an unlikely leader (OCTAL Petrochemicals) in an even more unlikely industry (plastics). OCTAL was founded in 2008 with a simple mission: produce high quality, low impact PET. Since then, OCTAL has stormed into the clear rigid [...]