Manufacturing Sustainability: Green Manufacturing News


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IHS Introduces Updated Version of Sustainability Platform

posted February 24, 2010
IHS announced the release of opsInfoô 8.1 software for environmental, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability information management. This new version of the software will enable enterprises to address growing demand for accurate, verifiable greenhouse gas (GHG) and sustainability reporting as well as assuring compliance with rigorous market-based emissions management protocols and third-party emissions auditing procedures.Read more

BMW of North America Receives Green Building LEED Certificates

posted February 24, 2010
BMW of North America, LLC announced today two of its Regional Distribution Centers located in suburban Chicago (Minooka, IL) and Eastern Pennsylvania (Lower Nazareth, PA) have received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certifications from the U.S. Green Building Council.Read more

CleanAIR E-POD Reduces NOx at East Coast Data Center

posted February 03, 2010
CleanAIR Systems, the first emissions control manufacturer to develop a compact Tier 4 retrofit product for large diesel and natural gas engines, is pleased to announce the recent installation and commissioning of six E-PODs at a secure east coast data center.CleanAIR Systems, the first emissions control manufacturer to develop a compact Tier 4 retrofit product for large diesel and natural gas engines, is pleased to announce the recent installation and commissioning of six E-PODs at a secure east coast data center.Read more

DOE and EPA Join States to Speed Progress on U.S. Energy Efficiency

posted February 03, 2010
As part of the Obama Administrationís commitment to increasing energy efficiency and reducing costs, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy announced today the creation of the State Energy Efficiency (SEE) Action Network.  This network is meant to help states achieve maximum cost effective energy efficiency improvements in homes, offices, buildings and industry by 2020.  Strengthening energy efficiency initiatives across the country helps to save money and protect the environment at the same time.Read more

Website Supports Energy Efficiency Programs at Public Power Utilities

posted February 03, 2010
Clean and Efficient Energy Program for Public PowerA new web resource, launched this week by the Clean and Efficient Energy Program (CEEP), encourages the sharing of experiences, best practices and educational resources among energy efficiency program managers at public power utilities. CEEPís online community allows stakeholders to learn about and discuss aspects of energy efficiency program design, implementation and evaluation, while making connections with peers and energy efficiency experts.Read more