Topic : energy efficiency

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Propane Education & Research Council appoints new president/CEO

Management & Operations| June 1, 2017

Industry veteran Thomas Perkins will take on the role following the retirement of current president/CEO Roy Willis after July.

Making sustainability a 'core principle' helps transit's bottom line

| March 1, 2017

The success of the SEPTA’s first Sustainability Program Plan has resulted in the passage of a second-generation plan —“SEP-TAINABLE 2020”— and made sustainability a core principle for the Authority’s day-to-day operations. Even seemingly easy changes, like replacing fluorescent lights with LED lights have made a difference to the triple bottom line. The plan was recently approved by the SEPTA Board.

Sustainability| October 21, 2016

Visalia Transit facility receives EPA cert. for energy efficiency

This recognition signifies that the building performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict performance levels set by the EPA.

Sustainability| October 17, 2016

Maxwell Technologies unveils 51V ultracapacitor for hybrid buses

As durable and efficient energy storage solutions are in strong market demand, Maxwell's 51V module provides a self-cooling system solution that helps to optimize the performance of hybrid buses and other high-duty cycle applications.

August 31, 2016

How to pick the right sustainability ratings certification for your transit agency

Rating systems have become the currency of sustainability. The right sustainability ratings system provides an important third-party verification of your agency’s commitment to creating facilities that reduce carbon emissions, save water, create healthier work environments for your employees and have a positive impact on the communities they serve.

Sustainability| June 22, 2016

N.Y. MTA's Fulton Center recognized for LEED rating

It achieved LEED® certification for implementing practical and measurable strategies in sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection and indoor environmental quality.

 

Sustainability| August 26, 2015

Metro-North Railroad completes $2.1M energy efficiency project

The energy saving project, completed under the Gov. Cuomo's BuildSmart NY program, will save New York State more than $328,000 in energy costs and remove approximately 1,280 tons of greenhouse gases annually.

Bus| September 23, 2014

ABB to join United Nations network to promote energy efficiency

The company will provide expertise on energy efficient motors and transformers to help governments devise policies that accelerate energy savings.
Bus| August 15, 2012

Sound Transit granted $400K for new lighting

The improvements covered by the grant will save more than an estimated $80,000 a year in utility and operations costs and allow the agency to leverage an additional $175,000 in utility rebates.

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