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brewery efficiency

Connecticut Brewery Plans Expansion with an Eye on Efficiency

Connecticut Brewery Plans Expansion with an Eye on Efficiency

Lisa Markowski, ERS, for Zondits Two Roads Brewing Co. is expanding its Stratford, Connecticut, operation with a focus on energy efficiency. The craft brewery has purchased 2.5 acres adjacent to its campus to build a separate facility for production of fruit-based sours and barrel-aged beverages without risk of cross-contamination. Construction of the 25,000-square-foot facility is


University Saves Energy with State-of-the-Art Science Building

University Science Building saves $1.2 million in annual energy costs while maintaining environmental safety ventilation requirements Analytika, April 13, 2015 This university Science and Engineering Building (SEB) is a 130,000 square foot state-of-the-art nanotechnology research facility. It houses class-10, class-100, and class-1,000 cleanrooms, offices and classrooms. The Challenge The University has a goal to reduce

Vertical farming

Vertical Farming Could Break Cycle of Sustainability Threats

High times: Vertical farming is on the rise — but can it save the planet? Salon, September 25, 2016 Farming as we know it is failing. Mom-and-pop operations are struggling to survive and Big Ag cares far more about its bottom line than about your health, or the health of the planet. Ecologists, anti-GMO activists, even


10 Hospitals Recognized for Energy Efficiency

Top 10 Energy efficient hospitals in the world Energy Digital, December 2, 2015. Image credit: DarkoStojanovik For modern hospitals, sustainability is a paradox. On the one hand, climate change and pollution present serious public health risks, and reducing them would lower the strain on hospital resources. At the same time, hospitals consume large amounts of energy

Baldwin Wallace University

Baldwin Wallace University in Ohio Promotes Smart Energy Solutions

On-Campus Initiatives at BW Save Energy while Reducing University’s Carbon Footprint Baldwin Wallace University, Berea, Ohio, April 15, 2015 Nearly a decade ago, Baldwin Wallace University in the Cleveland suburb of Berea, Ohio, became the first campus in that state to feature a student residence hall that exclusively used geothermal energy for heating and cooling.

Mount Holyoke College

Mount Holyoke College Part of Innovative Energy Efficiency Project

Initiative Expected to Deliver More Than $580,000 in Lifetime Energy Savings to College Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, April 14, 2015 The nation’s oldest women’s college also happens to be one of the most energy conscious among private higher-education institutions. Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, is part of an innovative energy-efficiency project

sustainability plan

LA’s Sustainability pLAn Prioritizes Solar Power

Amanda Gassé for Zondits, April 13, 2015. Image credit: skeeze Last week, Mayor Eric Garcetti released the Los Angeles’ Sustainability pLAn establishing targets on environmental, economic, and equity issues. The local solar section of the plan sets forth long-term goals to increase the city’s renewable energy generation and maintain its role as a leader in

Wembley Stadium Scores on Environmental Sustainability

Amanda Gassé for Zondits, March 12, 2015 Visitors to Wembley Stadium in London, England, may not have sustainability and energy efficiency in mind while attending a football game or concert. Most fans wouldn’t think about the tremendous amount of resources consumed during an event or the amount of power, water, and materials needed to maintain and