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Restoration Environmental Contractors - REC Demolition - REC Disaster Recovery LEED specialists are proud to announce their 20th Green Anniversary. LEED green specialty contractors; Restoration Environmental Contractors - REC Demolition - REC Disaster Recovery are proud to announce their 20th green Anniversary! REC are proud to be Green LEED Qualified specialty contractors, for demolition and environmental remediation. "Restoration Environmental Contractors REC Demolition are announcing our 20th Anniversary tyear of being Green, now LEED qualified specialty contractors, states; Don Bremner President CEO, " We have had great success, REC achieved 94.7% per cent LEED certification, at the Regent Park, the Toronto Revitalization environmental remediation and demolition project, by enforcing the three R's: reduce, re-use, recycle, and we had great results of over 75% su... (more)

$723.5-Million LAX Tom Bradley International Terminal Renovation Begins; Largest Individual Project in Los Angeles City History

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 02/26/07 -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa was joined today by airport and airline officials in a ceremony to break ground on a long-awaited major renovation of the Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The $723.5-million project calls for major interior renovations, installation of an in-line checked-baggage security system, and a second boarding gate for new large aircraft. Considered the largest individual project in Los Angeles City's history, the significant changes are expected to help LAX retain its competitiveness as the premier West Coast international gateway, especially to the Asia-Pacific Region. Because the construction work will be performed while the terminal is fully operational, the project is also considered one of the most complex among U.S. airports. T... (more)

Chrysalix Invests in Breakthrough Wastewater Treatment Company

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/11/12 -- Editor's Note: There is a video associated with this press release. News Summary: -- More effective, economical, efficient wastewater treatment is crucial to addressing the global water crisis. -- Water & energy are inextricably linked: the delivery of water requires energy & the production of energy requires water. -- For every barrel of oil in North America, 8 barrels of water are brought to the surface (Global Water Intelligence). -- Every day U.S. oil and gas companies produce 60 million barrels of wastewater & only half is re-injected back into processing (Thomson Reuters). Today, Chrysalix Energy Venture Capital, the world's most active cleantech venture capital firm, announced its investment in Axine Water Technologies, developers of a low-cost, breakthrough solution for treating toxic organic pollutan... (more)

EPCOR Announces 2013 Financial Results

EDMONTON, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/12/14 -- EPCOR Utilities Inc. (EPCOR) today filed its annual and fourth quarter results for 2013. "EPCOR's 2013 results from core operations demonstrated the value of our business strategy with solid performance across the Company. EPCOR's results are a reflection of the performance of our people, who work diligently to keep the lights on and water running each and every day," said EPCOR President and CEO David Stevens. The Company's Heartland Transmission line (50% joint arrangement with AltaLink) was placed into service in December 2013. EPCOR's results were impacted by a fourth quarter non-cash impairment charge and non-cash loss on sale, both in relation to our investment in Capital Power and neither of which had an adverse impact on our business. Highlights of EPCOR's financial performance are as follows: -- Net income wa... (more)

iEfficient.com Empowers Inland Empire Water Users to Cut Waste

INLAND EMPIRE, Calif., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 20 water agencies and city governments across the Inland Empire have collaborated to launch iEfficient.com, a comprehensive water conservation website supported by a coordinated multimedia public outreach effort urging Inland Empire residents to end water waste. At iEfficient.com, which went live today, visitors can connect to existing conservation resources and information about how to protect the region's precious water supplies. Along with a mobile app under development, the site links users to their water providers and the water-saving rebates and programs available to them. The regional effort will be supported by advertising in local media outlets and theaters, on billboards and buses, and through social media. The goal is to encourage and empower thousands of local residents and businesses to do th... (more)

NCMEC and Honeywell Partner to Bring Abduction Prevention Education to America's Elementary Schools

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the FBI, in 2013 more than 400,000 children were reported missing in the United States. National AMBER Alert Awareness Day, recognized annually in January, is a reminder of the dangers that face our children. Building on the significance of that day, the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) and Honeywell (NYSE: HON), with spokesperson Tia Mowry, today announced the KidSmartz™ "Safety Dance" Video Contest, a nationwide competition aimed at equipping elementary school students with the skills and confidence they need to be safer from abduction. Experience the interactive multimedia release here: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7423851-honeywell-ncmec-kidsmartz/ "Alerting the public when abductions happen is critical, but abduction prevention is equally important. If you want to mak... (more)

Microsoft Cloud Centers Coming Online

Microsoft threw the switch on its new mega data center in Dublin on July 1 and expects to do same for the one it's built in Chicago on July 20. The facilities are meant to support the company's Online, Live and cloud services. Dublin is Microsoft's first mega site outside the U.S. It covers 303,000 square feet capable of 5.4 megawatts of power, now on its way to 22.2 megawatts with demand. The Chicago site covers 700,000 square feet, the size of 16 football fields, with 30 megawatts to start and capable of 60 megawatts. Two-thirds of the place is optimized for containerized servers, which Microsoft says conserve energy. Each of the pre-packaged containers holds 1,800-2,500 servers. Microsoft says their density can exceed traditional data centers by 10 times. ... (more)

Whale Watching In Australia

“The winch, synchronized with the flensers knife, accelerates, and the bada ~ (the Norwegian word for baleen) with a wrenching tear, parts from the whale and swings wildly up into the air and outboard over the ship’s side, just grazing the bulwarks. During the half-second when it is outboard the winchman lets go his brake, and the lethal mass, which would smash to pulp anyone or anything in it’s way, plunges down toward the sea ~ usually! I’ve seen maybe five or six men killed by the bada alone’, Davison told me.....” —from ‘Of Whales and Men’ There’s romance in the old whaling days, and one cannot help but to be fascinated by the stories of this bygone era ~ The men who paddled out in small boats armed with hand held harpoons to do battle with the great whales. Many drowned and even the more modern whaling operations in the early to mid 1900’s had a high level of d... (more)

Organizations Are Missing Huge Opportunity to Divert Trash From Landfills and Benefit the Bottom Line, New GREEN Study Finds

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 05/22/07 -- Caught between mountains of garbage and a rapidly shrinking number of landfills to put it in, organizations are facing increasing pressure to find viable alternatives that both meet business needs and address environmental issues. And even when those alternatives are available, and organizations are aware of them, the changes are painfully slow in coming. That's the sobering conclusion reached in "Garbage Is a Terrible Thing to Waste," a comprehensive report from the Global Renewable Energy and Environmental Network (GREEN), underwritten by BioSystem Solutions. The study quantifies the current processes for waste management and highlights potential benefits of better managing biodegradable waste streams. The findings will also be discussed on a webcast hosted by GREEN tomorrow, May 23, at 2pm EDT/11am PDT. Interested par... (more)

An Itty-Bitty Chip Could Slash a Data Center’s Energy Bill

Imagine a data center chock full of heterogeneous equipment and running hot. That should be an easy exercise since they all are. But now it's important to stop the waste and reduce energy consumption. Where do you start? Well, it might be nice to whittle the problem down to size and figure out what in that sea of servers and whatnot are the biggest offenders. A start-up called Sentilla says it can help. It's got a wireless sensor network that can track energy use in data centers from multiple vendors, including the facility itself. IT managers can set a baseline with the consolidated information and establish power usage effective (PUE), the first step in an energy reduction strategy. Sentilla says its sensors, itty-bitty Java-based computers the size of a dime embedded in an intelligent power strip, can go anywhere or be attached to anything, even a blast furnace, ... (more)

Chief Networking Officer and Senior Executives

You certainly have heard several stories like that of John Smith, a senior executive of a large company. He has worked for over 20 years in the major market players. He had a career up and always brought good results to their employers. He is a well recognized professional by his peers in the market. Until recently, he was the Commercial Director and a person of full confidence of a business owner. He had full power in decision making and used this resource skillfully on behalf of the company. However, time has changed. As part of a competitor´s expansion strategy, the company was acquired and John´s position was considered "redundant" by the buyer who preferred a professional of his own trust, of personal and professional knowledge to take John´s place. And now John? You are 50, 3 children to raise and a high standard of living. Despite your enviable curriculum and... (more)