Henry County, Kentucky schools recognized for energy efficiency

On Feb. 23, the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet (EEC) recognized the Henry County School District for earning the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification in all of the district’s five school buildings. Certificates signed by Governor Matt Bevin and Cabinet Secretary Charles Snavely were presented to school officials during the Feb. 23

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Mississippi schools, auto industry making news

Great things are happening in Mississippi! The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality’s (MDEQ) January newsletter features exciting environmental news regarding education and the auto industry.

A campaign by the Rankin County School District to reduce energy consumption in its buildings has earned 25 of its 28 schools the prestigious ENERGY STAR designation for superior energy

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KPPC Wins 2014 Energy Star Award

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presented the Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center (KPPC) with a 2014 Energy Star Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence Award. KPPC was selected for its continued leadership in helping commercial and industrial facilities build self-sustaining energy management programs. The award was presented at the annual Energy Star awards ceremony held on

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Toyota Mississippi 'Turns on the Power' at Earth Day Celebration

The FINANCIAL — Being green in Northeast Mississippi got a lot easier as dozens of community members and citizens joined Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Mississippi, Inc. (Toyota), TVA and New Albany Light, Gas & Water (NALGW) this morning at a ceremony to celebrate Earth Day 2013 by “powering on” Toyota’s new 50 kilowatt solar array.

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EPA Announces Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings in the US

Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Chicago, New York, Atlanta rank in top five

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a list of U.S. metropolitan areas with the most Energy Star certified buildings in 2012, highlighting how owners and managers of commercial buildings across the country are taking action on climate change while delivering

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More and More Housing Companies Embrace Green Living

MATTHEWS, NC, Jul 18, 2012 — Melodika.net reports that an increasing number of homeowners are seeking sustainable living options. In doing so, they are improving the environmental impact their properties have while decreasing, in many cases, the operational costs associated with running their homes. Homes by Vanderbuilt, a builder of prefabricated, modular properties, asserts that

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EPA and the Georgia Force Encourage Metro Atlanta to Take the “Change the World with ENERGY STAR®” Pledge

ATLANTA — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in partnership with the Georgia Force, will collect Change the World with ENERGY STAR® pledges at the Georgia Force Arena Football game on Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 7:00 pm in the Gwinnett Arena on 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth, GA.

The goal of the Georgia Force

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Energy Transparency Key to Greening Buildings

From Huffington Post Green. Why isn’t technology solving our energy problems? As venture capitalist Elton Sherwin discovered, you have to get people to buy the technology first.

Sherwin invested in energy efficiency devices that had huge potential, only to see them flounder in the market. That’s why he got involved with Washington, DC-based Institute for

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KPPC Named 2012 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes KPPC as ENERGY STAR Partner of the year for second consecutive year.

KPPC-Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center continues to set the standard for delivering energy efficiency and environmental technical assistance services. On March 15, KPPC was presented with the 2012 Energy Star Partner of the Year Award for Program

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