The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is universally accepted to be the biggest climate legislation in American history. The massive act, signed into law by President Biden on August 16, 2022, earmarks $369 billion in subsidies and tax credits for electric vehicles,...
Campus Apartments, a national leader in student housing, is also proving itself as a leader in global environmental sustainability.Since 1959, Campus Apartments has endeavored to positively redefine the college living experience through its mantra of “Smart Living”....
Few topics are as controversial in the sustainability industry as nuclear power’s true role and impact in a zero-carbon transition. The European Commission recently proposed that the EU Taxonomy, which identifies sustainable business activities, will include...
Luxfer Holdings PLC (NYSE: LXFR), in partnership with BioStar Renewables and Evolution Energy Partners, will break ground on a 1,950-kilowatt solar power project in Flemington, New Jersey beginning March 2022. Scheduled to come online in December 2022, the solar panel array will provide over 2.6 million kilowatt-hours of electricity per year to power the Luxfer MEL Technologies factory and the surrounding community.
The Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association (GPHA) partnered with Evolution Energy Partners to host a Hotel Engineering Tour at the Homewood Suites University City. The tour was part of the GPHA Engineering Committee and its goal to provide education and training to hotel engineers in Philadelphia.
Late last year, the City of Boston introduced BERDO 2.0, a revised version of the 2013 Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance (BERDO). BERDO aims to decrease building emissions, requiring Boston’s large and medium-sized buildings to report their annual energy and water use, limit greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and complete an energy action and assessment every five years.
In January, the Biden Administration announced the creation of the Building Performance Standards Coalition to strengthen building performance standards across the United States. The coalition includes a partnership between 33 state and local governments and the federal government to facilitate and implement new measures to reduce emissions, create jobs, and lower energy bills.
Sustainability is no longer just a piece of positive press or simple footnote in an annual report – in fact, it may seem as if an organization can no longer survive without seriously considering its impact on society and the environment. Like many others, your organization may be feeling the pressure to become “more sustainable” or reduce your carbon footprint but struggle with competing demands on your resources and don’t even know where to start. With a few basic questions, you can kickstart an environmental, social, and governance (ESG) strategy that is simple, strategic, and straightforward.
Albright College recently announced the installation of 16 Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations on campus. The stations will be utilized by staff, students, and the community at large. The new EV charging fleet will be one of the largest accessible by the public in the Reading, PA area, providing the community with available electric power to reduce carbon emissions and drive the movement towards decarbonizing transportation.
When revenue and cost models for EV charging are aligned to generate sufficient ROI on EV charging developers and property managers may be well-positioned to reap the benefits of increased asset value, tenant retention, customer traffic, and sustainability metrics. Are the Biden Administrations’ new initiatives and incentives enough to move the needle on wider EV adoption?