Sourcing Renewables - November 27, 2021
It's the long holiday weekend! Kick back and relax with these must-read articles from around the web.
GHG Emissions - November 23, 2021
Sysco Corporation, a Houston-based foodservice distribution company, announced it has set a climate goal to reduce emissions across its global operations and the company’s entire value chain by 2030.
Distributed Energy Resources - November 23, 2021
Microsoft’s data centers will receive backup power in a new three-year project through a collaboration with Caterpillar Inc. and Ballard Power Systems.
GHG Emissions - November 22, 2021
Electrification of building loads presents a significant opportunity to reduce site-level GHG emissions, especially when combined with renewable and zero-carbon electricity resources. This report from Better Buildings focuses on electrification and decarbonization of space heating and water heating loads using electric heat pump systems.
Solar - November 19, 2021
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced that its SUSTIE® net zero-energy building (ZEB) test facility reduced its energy consumption to less than 0%.
GHG Emissions - November 18, 2021
Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) announced Nov. 16 that it established a baseline for its Scope 1 and 2 emissions by publishing its carbon levels in 2020 that can be compared with future emissions targets.
November 15, 2021 - By Lotte Schlegel, IMT
What if someone told you that by the end of this decade, we could improve life for nearly everyone in America by changing the way we design, build, operate, and value buildings? This column from Lotte Schlegel, IMT's Executive Director, explains how real estate can lead the way to economic opportunities, climate solutions, and social justice.
Energy Efficiency - November 15, 2021
EasyJet announced it has joined Race to Zero, a global UN-backed campaign to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 at the latest and is committed to setting an interim science-based target for 2035.
GHG Emissions - November 12, 2021
Aleph Farms announced its roadmap for reaching net-zero emissions in its operations by 2025 and the entire value chain by 2030 to fulfill commitments established in April 2020.
GHG Emissions - November 11, 2021
U.S. Bank announced several commitments to address the impacts of climate change on its business, customers and communities, including reaching net zero GHG emissions by 2050 and sourcing 100% renewable electricity.