Beat Blog

by Allison Nozza, JDM on Nov 02, 2017
The Beat Blog recently told you about Cleveland Clinic’s new case study on Green Revolving Funds for Healthcare projects. Inspired by the growing interest in this funding mechanism, Better Buildings has compiled this excellent resource, and many others, into the Green Revolving Funds Toolkit....
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Jun 13, 2017
The NYC Mayor’s Office of Sustainability is inviting leading retail organizations with locations in New York City to join the NYC Carbon Challenge program. Started in 2007, the NYC Carbon Challenge is a groundbreaking public-private partnership between the NYC Mayor’s Office of Sustainability and...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on May 30, 2017
The 2017 Better Buildings Summit brought nearly 1,000 of the nation's leading energy experts to Washington, D.C. May 15-17. Representatives from the Retail, Food Service, and Grocery (RFSG) sector came together in a number of different ways to share knowledge and insights from their store and...
by Monica Kanojia on Jun 14, 2016
Driving the reduction of energy consumption and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through efficiency projects in the retail sector can be difficult, particularly when many energy managers lack awareness of financing mechanisms available to them to fund their projects. To address this market barrier,...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on May 29, 2015
Amy Hargroves, director of corporate responsibility and sustainability for Sprint, picked 5 questions to answer. Sprint was recently honored as a goal achievers, for reaching 36 percent energy savings through the Better Buildings Challenge. If you could invent one energy-saving solution, what...
by Holly Carr on May 04, 2015
On Monday the Staples team hosted us at a fantastic energy event: An Eco-Treasure Hunt at their 1 million square foot Hagerstown, MD distribution center. The Eco-Treasure Hunt is a proven, effective model for discovering energy efficiency opportunities at an individual facility, while building...