Tuesday, February 28, 2017

GreenChill Webinar: Leak Detection: Tools and Best Practices for Supermarkets Inbox x

Topic: Leak Detection: Tools and Best Practices for Supermarkets
Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00pm (Eastern time)
 
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Please join us for a GreenChill webinar on Tuesday, March 21 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm Eastern.
 
As the regulatory landscape continues to shift around the commercial refrigeration industry, retailers and contractors are under increasing pressure to reduce — and even eliminate — refrigerant leaks. Do you know where in your facility leaks can occur and how you can use detection technologies more effectively? Join John Wallace from Emerson Climate Technologies as he discusses:  what an effective leak detection program looks like and the benefits of putting such a program in place; an overview of the regulatory environment related to leak detection; and how to apply various leak detection technologies, including tips on interpreting results.
 
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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Sustainable Packaging is Sensible Packaging – Infographic

Sustainable Packaging is Sensible Packaging – Infographic 
The modern consumer is environmentally conscious, so businesses who make a demonstrable commitment to sustainability are increasingly likely to have an edge over competitors who are blasé about their environmental responsibilities. Likewise, many of the world’s most recognizable brands are embracing the concept of sustainable packaging. For example, Apple has reduced the weight of packaging for the iPhone 7 by 34% from the 6S and 6S Plus.
This infographic from Bracken Foam Fabricators (http://www.foamfabricators.ie/) explores trends in packaging sustainability and outlines examples of sustainable and unsustainable packaging. There’s also some recommendations as to what manufacturers can do to make their packaging as environmentally friendly as possible. 
Businesses now realize that the decisions they make at the packaging stage can have a seismic impact on whether a consumer buys the product or opts for a greener competitor. Sustainable packing is very much the way forward.

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Green home improvement is a hot topic these days

Green home improvement is a hot topic these days. With the cost of water rising throughout much of the country and energy policies facing an uncertain future, more homeowners than ever before are showing an interest in energy-saving remodeling projects and upgrades. Greening your home is good for the planet, but let’s face it: The biggest incentive for most homeowners is the bottom line. The problem? Energy-saving home improvement projects won’t necessarily save you money. That’s because many green home upgrades have a high upfront cost, and it can take a long time before the savings pay you back. The following infographic takes a look at a few upgrades that will save you money within two years or less.

Green Home Upgrades created by Accella Polyurethane Systems

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Trees and The Environment - Infographic


People need to start realising the incredible job trees do for us. They ask so little but give so much, yet we still don’t give trees the respect they deserve. Too many rainforests are being depleted and too many trees are being cut down and not being replaced.
Trees produce enough oxygen to keep a family of four breathing for one whole year. That really is an extraordinary statistic. Trees also help us to relax, can lower our heart rates, and reduce our stress levels. Moreover, they can help with the production of many important products for humans but it’s important we do this sustainably.
Check out this infographic from Capital Garden Services more information on the incredible things trees do for us.

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Friday, February 10, 2017

GreenChill Webinar: Overview of EPA's GreenChill Program

Topic: Overview of EPA's GreenChill Program
Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00pm (Eastern time)
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Dear GreenChill stakeholders,
Topic: Overview of EPA's GreenChill Program
Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017 (this webinar was previously scheduled for March 7)
Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00pm (Eastern time)
 
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Please join us for a GreenChill webinar on Wednesday, March 8 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm Eastern. Tom Land from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will provide an overview of the GreenChill program and the resources it has developed for the supermarket industry.
 
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On Monday, February 6, you received an invitation from this email address for a GreenChill webinar on Tuesday, March 7, titled “Overview of EPA's GreenChill Program.” This webinar has been re-scheduled for Wednesday, March 8 at 2pm Eastern.

Due to a technical anomaly, we are unable to recall or modify the original webinar invitation to reflect this change. We will be sending a new webinar invitation shortly. We ask that you please delete the March 7 invitation from your calendar.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to respond to this email or contact Tom Land, the EPA GreenChill Program manager.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Sincerely,


The GreenChill Team 

Please join us for a GreenChill webinar on Tuesday, March 7 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm Eastern. Tom Land from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will provide an overview of the GreenChill program and the resources it has developed for the supermarket industry.
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Spring is coming & it’s time to check your timber decking

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GreenChill Webinar: Efforts to Reduce Refrigerant Emissions through the Consumer Goods Forum

Topic: Efforts to Reduce Refrigerant Emissions through the Consumer Goods Forum
Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00pm (Eastern time)
 
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Please join us for a GreenChill webinar on Tuesday, February 28 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm Eastern, for a webinar focused on efforts to reduce refrigerant emissions through the Consumer Goods Forum (http://www.theconsumergoodsforum.com/). Ignacio Gavilan will introduce the CGF and provide background information on what steps the forum has taken to reduce refrigerant emissions at an organizational level. The webinar will include testimonials from supermarkets who participate in the CGF, with explanations of how those companies are demonstrating the business case for phasing down HFCs; the challenges they face in reducing refrigerant emissions; and how they are addressing those challenges.
 
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Solar energy can be confusing for homeowners

Solar energy can be confusing for homeowners: "Is Solar Worth It?" "How Much Can I Save with Solar?" "Do Solar Panels Increase Home Value?" Let's Go Solar has created a special FAQ section to help quickly answer consumers' most-asked questions. Our comprehensive resources provide simple, actionable information to help consumers feel confident finding the best renewable energy solutions for their homes.

Our most frequently visited guides are:

 - Do Solar Panels Increase Home Value – http://www.letsgosolar.com/faq/do-solar-panels-increase-home-value/



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Monday, January 9, 2017

GreenChill Webinar: Ongoing Efforts to Evaluate Alternative Refrigerants

Topic: Ongoing Efforts to Evaluate Alternative Refrigerants
Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00pm (Eastern time)
 
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Please join us for a GreenChill webinar on Tuesday, January 17 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm Eastern. Karim Amrane of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) will be presenting on ongoing research efforts to evaluate alternative refrigerants.
 
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GreenChill Webinar: U.S. Department of Energy Resources for Food Retailers

Topic: U.S. Department of Energy Resources for Food Retailers
Date: Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00pm (Eastern time)
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Please join us for a GreenChill webinar on Tuesday, January 10 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm Eastern. Representatives from the U.S. Department of Energy will provide information on the department’s resources for food retailers.
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