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Sandvik Group Recognizes Kanthal as Sustainability Award Winner

Achieving zero carbon dioxide and nitrogen oxide emissions is no easy task — especially for those operating gas furnaces. To accelerate the green revolution in aluminium production, Kanthal, part of Sandvik Materials Technology (SMT), is using its expertise in heating technology to ignite a step-change towards clean energy alternatives. In recognition of Kanthal’s success, its landmark “Go Green” testing service has been awarded Sandvik’s first sustainability award. Industries such as aluminium… Read More

2019 Energy Efficiency Indicator Survey Shows Planned Increased Investment In Sustainability, Resilience And Smart Building Technology

Recently, Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) released the findings from its 2019 Energy Efficiency Indicator study to gauge respondents’ plans to invest in energy efficiency. The survey – in its 13th year – was completed in December 2019 prior to the widespread outbreak of the global COVID-19 pandemic, and at the time, found that almost two-thirds of global respondents (64 percent) planned to increase investment in energy efficiency, renewable energy and smart building technology. “Although we… Read More

Honeywell launches First Autonomous Building Sustainability Solution to Fight Rising Global Energy Consumption

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today the launch of Honeywell Forge Energy Optimization, a cloud-based, closed-loop, machine learning solution that continuously studies a building’s energy consumption patterns and automatically adjusts to optimal energy saving settings without compromising occupant comfort levels. Honeywell Forge Energy Optimization, the first autonomous building solution focused on decreasing energy consumption, may deliver double-digit energy savings, decrease a building’s carbon footprint, and can be implemented without significant upfront capital expenses or changes to… Read More

Grundfos Receives Global Innovation Award for Sustainable Water Solutions

Frost & Sullivan Acknowledge Grundfos’s Work to Deliver Pioneering, Sustainable Water Solutions to a World Where Millions Still Lack Access to Safe Water Frost & Sullivan has presented Grundfos with this year’s award for best practices in Emerging Market Innovation in sustainable water solutions. The global research company praises Grundfos for addressing water challenges in emerging markets by introducing solar-powered water pumps that are straightforward to install while also – as another initiative – innovating… Read More

Carrier Highlights Societal and Environmental Benefits of the Sustainable Cold Chain at United Nations Meeting of the Montréal Protocol

Carrier Transicold & Refrigeration Systems President David Appel discussed the sustainable cold chain and how it can cut food loss and waste, during a roundtable session in front of nearly 200 member nations at the 31st Meeting of the Parties of the Montréal Protocol on Nov. 7. Carrier Refrigeration is a part of Carrier, a leading global provider of innovative heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), refrigeration, fire, security and building… Read More

Danfoss Symposium Explores Deep Retrofits and the Path Toward Resilience, Efficiency, and Sustainability

Cities and states are now assuming a leadership role on climate, resilience, and energy efficiency, and the 33rd Danfoss EnVisioneering Symposium convened thought leaders from industry, advocacy, and policy on June 4 in Washington, DC, to examine paths on which state and local government might drive the deep building retrofits that are critical to a sustainable built environment. Danfoss symposium participants “At our symposium on resilience last year, we saw that… Read More