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How Orlando brings greater green to developers and the community

The City of Orlando has targeted a 20% reduction in total electricity consumption. The baseline year for that goal was 2010 when per capita consumption was 12,003 KwH. A related 2040 goal aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 90% below 2007 levels.[1] Towards those achievements, the city has initiated a Green Building Incentive Program (GBIP). […]

Sustainable investments favored as economies evolve

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors are well-known in international business.[1] In an investment decision, ESG data provides a way to earn financial returns while participating in long-term safeguarding of the planet and having positive impact on people’s lives.[2] The number of sustainable funds have more than tripled in the past decade. As of March […]
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Earth Day/Every Day resolutions
as shared by our team

Recently, several members of our team looked back at Earth Day, 2022. These are some of the thoughts they shared about “everyday Earth Days” in their lives. Earth Day is about appreciating the beauty and importance of nature. We often take it for granted, but everything from the trees to the bugs to the air […]

Beyond mountains of waste, a sustainable economy is seen

The linear economy has persisted domesticly and worldwide. Until recently, democracies, monarchies, and totalian regimes have all followed the same economic model. Drawing the line This model has served many generations, yet it endangers future generations. Some of the consequences are piled in front of us today. Others drift in the oceans, pollute our air, […]

How EV service fleets can extend their range

A transition from high maintenance petroleum vehicles brings challenges and opportunities to fleet managers. Proactive steps taken today can reduce acquisition and maintenance costs by better planning for tomorrow’s EV service fleets.
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ecoPreserve to support Central/North Florida Resilience Hub

ecoPreserve is pleased to participate with the Urban Sustainability Directors Network to support a Resilience Hub for Central and North Florida. The hub will priortize service to intentionally marginalized populations.
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National laboratories explore tomorrow’s energy grid

The 17 national laboratories of the US Department of Energy have been leaders in scientific innovation for more than seventy years. Much of the research at those laboratories today focuses on how to migrate the petrol-powered energy grid of today to one that leverages renewable energy. The transformation will involve significant challenges: Delivering ample power, […]

Online event to focus on energy and environmental careers

Are you working in the energy and environmental sector or pursuing opportunities there? Here’s an online event that you may wish to consider: On Wednesday, April 20th at 4:00 pm Eastern time, the Council on Women in Energy & Environmental Leadership (CWEEL) will present a Career Spotlight and Mastermind Coaching Session. Register for the 4/20/2022 […]

The lower-carbon future of coal-fired power plants

Conversion to natural gas In the 1980’s, horizontal drilling and fracking had become common practice. Natural gas prices plummeted. Those lower costs, and the reduced carbon dioxide emissions of natural gas, caused many coal-fired power plants to be converted to natural gas. Power plant owners minimized transition costs, using the existing power grid without having […]