Monthly Archives: September 2016

Toyota of Corvallis on Track to be World’s First Net Zero Energy Auto Dealership

Toyota of Corvallis on Track to be World’s First Net Zero Energy Auto Dealership

Corvallis, Ore. (Sept. 30, 2016) – Toyota of Corvallis is on schedule to be the world’s first Certified Net Zero Energy Automotive Dealership. Over the next 14 months, Gensler—the architect of the new building—will oversee data collection to help ensure this certification becomes a reality. Additionally, construction of the facility was built to adhere to ... Read More
 
Ford Sees A/C Condensate As a Clean Drinking-Water Source

Ford Sees A/C Condensate As a Clean Drinking-Water Source

Yes, bottled water really does cost more than gasoline. So does nearly any common liquid consumers can buy, actually. But there’s an unfortunate reality check in this musing: While choosing Aquafina or Perrier over good, clean, cheap tap water is a choice many Americans make, quite a few places elsewhere aren’t fortunate enough to have ... Read More
 
Johnson Controls earns Star of Energy Efficiency Chairman’s Award

Johnson Controls earns Star of Energy Efficiency Chairman’s Award

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Johnson Controls, the global leader in buildings and energy solutions, has been selected by the Alliance to Save Energy to receive the Star of Energy Efficiency Chairman’s Award in recognition of its innovative start-stop battery technology. “We are honored to receive this award and recognition for our start-stop battery technology, ... Read More
 
The Connection between EVs, Batteries and a Clean Grid

The Connection between EVs, Batteries and a Clean Grid

2016-09-19, GM Green: The Chevrolet Bolt EV just received an EPA-estimated range rating of 238 miles per charge. And GM just committed to meet its entire electricity needs at all of its global operations using renewable energy by 2050. The two pieces of news from the automaker go hand in hand, representing GM’s vision of ... Read More
 
GM Commits to 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2050

GM Commits to 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2050

DETROIT – General Motors plans to generate or source all electrical power for its 350 operations in 59 countries with 100 percent renewable energy — such as wind, sun and landfill gas — by 2050. “Establishing a 100 percent renewable energy goal helps us better serve society by reducing environmental impact,” said GM Chairman and ... Read More