Some American households experience food insecurity at times during the year.
September 22, 2016
This report, “Household Food Security in the United States in 2015,” presents statistics from the survey covering households’ food security, food expenditures and use of federal food and nutrition assistance programs in 2015.
The report shows that the design and construction industry in the United States is poised for wider adoption of building practices that prioritize the physical, mental and social well-being of tenants and occupants.
September 16, 2016
The design and construction of healthier buildings is a key business benefit for building owners, developers, managers and investors, according to the results of a new SmartMarket Report released by Dodge Data & Analytics, New York, in partnership with U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Washington, D.C.
Plaza Provision Co., a leading food distributor in Puerto Rico, installed its fourth thermal energy storage (TES) system from Viking Cold Solutions, Houston, Texas, to help reduce energy consumption by over 30%.
Food waste is so problematic that it initiated a statement from agriculture secretary Tom Vilasick and EPA deputy administrator Stan Meiburg in 2015 to announce the nation’s first-ever national food loss and waste goal, calling for a 50% reduction by 2030 as an initiative for governments, charitable/faith-based organizations and the private sector.
By leveraging its vertically integrated business model, Smithfield's sustainability efforts drive efficiency throughout its operations and yield benefits along the supply chain.
August 11, 2016
Smithfield Foods, Inc., Smithfield, Va., released its 2015 Sustainability & Financial Report, which was prepared in accordance with the core option of the G4 Guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative.
The Greenbuild sustainability program addresses environmental impact through the following seven objectives. Check-out the case studies from the Greenbuild 2015 Sustainability Report below that illustrate our efforts around each objective.
The next offering of the Industrial Refrigeration Workshop will be February 13-17, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina. This one-week course is intended for those who make decisions such as the purchase of new components, and the enlargement or modification of the plant. Manufacturers of components learn how their products fit into the entire system.
ATLANTA – The need for practical building modeling applications along with the need to transform the design approach to a collaborative process from a sequential process will be explored in an upcoming specialty conference organized by ASHRAE.