Traditional builders look to green construction trends to reap sizeable benefits

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Sustainable design and green architecture is just as important as the right industrial mixer for today’s top builders. Leading builders around the world are entering into the green construction space which is one of the hottest growing building trends. Homeowners and developers are grabbing onto this resource-efficient and environmentally responsible trend. It includes everything from the right architecture to the ideal industrial mixer. This trend is solidly established in commercial construction and gated residential communities. Moreover, it is gaining ground at a highly attractive rate among more conventional home real…

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Sustainability practices could provide companies with significant financial and eco-friendly opportunities

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According to a recent Ernst & Young LLP survey, though there are two important green benefits for companies who make efforts for sustainability – environmental friendliness, and financial savings – many are not able to take advantage of those opportunities due to a lack of integration between sustainability programs and tax departments. In fact, only 16 percent of the survey respondents that stated that they either currently have or are already working on the creation of an environmental sustainability strategy, also claimed that their finance or tax departments played an…

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Hydrogen-powered ferry coming to New York City

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Hornblower Cruises, a charter yacht and ferry services company based in San Francisco, California, has announced that New York City will be home to a new hydrogen-powered ferry that will conduct tours of Ellis Island. The ferry will be based on a hybrid vessel used in California to conduct tours of the Bay Area. The New York ferry will be powered by hydrogen fuel cells, which themselves will be powered by solar panels situated throughout the vessel. The system is designed to make the ship completely emissions-free. Hydrogen has been…

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Cuba begins testing hydrogen powered cars

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Hydrogen fuel has become a subject of interest in Cuba of late. Fuel cells have gained worldwide acclaim for their efficiency and performance, leading many to call hydrogen the fuel of the future. Cuba’s Natural Hydrogen Group is now conducting preliminary tests of fuel cell vehicles to see first-hand whether or not the alternative fuel lives up to the hype. Students from around the nation will be participating in the study, according to Tania Carbonel Morales, director of the Center for Studies on Renewable Energy Technologies. The students will be…

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