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Cooling Down Chicago: How Green and Cool Roofs Could Impact Urban Climate

June 1, 2016 - in Buildings, Corporate, Energy

More than 50 percent of today’s population lives in cities. According to the United Nations Development Programme, that number is predicted to rise to 70 percent by 2050. Growing urbanization increases the overall temperature of a city as buildings, roads,…

AirVisual Launches Free Air Pollution Forecasts for More than 5,000 Cities Worldwide

January 6, 2016 - in Corporate, Environment, Maintenance, Sensors

BEIJING, Jan. 6, 2016—AirVisual, a social enterprise providing air quality tools and information, now offers free air pollution forecasts for more than…

Aclima and Google Maps Make Commitment to Map Air Pollution in Los Angeles and Other California Cities With Street View Cars

September 29, 2015 - in Sensors, Smart Cities, Transportation

NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2015—Aclima, a San Francisco company specializing in the development, design and deployment of environmental sensor networks, announced…

FAA Awards $24.5 Million in Environmental Grants to Airports

September 17, 2015 - in Environment

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2015—U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx recently awarded $24.5 million in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants to 11 airports around the country to reduce emissions and improve air quality through the FAA’s Voluntary…

New York City Begins Green Infrastructure Construction

April 20, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate

April 16, 2015—Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Emily Lloyd and Department of Design and Construction (DDC) Commissioner Dr. Feniosky Peña-Mora today announced that construction is set to begin this month on approximately 90 specially…

FAA Awards $10.2 Million in Environmental Grant to Airports

October 27, 2014 - in Financial, Maintenance, Transportation

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 24, 2014—U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx recently awarded $10.2 million in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants to six airports around the country to reduce emissions and improve air quality through the FAA’s Voluntary…

London Launches an Air Quality Manifesto

July 31, 2014 - in Projects, Transportation

London Mayor Boris Johnson and Lord Mayor Alderman Fiona Woolf hosted the Corporation of the City of London Air Quality reception last night, held at Mansion House, where a new Air Quality Manifesto for London was launched. Mayor Boris Johnson, who arrived…

PerkinElmer Launches Novel Real-Time Air Quality Sensor Network

June 10, 2014 - in Corporate, Environment, Sensors

PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE:PKI), a global leader focused on the health and safety of people and the environment, today announced the launch of Elm, an innovative air monitoring service providing local air quality analysis for individuals, smart cities and sustainable…

Penske Truck Leasing Repeats as U.S. EPA SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award Winner

April 22, 2014 - in Corporate, Transportation

The SmartWay Affiliate Challenge is a national challenge developed by EPA to acknowledge organizations that participate in SmartWay and do an exceptional job supporting the partnership's freight sustainability goals. SmartWay Affiliate Honorees have initiated…

Bluesky Announces Commercial Trials of Airborne Air Quality Mapper

February 13, 2014 - in Corporate, Environment, Sensors

Aerial mapping company Bluesky is launching a service to map air quality across towns and cities. Having successfully completed a project to map air pollution in the city of Leicester Bluesky is seeking new sites in the UK to trial its ground breaking survey…