Crushing blow to the real versus fake Christmas Tree debate: artificial Christmas trees can have up to ten times the carbon footprint as real trees.
When Westcor Land Title Company moved out of its office to a new, 20,000-plus square foot space, a major concern came when installing a lighting system. The company’s previous system had been a burden on employees, who often complained about eye strain and headaches from the buzzing of lights. Westcor installed Cree LED lighting for a number of reasons, and employees couldn’t be happier with the new solution.
Sean Corcorran of Steelcase, who will be attending EDUCAUSE 2015, discusses how colleges are running out of ways to provide students the power they need to charge their devices, and how they can solve this with their furniture-based solution.
While the recent slump in oil prices has created a downturn in buzz about green technology, companies should still keep eco-friendly technology in mind when making purchases. Aside from the social benefits – it’s always a great PR pitch when a company can boast about implementing green technology – in the long run green technology is economically viable as well. In the case of collaboration technology, going green can be a helpful solution.
With its 86 propane buses, Boston Public Schools are reducing student exposure to diesel exhaust and improve their health and safety by transitioning to propane-powered buses.
Siemens served as a technology partner for the project, helping to make Carnegie Hall more energy efficient, safe and secure.
SDCCD installs a new lighting system to give its administrative building better lighting, and cut back on energy consumption.
After installing Kronos’s HR software, the Cal Poly Ponoma Foundation reduced its paper usage by 95 percent, cut down the amount of time and workers it took to process HR-related business, and made employee’s employment information more accessible to them.
Colleges use technologies like solar panels, 3D printers and software solutions to reduce their energy bills and consumption, and foster a sustainable culture on campus.
In order to support students’ computer usage and create a more environmentally friendly atmosphere on campus, Florida Atlantic University traded in its computer towers for ViewSonic’s All in One zero clients