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Almost half the world's workers —1.5 billion people — work in water related sectors and nearly all jobs depend on water and those that ensure its safe delivery, according to the United Nations. So, it’s no surprise that the theme for today's World Water Day is “Water and Jobs.”


Almost half the world's workers —1.5 billion people — work in water related sectors and nearly all jobs depend on water and those that ensure its safe delivery, according to the United Nations. So, it’s no surprise that the theme for today's World Water Day is “Water and Jobs.”

World Water Day Infographic: Advancing A Circular Economy

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World Water Day Infographic: Advancing A Circular Economy

World Water Day

Almost half the world’s workers —1.5 billion people — work in water related sectors and nearly all jobs depend on water and those that ensure its safe delivery, according to the United Nations. So, it’s no surprise that the theme for today’s World Water Day is “Water and Jobs.”


World Water Day

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The first White House Water Summit aims to mobilize a national effort to conserve and expand our water resources.


Illinois Is Top State For LEED Green Building

Illinois Is USGBC’s Top State For LEED Green Building.

Illinois retained its top national position on USGBC’s annual Top 10 States for LEED list for the third year in a row.


Top 10 States Ranked In Energy Efficiency Scorecard

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Massachusetts edges out California as most energy-efficient state, Maryland among most improved, according to the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).




Schindler Opens Elevator Manufacturing Facility In Hanover, PA

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First elevator manufacturing facility in North America to achieve LEED® Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.



Five Trends: Why Smart Building Technology Makes Good Business Sense

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New report from Jones Lang LaSalle makes the investment case for automated building systems.


QVC, Inc. Unveils Second Solar Farm In North Carolina

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In Edgecombe County, 17,244 solar panels on two farms generate 5.8 million kilowatt-hours annually for QVC’s Rocky Mount distribution center.