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Energy Department Announces 34 Winners of the 2016 Housing Innovation Awards

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recognized 34 of the nation's leading builders at the 2016 Housing Innovation Awards during the Energy and Environmental Building Alliance's Excellence in Building Conference in Dallas, Texas. The winners were selected by a diverse panel of builders, architects, and industry professionals for their outstanding accomplishments in designing and building Zero Energy-Ready Homes.


Tour de Fresh Partners with Fort Worth Mayor and Industry Sponsors to Bring Salad Bars to Local Schools

Mayor of Betsy Price of Fort WorthThis year’s first local Tour de Fresh Texas event, presented by The California Giant Foundation, was set for Oct. 1, with the goal of raising $10,000 to place at least three new salad bars for local Dallas / Fort Worth schools. In the midst of planning, however, Tour de Fresh saw an opportunity to partner with Mayor Betsy Price of Fort Worth, which would allow for more sponsor costs and donations to go to funding salad bars in the Fort Worth community. With this change, Tour de Fresh expects to donate up to five salad bars.


Whole Foods Agrees to Improve Waste Management in EPA Settlement

Whole Foods sanctioned for hazardous waste by EPAFacilities in Texas, Ark., La., Okla., and N.M. included in $3.5M settlement

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a settlement with Whole Foods, Inc. over violations of hazardous waste regulations. During a year-long investigation, EPA found Whole Foods improperly identified or mishandled hazardous waste at company facilities throughout Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico and Oklahoma. In addition to correcting the violations, Whole Foods will also pay penalties totaling more than $3.5 million and promote hazardous waste compliance in the retail industry as part of a supplemental environmental project, or SEP.


Viking Cold Solutions™ delivers green, cost-effective energy saving technology to help provide 100,000 meals to hungry San Diegans

Solar Thermal Energy Storage provides significant cost savings and carbon emission reduction

Viking Cold Solutions has completed another energy efficiency installation, helping the San Diego Food Bank - the largest hunger relief organization in San Diego County-reduce costs and feed over 100,000 meals to hungry San Diegans.


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