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Manufacturers cut 17 million metric tons of greenhouse emissions with help from EPA’s ENERGY STAR® program

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 8:17pm

Through the ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry, manufacturing plants pledged to reduce energy intensity by 10% within five years.

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  • Through the ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry, manufacturing plants pledged to reduce energy intensity by 10% within five years.
  • On average, plants that met this challenge reduced their energy intensity by 19% within an average of two years.
  • The Duwamish plant reduced its energy intensity by 42% over the ten years of the program, avoiding 2,000 tons of CO2e annually.
  • Together, the 580 plants participating in the ENERGY STAR Challenge have prevented more than 17 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions from entering our atmosphere and saved more than $443 million in energy costs.

Fintech Startup “nxtCRE” Launches Revolutionary Sales Platform for CRE

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 8:13pm

Julian Henkin, a nxtCRE founding team member, added, “We match MBI with the exact properties or offerings they want from sellers, funds seeking equity, or developers looking for investors. We grant sellers free listings on our nxtCRE platform, and like a smart dating site, match them with MBI. At which point the two parties can choose to come together---and it all happens within a few days.”

Key Points: 
  • Thanks to our exclusive partnerships with major lenders across the nation, we associate with MBI before they even enter the market.
  • Ken Griggs, a nxtCRE founding team member and its lender liaison, said, For lenders, an exclusive partnership with nxtCRE allows them to earn additive revenue and originate more loans; its a win-win.
  • We grant sellers free listings on our nxtCRE platform, and like a smart dating site, match them with MBI.
  • Miami-based nxtCRE began rolling out with the launch of their website and platform today, at www.nxtcre.com
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University of Phoenix Faculty Development Chair Publishes Book on Medieval Studies

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 8:03pm

University of Phoenix is pleased to share that Kristen McQuinn, M.A., faculty development chair, has published a new book, The Two Isabellas of King John.

Key Points: 
  • University of Phoenix is pleased to share that Kristen McQuinn, M.A., faculty development chair, has published a new book, The Two Isabellas of King John.
  • The book development required a great deal of research and understanding what women in a similar social class at that time would have been experiencing.
  • McQuinn is a medievalist who completed her Master of Arts in Medieval Literature at Arizona State University.
  • McQuinn currently serves as faculty development chair with the College of General Studies, where she also oversees the Colleges quarterly publication, We Rise.

NASA Sets Live Launch Coverage for Laser Communications Demonstration

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 8:30pm

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA is taking a step toward the next era of space communications with the launch of its Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD) on Sunday, Dec. 5.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA is taking a step toward the next era of space communications with the launch of its Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD) on Sunday, Dec. 5.
  • Live coverage of the launch is scheduled to air on NASA Television, the agency's website , and the NASA App beginning at 3:30 a.m. EST.
  • STP-3 will launch on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket from Cape CanaveralSpaceForce Station in Florida.
  • Take an inside look into the development of LCRD with a laser communications show from NASA EDGE.

PressBox Graphics joins the PressBox platform to add visual content creation at speed and scale

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 8:13pm

LONDON, Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Stats Perform, the sports tech leader in data and AI technology, announcedPressBoxGraphics as the latest addition to the PressBox platform.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Stats Perform, the sports tech leader in data and AI technology, announcedPressBoxGraphics as the latest addition to the PressBox platform.
  • The acquisition and integration are a result of StatsPerform'sstrategic focus on fan engagement and helping clients succeed in a highly competitive sports media market.
  • The addition ofPressBoxGraphics to thePressBoxplatform follows the launch ofPressBoxLive andPressBoxVideo earlier this year - meaning in-play storytelling, video discovery and now visual content creation are all accessible via a single platform.
  • ThePressBoxplatform, includingPressBoxLive,PressBoxVideo, andPressBoxGraphics, is available to media, broadcast, teams, leagues, and sports organisations of all types and sizes.

EQS-News: u-blox AG: New u-blox AWS IoT ExpressLink Modules Offer Out-of-the-Box Secure Connectivity to the AWS Cloud

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 8:03pm

The AWS IoT ExpressLink modules will significantly accelerate design-in and time to market.

Key Points: 
  • The AWS IoT ExpressLink modules will significantly accelerate design-in and time to market.
  • With u-blox's NORA-W2 and SARA-R5 AWS IoT ExpressLink modules, we can go from prototype to production in days, with secure and reliable cloud connectivity that scales.
  • The two modules are the first Wi-Fi and cellular AWS IoT ExpressLink modules on the market.
  • "By simplifying access to cloud services, AWS IoT ExpressLink knocks down one of the key barriers standing in the way of newcomers to the IoT space: complexity."

Government of Canada Announces $1-Million Grand Prize Winner of the Women in Cleantech Challenge

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 7:41pm

The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, in concert with MaRS ,announced the $1-million grand prize winner of the Impact Canada Women in Cleantech Challenge : Amanda Hall, Chief Executive Officer of Summit Nanotech , based in Calgary, Alberta.

Key Points: 
  • The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, in concert with MaRS ,announced the $1-million grand prize winner of the Impact Canada Women in Cleantech Challenge : Amanda Hall, Chief Executive Officer of Summit Nanotech , based in Calgary, Alberta.
  • The grand prize winner of the Women in Cleantech Challenge was selected through a competitive and rigorous process designed and delivered by MaRs.
  • The Women in CleantechChallengeis one of six cleantech challenges that are part of the Impact Canada Cleantechinitiative.
  • Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Summit Nanotech
    "The Women in Cleantech Challenge was designed to help mitigate the gender imbalance in cleantech and to scale six new high-potential cleantech companies, led by women.

PressBox Graphics joins the PressBox platform to add visual content creation at speed and scale

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 7:36pm

LONDON, Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Stats Perform, the sports tech leader in data and AI technology, announcedPressBoxGraphics as the latest addition to the PressBox platform.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Stats Perform, the sports tech leader in data and AI technology, announcedPressBoxGraphics as the latest addition to the PressBox platform.
  • The acquisition and integration are a result of StatsPerform'sstrategic focus on fan engagement and helping clients succeed in a highly competitive sports media market.
  • The addition ofPressBoxGraphics to thePressBoxplatform follows the launch ofPressBoxLive andPressBoxVideo earlier this year - meaning in-play storytelling, video discovery and now visual content creation are all accessible via a single platform.
  • ThePressBoxplatform, includingPressBoxLive,PressBoxVideo, andPressBoxGraphics, is available to media, broadcast, teams, leagues, and sports organisations of all types and sizes.

Enterprise Automation Expands Its Digital Ecosystem Through Reekoh Partnership

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 7:30pm

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Enterprise Automation (EA) , A Tetra Tech Company, announced a strategic partnership today with data and workflow specialists, Reekoh, to deliver agile and modular data integration platforms.

Key Points: 
  • IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Enterprise Automation (EA) , A Tetra Tech Company, announced a strategic partnership today with data and workflow specialists, Reekoh, to deliver agile and modular data integration platforms.
  • Reekoh's integration platform ensures data integrity and rapid decision-making that support artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and digital twin applications.
  • This partnership will expand EA's digital solution ecosystem and expand customer linkages between physical and data assets.
  • "The Reekoh solution will reduce the time, cost, complexity, and risk that typically accompanies the transmission and transformation of information between the IT and OT worlds.

Local Non-Profits Receive a $2.2 Million Boost From OnPoint Community Credit Union in 2021

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 7:14pm

Visit OnPoint's blog to learn more about Rose Haven's critical role in the community and how OnPoint is supporting its mission.

Key Points: 
  • Visit OnPoint's blog to learn more about Rose Haven's critical role in the community and how OnPoint is supporting its mission.
  • From November 30 to December 10, OnPoint followers can select six organizations to receive donations from the credit union by following/liking OnPoint channels and sharing the non-profit they support.
  • OnPoint donated more than $1 million to local and regional non-profits in 2019 and more than $1.65 million in 2020.
  • With this year's $2.2 million in donations, of which more than $500,000 went to DEI-focused organizations, the credit union remains committed to expanding its charitable giving efforts even further.