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SRP Offers Free CFL Bulbs To Help Customers Save

by in Green

Salt River Project (SRP) is giving away a half-dozen compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) at no cost to customers to help them start the year saving energy and money. To participate, SRP customers need to go to and complete an online form. SRP will then mail customers two A-shaped, two globe and two T2,… Read More →

Managing Downstream And Upstream Risks

Managing Downstream and Upstream Risks
by in Industry Insiders

Examine your company’s cash flow needs and managing downstream and upstream risks Even the strongest, most sophisticated contractor has probably taken a lump or two over the past year as a result of one of the worst stretches the construction industry has seen in decades. Because of these challenges, there are many ways that you… Read More →

Elementary School Leaves A Small Carbon Footprint

Tartesso Elementary
by in Education | Featured | Green

Buckeye’s Tartesso Elementary School is receiving high marks, but it has nothing to do with the kids in the classroom. On Aug. 19, 2010, the United States Green Building Council awarded the 3-year-old school with a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Certification for sustainable building design. Tartesso, a part of the Saddle… Read More →

Solar-Power, Eco-Friendly Grand Canyon & More

Grand Canyon
by in Around Arizona | Blogs | Green

With so much happening locally, this week we’ve gathered stories about Arizona’s green endeavors, including a solar-powered plane and the Grand Canyon’s eco-friendly practices, and why a massive lawn is part of the Postal Service’s goal to reduce its energy needs. Please feel free to send along any interesting stories you’d like to see featured… Read More →

Data Centers Are Doing Their Part To Reduce Carbon Emissions

Reduce Carbon Emissions - AZ Business Magazine Jul/Aug 2010

Anytime a business owner goes online to bank, shop for equipment or place a classified ad for a new employee, chances are they are navigating what’s become known as the cloud — a metaphor for the Internet where business transactions are more and more commonplace and economically sensible. And Phoenix, interestingly, has its own slice… Read More →

BIG Green Awards: Green Processes

General Dynamics Green Processes - AZ Business Magazine Jul/Aug 2010

Twelve categories, hundreds of nominations — but only one will take home the green. It’s the first annual Southwest Build-it-Green Awards, where BIG teamed up with the USGBC to bring you the leanest sustainable leaders and projects in Arizona. Recipient: General Dynamics C4 Systems Scottsdale-based General Dynamics C4 Systems is cutting costs and its environmental… Read More →