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GPEC position aligned with WTO ruling on tariffs

A ruling by the World Trade Organization earlier last week affirmed the position the Greater Phoenix Economic Council held in 2012, opposing the countervailing duties placed on Chinese-manufactured solar panels. The ruling by the World Trade Organization (WTO) counters the position taken by the International Trade Commission (ITC) in 2012, which imposed tariffs on Chinese-manufactured… Read More →

Cassidy Turley Completes 69,471 SF Lease for 1st United Door Technologies

by in In The Spotlight | Newsmakers

Cassidy Turley announced it completed a lease for 69,471 square feet for 1st United Door Technologies, LLC at Geneva Industrial, 1016 W. Geneva Drive in Tempe. Senior Vice President Bruce Calfee and Vice President Josh Wyss, of Cassidy Turley’s Industrial Group, represented the Tenant while Executive Vice Presidents Steve Sayre and Pat Harlan represented the… Read More →

Beat the Heat at Scottsdale's Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse

Pinnacle Peak Patio

If you’re looking for entertainment that won’t result in heat exhaustion, you might want to head to Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse in Scottsdale. Arizona’s largest western steakhouse is planning a free concert series, “Cool Summer Nights,” that will kick off June 14, 2013. The higher elevation of Pinnacle Peak Patio provides temperatures at an average of 10… Read More →

Solar Energy Powers Aspire Kids Sports Center

energy supply - AZ Business Magazine May/June 2012
by in Energy | Featured | Green | Tech

As the sounds of kids jumping, tumbling and somersaulting echo through the Aspire Kids Sports Center in Chandler, solar panels silently soak in the sun on the roof of the 32,000-square-foot facility. With the help of incentives from the SRP EarthWise Solar Program, owners Scott and Dona Barclay have invested in the 100-kilowatt system, which… Read More →

Solar Panels And Installations Make Good Financial Sense

Solar Panels - AZRE Magazine July/August 2011
by in Building Green

Figuring out the bottom line return on investment figures for installing solar panels on commercial buildings is a bit like hitting a moving target. Incentives from utilities are apt to change and sow uncertainty in the market, thus access to capital can be iffy in these challenging economic times. But some business owners who have… Read More →

Multi-Family: Sarah's Place

Sarah's Place, AZRE July/August 2011
by in Multi-Family

SARAH’S PLACE Developer: Glencroft General contractor: McShane Construction Company Architect: Orcutt | Winslow Location: 6670 W. Butler Dr., Glendale Size: 15,000 SF The project is a 24-unit senior housing residence on the existing Glencroft senior living campus in Glendale. Sarah’s Place will include 60 rooftop solar panels purchased through a grant from SRP. In addition to individual living spaces, common… Read More →

Guadalupe’s First Commercial Solar Project And McCarthy Commits To Credentialing Program For LEED APs

Solar Panel - Guadalupe’s First Commercial Solar Project
by in Green | Real Estate

There is some exciting new green news for Arizona this week. First, McCarthy Building Companies Inc. has announced its commitment to the Green Building Certification Institute’s Credentialing Maintenance Program for the firm’s 400+ LEED Accredited Professionals (LEED APs). Credential maintenance is the continuing education completed by LEED Professionals  to be updated on the current information… Read More →

True Food Kitchen Offers Simple, Delicious Meals Emphasizing Local And Regionally Sourced Ingredients

True Food Kitchen Offers Simple, Delicious Meals
by in Dining | Green

Fresh local and regionally sourced food is always a score. Make it delicious and you’ve got a winner. True Food Kitchen accomplishes just that. The brainchild of best-selling author Dr. Andrew Weil and Fox Restaurant Concepts, True Food Kitchen was first introduced to the Valley two years ago at the Biltmore Fashion Park. Now, the… Read More →

ASU, Crayola & More Making Sustainable Impact

by in Blogs | Education | Green

When it comes to sustainability, it’s a great time to be proud of Arizona.  This week we’ve gathered stories about ASU making the green honor roll, Phoenix being a top city for graduates and others. Please feel free to send along any interesting stories you’d like to see featured in the roundup by e-mailing Shelby Hill.… Read More →

Solar Trees: Growing Green

by in Green | Tech

We’ve all heard that money doesn’t grow on trees. Does it grow on solar trees? One of the latest solar inventions, the Solar Tree, is digging its roots into the business world and residential communities. The idea of the solar tree first sprouted on the streets of Vienna. The concept was a little different, but… Read More →