Author: Shannon Casey

Chula Vista Library Walls get a Sustainability-Inspired Makeover via Student-Artist Collaboration

  |   Energy Efficiency, K-12 Sustainability

On May 16, Local comic book artist Ceri Langell led 93 fifth graders from Hilltop Drive Elementary School in brainstorming sessions focused on energy efficiency.   Langell sketched and doodled while students generated ideas that she will later develop into life-sized comic book images to adorn the stairway...

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San Diego International Airport’s “The Good Traveler” Program Named Best Innovation in Sustainability

  |   Climate Action

Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) has recognized San Diego International Airport’s (SAN) “The Good Traveler” program as the “Best Innovation in Sustainability” at the ACI-NA Airport Concessions Awards.   The Good Traveler program is designed to encourage sustainable travel by enabling individuals to offset the environmental impact...

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Port of San Diego’s Integrated Planning Vision Wins National Association of Environmental Professionals’ 2017 Environmental Excellence Award

  |   Cleantech San Diego Members

The National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP) has selected the Port of San Diego’s Integrated Planning Vision for the Environmental Excellence Award for Public Involvement/Partnership.   The Port of San Diego has been conducting an Integrated Planning initiative that spans 6,000 acres of land and water and...

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ULI Greenprint Center and Measurabl Collaborate to Drive Sustainable Building Performance

  |   Energy Efficiency, Smart Cities San Diego

A collaborative effort announced February 15, 2017, between the Urban Land Institute Greenprint Center for Building Performance (Greenprint) and Cleantech San Diego member company Measurabl will improve sustainability and building performance tracking for more than 20,000 commercial buildings covering 3.7 billion square feet around the globe. These...

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San Diego to Deploy World’s Largest City-Based ‘Internet of Things’ Platform Using Smart Streetlights

  |   Intelligent Streetlights, Smart Cities San Diego

The City of San Diego is partnering with GE to upgrade streetlights to reduce energy costs by 60 percent as well as transform them into a connected digital network that can optimize parking and traffic, enhance public safety and track air quality.   The deployment of 3,200...

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