The Thacher School is a coeducational, college preparatory independent boarding school in Ojai, California, a particularly drought-susceptible region in Southern California. The constant and pervasive threat of widespread drought combined with the ever-present maintenance requirements of Thacher’s sprawling and complex 427-acre campus created troublesome challenges for the school if left unchecked. For Thacher’s staff and board of trustees—which view water scarcity as a top threat to the school’s operability, sustainability, admission’s process, fundraising efforts and to the student body as a whole—doing nothing was not an option.
Banyan Water, the leading provider of data-driven water conservation for the built environment, announced today the expansion of its relationship with multifamily real estate investment firm GID Investment Advisers (GID). The announcement follows GID’s recent release of its 2017 Sustainability Report in collaboration with Verdani Partners, featuring Banyan’s integration with Mission Pointe in Sunnyvale, California, where Banyan has saved [...]
The legal cannabis movement is quickly sweeping across America. The market is poised for a pivotal 2018, with more than a dozen states considering legalization. Support for legalization is also higher than ever with more than 60 percent of Americans in favor, according to a 2017 CBS News poll. A report from New Frontier [...]
Banyan Water, the leading provider of data-driven water conservation for the built environment, today announced it has saved more than 2.6 billion gallons of water for enterprises in the U.S.
Out of the Deep End: What is water neutrality? By Ian Coughlan Conservation professionals, sustainability technologists and more have been discussing carbon neutrality—balancing your carbon footprint—for a while. To achieve carbon neutrality, enterprises calculate the amount of carbon emitted and actively offset that amount, by either sequestering an equivalent amount or purchasing carbon credits to [...]
Amazon will announce the location of its second headquarters (HQ2) later this year. The company recently shortlisted 20 cities for HQ2’s consideration, projecting an influx of 50,000 jobs to the selected city. The HQ2 decision will cause widespread impact, affecting both the economy and the selected metro area’s energy and water resources. In the U.S., [...]
Banyan Water Saves More Than 339 Million Gallons of Water for Enterprises in 2017
Cooling towers account for a substantial amount of water used in commercial properties. In turn, business entities should strive to implement conservation technologies and innovative programs to reduce water consumption and increase cost savings. Despite the obvious environmental and economic impacts, water management with regards to cooling towers also presents property owners and facility managers [...]
Name: Ian Coughlan Title: Business Development Associate Role: Helping customers find opportunities for water savings! 1. How did your background lead you to Banyan Water? What drew you to the company? “Growing up, I spent a lot of time outside, typically on or near water canoeing, skiing or going to the beach. This inspired a [...]
For commercial real estate owners and operators, sustainability has never been more top-of- mind. From both investor and tenant perspectives, sustainability is shifting from a niche value-add to an essential requirement for any successful property. An essential component of sustainable operations is minimizing a building’s demand for resources such as electricity, gas and water. However, [...]