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Comerica Banking Center Two Time Biggest Loser in Financial Institution Category

Comerica Incorporated is a financial services company strategically aligned by three business segments: The Business Bank, The Retail Bank, and Wealth Management. Comerica focuses on relationships, helping people and businesses achieve success. Comerica has found a home with the Michigan Battle of the Buildings competition, building on its 2016 First Place finish in the office…

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Coastal Container Biggest Loser in Manufacturing & Industrial Category

It’s not always easy to break the mold and deviate from the standard practices of an industry. Created within the framework of a culture deeply rooted in relationship-based service, honesty and respect, Coastal Container is striving to do just that. Founded in 2007 and located in Holland, Coastal Container produces packaging solutions for the manufacturing…

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Gateway Village of Sturgis Biggest Loser in Multifamily Category

Hollander Development Corporation (HDC) is a leader in creating affordable, sustainable apartment communities for families and seniors throughout Michigan. Since its formation in 1979, HDC has developed more than 4,000 homes using innovative financing strategies including tax credits, specialty loans, government programs and private dollars. This is Hollander Development Corporation’s second year competing in the…

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Clark Retirement Community Biggest Loser in Multi-Family Category

Clark Retirement Community was founded in 1906 as a Christian-based nonprofit retirement community offering a continuum of care for independent, assisted living and skilled nursing residents. Clark began its environmental journey in 2012 by benchmarking its 262,682-sq. ft. facility using the EPA’s Energy Star Portfolio Manager tool. The building earned a score of 12 out…

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Autodie, LLC Biggest Loser in Manufacturing & Industrial Category

Autodie, LLC has been producing large stamping dies in Grand Rapids for the automobile industry for over 30 years. With operations spanning 500,000 square feet in the North Monroe Business District, there is a lot of ground to cover in terms of energy inputs and the costs associated with them. Setting energy-saving goals in the…

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What’s on tap at Founders? A big serving of Energy Efficiency!

This guest post is from Bryan Russell, Marketing Manager, DNV GL Energy Services USA Inc. When Founders Brewing Co.  recently expanded their Tap Room and Brewery on Grandville Ave in Grand Rapids, maximizing energy efficiency was an essential top priority.  Not only are they a six-time winner of the World Beer Cup and one of…

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General Motors Commits to 100% Renewable Energy

Recently announced, General Motors (GM) pledges to source electricity for its 350 operations in 59 countries with 100 percent renewable energy from wind, sun and landfill gas by 2050.  GM aspires to institute climate change across the world with its electrified vehicles, efficient manufacturing and latest renewable energy goal. General Motors has made a substantial…

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2nd Annual Michigan Battle of the Buildings Energy Summit

The 2nd annual Michigan Battle of the Buildings Energy Summit celebrated the combined energy reductions of 28.5 million ft2 of Michigan real estate with a decrease in nearly 16,000 metric tons of CO2e (carbon dioxide equivalent).  Converting to laymen’s terms – that’s the same as reducing over 37 million miles driven by an average passenger…

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