BOSCH LAUNCHES NEW ONLINE GREEN RESOURCE CENTER.Saving money while protecting the environment just became easier for homeowners and builders thanks to the new online Green Resource Center launched by high efficiency appliance manufacturer Bosch. The only manufacturer with a complete portfolio of ENERGY STAR qualified appliances, Bosch has created a valuable, one-stop destination at http://www.boschappliances.com with unique tools, such as the Energy Savings Calculator that quickly computes the annual energy costs and savings for individual Bosch appliances and a localized Rebate rebate, partial refund of the total price paid for goods or services. In the United States, rebates were historically given by railroads to favored shippers as a return on transportation charges. Finder.
Understanding the different needs of homeowners and builders, developers and architects, the Center is divided into different sections for consumer and trade visitors. For example, the trade section simplifies the process of securing appliance credits for the many environmental certification programs, such as LEED for Homes, Earthcraft House EarthCraft House is a green building program created in 1999 as a partnership between the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association and Southface Energy Institute that teaches builders the latest methods of resource and energy-efficient construction. , BuildingGreen and the Santa Monica Santa Monica (săn`tə mŏn`ĭkə), city (1990 pop. 86,905), Los Angeles co., S Calif., on Santa Monica Bay; inc. 1886. Tourism and retailing are important, and the city has motion-picture, biotechnology, and software industries. Green Building Program.
"We know that gathering information on the latest environmental programs and products can be overwhelming, which is why Bosch developed the Green Resource Center," said Franz J. Bosshard, president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. . "By making it easy for people to the see the amount of money and resources they will save with our appliances, homeowners and builders will be able to quantify the value of choosing Bosch whether they are installing them in a single home or a whole development."
Energy Savings Calculator
A helpful tool for all visitors to the Green Resource Center, the Energy Savings Calculator provides a simple reference for the energy and water savings, as well as the financial advantage, of purchasing and using a Bosch appliance throughout its operational lifetime. This feature can be adjusted for multi-unit developments and local energy and water rates to give per day and cumulative saving totals. Using this innovative tool, builders and developers can tangibly demonstrate to homebuyers both the financial and environmental benefits of investing in Bosch products.
Used in combination with the Energy Savings Calculator, the Rebate Finder option delivers an even more substantial payoff for buying eco-friendly Bosch appliances. Offering valuable savings for consumers and trade visitors, the simple click of the Rebate Finder button links the user to ENERGY STAR partners' special offers and rebates on energy efficient products, including little known options from local utility companies.
Green Building with Bosch
Bosch applied its experience working with builders and organizations at the forefront of sustainable design and construction in a special section that assists professional builders Professional Builder (ISSN-1072-0561) is a trade publication and web site owned by Reed Business Information serving the information needs of the housing and light construction marketplace. looking to secure environmental certifications that can increase the value of their properties. The section outlines the certification points installing specific Bosch appliances will earn them in a variety of elite building programs, including LEED for Homes, Earthcraft House, BuildingGreen, Santa Monica Green Building Program, Built Green Canada, Built Green Washington, BUILT GREEN Colorado, Florida Green Building Coalition Inc. and the National Association of Home Builders The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is one of the largest trade associations in the United States. Headquartered in Washington, DC, the association organizes one of the largest conventions in North America, The International Builders' Show, which draws more than . This feature also serves as a resource for consumers seeking an environmentally sound home or who are searching for a green homebuilder or program in their area.
Browsing for the right Bosch product is simple for the consumer and builder with the Featured Bosch Products section, which provides specific energy and water conservation product information on every Bosch dishwasher, washer washer Orthopedics A flattened disk of metal with a central hole used to distribute stress under a screw head to prevent thin cortical bone from splitting; serrated washers are used to affix avulsed ligaments, small avulsion fractures or comminuted fractures to the and refrigerator. The Nexxt 100 Series Washer, for instance, is the most efficient laundry system currently on the market.
In the multi-media presentation "Making a Difference," the combined positive effect every individual can have on the environment, just by purchasing an efficient Bosch "Green Machine," is demonstrated. For example, in 2007, it is estimated that 8,205,102 U.S. consumers will buy a dishwasher. If each of these purchases were of an ENERGY STAR=AE qualified Bosch 800 Series, instead of a conventional dishwasher, the total energy saved would prevent 21 billion pounds of carbon dioxide carbon dioxide, chemical compound, CO2, a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that is about one and one-half times as dense as air under ordinary conditions of temperature and pressure. emissions from being released into the air.
Visitors to the Green Resource Center can learn more about Bosch's dedication to sustainable living Sustainable living might be defined as a lifestyle that could, hypothetically, be sustained without exhausting any natural resources. The term can be applied to individuals or societies. and its current eco-friendly partnerships in this section. Beyond its commitment to the environment through its innovative approaches to low impact product manufacturing, Bosch continues to build strategic partnerships with other leaders and non-profits in green construction and design, including the U.S. Green Building Council, LivingHomes, the Glidehouse and Earth Pledge. The brand also currently serves as a lead sponsor of the National Building Museum's groundbreaking exhibit "The Green House: New Directions in Sustainable Architecture Sustainable architecture applies techniques of sustainable design to architecture. From the root words sus– (under) + tenere (to hold); to keep in existence; to maintain or prolong. It is related to the concept of "green building" (or "green architecture"). and Design," which is currently on display through June 2007.
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