Sponsors - EDTx

2015 - EARTH DAY TEXAS SPONSORS

NBC Channel 5

NBC 5 is the NBC-owned television station serving the communities of North Texas with quality news and entertainment programming on NBC 5, COZI-TV (Digital 5.2) and online at NBCDFW.com. NBC 5 is committed to sustainability. We provide environmental perspectives to our audiences through both news and entertainment programming and incorporate Green initiatives into company operations. In 2013, NBC 5 began operating from a newly constructed, state-of-the-art media facility designed to become the only LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified media facility in the DFW market. The new facility, The Studios at DFW, will be one of the few such broadcast facilities in the country, pending final certification.

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Planet Productions

Planet's ability to take a clients vision and turn it into a spectacular event is matched by none. To take what is usually a simple one sentence exposition and form it into a fully engulfing live experience takes a special gift in which Planet's core group excels. With an ability to bring an excitement and zest to live events, Planet's shows excite and motivate rather than recite and lecture. Audience members of a Planet event always leave the show feeling as though they have just witnessed the greatest rock concert of all time.

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BMW

BMW i is pleased to present the first-ever, all-electric BMW i3 at Earth Day Texas 2014. Test drives will be available to attendees, where consumers can touch, feel, and experience the driving performance of the BMW i3. BMW i, fueled by innovation.

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Sewell Automotive

The Sewell Family of Dealerships is just that - a family. And a remarkably functional one, at that. The secret is in how we treat others (and each other). We don't view ourselves as a car business so much as a service business. That's why generations of people have worked here, and even generations of customers have bought their vehicles here. We've even written a book about it - Customers For Life. Discover the Sewell experience at our dealerships in Dallas, Fort Worth, Grapevine, West Houston, North Houston, Plano and San Antonio.

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Breeze Energy

At Breeze Energy, we've figured out how to have our energy and our planet, too - by delivering100% pure,100% green, Texas wind energy. In comparison, our competitors are owned by companies that generate over 80% of their electricity from coal, gas, and nuclear energy. Stop by our booth at Earth Day, shoot the breeze, and see what makes us different from your energy provider.

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BNSF Railway Company

At BNSF, we believe it is good business and good citizenship to minimize our impact on the planet and to contribute to the long-term sustainability of every community we serve. Railroads are by far the most environmentally friendly mode of surface transportation, and BNSF is a leader in the rail industry for the protection of our air, land and water.

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Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

Located halfway between the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, DFW International Airport is the world's fourth busiest, offering nearly 1,750 flights per day and serving 57 million passengers a year. For the latest news, real-time flight information, parking availability or further details regarding the many services provided at DFW International Airport, log on to www.dfwairport.com.

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Locke Lord, LLP

Locke Lord LLP, a full-service international law firm, has an excellent reputation in complex litigation, regulatory and transactional work, with its 650-plus lawyers building collaborative relationships and crafting creative solutions — all designed and executed to meet clients’ long-term strategic goals.

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Pioneer Natural Resources

Pioneer’s dedication to leading our industry in sustainability efforts has led to the implementation of our Sustainable Development Team. The team’s role is to ensure Pioneer’s development activities are sustainable through the support of a broad perspective, comprehensive analysis and a concentrated focus on current and emerging risks, opportunities and challenges. The team uses information and knowledge gained through scientific analysis to reduce Pioneer’s impact on the environment; provide cost-effective solutions; and to educate legislators, regulators and the public in order to influence government action and enhance our community relationships.

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UPS

UPS has been carving out ways to improve efficiencies for more than 100 years. It wasn't always called being "green," but embracing social responsibility and sustainability is deeply rooted at UPS. Selecting UPS is a wise step in making your company more efficient and greener.

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TXU Energy

As the #1 choice in Texas for electricity service, TXU Energy has a long-standing history of doing the right things for our customers right when they need it. It starts with the basics — providing electricity plans with easy-to-understand terms and straightforward pricing you can count on. We believe being good a steward of the environment is an essential role to play. By making an investment in the environment we're making a promise to future generations to provide them with a healthy planet and a healthy community.

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VHA/Novation

VHA and its family of companies, Novation and Provista, are committed to meeting the highest standards of ethical conduct and fiscal responsibility. We care about the health and safety of our employees, and we foster diversity in the workplace. We are committed to environmentally sound practices and to contributing to the communities in which we live and work.

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Arborilogical Services, Inc.

For more than 30 years, Arborilogical Services has been providing expert care for trees — the environmental lungs of our planet. That tradition continues with a staff that includes 12 International Society of Arboriculture certified arborists, degreed plant pathologists, horticulturists, foresters, and a production crew of award-winning tree climbers. Arborilogical Services is proud of its long-standing commitment to community service.

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Coca-Cola

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world’s largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. Sustainability is at the heart of the Coca-Cola story. Together with our bottling partners, we’ve long worked to build stronger, healthier, more active communities and advance environmental conservation. Why? Because we know our business can only be as healthy, vibrant and resilient as the communities we proudly serve.

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Green Mountain Energy

Green Mountain offers our customers the opportunity to make a difference for the environment by supporting cleaner, renewable sources of energy instead of limited and polluting fossil fuels. Sure, our customers still get reliable electricity service at competitive rates. But they also get the chance to support a company that has been 100% committed to changing the way power is made, since 1997.

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Peterbilt

Based in Denton, Texas, Peterbilt Motors Company has a global reputation for industry-leading design, innovative engineering and fuel-efficient solutions. With our full line of on-highway, vocational and medium-duty products, including alternative-fueled vehicles, a proven array of TruckCare aftermarket support programs and a respected network of independent North American dealerships, Peterbilt continues its industry leadership.

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Commercial Metals Company

Commercial Metals Company (CMC) is a global, low-cost metals recycling, manufacturing, fabricating, and trading enterprise and has been recycling scrap metal since 1915. CMC recycles approximately 4 million tons of ferrous and non-ferrous scrap annually from used rebar from buildings and roads to old refrigerators and crushed cars. We buy, process, sell and manage all type of scrap regardless of their size throughout the United States and in over 60 locations globally.

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Oncor Electric

Oncor delivers more than just electricity. Each day, Oncor helps Texans meet the challenge of rethinking energy use for greater efficiency, cost savings and positive environmental impact. For more than 100 years, we’ve built a reputation as a company that cares about our communities, whether it involves supporting the environment, promoting safety or teaching school children about electricity.

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1SolTech

1Soltech is a leading US manufacturer of quality, cost-effective solar solutions. Our low maintenance high performance monocrystalline modules are engineered for high efficiency and long life. 1Soltech products are backed by an industry leading 25 year performance warranty and a 5 year workmanship warranty. 1Soltech has the experience and knowledge that you are looking for in a solar systems partner and has participated in many Federally and Government funded projects. From large scale MW project development to OEM sourcing, we provide turn key services for all of your custom solar needs.

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Billingsley Co.

Billingsley Company is committed to responsible development that utilizes energy-saving and sustainable materials to deliver both immediate and long-term value. Our green initiatives include: -Integration of existing landscaping and low-water native plants into green spaces -Installation of lighting retrofits, energy-saving faucets, automatic light sensor and energy-efficient HVAC systems -LEED® Certification for project development managers Exceeding city building code requirements for energy consumption -Recycling programs that saved more than 83 tons of waste in 2009 -Preserving green spaces and trees Achieving EnergyStar® certification for single-family developments -Building homes with paperless sheetrock and environmentally-friendly paint and carpet products -Conserving water by watering all grounds at Austin Ranch using on-site water well -Developed the first Gold LEED® pre-certified building in Plano, Texas -Green Power Partner: EPA certification -Recycling waste from construction sites

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Living Earth

Living Earth Technology Company (Living Earth) started in 1985 with our first location in Houston, Texas. Returning tree limbs, brush, leaves and grass clippings to beneficial reuse for over 20 years, Living Earth is the largest recycler of green material in Texas. In 2007, Living Earth recycled over 500,000 tons of green material, the equivalent of taking 60,000 passenger cars off of the road for one year. We invite everyone to join us in recycling to keep our communities beautiful and preserve the environment for generations to come.

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Stevens Transport

Stevens Transport was founded in 1980 and generates annual revenue over $600 million annually Stevens is highly capitalized and well equipped to handle the growing needs of the energy development industry. Stevens will continue to deploy state of the art equipment into the market throughout 2013 and into the future. Providing fundamental services to maintain the flow of oil and gas in connection with frac equipment and operations. Producing cutting edge innovation daily streamlined by our custom technology.

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Trinity Industries

Trinity Industries, Inc., headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is a multi-industry company that owns a variety of market-leading businesses which provide products and services to the industrial, energy, transportation and construction sectors. Trinity’s businesses provide capital goods and services ranging from railcars to barges, concrete to propane tanks, highway guardrail to structural wind towers, railcar parts to crash cushions, and railcar leasing and management services.

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Shraman South Asian Musuem

Shraman South Asian Museum and Learning Center Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Dallas, Texas. Its mission is to inspire people to learn about South Asia's rich culture and heritage and to encourage exploration of diversity.

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PepsiCo / Frito Lay

We contribute to PepsiCo's business success by raising the awareness and contribution of Native Americans, serving as a forum for building internal and community partnerships to support environmental sustainability as well as personal sustainability.

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2014 - EARTH DAY TEXAS SPONSORS

Home Depot, The

Following Earth Day of 1990, The Home Depot made a commitment to a corporate responsibility and environmental program to run the business with a focus on sustainability. The Home Depot constantly strives for operational improvements to yield reductions in its energy consumption, water use, and carbon emissions.

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NBC Channel 5

NBC 5 is the NBC-owned television station serving the communities of North Texas with quality news and entertainment programming on NBC 5, COZI-TV (Digital 5.2) and online at NBCDFW.com. NBC 5 is committed to sustainability. We provide environmental perspectives to our audiences through both news and entertainment programming and incorporate Green initiatives into company operations. In 2013, NBC 5 began operating from a newly constructed, state-of-the-art media facility designed to become the only LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified media facility in the DFW market. The new facility, The Studios at DFW, will be one of the few such broadcast facilities in the country, pending final certification.

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DART

Dallas Area Rapid Transit gets you around Dallas and 12 surrounding cities with modern public transit services and facilities designed to make your trip comfortable, affordable and convenient. Covering a 700-square-mile service area, DART offers light rail, bus, vanpool, carpool and Paratransit Service, plus the 34-mile TRE commuter rail line.

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Samsung STA Mobile

Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC, (Samsung Mobile) is a Dallas-based subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Samsung Mobile researches, develops and markets wireless handsets, wireless infrastructure and other telecommunications products throughout North America. From its Richardson, Texas headquarters, Samsung Mobile has become the No. 1 provider of mobile phones in the U.S., developing and marketing a variety of personal and business communications products throughout North America. Samsung Mobile products include handheld wireless phones, wireless communications infrastructure systems, fiber optics, enterprise communication systems, and mobile enterprise solutions.

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U.S. Trust Bank

U.S. Trust is a private wealth management company whose clients benefit from our long history of serving many types of needs; from families managing wealth across multiple generations to business owners, entrepreneurs and other creators of first-generation wealth. We can advise you and help create and implement highly personalized strategies. · Preserving your wealth · Helping you build a legacy · Sharing your wealth with the next generation · Planning for growth and succession in your private business · Supporting charitable causes that are important to you

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BMW

BMW i is pleased to present the first-ever, all-electric BMW i3 at Earth Day Texas 2014. Test drives will be available to attendees, where consumers can touch, feel, and experience the driving performance of the BMW i3. BMW i, fueled by innovation.

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Radio Disney

Radio Disney AM 620 is part of the #1, 24-hour radio network devoted to kids, tweens and families with a playlist, driven by listener requests and representing major record labels, includes recording artists Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Cody Simpson, Mindless Behavior, Hot Chelle Rae, Adele and more!

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Sewell Automotive

The Sewell Family of Dealerships is just that - a family. And a remarkably functional one, at that. The secret is in how we treat others (and each other). We don't view ourselves as a car business so much as a service business. That's why generations of people have worked here, and even generations of customers have bought their vehicles here. We've even written a book about it - Customers For Life. Discover the Sewell experience at our dealerships in Dallas, Fort Worth, Grapevine, West Houston, North Houston, Plano and San Antonio.

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BNSF Railway Company

At BNSF, we believe it is good business and good citizenship to minimize our impact on the planet and to contribute to the long-term sustainability of every community we serve. Railroads are by far the most environmentally friendly mode of surface transportation, and BNSF is a leader in the rail industry for the protection of our air, land and water.

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Pioneer Natural Resources

Pioneer’s dedication to leading our industry in sustainability efforts has led to the implementation of our Sustainable Development Team. The team’s role is to ensure Pioneer’s development activities are sustainable through the support of a broad perspective, comprehensive analysis and a concentrated focus on current and emerging risks, opportunities and challenges. The team uses information and knowledge gained through scientific analysis to reduce Pioneer’s impact on the environment; provide cost-effective solutions; and to educate legislators, regulators and the public in order to influence government action and enhance our community relationships.

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Locke Lord, LLP

Locke Lord LLP, a full-service international law firm, has an excellent reputation in complex litigation, regulatory and transactional work, with its 650-plus lawyers building collaborative relationships and crafting creative solutions — all designed and executed to meet clients’ long-term strategic goals.

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Community Waste Disposal

Community Waste Disposal is the largest privately owned waste management company in the DFW metroplex. We got that way by providing first class service and equipment for our customers.From the very start in 1984, we've worked hard to develop a reputation for reliable, on-time service, while offering one of the widest selections of hauling schedules, equipment and recycling programs in the industry.

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Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

Located halfway between the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, DFW International Airport is the world's fourth busiest, offering nearly 1,750 flights per day and serving 57 million passengers a year. For the latest news, real-time flight information, parking availability or further details regarding the many services provided at DFW International Airport, log on to www.dfwairport.com.

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Envirophase

EnviroPhase is a full service environmental and engineering consulting company specializing in Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), Property Condition Assessments (PCAs)and Real Estate Development Services. We are committed to providing quality, cost effective services through our experienced staff. Because of this specialization, we offer our clients many unique advantages that save time and money.

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Titan 360

Titan is a media company specializing in 'People in Transit'. With more markets, more Top Ten DMA penetration and more Transit and Municipal contracts, Titan is a leader in Transit, Airport and Out-of-Home advertising in the United States.

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Breeze Energy

At Breeze Energy, we've figured out how to have our energy and our planet, too - by delivering100% pure,100% green, Texas wind energy. In comparison, our competitors are owned by companies that generate over 80% of their electricity from coal, gas, and nuclear energy. Stop by our booth at Earth Day, shoot the breeze, and see what makes us different from your energy provider.

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VHA/Novation

VHA and its family of companies, Novation and Provista, are committed to meeting the highest standards of ethical conduct and fiscal responsibility. We care about the health and safety of our employees, and we foster diversity in the workplace. We are committed to environmentally sound practices and to contributing to the communities in which we live and work.

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Coca-Cola

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world’s largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. Sustainability is at the heart of the Coca-Cola story. Together with our bottling partners, we’ve long worked to build stronger, healthier, more active communities and advance environmental conservation. Why? Because we know our business can only be as healthy, vibrant and resilient as the communities we proudly serve.

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Half Price Books

Half Price Books is America's largest family-owned new and used bookstore chain, with 112 retail locations in 16 states. Stores are open seven days a week and buy and sell new and used books, magazines, comics, records, CDs, DVDs and collectible items. Helping the environment by preserving and recycling resources is part of our daily business. At Half Price Books we feel that everyone can help preserve the environment.

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TXU Energy

As the #1 choice in Texas for electricity service, TXU Energy has a long-standing history of doing the right things for our customers right when they need it. It starts with the basics — providing electricity plans with easy-to-understand terms and straightforward pricing you can count on. We believe being good a steward of the environment is an essential role to play. By making an investment in the environment we're making a promise to future generations to provide them with a healthy planet and a healthy community.

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UPS

UPS has been carving out ways to improve efficiencies for more than 100 years. It wasn't always called being "green," but embracing social responsibility and sustainability is deeply rooted at UPS. Selecting UPS is a wise step in making your company more efficient and greener.

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Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation

Since 1991, Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation has leveraged public funds with private philanthropy to advance Texas’ proud outdoor traditions and conserve our state’s wildlife, habitat, recreational areas and cultural resources.

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Arborilogical Services, Inc.

For more than 30 years, Arborilogical Services has been providing expert care for trees — the environmental lungs of our planet. That tradition continues with a staff that includes 12 International Society of Arboriculture certified arborists, degreed plant pathologists, horticulturists, foresters, and a production crew of award-winning tree climbers. Arborilogical Services is proud of its long-standing commitment to community service.

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Commercial Metals Company

Commercial Metals Company (CMC) is a global, low-cost metals recycling, manufacturing, fabricating, and trading enterprise and has been recycling scrap metal since 1915. CMC recycles approximately 4 million tons of ferrous and non-ferrous scrap annually from used rebar from buildings and roads to old refrigerators and crushed cars. We buy, process, sell and manage all type of scrap regardless of their size throughout the United States and in over 60 locations globally.

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Ernst & Young, LLP

Ernst & Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The firm’s 152,000 people are united by the same mission: to make a meaningful difference in the success of their clients. Ernst & Young is proud to serve Dallas-area businesses and invest in our community.

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Living Earth

Living Earth Technology Company (Living Earth) started in 1985 with our first location in Houston, Texas. Returning tree limbs, brush, leaves and grass clippings to beneficial reuse for over 20 years, Living Earth is the largest recycler of green material in Texas. In 2007, Living Earth recycled over 500,000 tons of green material, the equivalent of taking 60,000 passenger cars off of the road for one year. We invite everyone to join us in recycling to keep our communities beautiful and preserve the environment for generations to come.

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Trinity Industries

Trinity Industries, Inc., headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is a multi-industry company that owns a variety of market-leading businesses which provide products and services to the industrial, energy, transportation and construction sectors. Trinity’s businesses provide capital goods and services ranging from railcars to barges, concrete to propane tanks, highway guardrail to structural wind towers, railcar parts to crash cushions, and railcar leasing and management services.

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FedEx

FedEx works with its suppliers and contractors to understand the environmental impacts of the materials we use throughout our business and then works to reduce those impacts.

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National Association of Water Companies

The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) is the voice of the private water industry—the organization exclusively representing this group of quality service providers, innovation drivers and responsible partners. We are an association defined by our members, and by working together we can leverage our strengths to more effectively address the opportunities and challenges facing our nation.

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Kroger

Kroger operates 85 stores in the Dallas Ft. Worth region. Kroger is one of the largest food retailers in the nation providing quality products, fuel and pharmacy services. For more than 125 years Kroger has stood for value, service and a great shopping experience. Recently Forbes magazine recognized Kroger as the most generous company in America. Please visit www.Kroger.com, Facebook or Twitter.

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Rocket Electrics

Rocket Electrics is the only all-electric bike store in Texas. Located in the heart of Austin, the shop offers electric bike sales, rentals and tours. Guided tours include a Lady Bird Lake Tour, Foodie Tour, and the very popular Live Music Capital of the World Tour led by a working Austin Musician. It includes a live acoustic musical performance over looking downtown Austin at sunset. Even on a hot day an ebike is a cool way to enjoy Austin! Every day is breezy riding a rocket!

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Air Liquide

World leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 80 countries with more than 50,000 employees and serves more than 2 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen have been at the core of the company’s activities since its creation in 1902. Air Liquide’s ambition is to be the leader in its industry, delivering long-term performance and acting responsibly.

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Children's Medical Center

Children's Medical Center is private, not-for-profit, and is the seventh largest pediatric healthcare provider in the nation. As the only academic healthcare facility in North Texas dedicated exclusively to the comprehensive care of children from birth to age 18, Children's provides patient care ranging from simple eye exams to specialized treatment in areas such as heart disease, hematology-oncology and cystic fibrosis.

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Texas Woman's University

Texas Woman’s University builds on its long tradition as a public institution primarily for women by educating a diverse community of students to lead personally and professionally fulfilling lives. TWU prepares women and men for leadership and service through high quality undergraduate, graduate and professional programs on campus and at a distance. A TWU education ignites potential, purpose and a pioneering spirit.

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Weathermatic

Weathermatic is the world-leader in smart irrigation control with more than 200,000 installations and has a full line of controllers, weather sensors, valves, sprays and rotors. The SmartLine control system which is rated as a Consumer’s Digest Best Buy has high profile installations including Cowboy Stadium, Pearl Harbor, and the residence of President George W. Bush. Weathermatic SmartLink web-based control provides the additional benefit of remote access to your controller from any internet connection along with email alerts and water use reporting to track savings. Weathermatic is proud to provide our latest Smartline Controller, weather station, flow sensor technology and web-based monitoring, alerts & scheduling to the Texas Discovery Gardens - Master Gardeners demonstration gardens.

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Billingsley Co.

Billingsley Company is committed to responsible development that utilizes energy-saving and sustainable materials to deliver both immediate and long-term value. Our green initiatives include: -Integration of existing landscaping and low-water native plants into green spaces -Installation of lighting retrofits, energy-saving faucets, automatic light sensor and energy-efficient HVAC systems -LEED® Certification for project development managers Exceeding city building code requirements for energy consumption -Recycling programs that saved more than 83 tons of waste in 2009 -Preserving green spaces and trees Achieving EnergyStar® certification for single-family developments -Building homes with paperless sheetrock and environmentally-friendly paint and carpet products -Conserving water by watering all grounds at Austin Ranch using on-site water well -Developed the first Gold LEED® pre-certified building in Plano, Texas -Green Power Partner: EPA certification -Recycling waste from construction sites

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GreenTech LED Lighting Solutions

GreenTech LED Lighting Solutions is built on the substantial LED lighting experience of its skilled and knowledgeable employees. We deliver the highest quality of LED lighting solutions to commercial, municipal and residential clients.

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Green Mountain Energy

Green Mountain offers our customers the opportunity to make a difference for the environment by supporting cleaner, renewable sources of energy instead of limited and polluting fossil fuels. Sure, our customers still get reliable electricity service at competitive rates. But they also get the chance to support a company that has been 100% committed to changing the way power is made, since 1997.

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