Tag Archives: Turbine

From the Ground Up: Making Every Day Earth Day

(Solar panels on the roof of MacSales.com headquarters with the on-site turbine pictured in the distance.) It was a chilly and cloudy morning in late November when I pulled into the MacSales.com parking lot to interview for an Internal Communications...

Make the Planet a Little More Green This Earth Day

Today is Earth Day. It’s a day to demonstrate support for environmental protection. But although Earth Day is just one day a year, efforts can be made year-round to focus on sustainability for our planet. OWC and MacSales.com have deeply...

Celebrating The Big And Small Steps On Earth Day

We’ve talked a lot about Other World Computing’s major environmental initiatives here on the OWC Blog. We have told you about our LEED certified corporate headquarters in Woodstock, Ill. We’ve also given you a look at our on-site Vestas V39-500...

Solar Power Shines In 2013 With Record Breaking Numbers

There is very good news coming out of the solar energy sector. Thanks to environmentally conscious companies like OWC, almost a third of new U.S. electricity came from solar power last year. Tech media company GigaOM reports that environmentalists long...

OWC Educates High School Class On Green Initiatives

Crystal Lake Central High School's honors environmental science class was given a look at the past, present and future of OWC’s environmental efforts during a tour of the company’s LEED Platinum Certified facility. Students from the nearby high school came...

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