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Year Submitted: 2006

Process: Office, Groundskeeping

Industry: Media

Wastes Reduced: Electricity

Location: Iowa City IA

No. of employees: unknown

Contact: John Hamilton

Phone: 212-366-2642


Pearson wanted to undertake the project to maintain its corporate philosophy of providing a quality work environment while maintaining green policies and procedures. Pearson is dedicated to continuous improvement in the areas of waste reduction and energy consumption.

P2 Application:

  • Lighting - Efficiency upgrades Night/day setback
  • Equipment - Chaging office machine settings to energy saving settings Changing vending machines to energy saving settings Air compressor checks
  • Indoor Air Quality - Use of No-VOC paint Halon replacement
  • Water - Placement of irrigation rain sensor

Details of Reductions

  • 3,672,500.0 - Kwh of   electricity
    Comments: savings through lighting modifications
  • 5,606,100.0 - Kwh of   electricity
    Comments: savings through using energy saving options on equipment
  • 740,000.0 - Gallons of   waste water

Additional Information :

Pearson is an international media company with market-leading businesses in education, businessinformation and consumer publishing. Two divisions of Pearson, Government Solutions and Educational Measurement, have branches in Iowa. These two sectors work on government contracts, such as the census and student loans, and standardized educational testing and software development, respectively. There are branch offices across the United States including three campuses in Iowa (Iowa City, Coralville and Cedar Rapids).

Source: P2Ric

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