Posts Tagged ‘sustainable’

The Green Future of North Texas

Posted by Julia Bunch

A year ago, Dallas-Fort Worth might not have come to mind when ranking the most sustainable regions, but progressive city codes, innovative developers and designers, and large corporate companies are changing that.

The word “green” as a moniker for sustainability …

See the Future of Home Decor in Dallas Market Center’s ‘Innovation Petting Zoo’

Posted by Rachel Linch

There’s a petting zoo coming to Dallas, but don’t expect any goats, bunnies, or ponies in this display. 

Instead, Dallas Market Center’s “Innovation Petting Zoo” June 20-26 will feature unique, cutting-edge furniture and decor products that show form doesn’t have …

Clean Tech Funding May Return, With an Assist From DFW

Posted by Jeff Bounds

Private investments in environmentally-friendly energy inventions may be poised for a rebound — and North Texas is helping lead the charge, according to panelists at a conference last week.

Known as “clean technologies,” or clean tech, the field …

Fort Worth’s BRIT Recognizes Sustainable Winegrowers in International Contest

Posted by Jeff Bounds

Solar arrays, variable-speed drives on equipment, and naturally-cooled caves have helped a family-owned business win the top award in the eighth annual sustainable-winegrowing competition put on by Fort Worth’s Botanical Research Institute of Texas, or BRIT.

Initiatives like those in …

Dallas Innovates First Look:
TreeHouse Unveils Dallas Store

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Whether it’s LED lights that look like the original Edison bulb or tile floors made from crushed sinks and toilets, every product in the new TreeHouse store in Dallas has a story.

The home improvement store opened Friday at 8021 …

TreeHouse Unveils ‘Home of the
Future’ at NorthPark

Posted by Julia Falcon

TreeHouse, a sustainable home product company, recently unveiled its “home of the future” at NorthPark Center.

Through May 31, shoppers at the Dallas mall can get a preview of the eco-friendly home products that will be available at TreeHouse’s …

Smart Cities Talk, Hackathon in the Lineup for Earth Day Texas

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

smart citiesEarth Day Texas will be the epicenter for discussion on smart cities with experts from around the country coming to the two-day conference.

While many in the tech world live and breathe the Internet of Things, many people don’t know …

American Retains Bank in Quest for Alternative Jet Fuels

Posted by Lance Murray

Fort Worth-based American Airlines on Thursday announced that it has retained the boutique investment bank, Ocean Park, to assist it with evaluating alternative jet fuels and to identify which companies and technologies are most promising.

In a release, American (Nasdaq: …