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"Wood has the lowest embodied energy of any mainstream building material A tonne of brick requires four times the amount of energy to produce sawn softwood, concrete five times, glass six times, steel 24 times and aluminium 126 times"
Source: Wood For Good


EPA Ruling on Sludge Gasification Process Opens Door to Environmentally Beneficial Waste Treatment Technology Print E-mail
Written by Infineco   
Sunday, 05 January 2014 11:18

MaxWest Environmental Systems, Inc., an Infineco client, received a landmark ruling from the Environmental Protection Agency regarding its pioneering waste treatment technology. Infineco CEO Gerry McCaughey is Chairman of MaxWest.

Read the MaxWest release.

 
Treemetrics aims to log on to a winner Print E-mail
Written by Irish Examiner   
Wednesday, 30 October 2013 00:00

They have begun mapping every single tree on the planet with satellites, used 3D lasers to see the wood from the trees, and now they have developed a system to monitor logging machines as they work.

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10 years rolling a rock up a hill E-mail
Written by Infineco   
Monday, 21 October 2013 10:34

Infineco's Gerry's McCaughey was one of Jack Murray's first clients. As Murray looks back at his 10 years in business, he recalls what he learned from McCaughey and others along the way.

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New Sustainability Journal Win: Win Features Case History by Infineco's Gerry McCaughey on the Building of One of the World's First Net-Zero Energy Homes E-mail
Written by Infineco   
Tuesday, 25 June 2013 08:24

The inaugural issue of Win:Win, the sustainability journal of the Westside Branch of USGBC-Los Angeles, spotlights a case history written by Infineco's Gerry McCaughey, in which he details the development process of the building of one of the world's first net-zero energy homes.

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Beyond the Pond - What European markets can teach us about low-energy, low-carbon construction. E-mail
Written by Rich Binsacca   
Friday, 23 March 2012 17:49
If you focus only on the reasons why European home builders are a decade or more ahead of the United States in the quality and performance of sustainable housing, you’ll miss the available, proven, and affordable technologies and tactics that can travel over the Atlantic to close that gap.

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Infineco Client Recognized by Clinton Global Initiative for its Leadership in Addressing Environment and Energy Challenges E-mail
Written by Infineco   
Friday, 30 September 2011 13:23

MaxWest Environmental Systems, an Infineco client, was recently recognized by the Clinton Global Initiative for its innovative technologies for reducing landfills through biosolids processing. Infineco CEO Gerry McCaughey serves as Chairman of MaxWest.

Click here to read the MaxWest release.

 
Lighthouse: Building one of the first net-zero energy houses E-mail
Written by Infineco   
Tuesday, 20 September 2011 10:04

Southeast Asia Building - September/October 2011

When the initial 15 members of the European Union signed and ratified the Kyoto Protocol, which committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions throughout the continent by eight percent of 1990 levels in 2012, each country had to develop its own roadmap for reaching their individual target - or run the risk of being named, fined and shamed for failure. Read full article

 
Infineco’s Gerry McCaughey to Speak at Two Upcoming Meetings of Los Angeles Business Leaders Print E-mail
Written by Infineco   
Thursday, 11 August 2011 14:33

McCaughey will Address International Funding Opportunities for Green Technologies and the Building of Net-Zero Energy Commercial Structures

LOS ANGELES – Gerry McCaughey, CEO of the El Segundo-based green consulting firm Infineco LLC, will speak at two upcoming meetings of Los Angeles business leaders.

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Infineco Client MaxWest Environmental Systems Secures $32.5 Million in Third-Round Financing
Written by Infineco   
Tuesday, 28 June 2011 23:06

Infineco CEO Gerry McCaughey led a recent fundraising effort for MaxWest Environmental Systems, raising $32.5 million in third-round financing for this renewable energy company, which is commercializing waste-to-energy technologies for wastewater processing. McCaughey serves as Chairman of MaxWest.

Click here to read the MaxWest release.

 
Infineco’s Gerry McCaughey to Participate in 2011 Clinton Global Initiative America Conference
Written by Infineco   
Tuesday, 28 June 2011 23:03

McCaughey will Address Sustainable Building and Waste-to-Energy Solutions, as well as the Role of Government in Encouraging Adoption of Green Technologies

CHICAGO – Gerry McCaughey, CEO of the El Segundo-based green consulting firm Infineco LLC, will participate in the upcoming Clinton Global Initiative America Conference June 29 and 30 in Chicago.

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Gerry McCaughey Discusses Benefits of Increased Residential Energy-Efficiency Standards
Written by Infineco   
Sunday, 27 March 2011 21:04

In this presentation, Gerry McCaughey addresses why green legislation makes not only environmental sense, but also economic sense. As he outlines the socio-economic benefits of increasing energy-efficiency standards for new home construction, he also rebuts the argument that the increased standards will raise new home prices.

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HVAC Solutions Utilized in the Building of Europe’s First Net-Zero Energy House
Written by Gerard McCaughey   
Wednesday, 16 March 2011 00:00
With 23% of carbon dioxide emissions generated by the heating and cooling of residential buildings in the United States, smart choices of technologies that maintain indoor air quality and create a comfortable environment could significantly reduce the greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change. Read full article
 
Automated Builder At Home - June 2010
Thursday, 23 September 2010 15:57
Profiting from The Greening of the Built Environment
 
Automated Builder At Home - April 2010
Wednesday, 21 July 2010 10:40
Lessons Learned from Building Europe’s First Zero-Carbon House
 
Construct Ireland Opinion Article
Thursday, 15 April 2010 10:18
"Ambitious companies in the Irish sustainable building sector should look to the US, says Century Homes founder Gerry McCaughey. As chief executive of LA-based green building business consultancy Infineco,McCaughey is witnessing first-hand how the land of opportunity is waking up to green construction."
 
Infineco to appear in upcoming television series
Written by Infineco   
Friday, 12 March 2010 14:55
21st Century Business, the award winning television series, has selected Infineco to appear on an upcoming show. We will discuss our solutions for the present and the future of the sustainable construction industry. Check back soon for air dates and the online video.
 
Press Release: Website Launch
Written by Infineco   
Monday, 28 September 2009 09:30
Infineco is pleased to announce their new website has been officially launched. Infineco provides executive-level strategy consulting to businesses making the transition to sustainable or offsite construction, as well as those launching or repositioning cleantech products and services for the built environment. Visit the new website: http://www.infineco.com