Archive for April, 2015

Tools for Industry Webinar Video now Available

Improving plant energy performance with ENERGY STAR

The Environmental Sustainability Resource Center (ESRC) hosted an ENERGY STAR Webinar on April 23, 2015. The webinar was recorded and is now available as a video on ESRC’s YouTube Channel. Walt Tunnessen, National Program Manager of the ENERGY STAR Industrial program, was the webinar presenter.

View the Video Webinar on ESRC’s website.


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Lissa McCracken Named Executive Director of KPPC


Lissa McCracken

On April 3, Neville Pinto, Dean of the J.B. Speed School of Engineering, announced the appointment of Lissa McCracken as Executive Director of KPPC.

“I am pleased to announce that Ms. Elisabeth (Lissa) McCracken has been named as the Executive Director of the Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center (KPPC).  Her appointment was approved by the University of Louisville Board of Trustees on April 2, 2015. Lissa has been serving as Acting Director since 2013 following the retirement of Cam Metcalf.  She has done an outstanding job over her many years of dedicated service, progressing through a number of positions within KPPC including:  Pollution Prevention Specialist, Training Coordinator, Program Manager for Communications and Outreach, and Assistant Director.  Because of her experience, outstanding expertise in the field of pollution prevention, and her expansive knowledge of KPPC’s day-to-day operations, I have the utmost confidence in her ability to lead KPPC forward as it continues to fulfill its mission to help companies develop environmentally-sustainable and cost-saving solutions for increasing overall productivity.”

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