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RENEWables A Sustainability Podcast Episode 13:
Understanding the Future of the Bioeconomy
Podcast

This episode of RENEWables features tenured attorney and partner, Mark Riedy of Kilpatrick Townsend. With an impressive…

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RENEWables A Sustainability Podcast Episode 12:
Sustainable Brands
Podcast

As a leading international organization, Sustainable Brands partners with brands to drive corporate innovation AND creat…

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RENEWables A Sustainability Podcast Episode 11:
Evolving With Today’s Energy Market
Podcast

In Episode 11 of RENEWables, Chuck Hurchalla, CEO of Evolution Energy Partners, shares how his lifetime of experience in…

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RENEWables A Sustainability Podcast Episode 10:
It’s A Whole New Grid Out There!
Podcast

With increased focus on renewable energy, climate change and the Grid, there’s more data than ever to measure the market…

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RENEWables A Sustainability Podcast Episode 9:
River-Borne Commerce Enhances Sustainable Cities
Podcast

Kansas City is doing some impressive things with transit-oriented development, responsible land use and smart-city growt…

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RENEWables A Sustainability Podcast Episode 8:
How Technology is Changing the Energy Market
Podcast

Hear from an energy broker who’s career in the oil and gas market has evolved as much as the market itself. Mike Nemer o…

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RENEWables A Sustainability Podcast Episode 7:
Sustainability and the Automotive Industry
Podcast

In this RENEWables episode, Bobby Sight shares how Ford continues to develop sustainable technologies to achieve their R…

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RENEWables A Sustainability Podcast Episode 6:
Microgrids Bring the Power
Podcast

In this power-packed episode of RENEWables, Duncan Campbell, VP of Project Analysis at Scale Microgrid Solutions, gives…

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RENEWables A Sustainability Podcast Episode 5:
Sustainable Stories From Within
Podcast

In Episode 5 of RENEWables, we spotlight a BioStar employee who’s sustainability roots run deep, both personally and pro…

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RENEWables A Sustainability Podcast Episode 4:
ABC’s of the Energy Market
Podcast

The renewable energy market is complex and constantly changing, which is why industry experts, like Andrew Barth of CSD…

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RENEWables A Sustainability Podcast Episode 3:
Solar Today
Podcast

For many states around the country Solar utility (both residential and commercial) has been on the rise, especially in T…

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RENEWables A Sustainability Podcast Episode 2:
The Purpose Advantage
Podcast

There’s no doubt, discerning consumers are changing the way companies think and act, especially when sustainability prac…

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RENEWables A Sustainability Podcast Episode 1:
Air Quality
Podcast

BioStar has identified a strategic partnership in AtmosAir Solutions (AtmosAir™) to bring its customers the most…

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Market Insights: Virginia
Downloadable PDF
Datasheet

The Virginia Clean Economy Act was passed in April of 2020 and created the Commonwealth’s first Clean Energy Standard, p…

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Market Insights: Illinois
Downloadable PDF
Datasheet

The Illinois Power Agency Act, enacted August 2007, requires large investor-owned electric utilities (EUs) and alternati…

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Market Insights: Pennsylvania
Downloadable PDF
Datasheet

Pennsylvania Act 213 The Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Act of 2004 (AEPS) was enacted to provide economic devel…

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BioStar Renewables Tackles
Indoor Air Quality Head On
News Article

OVERLAND PARK, KS (June 19, 2020) The decision to double down on addressing the issue of IAQ (Indoor Air Quality) has pr…

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AtmosAir™ U.S. Bank Stadium Feature
Downloadable PDF
News Article

Significant benchmarks of successful strategic partnerships include both wider and expedited penetration into the market…

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Market Insights: Massachusetts
Downloadable PDF
Datasheet

Massachusetts established a Renewable Portfolio Standard (“RPS”) goal in 1997. The current goal states that 35% of elect…

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2019 SuperSix™™ Liquid Organic Fertilizer
Field Trial Results
Webinar

BioStar’s, Allen Philo presents his 2019 SuperSix™™ Liquid Organic Fertilizer Field Trials. Fill out the for…

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New Commercial Construction
& Procurement Services
Datasheet

BioStar has designed and procured more than $4 million in custom, new construction commercial LED lighting for thousands…

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Park Meadows Case Study
Spectrum Retirement Communities
Case Study

BioStar and Spectrum Retirement Communities have partnered to retrofit more than 20 locations across 7 states in 2019 wi…

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Commercial LED Lighting Case Study
UMB Bank
Case Study

BioStar partnered with UMB Bank and MC Realty Group to retrofit exterior lighting at 21 bank locations throughout Kansas…

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Commercial LED Lighting Case Study
St. Mark’s Catholic Church
Case Study

BioStar partnered with St. Marks Catholic Church to retrofit both interior and exterior lights throughout the building —…

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Assisted Living Case Study
Carnegie Village
Case Study

BioStar provided a comprehensive LED lighting package for skilled nursing community, Carnegie Village — reducing annual…

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Market Insights: New Jersey
Downloadable PDF
Datasheet

New Jersey has an aggressive Renewable Portfolio Standard goal which states 4.1% of electricity sales must be from quali…

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Market Insight: Washington, D.C.
Downloadable PDF
Datasheet

Washington D.C. announced a 100% Renewable Portfolio Standard goal by 2032, 10% of which must be solar. Download this re…

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Energy Summer School
Second Period: Solar
Webinar

As budget cuts and increasing costs continue to strain our country’s education system, its critical schools find ways to…

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Senior Living Case Study
Spectrum Retirement Communities
Case Study

BioStar retrofitted 22 Spectrum Retirement senior living communities, creating substantial energy savings while increasi…

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Energy As-A-Service
Downloadable PDF
Datasheet

BioStar is a clean energy company playing a leading roll in ensuring a lower carbon future. Download this resource to le…

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Energy Summer School
First Period: Air Quality
Webinar

Air quality has never been as important as in the current era of COVID-19. Indoor air quality is particularly critical g…

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Happy Earth Day

News Article

Although everyday seemingly feels like Groundhog Day amid the COVID-19 pandemic, April 22nd is a particularly special da…

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COVID-19 Impacts BioStar
& the Renewables Industry
News Article

In a short matter of time, workplaces spanning the globe have emptied out amidst the rising tide of COVID-19, and life a…

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Enhancing Sustainable Cities

News Article

In recent years, there has been a noticeable trend of people relocating to cities and towns that offer a high quality of…

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Stranded Solar Assets Repowered

News Article, Project Highlight

BioStar Renewables Invests and Re-engineers Systems to Increase Production Although the solar market and PV technology i…

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BioStar Organics Opens
New Fertilizer Plant
News Article, Project Highlight

Company expects to produce up to 500,000 gallons of SuperSix™™ organic liquid fertilizer/year. Biostar Organ…

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Charter School Capital & BioStar
Launch Charter School Energy
News Article

Launch of program establishes first of its kind solution exclusively helping charter schools access sustainable energy s…

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Healthy Design:
The WELL Building Standard
News Article

If we want our built environment to be truly sustainable, we need to consider the 3 P’s of Sustainability – people, the…

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BioStar Renewables
& Forum Equity Partnership
News Article

BioStar Renewables and Forum Equity Partners Announce $15 Million Development Capital Financing Commitment for Solar Pow…

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BioStar Renewables
& Amerex Partnership
Project Highlight

BioStar Renewables was the installing contractor and energy auditor. Download the PDF featuring our Amerex partnership….

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Block & Company Realtors
Cut Energy Use Across Portfolio
Project Highlight

A leader in commercial real estate service and innovation, Block & Company Inc. has established an initiative to sav…

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BioStar Wins 25 Under 25® Award

News Article

BioStar was recognized as one of Kansas City’s best small businesses and a winner of the 2017 25 Under 25® Awards. Hoste…

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BioStar Projects Honored by DOE’s
Better Building Challenge
Project Highlight

MC Realty, Tutera Group and U.S. Toy were recently honored with awards presented by the Department of Energy’s Better Bu…

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BioStar Projects Honored by US Green
Building Council & DOE
News Article

Annual LEEP awards honors organizations for cutting energy use in parking facilities (Kansas City, MO and Los Angeles, C…

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David Smart Makes Partner at BioStar

News Article

David Smart has achieved shareholder status at BioStar Lighting, thanks to his success as Vice President of Sales. David…

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LED Lighting Contributes to
Quality Senior Assisted Living
Project Highlight

The Piper is a unique luxury assisted living facility that utilizes an innovative design philosophy which provides a “ho…

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BioStar Earns Dept of Energy Awards

News Article, Project Highlight

Tutera Group and U.S. Toy were recently honored with Interior Lighting Campaign awards presented by the Department of En…

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BioStar Renewables
& Holiday Inn Partnership
Project Highlight

“The team at BioStar was extremely professional and provided excellent customer service. They provided a complete lighti…

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MC Realty Leads the Way in
Energy Efficiency
News Article

MC Realty has been a leader in commercial building energy efficiency, especially in downtown Kansas City. A regular atte…

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LED Lighting Design at Grace Church

Project Highlight

When Grace Church began the expansion of their building, they knew they wanted their new facilities to have a modern and…

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Better Light, Lower Costs: The Landing Mall Retail LED Lighting Case Study
News Article, Project Highlight

The LED upgrade of outdated lights produces better security and a stylish modern look while eliminating maintenance head…

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Now is the Time for LED
News Article

It might be the best and brightest decision you make. Imagine upgrading your stores, giving them a fresh look and saving…

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Time Lapse Video: Upgrade to LED Lights in a Minute Per Light with LED Troffer Retrofit Lights
Project Highlight

Many business owners know the benefits of LED lighting and energy efficiency upgrades, but don’t want to disrupt their b…

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BioStar’s EnergyShare Program Maximizes Financial Returns with LED Light Financing
News Article

BioStar Lighting is excited to introduce EnergyShare, a program designed to make professional LED lighting upgrades easy…

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BioStar Enters the Quick Service Restaurant Market
News Article, Project Highlight

BioStar has entered the Quick Service Restaurant market with a bang. Within the first months of entering the QSR Market,…

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BioStar Partners with the U.S. Department of Energy
News Article

BioStar Lighting Joins as Financial Ally to the Better Buildings Challenge BioStar Lighting is expanding its network of…

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The Cost of Waiting for Energy Efficiency Upgrades
News Article

Energy efficiency upgrades pay off in the long-term, and often in the short-term too. By Greg Merritt of CREE Lighting W…

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Hallmark LED Lighting Renovation at Crown Center Surpasses Expectations
Project Highlight

Once again, Hallmark is leading the way in adopting cutting-edge technology, with extremely positive results.  At the tu…

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KC Business Journal Guest Column: The New Reality for Renewable Energy
News Article

There have been numerous articles recently regarding wind and solar energy being priced competitively or cheaper than na…

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Featured Project-Energy Efficient Lighting in BASIS Schools
Project Highlight

BioStar Lighting has been working with Basis Schools (www.basisschools.org) for the past three years, installing energy…

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