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Zero Hero Speaker Series:  Reaching For Zero
February 26, 2020, 12pm to 1pm

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... any place in which they grow. Once planted, they require very little care, and are available in a wide range of sizes and colors. This makes them ideal for use as cut flowers and bedding plants. Freshly cut stems release a substance that will make them wilt when combined with other cut flowers. To prevent this, soak ... cut flowers. Daffodils are easy to spot, as the Landscape Department has planted over 3,000 assorted varieties throughout SFO. ...
... in the wallet, a photocopy of the License was scanned and sent to the passenger so that she could get through security in New Orleans and return to San Francisco.  ... at SFO as a Custodian since December 2009.  She is a polite, customer-oriented worker with a positive attitude and she has actively embraced the Airport’s core ...
... areas easier and more efficient. Closures begin on Friday, October 21st, and are anticipated to remain in effect for approximately two years while construction ... and curbside area, will close to accommodate construction activity. Details are as follows: Arrival level Closure begins on Friday, October 21st at 1:00am Lane ... Car center, for both drop-offs and pick-ups. From the Kiss & Fly, all terminals are just six-minutes away by the AirTrain light rail system. Drivers picking up ...
... featuring a total of 334 seats; 33 in Business Class and 301 in Economy. All seats are equipped with the latest high-definition TV screens offering a variety of ... Now *Airport Commission employees and San Francisco City and County employees are ineligible for the contest ...
... the Essig Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Berkeley Insects are the most diverse macroscopic organisms on the planet. Researchers have identified over one million species of insects and estimate that five to thirty million more are waiting to be discovered. In fact, there are ...
Did you know that, since 2013, SFO has saved over 18 GWh of electricity - enough to power over 1,700 homes in California and save about $2.5 million on our energy bill? ...
Did you know that not all countries observe Daylight Savings Time (DST), and that airlines have to adjust their schedules accordingly when changing times.  ...
... from a 1990 baseline, all by 2021. Already, SFO’s carbon dioxide emissions are more than 39% below their level in 1990, as to be reported in SFO’s tenth ... 100% carbon-free electricity from SFPUC’s Hetch Hetchy reservoir. Installing over 1.5 MW of solar capacity at buildings and parking facilities across the Airport. ... Providing air conditioning and electrical power for all parked aircraft, avoiding over 18,000 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions and saving 1.8 million gallons of ...
... to clean water. An estimated 1.8 billion people around the world drink water that is contaminated. A third of all health clinics/facilities in low and middle-income countries don’t have access to safe water. 1 in 3 people ...
... Council International - North America (ACI-NA), which represents governing bodies that own and operate commercial airports across the United States and Canada, ... Living Future Institute (ILFI). “As an industry leader in sustainability, we are proud to be the first airport in the world to achieve a certified Zero Net Energy ... is the first airport facility in the world to operate using zero net energy. Over the past year, the facility generated more electricity than it consumed, thanks ...
... tall as 350 feet. Coast redwoods thrive in our coastal California climate, places that have rich soil, are protected from wind and have cool and foggy summers.  Over the past few months, the SFO Electrical Shop has decorated many of the trees ...
... meals were donated to two charities, St. Anthony Foundation and Life Moves. “We are proud to launch our ‘SFO Unites Against Hunger’ food donation program,” ... adaptable, portable, and scalable to airports across the country.  It is fitting that San Francisco Airport – the transportation hub of the Bay Area – is at the ... hunger.” "St. Anthony's serves more than 800,000 meals each year to homeless and low income San Franciscans,” said Corporate Relations Manager Dolores Gould.  ...
Did you know that reducing nighttime aircraft noise is a key goal of voluntary SFO's Nighttime Preferential Runway Use Program? The program tries to maximize flights over water and minimize flights over land and populated areas between 1:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. ...
Frequently asked questions How many design review meetings are required per project? The number of meetings required varies considerably ... once the overall design concept has been established. Examples of different areas are exterior façade airside, exterior façade landside, restroom spaces/all ... final approved design proposal, finishes, and furniture for record keeping. What are SFO guidelines and standards? There are several SFO standards and guidelines ...
On occasion, hazardous spills do occur.  However, there are steps that all Airport employees can take to minimize or eliminate their impact.  These ... should not be stacked on top of each other, in order to prevent them from falling over during an earthquake or if bumped by equipment. Performing routine inspections ...
Did you know that The goal of the Fly Quiet Program is to influence airlines to operate as quietly ...
... to inspect, clean, and beautify our facilities. During Clean Sweep all tenants are asked to: Conduct general housekeeping, with a special focus on removing items that may create Foreign Object Debris (FOD) or attract wildlife Work with Airport Duty Managers and Property Managers to identify areas that need additional cleaning or repair Discard unused items such as furniture, ...
... Zero Energy Airport possesses renewable energy sources with a generation capacity that is equal to the Airport’s total energy consumption. SFO is developing Net Zero ... includes the use of electricity to power lights and computers. 1 These buildings are estimated to waste 30% of this energy due to inefficiencies in design and ... from fossil fuel sources 3 ,  which include oil, coal and natural gas.  These are not renewable sources of energy. The combustion of fossil fuels to generate ...
Did you know that United Airlines is commencing nonstop service to Tel Aviv, Israel (TLV) on March ...