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2018 Environmental Report

Since our founding, Winkler Partners has striven to have a positive impact on the environment, as well as an ongoing commitment to the professional development of our staff. In 2006, we established a Green Office Department, to undertake the greening of the office, implement methods to reduce our use of energy, promote the use of [...]

A year of sun

In August 2017 we installed solar panels on our rooftop in an effort to generate our own clean energy, offsetting the amount of energy we purchase from traditional, polluting sources. A year has passed since our Green Office team and the contractors made estimations on how much energy we could hope to generate, based on [...]

2017 Environmental Report

Winkler Partners has at its core, a commitment to environmental protection and sustainability, as well as a commitment to the constant professional development of our staff. In 2006, we established a Green Office Department, to undertake the greening of the office, implement methods to reduce our use of energy, promote the use of environmentally friendly [...]

WP installs solar panels to generate 18% of our energy needs

This weekend we successfully installed solar panels on our roof and once we get the all clear, will begin generating our own power later this month. The panels cover approximately 23 ping (76 square meters), or roughly half the available roof space. The panels are capable of generating 13,000 kilowatt hours of electricity annually. According [...]

If you are planning for a year, sow rice

Ancient Chinese reformer and thinker Guan Zhong (管仲) once said; “十年樹木百年樹人” “If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people”. We have been growing produce on our rooftop garden in central Taipei for several years as part [...]

WP Recycles 4,000 Liters of Rainwater in November

Frequent rains in November meant that the Winkler Partners Green Office team was able to quantify our use of recycled rain water as an alternative water source for our bathrooms.  On November 1st we began directing water from the collection tanks on our roof to bathrooms on the 12th floor.  The reading on the attached [...]

WP Energy and Resource Use in August and September

In July and August, we used 1,749 fewer kWs of electricity than we did in the June-July period and 10.24% less than we did in the same period last year. This reduction was due to relatively cool summer weather and less use of air conditioning. We need to do a better job of making sure [...]

 

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