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Green

The Green landing page for Facility Professionals.

Topics related to Green

water conservation, leed, usgbc, greenhouse gases, roi, emissions, greenguard, green seal, greenwash, green cleaners
Building Operating Management
Strategies for Scaling Up To Zero Net Energy BuildingsFirst of a four-part article on baseline techniques for making zero net energy buildings more common. part 2: To Get to Zero Net Energy, First Focus on Reducing Energy Consumptionpart 3: 7 Factors That Create a Zero Net Energy Candidatepart 4: ZEB @ BCA Academy: Singapore's First Zero Net Energy Building

  


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Building Enclosure Commissioning Targets Hidden Costs of Air/Water LeaksFirst part of a three-part Green Building Report. part 2: Commissioning Goals: Reduce Air Leakage, Eliminate Thermal Bridges, Control Water Intrusionpart 3: USGBC Perspective: A Look at the Green Industrial Sector

  


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Stone34 is First Commercial Development to Complete City of Seattle’s Highly-Anticipated Deep Green Pilot Program

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Total Amount of Recycled Rubber Used in Manufacturing Porous Pave Permeable Paving Material Now Tops 7.5 Million Pounds

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Creating a Roadmap to LEED Certification

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AECOM Unveils Target for Reducing Carbon Footprint

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Morbern’s New Facility Lessens Environmental Impact

Building Operating Management
Energy Lesson Plans: How Colleges Save Money on Lighting, HVAC, Water HeatingFirst part of a 3-part article on how educational facilities can implement energy-saving strategies. part 2: How To Reduce Water Heating Energy On Campus part 3: SIDEBAR: Hire An Energy Officer, Create Competition To Truly Save Energy

  


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Singapore’s CapitaGreen Building: Rising Like Plant Growing Toward The Sky

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Nominate a Project for a Beyond Green Award

Building Operating Management
Green Cleaning: First Steps on the Journey of SustainabilityFirst part of a 2-part article explaining how to get started with a green cleaning program. part 2: Moving Beyond The Basics To Green Cleaning Innovations

  


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Green Seal Issues Standard on Insulation

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CleanFund’s new SolarPACE program helps commercial real estate owners secure financing for building retrofits and new construction

Building Operating Management
5 Things You Need To Know About LEED v4Part 1 of a 2-part article looking at some of the changes to expect in LEED v4 Existing Buildings Operations and Maintenance. part 2: Product Selection, Energy Jumpstart, Recertification in LEED v4

  


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Green Seal Helps Purchasers Identify Green Insulation Materials with Launch of New Architectural Insulation Standard

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ISSA/INTERCLEAN Adds Sessions to Promote Greener Educational Facilities

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Green Seal Report Shows Big Companies Advance Toward Sustainability

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Cascades Renews Sustainable Development Commitment

Building Operating Management
How Big Data and the Building Management System Contribute to High-Performance GoalsPart 1 of a 3-part Green Building Report. part 2: Making Data-Based Decisions Makes Huge Difference in Managing Buildings part 3: USGBC Perspective: Why FMs Should Participate in Integrative Design

  


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BOMI Introduces High Performance Designation

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Energy Star National Building Competition: Bootcamp Announced

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Green Seal: Certifying Group Reports Major Business Advances Toward Sustainability

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WaterSense: 10 Years and 1.5 Trillion Gallons Saved

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GP PRO and Atlanta Airlines Terminal Corp.: Companies Win Sustainable Packaging Award for Waste Reduction

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Top-Tier Indoor Environmental Quality at New Balance Headquarters

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Green and Safe: Resource Targets Sustainability, Safety

Building Operating Management
Austin's LEED Gold Convention Is Perfect Venue for 2016 High-Performance Buildings + WorkplacesSave the date for next year's High-Performance Buildings + Workplaces: May 17-18, 2017 in the Dallas area.

  


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BuildingWise and BRE: Partnership Bringing Sustainability Assessment Method to American Market

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RedDot Brands: 3 Paper Product Lines Awarded Green Seal Certification For Sustainability Leadership

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Sustainable Cities: Must Municipalities Have No Plan

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APANA: Water-Management Company Launches New Website, Grows Team, Signs New Customers and Partners

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Practice Greenhealth: Organization Selects HDR for Champion for Change Award

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Uponor and Belkin International: 2 Companies Partner to Create Phyn, a New Intelligent-Water Company

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Irrigation: Green Strategies and Technology AdvancesPart one of a three-part article on new-generation irrigation technologypart 2: Slowing the Flow on Irrigation Systems to Conserve Waterpart 3: Sustainable Practices Targeting Irrigation Systemspart 4: PRODUCTS: Grounds Management

  


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Diesel Technology Forum: California Zero Emissions Demonstration Project Includes Diesel Plug-In Hybrid Trucks

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Staples Business Advantage: Company Announces Furniture Recycling Initiatives

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WaterSignal: Company Reports 170% Growth in 2015

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Take A New Look At LEED

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Plumbing Code Change Paves Way For Water Savings

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Levin Management: Sustainability Efforts Rise to the Forefront in Modernizing Retail Real Estate

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Toshiba: Company Recycles Nearly 200 Tons of e-Waste in 2015

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AIA: Top 10 Green Projects of 2016 Selected

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Changes Proposed for Green Buildings Standard

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RGF Environmental Group: Company Launches New Website

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RGF Environmental Group: Company Launches New Website

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American Institute of Architects Awards Top Ten Green Projects of 2016

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Solar Installations Continue To Grow Rapidly

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Crossville: Tile-Maker Announces 2015 Recycling Program Milestones

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Cintas: For Earth Day, Here Are 5 Ways to Support the Environment through Cleaning

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What Is Aqueous Ozone Cleaning?

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'Construction Climate Talks': Episode 3 Discusses Common Sense of Sustainable Building

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Window & Door Manufacturers Association: Group Applauds New LEED Pilot Recognizing Additional Wood Certifications

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Cascades and GreenSeal: Partners Celebrate 10-Year Milestone

Building Operating Management
PNC Tower, World's Greenest High-Rise, Is A Study In SimplicityPart 1 of a 5-part article profiling the high-performance PNC Tower in Pittsburgh. part 2: High-Performance Building Envelope at PNC Tower Brings Efficiencypart 3: Even Most Efficient High-Performance Buildings Require Constant Monitoring, Tweakingpart 4: SIDEBAR: Mock-up Plays Key Role In PNC Tower Designpart 5: SIDEBAR: Innovative Building Systems Are Hallmarks of PNC Tower

  


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As Water Rates Rise, Efficiency More Important, Especially For Cooling TowersPart 1 of a 2 part article on water efficiency best practices for cooling towers. part 2: How To Control Water Costs Without Energy Penalties

  


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Icynene: Company's ProSeal Spray Foam Insulation Awarded UL Greenguard Gold Certification

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USGBC: Group Partners with Dodge Data and Analytics to Release World Green Building Trends Report 2016

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The Ashkin Group: Report Finds More U.S. Companies Reporting on Sustainability

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Buying Green: Database Aims to Streamline Specification

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CFIRE: New Report Presents Ways to Finance Energy Projects in Buildings

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Healthy Buildings, Happy Occupants

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Hobbs Brook Management: Waltham, Mass., Building Earns LEED Gold Certification

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Environmental Issues Top the List of Global Risks

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USGBC, Dodge: Green Building Continues To Grow Rapidly

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Beyond Changing The Sheets: Hotels Make Real Strides Towards Real Sustainability

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CleanCore: Company Offers Q&A about Aqueous Ozone Cleaning

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Water Watch: Center Offers Project Financing Guidance

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USGBC: Council's New Report Shows Hospitality Industry Poised for Tremendous Growth in Green Building

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Green Roofs Grow Globally

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Green Seal: Georgia Tech Certified for Sustainable Leadership in Green Cleaning

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GBCI Administers Green Garage Certification Program

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USGBC: Organization Approves 'New Construction Guide' for LEED Pilot Credit Library

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How Do You Use EPDs and HPDs for Product Selection?

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New Manual Targets ASHRAE Green Building Standard

Building Operating Management
14 Tips for Success in Green BuildingFirst of a 4-part article from the U.S. Green Building Councilpart 2: Green Strategies Include Early Use of Safety Experts, Installation Troubleshootingpart 3: Other Green Strategies Include Inventory Management, Good Roof Maintenance part 4: U.S. Green Building Council Perspective: High-Performance Green Buildings as a Keystone of a Low-Carbon Economy

  


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Aquatherm: Company 'LEEDs' by Obtaining 'Environmentally Friendly' Product Declaration

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GBCI To Administer Green Parking Program

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Sustainable Buildings Industry Council: Group Recognizes 2015 'Beyond Green' Award Winners

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New York Power Authority: Program Lets Solar Shine in Schools

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PNC’s LEED Platinum Tower: One of the Greenest Office Buildings in the World

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Yost Grube Hall: Headquarters Is Awarded LEED Gold Certification

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Solar Power for Your Building? How About a Super-Efficient ‘Sunflower’

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USGBC Colorado: Group Predicts Major Green Building Growth in 2016

Building Operating Management
Solar Canopies Bring Multiple Benefits To Property Management FirmPhotovoltaic system aligns with long-term investment philosophy of firm

  


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Post Brothers: Company Receives LEED Gold for Philadelphia High-Rise

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Sustainably Dashboard: Growth of Sustainability Reporting Reflects Growth of Green, Social, and Environmental Issues

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Covanta: Making 'Green' Work At the Office

Building Operating Management
Using Buildings to Support Human HealthFirst of a 4-part article on using building design and operations to support wellnesspart 2: Defining Wellness and How to Achieve It in Buildingspart 3: Strategies in Existing Facilities Include Using Stairs to Get People Movingpart 4: Targeting Toxic Exposure from Materials Another Key to Occupant Health

  


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Interconnected World: How Green Building Relates to Sharing of ‘Common’ ResourcesFirst of a 4-part article from the U.S. Green Building Councilpart 2: Sustainability Game Offers Lesson in Ocean Depletionpart 3: Relating Building Management to Our Common Air, Energy Resourcespart 4: USGBC Perspective: the 2015 Green Building Economic Impact Study

  


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Facilities Respond to California’s DroughtFirst of a 4-part article on how the state’s facilities are reducing water use part 2: California Water-Use Targets Include Sprinklers, Water Reclamation, Landscapingpart 3: Better Design, Management, Technology Aid California Water Reductionpart 4: Dishwashing Efficiency, Xeriscaping Help Cut California Water Use

  


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TOTO: Company Announces Plumbing Industry's First Products to Earn 'Red List Free' Declare Labels

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Despite Progress, Solar Still Faces Obstacles

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Good News on Green Building from USGBC’s Economic Impact Study

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U.S. Green Building Council: Organization Commits to Scaling LEED Green Buildings to More Than 5 Billion Square Feet Over Next 5 Years

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How Do You Select High-Performance Building Products?

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If You Have a BAS, You’re Half Way to Internet of Things

Building Operating Management
Survey: Facility Water Conservation Measures In CaliforniaSurvey looks at facilities that say water conservation is a high priority

  


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Seeking LEED Certification in Retail SpacesFirst of a 3-part article on how retailers are using LEED and other resources to prioritize sustainability and go green part 2: Landlord-Tenant Partnerships Can Build LEED Criteria into Retail Spacespart 3: External Communications Can Aid LEED Retail Strategies

  


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Database Aims to Help with Sustainable Specification

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United Technologies: New Study Demonstrates Indoor Environment Has Significant Impact on Cognitive Function

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Fomo Products: Company Attends White House Event to Help with Global Warming

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Smart System Provides Green Solution for Food Waste RemovalBioHitech America

Building Operating Management
Greenbuild 2015 Heads to Washington, D.C., May Be Biggest YetU.S. Green Building Council Perspective

  


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Daikin: White House Recognizes Company for Commitment to Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Danfoss: Company Participates in White House Roundtable on Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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EPA WaterSense: Award Winners Make All the Difference

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HJKessler Associates: Company Named LEED Proven Provider by Green Building Certification Institute

Building Operating Management
Value of Internet of Things to Green BuildingsFirst part of a 4-part article exploring the promise and challenge of the Building Internet of Things for facilitiespart 2: IoT Lighting Controls Taking the Lead in Efficient, Green Applicationspart 3: Complexity of Commercial Buildings a Challenge to IoT Applicationspart 4: Big Future Predicted for IoT, but a Simple Definition Is Elusive

  


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Ingersoll Rand: Company Marks Climate Commitment Achievement at White House HFC Reduction Roundtable

Building Operating Management
Third-Party Green Standards Fuel Growth of Sustainable Building Productspart 2: Green Standards Guide Purchasing for Facility Managers

  


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Green Building Companies: Consortium Issues Call for Entries for New 'BOLD Awards'

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Outdoor Power Equipment Institute: 3 New Board Members Announced

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ULI: Report Shows Reductions in Energy and Carbon Emissions in Buildings Worldwide

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Green Seal: Ellis Hotel Receives Silver Certification for Lodging Properties

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SB Architects: Miami Design District's Palm Court a Winner in the USGBC 2015 LEEDership and Green Awards Program