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Green - October 2015

The Green landing page for Facility Professionals.

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

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Siemens: Company Launches City Performance Tool

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USGBC: New Study Finds Green Construction is Major U.S. Economic Driver

Building Operating Management
Training Staff, Occupants to Reach Sustainability GoalsFirst of a 3-part article exploring what is needed beyond technology to achieve high-performance buildingspart 2: Creating a Facilities Environment Inviting to Technologypart 3: Knowing and Designing For Your Occupants

  


maintenance alerts
ASHRAE Proposal Would Standardize Rating Systems

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GRESB: North American Commercial Real Estate Sector Improves Sustainability Performance

Building Operating Management
Ten Key Steps to Resilience Planning for BuildingsHere's how to be proactive in incorporating resilience in your strategic facility planning. part 2: Climate Change Drives Need For Resilient Facilities

  


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Green Seal: Maryland Community College Is First to Receive Green Seal Certification for Custodial Cleaning Services

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WegoWise: Study Finds California Apartment Buildings Fall Short on Water Conservation

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U.S. Green Building Council: Mayors to Step Up As Key Advocates for Climate Change Action During UN Conference in Paris

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Santa Fe Community College: Trades & Advanced Technology Center Earns LEED Platinum Certification

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IMT and COSE: New Infographic Shows Value of Green Leasing Language

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AFFLINK: Organization Offers Free Service for Building Owners and Managers

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Watts Water: Company Launches Microsite to Showcase Brands

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Georgia-Pacific Professional: Company Achieves Certification To UL Environment’s Revised ECOLOGO Standard

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USGBC: Council Announces International Rankings of Top 10 Countries for LEED Green Building

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Armstrong: Company Names CarpetCycle 2014 Ceiling Recycler of the Year

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OMNOVA Solutions: World Headquarters Receives LEED Certification

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Zurn: Company's Education Campaign Helps Californians Meet Stringent Water Savings Mandate

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TIAA-CREF: Financial Provider Recognized as 2015 Green Lease Leader by IMT and DOE Better Buildings Alliance

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Greenheck: Company's Innovation Wins State PE Governor’s Award

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Green Seal: Certifier Expands Operations with Launch of California Office

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USGBC: California Embraces New Path to LEED Certification as It Struggles with Drought

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Ahern: Company's Landmark Milwaukee Facility Earns LEED Gold Status

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Danfoss: Company's Sustainable Energy Symposium Addresses Connectivity, Community-Level Regulations, Other Issues

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Healthy Buildings: South Coast Plaza — Office Division's Green Efforts Go Platinum in Orange County

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SCA: 2015 Tork Report Examines Sustainability in North America

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Johnson Controls: Company Helps Stanford University Drastically Reduce Water, Energy Use

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WaterSense: A Trillion Gallons Saved

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CleanCore: Cleaning Technology Supports Green Clean Schools Leadership Summit in Seattle, July 30-31

quick reads
Resilience and Occupant Comfort: Key Factors of High-Performance

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CertainTeed: Company Publishes Industry-First Life Cycle Assessment for Vinyl Fence, Vinyl Railing, and Composite Railing Systems

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Armstrong: Company's Sustainability Practices Recognized in California

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International WELL Building Institute: Organization Launches Pilot Programs for New Market Sectors

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ISSA: Association Wins Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award

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SARGENT: Company Achieves ISO Certifications

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Designtex, Steelcase, Victor, Unifi: Closed Loop Initiative Builds a Circular Economy Model

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Healthy Buildings: Green Efforts Go Platinum in Orange County

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USGBC: Ashkin Outlines Key Goals of Green Apple Day Project

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ThyssenKrupp and Owens Corning: 2 Companies Earn Material Health Certificates

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NIBS and RICS: Two Organizations to Explore P3 as Tool to Achieve High-Performance Buildings

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JCPenney: Company Wins PRSM 2015 Innovation in Sustainability Award

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Keep America Beautiful: Nonprofit Announces Results of 'Recycling at Work' Research Study

Building Operating Management
LEED Improving on Bridging the Design to Operations Gappart 2: Overcoming the Biggest LEED Challengespart 3: Value of LEED Certification is Third-Party Verificationpart 4: LEEDv4 or LEED 2009

  


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USGBC: Global Coalition for Green Schools Recognizes Annual Greenest School on Earth Recipient

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Is The LEED Dynamic Plaque a Paradigm Shift?

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Green Ideas Garmin Corporate Campus Project Wins NAIOP LEED Certified Building of the Year Award

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Why High-Performance?

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Ecova Continues Partnership with CDP, Earns 2015 CDP Silver Software Accreditation for Fourth Consecutive Year

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EPA Recognizes CBRE with Dual Honors

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Sustainable Design for Corporate Headquarters by Conservation Design Forum Achieves SITES Certification

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Nautilus Solar Launches Integrated Asset Management Division

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ASSA ABLOY's New Haven, Conn., Facility Receives GreenCircle Certification

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Greater Cincinnati Green Business Council Wins 2015 Green Advocacy Award

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New 'Green' Strategy Draws Attention from Cities, Property Managers

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Winners Announced for 2014 Emerald Award for Sustainability in Distribution, Facilities, Foodservice, and Hospitality

Building Operating Management
Targeting Occupant Behavior for Energy Savingspart 2: Power of Group, Leaders Can Drive Energy Savingspart 3: Focus on Barriers to Change and Study Your Buildingspart 4: Top 10 States for LEED Show Market for Green Building Gaining

  


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ASHRAE/USGBC/IES Agree to Develop Biomass Requirements for Green Building Standard

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IRN Provides 6 Million Pounds of Furnishings to Charities on5 Continents

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New Study on Clean Diesel Technology Affirms Near-Zero Emissions, No Significant Health Impact

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Sloan To Help Chicago Cubs Improve Water Efficiency

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Ingersoll Rand Introduces the EcoWise Portfolio of Products as Step to Achieve its Global Climate Commitment

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Ecova Survey Reveals 2015 Energy and Sustainability Predictions

quick reads
How Prevalent is Greenwash These Days?

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Inside the 'World's Most Sustainable Office Building'

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Five High-Performance Building Trends For 2015

Building Operating Management
How School Buildings Can Become Hands-On Teaching Toolspart 2: More Ways Facility Managers Can Excel as Educatorspart 3: Design Collaboration Can Make School a Great Teaching Tool

  


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Sloan Signs with Chicago Cubs as Water Efficiency Partner

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$3.2 Million Clean Energy Infrastructure Project Will Shrink Carbon Footprint and Improve Operations at Philadelphia Senior Living Facility

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Green Ideas Completes LEED Gold Certification for Garmin Corporate Campus

Building Operating Management
Two Portland, Ore., Buildings Earn LEED Certification

  


quick reads
LEED Volume Delivers High-Performance on a Large Scale

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USGBC Extends LEED 2009 Deadline

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What We Can Learn From LEED's Critics

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JLM Offers New Choices for Energy Independence, Batteries Included

Building Operating Management
Four Tips on LEED O+M Can Ease Way to Certificationpart 2: LEED O+M: Understanding Energy Audits and Retrocommissioningpart 3: LEED O+M: Cut Energy, Water Waste With O+M Manual, Requirements

  


Building Operating Management
On-Site Water Can Lead To Goal of Net-Zero Waterpart 2: Net-Zero, Re-Use Approaches Address Looming Water Problems part 3: Treatment and Popularity of Re-Using Onsite Waterpart 4: Product Showcase: Water Efficiency

  


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Inaugural Big-Business Forum Flexes Market Muscle in Favor of Healthier Building Materials

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The Importance of Net-Zero Energy Goals

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The Intersection of Green Building Design and Fire Safety

Building Operating Management
States Raise The Bar On High-Performance Buildingspart 2: ASHRAE, LEED Updates Include Lighting, Sustainable Materialspart 3: A Beginner's Guide to ASHRAE 90.1 and LEEDv4part 4: The Rise of the LEED City

  


quick reads
Top-Level Sustainability: Hospital's Green Roof Delivers Benefits

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Honeywell and U.S. Green Building Council Collaborate to Advance Building Sustainability

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Johnson Controls' Technology and Consulting Expertise Helps China Office Tower Achieve Double Green Certification

Building Operating Management
Center for Sustainable Landscapes Building First to Achieve WELL Platinum Certification

  


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Transwestern Debuts World's First LEED v4 Volume Program For Managed Portfolio