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Green - February 2012

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
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First Projects Certified by SITES National Rating System for Sustainable Landscapes

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NSF International Offers GreenScreen Evaluations

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LEED-EBOM 2012 To Focus on Performance

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LEED-EBOM Now Most Popular Rating System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustaining Sustainability: Seeking Infinite Benefits Beyond Certification

  


Building Operating Management
How LEED Volume Can Help Facility Managerspart 2: How a Commercial Office REIT Used LEED Volume part 3: LEED-EBOM Certifications Outpacing LEED-New Constructionpart 4: USGBC Building Performance Partnership for LEED Buildings

  


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LEED-CI: Greening Leased Space

Building Operating Management
How to Select Green Cleaning Vendors: Top 10 Questions to Askpart 2: How to Select Green Cleaning Vendors: Ask About Range of Services, Knowledge of Standardspart 3: How to Select Green Cleaning Vendors: Ask for Certifications, Procedurespart 4: How to Select Green Cleaning Vendors: Ask About Sustainability, Communication

  


Building Operating Management
Flexibility in Office Design Offers FMs Green Benefits, Cost Savingspart 2: Technology, Changing Workforce Helping to Drive Green Office Design Changespart 3: Maximizing Flexible Space in Office Design Reduces Costspart 4: Market Forces Provide More Options for Green Interior Products

  


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Why Is Commissioning So Critical To LEED?

Building Operating Management
Plugging Into Electric Vehicle Chargingpart 2: Grants, Pilot Projects Offer Low-Cost Electric Vehicle Charging Optionspart 3: Managing Electric Vehicle Charging Stations is Balancing Actpart 4: Electric Vehicle Charging Station Checklist

  


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Sustainable Facilities: Ensuring Performance

Building Operating Management
Data is Power: LEED Buildings and the Building Performance Partnershippart 2: Long-term Sustainability: LEED-EBOMpart 3: From Design to Operations: Energy Star's Designed to Earnpart 4: Mandating Performance: Outcome-based Codespart 5: A Breakdown of LEED-EBOM

  


Building Operating Management
LEED Designs Don't Always Lead to Sustainable Operationspart 2: Controls, Commissioning Key to Realizing Green Building Potentialpart 3: Energy Model: Use To Compare, Not To Predictpart 4: The Curious Case of Northland Pines High School

  


Building Operating Management
Using LEED-EBOM on Campus Requires Managing Data, Defining Scopepart 2: What ISO 50001 Can Offer is a Framework for Continuous Energy Improvementpart 3: Five Steps to Green Campuses

  


Building Operating Management
FMs Can Roll Out LEED-EBOM Across the Campuspart 2: LEED-EBOM 'Master Site' Credits Categorized in Three General Groupspart 3: Facility Managers Can Use LEED-EBOM Categories as Conceptual Tools

  


Building Operating Management
Green Means Go for Transwestern's Skodowski, His Sustainability Teampart 2: Transwestern's Sustainability Efforts a Cornerstone of Company's Workpart 3: Experience Makes Skodowski a Natural to Develop Green Best Practicespart 4: Skodowski, Transwestern Focus on Green Building Success, not Speedpart 5: Multimedia: Transwestern's Allan Skodowski on Sustainability

  


Building Operating Management
The Citadel Center: Chicago Green

  


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Transwestern's Allan Skodowski on LEED and the Better Buildings Challenge

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Dual-Flush Valves: Two Ways To Save

Building Operating Management
Introducing LEED for Healthcarepart 2: LEED for Healthcare: Construction is Focus, Not Operations

  


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The Buzz About LEED for Healthcare

Building Operating Management
For Envelope, Target Durability, As Well As Energypart 2: LEED Pilot Credits Target Certified Products, Demand Responsepart 3: Healthy And Green With LEED For Healthcare

  


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The Three Tiers of Green Product Selection

Building Operating Management
Phillip Saieg: The Pursuit of High-Performancepart 2: Phillip Saieg: Raising the Bar on Sustainability

  


Building Operating Management
LEED for Schools Focuses on Daylighting, Acoustics and Indoor Air Qualitypart 2: New Mexico School District Puts Building Requirements on a LEED Silver Platterpart 3: 9 Ways LEED for Schools is Different From LEED-NC

  


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LEED: Focus on Health Care Facilities

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Designing Green has Unique Challenges

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Eco Charrettes: A Key Part of a LEED-EBOM Initiative

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The Deadline Is Approaching To Declare a LEED AP Specialty

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Revisiting the Performance of First LEED Gold Hospitalpart 2: Hospital Design Team Focuses on Computer-Generated Modelspart 3: Hospital Operates on 100 Percent Renewables, Sells Powerpart 4: HVAC, Lighting, Plumbing Initiatives Fuel LEED Certificationpart 5: First LEED Gold Hospital Now a High-Performance Buildingpart 6: LEED for Healthcare Addresses Unique Operational Requirements

  


Building Operating Management
Retail REIT Installs PVs With Power Purchase Agreementpart 2: Glimcher Takes Energy-Efficiency, Other Green Steps

  


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Sustainability Improvements Require Organizational Buy-In

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Existing Buildings Have Big Impact on Carbon Footprintpart 2: What Are the Three Scopes of Greenhouse-Gas Emissions?part 3: The Role of Recommissioning in Reducing Carbon Footprintpart 4: The Role of Building Occupants in Reducing Carbon Footprintpart 5: Alliance Walks the Talk With LEED Certification

  


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What are the Benefits of Daylight Cleaning?

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Energy Costs: Retrofit to Save Money

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What is the Value of LEED Certification?

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LEED for Existing Buildings Gains Traction

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Sustainability Success Story: Small Projects Pay Off Big

Building Operating Management
Carbon Footprint Gaining a Place on the FM Agendapart 2: Focus on Buildings to Cut Your Carbon Footprint

  


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Sustainability: Green Projects Help Obtain Funding

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What You Should Know About LEED-EBOM Recertification

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A LEED-EBOM Case Study

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A LEED-EBOM Case Study

Building Operating Management
Green Science Teaching Center Meets Challenges of Landmark Site

  


Building Operating Management
Formal LEED-EBOM Certificationpart 2: Tips On Difficult LEED-EBOM Creditspart 3: Working With Other Departments on a LEED-EBOM Initiativepart 4: How To Maintain (Or Improve Upon) Certification

  


Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Water-Conservation Strategies

  


Building Operating Management
LEED-EBOM Recertification Helps Ensure Green Building Progress

  


Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability: Tactics to Avoid Failure, Embrace Success

  


Building Operating Management
Charrettes: Not Just for New Constructionpart 2: Green Building Newspart 3: LEED AP Deadline Approachingpart 4: Projects: Historic Solution Leads to Platinum Rating

  


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The International Green Construction Code

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What You Need To Know About the Various LEED Credentials

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