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Green - May 2015

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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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

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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

  


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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

  


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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

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Defining High-Performance Buildings

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CertainTeed Issues Industry-First Health Product Declarations For Fiberglass Insulation

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Cradle To Cradle Products Innovation Institute Provides Path For Companies To Improve Product Health

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NY Gov. Cuomo Announces First New York Green Bank Transactions

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Green Building Initiative Celebrates A Decade Of Growth And Influence

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World's First Net-Zero Exhibit Space To Be Unveiled At Greenbuild 2014

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PROSOCO R-Guard Products Make Prestigious Top 10 List

Building Operating Management
Aetna Building in Phoenix Earns LEED Silver

  


Building Operating Management
Third-Party Green Certifications Still a Critical Part of Product Selectionpart 2: Stringent and Science-Based Third-Party Certifications part 3: Green Certifications Support Green Building Rating Systemspart 4: Advances in Product Standards and Green Certifications

  


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General Motor's Sustainability Strategies

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How To Successfully Commission

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LEED Dynamic Plaque May Lead To Better LEED Performance

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ClearinghouserepurposedMATERIALS

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What Is High-Performance Building?

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Leading Building Industry Groups Agree to Streamline Green Building Tool Coordination and Development

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U.S. Green Building Council and the American Chemistry Council to Work Together to Advance LEED

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What Is Resilience in Buildings?

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New $252 Million Medical Center's Efficient HVAC Design Boasts 18% Energy Savings Vs. Conventional Systems

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Schneider Electric and ChargePoint Partner to Launch New EVlink Cloud Connected Charging Stations with Comprehensive Services

Building Operating Management
Zipcar Aims For Collaborative Community In New Headquarters

  


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High-Performance Products Make High-Performance Buildings

Building Operating Management
FTC Green Guides Provide Guidance For Sustainable Facility Products and Servicespart 2: Federal Trade Commission Green Guides Help Facility Managers Evaluate Environmental Marketing Claims

  


Building Operating Management
High-Performance Exteriors Require Creativity, Commitmentpart 2: Attention To Detail Helps Eliminate Envelope Leakspart 3: High-Performance Exterior Helps Library Use Less Energy In More Spacepart 4: With Water A Concern, Education Was Key To Convincing Owners To Use Open-Ventilated Rain Screen

  


Building Operating Management
To Get The Most Out Of Open Office Plans, Pay Close Attention To The Detailspart 2: Successful Daylighting In Open Offices Requires Careful Planning Of Partitions, Office Layout part 3: Operable Windows Offer Sustainability Benefits, But Also Acoustical Challengespart 4: Raised Floor Can Help Limit Reconfiguration Hassles In Open Offices

  


Building Operating Management
How To Maximize Your Water Efficiency Effortspart 2: Electronic Faucets, Aerators Can Help Meet Water Efficiency Goalspart 3: Lower-Flush Fixtures Can Save Water, But Be Aware Of Infrastructure Challengespart 4: Water Efficiency Requires Occupant Cooperation, Change Of Habits

  


Building Operating Management
Occupant Engagement, Proper Operation Help Meet Sustainable Operations Goalspart 2: Success Of Sustainability Initiatives Often Hinges On Reaching The Right Peoplepart 3: Engage Facility Staff To Help Ensure Sustainable Operationspart 4: Human Behavior Can Make It Hard To Find Best Way To Encourage Sustainable Behavior

  


Building Operating Management
GSA's Contract Structure For High-Performance Building Project Shows Future Possibilitiespart 2: Performance Targets Helped GSA Ensure Expedited Bid Process Didn't Sacrifice Energy Efficiencypart 3: Planning For Measurement And Verification Surprises Helps GSA Hit Energy Efficiency Targetspart 4: Training Of Building Occupants, Operators Is Critical To Maintaining High Performance