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USGBC Perspective: Analysis Reveals $46 Billion Deficit In Public School Infrastructure Investment

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What Is Aqueous Ozone Cleaning?

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Tips For A Successful RFP Process For Roofing

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Buying Green: Database Aims to Streamline Specification

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International Roofing Expo Continues To Grow, Challenge Conventional Wisdom

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USGBC Perspective: Top 10 States for LEED

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Green Roofs Grow Globally

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Improving Daylighting Via Window Replacement

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14 Tips for Success in Green Building

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Green Strategies Include Early Use of Safety Experts, Installation Troubleshooting

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Other Green Strategies Include Inventory Management, Good Roof Maintenance

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U.S. Green Building Council Perspective: High-Performance Green Buildings as a Keystone of a Low-Carbon Economy

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Solar Canopies Bring Multiple Benefits To Property Management Firm

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Chicago Releases Results of Energy Assessment for Commercial Buildings

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Mower Matters: Matching Needs to Product Options

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Interconnected World: How Green Building Relates to Sharing of ‘Common’ Resources

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Sustainability Game Offers Lesson in Ocean Depletion

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Relating Building Management to Our Common Air, Energy Resources

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USGBC Perspective: the 2015 Green Building Economic Impact Study

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Carefully Selected Floors Raise Issues of Materials Use

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Flooring Decisions Involve Issues of Sustainable Content, Chemical Exposure

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‘Green’ Flooring Decisions Involve Checking for Third-Party Certifications

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Green Seal, Floorscore Among ‘Green’ Flooring Certifications

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

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Networked Water-Management Systems Aid Green Goals

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Seeking LEED Certification in Retail Spaces

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Landlord-Tenant Partnerships Can Build LEED Criteria into Retail Spaces

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External Communications Can Aid LEED Retail Strategies

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Sustainability Spotlight: Mowers

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Greenbuild 2015 Heads to Washington, D.C., May Be Biggest Yet

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PNC Tower Uses Cutting Edge Building Systems but Runs on the Basics

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Cleveland Clinic Happily Takes IoT Connectivity to Extremes

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Data Plays Important Role at U.S. Institute of Peace Building

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Value of Internet of Things to Green Buildings

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IoT Lighting Controls Taking the Lead in Efficient, Green Applications

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Complexity of Commercial Buildings a Challenge to IoT Applications

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Big Future Predicted for IoT, but a Simple Definition Is Elusive

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Third-Party Green Standards Fuel Growth of Sustainable Building Products

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Green Standards Guide Purchasing for Facility Managers

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System Integration Offers Benefits for Green Buildings

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Savings and Sustainability: One Department’s Strategy

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Greening Grounds: Enhancing Sustainable Landscapes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable Landscapes: Rethinking Pest Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable Landscapes: Native Plants Trending

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Frito-Lay Data Center Expansion Shows Value of Maintenance Department

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LEED v4 and Why Raising the Bar Matters

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University of Utah Adapts Landscape to Climate Conditions

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Students Help LEED Schools Toward Energy Efficiency

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Adopting Innovations Can Keep Green Cleaning Programs Fresh

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Work With Suppliers to Improve Green Cleaning

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Green Roofs as Sustainable Design Possibilities

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Improving Greenness of Cleaning Programs

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Managers discuss their challenges when buying sustainable products

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Audits, Employee Education Put More ‘Green’ in Cleaning Programs

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Focus on Cleaning Processes, Certifications, Suppliers Pays Off

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Top 10 States for LEED Show Market for Green Building Gaining

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Making Retrocommissioning a Priority

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Library Energy Project Replaced Outmoded Systems

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Centralizing Energy Management in City of Boston Buildings

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Choosing a Green Cleaning Vendor

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The Current Popularity of Green Cleaning

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New Green Cleaning Products and Approaches

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Where Green Cleaning is Headed in the Near Future

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Todd Isherwood Transforming City of Boston's Energy Strategies

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Resources for Fire Safety in Green Buildings

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How Prevalent is Greenwash These Days?

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Dan Hounsell: Embracing Predictive Maintenance Produces Green Strategy

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Design Collaboration Can Make School a Great Teaching Tool

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More Ways Facility Managers Can Excel as Educators

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How School Buildings Can Become Hands-On Teaching Tools

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Achieving Good Acoustical Performance in Open Space Designs

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Sound Masking Pushes Toward Individualized, Centralized Control

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Acoustics Driving the Ceiling and Sound Masking Field

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Treatment and Popularity of Re-Using Onsite Water

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Net-Zero, Re-Use Approaches Address Looming Water Problems

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On-Site Water Can Lead To Goal of Net-Zero Water

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Operate a Green Building Well and Fire Safety Will Follow

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Strategies Include Familiarizing Firefighters with Site and Building

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Green Buildings, Like All Buildings, Must Mitigate Fire Risks

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Experts Differ on Future of Day Cleaning; Study Touts Its Lower Energy Use

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Should Day Cleaners Use Green Methods?

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Benefits and Potential Problems with Day Cleaning

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The Intersection of Day Cleaning and Green Cleaning

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The Rise of the LEED City

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A Beginner's Guide to ASHRAE 90.1 and LEEDv4

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ASHRAE, LEED Updates Include Lighting, Sustainable Materials

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The Intersection of Green Building Design and Fire Safety

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States Raise The Bar On High-Performance Buildings

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

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Third-Party Green Certifications Still a Critical Part of Product Selection

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Stringent and Science-Based Third-Party Certifications

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Green Certifications Support Green Building Rating Systems

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Advances in Product Standards and Green Certifications

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New Operations and Maintenance Credits in LEED v4

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Water Conservation: An Audit You'll Like

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Data Helps Sell Energy Efficiency Efforts In Healthcare Facilities

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Understand Where Energy Is Used To Maximize Benefits Of Healthcare Efficiency Efforts

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Budget For Energy Upgrades Requires Fully Understanding Real Costs

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True Energy Costs Play Important Role In Determining Energy Savings

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Realistic View Of Energy Savings Helps Meet Targets

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USGBC Professional Exams Evolving With Launch Of LEED v4

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Submetering: Gathering Data, Uncovering Savings

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FTC Green Guides Provide Guidance For Sustainable Facility Products and Services

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Federal Trade Commission Green Guides Help Facility Managers Evaluate Environmental Marketing Claims

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High-Performance Exteriors Require Creativity, Commitment

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Attention To Detail Helps Eliminate Envelope Leaks

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High-Performance Exterior Helps Library Use Less Energy In More Space

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With Water A Concern, Education Was Key To Convincing Owners To Use Open-Ventilated Rain Screen

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Prison Plumbing Retrofit Captures Savings

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Occupant Engagement, Proper Operation Help Meet Sustainable Operations Goals

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Success Of Sustainability Initiatives Often Hinges On Reaching The Right People

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Engage Facility Staff To Help Ensure Sustainable Operations

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Human Behavior Can Make It Hard To Find Best Way To Encourage Sustainable Behavior

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GSA's Contract Structure For High-Performance Building Project Shows Future Possibilities

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Performance Targets Helped GSA Ensure Expedited Bid Process Didn't Sacrifice Energy Efficiency

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Planning For Measurement And Verification Surprises Helps GSA Hit Energy Efficiency Targets

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Training Of Building Occupants, Operators Is Critical To Maintaining High Performance

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First Steps When Considering a Green Roof For An Existing Facility

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Green Roof Types For Particular Buildings

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Energy Benefits of Green Roofs

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Green Roofs Incentives and Rebates

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Pros And Cons Of Green Building Rating Systems

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Certified Energy Manager Credential Is One Option For Energy-Focused Professional Sustainability Certification

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Green Globes, Energy Star, BOMA 360, Living Building Challenge Offer Different Benefits For Different Buildings

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USGBC Perspective: Education @USGBC To Teach Green Building Best Practices

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LEED v4: How Energy And Atmosphere, Materials And Resources And Indoor Environmental Quality Requirements Have Changed

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Lessons Learned From A LEED v4 Beta Project

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USGBC Releases Top 10 States For LEED

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LEED v4 Requires A New Facility Management Approach To LEED

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Talking Points Column: All that Glitters is not (LEED) Gold

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Have A Plan To Specify Green Interiors Products

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Why Environmental Product Declarations Are Important for Green Buildings

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How EPDs Are Created, What They Include, and Why They’re Useful

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable and Maintainable: Achieving Two Goals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC Systems Common Target of Sustainability Projects

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How To Ensure High-Performance Buildings Have High-Performance Operations

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BOMI's High Performance Program Can Help Ensure High-Performance Operations

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LEED in Motion Reports Help Support Case For Sustainability

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How Vegetative Roofs Extend Service Life

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IFMA's Sustainability Programs Can Help FMs Meet Sustainability Goals

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Areas For FMs To Master In Sustainability: Planning, Project Management, Communication, Real Estate, Finance

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Technology, Operations and Maintenance Are Keys To Sustainability Efforts

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A Guide To Greenbuild 2013

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Managers Discuss Sustainability Efforts

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National Air Quality Improving, EPA Says

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Beyond First Cost: Smart Specification of Paints and Coatings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Green Standards for Paints and Coatings Perform Important Roles

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Savvy Specification Results in Higher ROI

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Why Facility Managers Make the Best Sustainability Executives

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Why Green Schools Are Important For Students and Teachers

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Get Occupants Involved in Green

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The LEED-EBOM v4 Grace Period

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Grounds Management: Eye on Irrigation

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How BIM Can Improve Building Efficiency

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BIM Contract Requirements Help Standardize Results

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Survey: How BIM Is Being Used And Where It Will Go In The Future

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USGBC Offers Resources To Ease LEED v4 Transition

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LEEDv4 Passes Member Vote In A Landslide

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Show Sustainability Is Affordable To Get Approval For Green Interiors Projects

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Will The "Dynamic LEED Plaque" Become a Reality?

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Who Runs Sustainability In Your Organization?

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Measurement and Verification Can Help Maintain Efficiency, Improve LEED Scores

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Measurement And Verification Requires Close Attention To Be Successful Part Of Green Building Initiatives

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How Continuous Measurement And Verification Helped Improve Operational Efficiency

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LEED for Healthcare Aims To Help Improve Health of Buildings, Patients

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BIFMA Works To Improve Furniture Sustainability Ratings

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What Is The Living Building Challenge?

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Does the New LEED Include a "Red List" of Chemicals?

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How Facility Managers Can Sell And Implement Green Interiors Projects

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While Cost Is Key, Green Interiors Projects Can Be Sold On Other Benefits

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Facility Managers Can Use Formal Sustainability Policy To Build Support For Green Interiors Initiatives

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Show Sustainability Doesn't Cost More To Gain Approval For Green Interiors Projects

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New State Laws Advance Green Building

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GSA Keeps LEED as Its Standard of Choice

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Open Plenum Can Lead To Sound Challenges

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Environmental Benefits, Less Handling Of Chemicals Are Selling Points For Green Cleaning

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Work With Vendors On Training Program To Maximize Effectiveness Of Green Cleaning Chemicals, Methods

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Green Cleaning Hot Buttons: Costs, Greenwashing

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Less Is More Is Also Green When It Comes To Real Estate

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Sustainable Construction And Renovation On Campus Help Cut Costs, Attract Students

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Conduct Energy Efficiency Analysis Before Beginning Sustainable Campus Construction

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Resilient Design, Campus Master Plan Are Important Elements Of Sustainable Construction

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LEED v4 Demand Response Pilot Credit Encourages Analysis Of Outside Power Generation

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Environmentally Friendly Paints and Coatings Prompt Managers to Rethink Strategies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Green Building Codes Make Certification a Rigorous Process

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Fine-Tuning the Green Certification Process

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CEIR's RoofPoint System Helps Facility Managers Evaluate Roof Efficiency, Durability

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Ultimate Goal of CEIR's RoofPoint System is to Guide All Phases of Roofing Projects

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RoofPoint System is Rooted in Good Roofing Design Principles

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RoofPoint System Offers Alternative to LEED Certification

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What To Think About When You

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Is Your Building Green, Sustainable, High-Performance, or All of the Above?

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From Guest Demands To Dolphin Tanks, Hospitality Facilities Face Challenges Going Green

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Hospitality Industry Moving From Words To Action When It Comes To Sustainability

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Hospitality Employees Play Big Role In Sustainability Efforts

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In Hospitality Facilities, Facility Managers Find Many Ways to Improve Sustainability

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Ceilings Can Help with Green Efforts

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Innovative Products: Green Flooring

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Sustainability Factors in Students College Decisions

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How the GSA's Bean Federal Center Uses Solar Power to Save on Utility Costs

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Photovoltaic Lab on Bean Federal Center Roof Helps GSA Find Best Solar Solutions

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Bean Federal Center Solar Power Project Creates Jobs, Utility Savings

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USGBC Lists Top 10 LEED States for 2012

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What Will 2013 Bring For "Red List" Chemicals?

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Ceiling Tile Recycling Can Help With Green Efforts

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Bridge The Gap From Construction To Efficient Operations

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Tie Design and Construction Teams To Building Performance

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LEED Certification Aims To Be Constantly Evolving

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Energy Model Shows Economic Value of High-Performance HVAC

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Green Cleaning Programs Offer Greater Efficiency As Part Of Overall Sustainability Plan

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Western Michigan University's Green Cleaning Program Helps In Push For LEED Certification

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Green Cleaning Standards Help Ensure Contractors Meet Cleaning Goals

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Vegetative Roof Matures into Showcase for Sustainability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Installing Green Roofs can be Complex Process

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Vegetative Roof Evolves Throughout its Life

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Facility Managers See Energy Savings with Vegetative Roofs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
A Facility Manager's Guide to LEED-EB O&M Rating System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Overview of Points System for LEED-EB O&M

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful LEED EB O&M Certification May Take Years to Achieve

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Facility Managers Are Among The Passionate, Progressive Executives Setting The Sustainability Agenda

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Sustainability Executives Need Knowledge of Workings and Priorities of Organization

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Sustainability Executives Have To Market Green Success Stories

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Most Sustainability Departments Have Wide-Ranging Responsibilities, Small Staff

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Mower-Sustainability Connection

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mowers and Sustainability: Understanding Facility Needs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mowers and Sustainability: Issues on the Horizon

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Team Effort Helps Make Green Health Care Design A Reality

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Space Programming Needs To Be Early Consideration In Health Care Design

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Health Care Design Needs To Take Adjacency Into Consideration

Building Operating Management
Building Envelope Is A Significant Influence On Patient Bed Tower Design

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Central Plant Requirements Affect Health Care Construction And Operations

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Briefings: GSA Studies Reveal Energy Savings

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Green Strategies in a Historic Preservation Project: King Federal Building in Atlanta

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Evaluate contractors’ green services to meet green goals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Funding Strategy: Focus on Sustainability

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Survey Of Energy Efficient Properties Shows LEED Offers Advantages

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LEED Projects Are Not Homogenous Group

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How To Get Improved Results From Energy Projects

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How Office Park Landscapes Can Reduce Water Use

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Smart Irrigation Systems, Rainwater Collection Are Cost-Effective

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Proposed Legionella Standard Undergoing Further Revisions

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USGBC Perspective: Greenbuild 2012 Celebrates Sustainable Building Management

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Why Drexel University Chose Green Globes Over LEED

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Drexel University Relies On RECs As Part Of Energy Strategy

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Drexel University Continues To Be On Lookout For Ways To Cut Carbon

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Green Features Reduce Energy Consumption 58 Percent

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Robert Francis Focuses on Sustainability Amid Drexel University's Massive Growth

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To Achieve High Performance Building, Look To ASHRAE Guideline 32

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RoofPoint Rating System Helps Define Real Roofing Sustainability

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RoofPoint System Calls for Roofing Durability

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RoofPoint System Offers Measurable Goals

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Green Operations in Multi-Tenant Buildings Require Solid Planning, Tenant Buy-in

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Developing a Sustainability Plan in Multi-Tenant Buildings Has Several Potential Challenges

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Sustainability Program Must Account For Tenant Behavior

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Sustainability Plan, Tenant Buy-In Are Only Beginning Of Successful Green Operations

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Greater Baltimore Medical Center's Boiler Upgrade key to Energy Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
GBMC Boiler Upgrade Required Careful Planning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Timely Boiler Upgrade Completed Under Budget

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy-Efficient Exterior Lighting

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Controls That Maximize Exterior Lighting

5 Minutes With
5 minutes with Skip Milton, Assistant Director of Facility Operations at Texas Children's Hospital

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LEED: Ensuring Long-Term Performance

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Legal Issues Complicate LEED Guarantees

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Gifford Lawsuit Over LEED Certifications Set Some Guidelines for What Recourse is Available

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USGBC Perspective: The Evolution of LEED for Existing Buildings

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How Do Commission Your Roof?

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How Can You Take Advantage of the Green Classroom Professional Certificate?

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Plumbing: Water-Conservation Strategies

Facility Focus
LEED Resources for Facility Managers from Green Building Certification Institute

Facility Focus
As LEED Grows, GBCI Takes Steps to Handle Workload, Ensure Quality

Building Operating Management
Getting Students Involved in Energy Efficiency Can Lead to Big Energy Cost Savings For School Districts

Building Operating Management
Douglas County School District Sees Big Gains From Involving Students In Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Ponderosa High School Involved Students in Teaching Value of Saving Energy

Building Operating Management
Gathering Energy Data Often Most Difficult Part of Better Buildings Challenge Efforts

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Better Buildings Challenge Offers Benefits Beyond Just Learning

Building Operating Management
Department of Energy: Goal of Better Buildings Challenge is to Cut Down on $60 Billion in Wasted Energy

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Facility Managers Have More Green Building Ratings Systems Choices Than Ever

Building Operating Management
LEED Offers Guidelines for Green Design, Construction and Operations

Building Operating Management
Green Globes Program Covers Wide Range of Buildings

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Living Building Challenge is Advanced Green Building Standard

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SERF Offers Affordable Alternative to Other Green Building Ratings Systems

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BOMA 360 Includes Sustainability as Part of Focus On Efficient Operations

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Higher Energy Star Score Key to LEED-EBOM

Building Operating Management
Auditing, Retrocommissioning Can Lead to Better Energy Star Score, LEED Success

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LEED-EBOM's Energy Star Prerequisite Not Intended to Discourage Participation

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USGBC Perspective: LEED 2012 Revises Point System, Adds Market Sectors

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Green Cleaning RFP

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy Efficiency Blueprint?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Considering Electric Utility Vehicles

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Weighing Benefits and Drawbacks to Electrical Utility Vehicle Specification

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Gauging Electrical Utility Vehicle Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Adapting for Utility Vehicle Success

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Six Steps To LEED-EBOM

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Green Purchasing Benefits Go Well Beyond Bottom Line Savings

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The Best Way To Reduce Water Use In High-Rise Buildings

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Wireless Metering Enhances Sustainability Reporting

Building Operating Management
Paint Innovations Offer Facility Managers Green Benefits, Performance

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Check Paint's Certifications to Avoid Greenwash

Building Operating Management
New Standards, Research, Promise Continuing Improvement in Paints

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Specifying Effective Portable Cooling Equipment

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Six Steps to a Successful LEED-EBOM Project

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LEED-EBOM: Evaluating How Hard It Will Be to Gain Certification

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Successful LEED-EBOM Projects Require Resourcefulness, Realistic Timelines

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Occupant Buy-in Can Make or Break LEED-EBOM Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustaining Sustainability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability Performance Measurements

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Green Schools Linked To Better Student Health, Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
A Stronger Maintenance-Sustainability Link

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Facility Managers Explain How They Minimize Risks and Maximize Rewards of New Technology

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Evaluating New Technology: Business Analysis, Third-Party Tests Can Prevent Problems

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Where Facility Managers Can Find Information, Guidance on Evaluating New Technology

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New Building Technology: How Facility Managers Can Insulate Their Organizations From Risks

5 Minutes With
5 minutes with Rick Storlie Director of Administrative Services, Facilities Management University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Building Operating Management
Unical Aviation, Inc.: Transforming a Non-descript Warehouse Into a First-class Workplace

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The "Big Four" Green Building Rating Systems

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Showcase Products: Paints

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Successful Recycling: Achieving Sustainability Goals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Paint Applications

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Specifying Paints for Performance and Sustainability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Developing Paint and Coating Policies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Important Painting Project Considerations

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High Performance Buildings: Avoiding Problems

Building Operating Management
Energy Modeling for High-Performance Buildings is Only as Good as the Inputs

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High Performance Buildings: HVAC Designs

Building Operating Management
USBGC Releases Rankings of States With Most LEED-Certified Buildings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Upgrade Shines Light on Reaching Sustainability Goals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Expanding The Scope of Lighting Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Sensors Offer Additional Savings

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How Should Embodied Energy Factor Into Product Selection?

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Green Health Care Buildings Reduce Costs, Support Patient Health

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Energy Efficiency, Recycling Areas of Focus for Green Health Care Operations

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Credible Data, Staff Support Help Green Health Care Operations Succeed

Building Operating Management
Power and Gas Prices: Time for Long Term Contracts?

Building Operating Management
LEED 2012 Will Emphasize Operating Performance; ADA Deadline

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NFPA 3 and NFPA 4 Cover Commissioning, Testing of Building Fire Systems

Building Operating Management
Federal Regulations for T12 Fluorescent Lamps, Incandescents, and EPAct Tax Deductions

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IgCC Adopted in Scottsdale, Ariz.; Lessons Learned

Building Operating Management
International Green Construction Code Approved with Energy Efficiency, Metering Requirements

Building Operating Management
International Green Construction Code Sets Energy Efficiency Measures for Buildings

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Floorcoverings Can Be Green/Sustainable

Building Operating Management
The Greenest Flooring Product on the Market

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Green Design Guides Renovation of California State Office Buildings

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Why Are Green Roofs Environmentally Responsible?

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How LEED Volume Can Help Facility Managers

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How a Commercial Office REIT Used LEED Volume

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LEED-EBOM Certifications Outpacing LEED-New Construction

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USGBC Building Performance Partnership for LEED Buildings

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Anti-Icing and Sustainability

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Water Conservation and Grounds Management

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Water Conservation: Plumbing Fixtures Offer a Choice

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How to Select Green Cleaning Vendors: Top 10 Questions to Ask

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How to Select Green Cleaning Vendors: Ask About Range of Services, Knowledge of Standards

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How to Select Green Cleaning Vendors: Ask for Certifications, Procedures

Building Operating Management
How to Select Green Cleaning Vendors: Ask About Sustainability, Communication

Building Operating Management
As Photovoltaic Costs Fall, Demand for Solar Power Rises

Building Operating Management
Financial Considerations are Starting Point for Solar Power

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Specifying Sustainable Paints Means Determining Life-Cycle Costs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Quality, Long-Term Performance Essential for Sustainable Paints

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Anti-Icing and Sustainability

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Sustainable Facilities: Ensuring Performance

Building Operating Management
A Breakdown of LEED-EBOM

Building Operating Management
Data is Power: LEED Buildings and the Building Performance Partnership

Building Operating Management
Long-term Sustainability: LEED-EBOM

Building Operating Management
From Design to Operations: Energy Star's Designed to Earn

Building Operating Management
Mandating Performance: Outcome-based Codes

Building Operating Management
LEED Designs Don't Always Lead to Sustainable Operations

Building Operating Management
Controls, Commissioning Key to Realizing Green Building Potential

Building Operating Management
Energy Model: Use To Compare, Not To Predict

Building Operating Management
The Curious Case of Northland Pines High School

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Anti-Icing Chemicals: Stopping Ice Before it Starts

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Identifying Goals Is First Step in Planning Plumbing Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Determining Savings from Plumbing Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Product Specification for Successful Plumbing Upgrades

Building Operating Management
Using LEED-EBOM on Campus Requires Managing Data, Defining Scope

Building Operating Management
What ISO 50001 Can Offer is a Framework for Continuous Energy Improvement

Building Operating Management
Five Steps to Green Campuses

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hospital's Plumbing Systems Upgrades Provide Roadmap

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Audit Paves the Way for Successful Plumbing Upgrade

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Plumbing Upgrades Depend on Occupant Support

Building Operating Management
FMs Can Roll Out LEED-EBOM Across the Campus

Building Operating Management
LEED-EBOM 'Master Site' Credits Categorized in Three General Groups

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Facility Managers Can Use LEED-EBOM Categories as Conceptual Tools

Building Operating Management
Multimedia: Transwestern's Allan Skodowski on Sustainability

Building Operating Management
Green Means Go for Transwestern's Skodowski, His Sustainability Team

Building Operating Management
Transwestern's Sustainability Efforts a Cornerstone of Company's Work

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Experience Makes Skodowski a Natural to Develop Green Best Practices

Building Operating Management
Skodowski, Transwestern Focus on Green Building Success, not Speed

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Plumbing: Going with the (Low) Flow

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Dual-Flush Valves: Two Ways To Save

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Making Green Buildings Work

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cleaning Programs: How to Minimize Chemical Exposure

Building Operating Management
For Envelope, Target Durability, As Well As Energy

Building Operating Management
LEED Pilot Credits Target Certified Products, Demand Response

Building Operating Management
Healthy And Green With LEED For Healthcare

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The Three Tiers of Green Product Selection

Building Operating Management
Teaching Green: UW-Madison's Renovated Education Building

Building Operating Management
Sustainability For Today

Building Operating Management
LEED for Schools Focuses on Daylighting, Acoustics and Indoor Air Quality

Building Operating Management
New Mexico School District Puts Building Requirements on a LEED Silver Platter

Building Operating Management
9 Ways LEED for Schools is Different From LEED-NC

Building Operating Management
Building Envelopes Affect Energy Use, so Make Sure Yours Isn't Just a Pretty Face

Building Operating Management
For Efficient Exteriors, Start With the Outside, Looking In

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Designing Green has Unique Challenges

Building Operating Management
Understanding What an Energy Model Can and Can't do is Critical to its Success

Building Operating Management
Realistic Expectations Needed to get Most out of Energy Modeling

Building Operating Management
As San Francisco Requires Buildings to Disclose Energy Use, the Obama Administration Pushes for Federal Action

Building Operating Management
Better Buildings Initiative sets new Energy Information Reporting Standards

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Environmental Product Declarations: Getting Product Facts Straight

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Using Rain Screens for Innovative Exteriors Can Offer Advantages

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Common Sense Approach Helps in Evaluating Rain Screens

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Water Conservation: Going with the (Low) Flow

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

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Code Green: New Standards Cover More Than Just Energy

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Efficient Operation Big Part of New Energy Standards

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From Recycled Content to Holistic Life-Cycle Assessments, Here's What to Consider for Product Standards

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Don't Get Overwhelmed by Eco-Labels

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Standards for Suppliers Help Ensure Green Product Selection

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Energy Model Can Improve HVAC System Energy Efficiency

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LEED for Healthcare Addresses Unique Operational Requirements

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Sustainability Improvements Require Organizational Buy-In

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The Role of Existing Buildings in Energy Use, Emissions

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One Company's Approach to Sustainability and the Bottom Line

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Carbon Footprint Gaining a Place on the FM Agenda

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Focus on Buildings to Cut Your Carbon Footprint

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Sustainability: Green Projects Help Obtain Funding

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Tracking Sustainability with a CMMS

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Online Resources for Lighting Upgrades, Greenhouse Gas Accounting

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Paints and Coatings: Understanding Labels and Material Safety Data Sheets

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A LEED-EBOM Case Study

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A LEED-EBOM Case Study

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Green Science Teaching Center Meets Challenges of Landmark Site

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What Are the Three Scopes of Greenhouse-Gas Emissions?

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The Role of Building Occupants in Reducing Carbon Footprint

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High-Performance HVAC System Requires an Integrated Design

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Solid Information and Close Collaboration Lead to Energy Efficient Design

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Sustainability: Tactics to Avoid Failure, Embrace Success

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Sustainability Part of Managers' New Normal

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Sustainability: Developing Maintenance Standards

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Green Initiatives Save Money, Reduce Energy Use with Kim Farlin

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LEED AP Deadline Approaching

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What You Need To Know About the Various LEED Credentials

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Tough Decisions: Managers Need a Strong Conscience

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DOE Grant Fuels County's Green Building Projects

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Retrofits: Sustainable Strategies

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The Benefits of Water Audits

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BACnet Systems Offer Many Opportunities to Improve Sustainability

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BACnet Connectivity and Interoperability

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Interoperability and Green Building

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Controls: Real-World Savings

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Why BACnet?

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Top 10 Green Building Trends of 2011

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Managers Discuss Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Programs

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Green Building Design and Fire Safety

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Green Workplaces Retain and Attract Talent

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Moving to Sustainability: Managers Should Look at Past Accomplishments

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Sustainable Interiors and Productivity

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Designing for Productivity and Green Strategies Overlap

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Maximizing Daylighting Benefits in Open Offices

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Vegetative Roofs: How to Ensure a Leak-Proof System

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Vegetative Roofs: Pay Attention to Structure, Plants, Rooftop Access

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Matching Ceilings to the Characteristics of a Space

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Green Building News

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Retrocommissioning Benefits Include IAQ, Longer Equipment Life

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Plumbing and Water Conservation

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Managers Not Flinching During Tough Times

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Green Building Design Can Pose Fire Safety Challenges

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Green Design Solutions and Materials May Be Fire Hazards

Building Operating Management
Study Links Green Buildings and Employee Productivity

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Determining Damages in Green Building Lawsuits

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Responsibilities Must Be Spelled Out In a Green Building Contract

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Designer’s Professional Liability Insurance Issues

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Plumbing and Water Conservation

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Green Paints in Schools and Health Care

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Performance of Green Paints

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Always Consider Energy, the Envelope and Reuse What You Can

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Best Practices: Daylighting, IAQ, Green Cleaning and More

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In Change Management, Allies Are Crucial

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Plumbing and Water Conservation

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LEED: Managers Need to Educate Executives

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Sustainability: Not Such a Dirty Word

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Water Conservation

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Green Paint Standards Protect IAQ and Occupants

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Paint Certifications Balance Green and Performance Benefits

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Making a Building LEED-CI Ready

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Building Performance Partnership: Post-LEED Certification

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Green Building News

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Green Paint Certifications

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Sustainability Strategies for Urban Health Care

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Rural Health Care Sustainability Considerations

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Water-Efficiency Guidelines

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Power, Water Meters Help Earn Green Building Credits

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Plumbing Systems and Sustainability

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Carpet Reclamation Costs

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Collaboration Among Designers, Operators Silences Skepticism

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Best Practices for Good IAQ

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IEQ Factors Daylighting, Thermal Comfort and Acoustics for Healthy Space

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Even with Change Management Efforts, Change Takes Time

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A Little About the LEED

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Green Programs Provide Facilities Education

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Maintenance, LEED and Design

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Roof Retrofit: Medical Center Recycles Roofing Materials

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Energy Management Solutions Likely Already Housed In Facilities

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Plumbing and Water Conservation

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Tips for Facility Managers to Smooth the LEED-EBOM Certification Process

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Green Building and the New LEED Green Associate Credential

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Green Building News

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Interior Product Standards Should Be Tailor-Made For Each Organization

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Naturally Green Interior Products

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Greening, Renovating Buildings Makes Properties More Competitive

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Plumbing and water conservation

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Plumbing & Water Conservation

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Mandated Commissioning, 'Plan for Operations' Part of New Green Standard

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Why LEED-EB Certify?

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What is ASHRAE 189.1?

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Chris Matt: LEED Fosters Facilities Education

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Standard Is First For Commercial Buildings Written In Mandatory Language

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Green Standard Covers Seven Major Energy Requirement Categories

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Energy Modeling Provides Benchmark Of Benefits For Investments

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Personnel, Operating Costs Can Be Addressed By New BAS

Building Operating Management
LEED Ratings Offer Specifications For Sustainable Interior Products

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Environmental Life-Cycle Assessments For Interior Products Gaining Traction

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Managers Can Use LCA Data to Vet Product Manufacturers

Building Operating Management
Size of Automation Systems Should Be Proportionate to Building

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Managers Can Maintain Building Service Levels While Saving Money With BAS

Building Operating Management
Water Consumption Can Be Controlled With Use of Submeters

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Lower Energy Consumption, Longer Life Cycle Benefits of Green Data Centers

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EPA Launches New Program to Coordinate Commercial Energy Efficiency Efforts

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Figuring the Impact of Green Products

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Green Grounds Care: Managers Focus on Irrigation Systems, Hand-Held Equipment

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Illinois House Measure Defines Tire Burning As 'Green'

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Facility Managers Using LEED-EBOM As Blueprint for Sustainability

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What Comes After LEED Certification?

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Managers Discuss Their Role in LEED Certification

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Moving to Green Cleaning Methods Requires Buy-in From Maintenance Staff

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Sustainability in Schools: NYC Department of Education

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Reflectivity, Emissivity Important Factors When Selecting A Cool Roof

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Sustainability: Managers' Role in the Triple Bottom Line

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Insulation, Climate Can Affect Roof's Energy Efficiency

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Visual Cues Can Help Janitorial Staff, Bathroom Occupants Transition to Green

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LEED-EB Helps Reverse Financial, Environmental Consequences of Underperforming Energy Systems

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Government Bodies Target Greening Existing Buildings

Building Operating Management
Green Building News: California Greenin', New Model Green Building Code, Speeding Energy Efficiency and Energy Star for Data Centers

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School Districts Take Lead on Sustainability

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Successful Recycling: A Three-Step Approach

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City Adopts LEED as Building Standard

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Nation's First Set of Model Codes and Standards for Green Building Announced

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A Greener Approach to Parking Design

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Green Paints Becoming More Durable

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NYC's Greener, Greater Buildings Plan

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Green Technology: Solar Wall Impacts Heating Loads

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States Develop Green Building Guidelines

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Common Recycling Streams

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Recycling: Containing Costs

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Recycling: Dispelling Common Myths

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Plumbing & Water Conservation

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From Local to Global, Climate Change Legislation is Gaining Ground

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National Significance of NYC Benchmarking Legislation

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Greenguard Certification Programs Offer Guidance for FMs

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Pilot IAQ Certification Program

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Maximize Green Investments With an Enterprise-wide Approach

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Net-zero Energy Buildings Becoming More Common

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FMs Can Take the Lead in Energy Efficiency Projects

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Getting the C-suite and the Public to Buy into Net-zero Buildings

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Find Outsourced Service Providers Long on Green

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Selecting Green Service Providers

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Green Products Require Occupant Buy-in

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Planning the Location of a Green Office

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Stimulus Funds Earmarked to Green Government Facilities

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Recovery Act Funds Energy Efficiency Grants For State, Local Projects

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Maintenance and Green Buildings

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Maintenance Department Spearheads Plumbing Retrofits

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Using Post-Occupancy Evaluations to Fine Tune Green Design

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USGBC Launches Building Performance Initiative

Building Operating Management
Green Building News: New ASHRAE Certification, AIA Report, How to Engage Employees in Green Efforts

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What are the Benefits of Vegetative Roofs?

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Teaching IT About Energy Efficiency in Data Centers

Building Operating Management
ASHRAE and Energy Star for Green Data Centers

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Vegetative Roofs: A Look at the Disadvantages

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Specification Tips for Extensive and Intensive Vegetative Roofs

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Vegetative Roofs: Ensuring Proper Design and Installation

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Vegetative Roofs: Pay Attention to Base Flashing and Penetrations

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Plumbing Retrofits

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Assessing the Performance of Green Paints

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New York City Enacts Legislation to Increase Energy Efficiency of Buildings

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Green Renovations Should Focus on IAQ, Purchasing, Material Handling

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Check the Green Credentials of Service Providers, Especially Certification and Experience

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Green Building Goals and Security Initiatives Can Find Common Ground

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How Cap and Trade Regulations Work and Who May Be Affected

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Green Renovations: Best Practices for Preserving IAQ

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Green Purchasing: Consider VOCs, Water Use, Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Waste Management: Tips for Recycling, Reuse During Renovation Projects

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Making the Switch to Green Cleaning Involves Educating Occupants and Service Providers

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Video Analytics Software and Intelligent Light Controls Help Satisfy Sustainability, Security

Building Operating Management
Windows and Air Intake Vents Can Be Operable and Secure

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Preserve the Natural Landscape to Protect the Building

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Fifty Percent Increase in Green Building Programs since 2007, Report Finds

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Making a Case for Energy Efficiency in Existing Buildings: New Industry Publication

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Green Building to Support Nearly 8 Million U.S. Jobs Over Next 4 Years, Study Says

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Plumbing-system specification

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Consider the Environmental Life Cycle of Green Products

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State Codes, LEED Tighten Water Efficiency Standards

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Studies Link Green Design, Occupant Productivty

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$3.4 Billion Investment to Spur Transition to Smart Grid

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Developing an Integrated Pest Management Program

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Look for Green Paint Certifications

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Most CFOs Don't Expect to Boost Sustainability Efforts in Next Year, Survey Says

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Use Ceiling Light Reflectance to Save Energy

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ASHRAE Seeks Proposal on Green Buildings User’s Manual

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New Guidance on Specifying Flush Urinals

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Restroom Paper Products: Standard to Address Environmental Impact

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Pest Management: What is Green Shield Certification?

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Plumbing Systems and Water Savings

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White House Executive Order Aims to Green Federal Facilities

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Greenbuild 2009 Arrives in Phoenix Nov. 11

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Green Cleaning and LEED Innovation Credits

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High-Performance Buildings Go to Washington

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Elevator Modernization Can Bring Green Benefits

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Managers Consider Performance, Environment When Specifying Paints

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LEED & Maintenance Management

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Incorporating Energy Efficiency into Leases

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Paints: Third-Party Organizations Develop Standards, Certification Programs

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Paints and Coatings: The Impact of VOCs on Performance

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USGBC Assesses Performance of LEED-Certified Buildings

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AIA Report Estimates Up to 270,000 Construction Industry Jobs Could be Created if American Clean Energy Security Act is Passed

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HVAC, Lighting Retrofits Fuel Arena's LEED Certification

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Water Conservation

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USGBC Opens Call for Ideas About LEED

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LEED Principle: Stormwater Management and Roofing

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Vegetative and Photovoltaic Roofing Systems Emerge as Sustainability Leaders

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Healthy IAQ: Control Contaminants

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What to Consider When Picking Green Roof Plantings

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Cork's Comeback

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How To Determine If A Green Certification Is Legitimate

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Rep. Henry Waxman's Bill to Cap Carbon Dioxide Faces Long Odds

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Cost Premium For Green Products Drops

Building Operating Management
Green Certification Bodies

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A Plan to Reduce Carbon Dioxide Emissions

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The Prescription For Green Health Care Facilities

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Adding Vegetated Roofs To An Existing Building

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U.S. Green Roof Industry Grows By 35 Percent in 2008

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Garden Roofs Bring the Green

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OSCRE Americas Issues Request for Comments on Green Lease Exchange Standard

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Planning the Location of a Green Office

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The Intersection of Evidence-Based Design and Green

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The Benefits of Green Cleaning

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Call for Comments on Green Building Standard

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Cleaning Chemicals and Occupant Health

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The Environmental Impacts of Cleaning Products

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Green Cleaning And Toxicology Basics

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ICC Begins Development Of Green Building Code

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BOMA Releases 100 Ways to Go Green for Earth Day

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The American Institute of Architects Announces the 2009 COTE Top Ten Green Projects

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Green Roof Systems Explained

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Green Grid Releases Calculator To Model Free Data Center Cooling

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Identifying Water Waste

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Maintenance: The Impact of Sustainability

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Simplicity in Materials

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Getting Buy-in to Make Green Products Worthwhile

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New Report Offers Guide To Green Product Certification And Standards Programs

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Green Guide Releases Toolkit

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GBI And AIA Team Sign Agreement To Promote Sustainable Buildings

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Maintaining green buildings

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EPAct Tax Benefits for Green Buildings

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Going Green: Toyota Making It Work

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Figuring the Impact of Green Products

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Green Buildings in Today's Economy

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EPA Proposes First National Reporting On Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Why Some Geothermal Systems Will Save More Than Others

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Why Some Geothermal Systems Will Save More Than Others

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Green Grounds Care: LEED Considerations

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Vegetative Roofs: Assess Building's Load-Bearing Capacity

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Vegetative Roofs: Modular vs. Built In Place

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Green-Roof Maintenance: Irrigation, Weeding, Fertilizing

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Water conservation and plumbing

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Leonardo Academy Pushes For Green Gaming Industry Standard

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Why Develop a Green Purchasing Plan?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Take Control of Green Hospital

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Green Hospital Redefines Maintenance Standards

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Look at Green Building Needs When Planning BAS

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Revised Green Guide for Health Care Operations Section Released

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Studies Show Green Building as Key Part of the U.S. Economic Future

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Carpet and Rug Institute Criticizes Green Seal's GS-37 Standard

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UL Fights Greenwash

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Greening of Building Portfolios Remains a Priority For Commercial Real Estate Industry, Study Finds

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Green Building Study Finds Benefits of Building Green Outweigh Cost Premium

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Tax Breaks for Efficient HVAC Systems Extended

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Majority of Americans Want Action on Climate to Rebuild U.S. Economy, Poll Finds

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LEED 2009 Passes Member Ballot

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Energy Targets for Federal Building Remain Challenging, ASHRAE Says

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Green Flooring: Consider Cork and Linoleum

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EPA Assessment Highlights Effective Mercury-Free Alternatives

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Finding Green Cleaners

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Crafting an RFI for Green Cleaners

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What to Put in a Green Cleaning RFP

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Green Roof Professional Certification Program Announced

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Green Roofs LEED to Multiple Benefits

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Financial Benefits Of Green Roofs

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Extensive or Intensive? Green Roofs Explained

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Green Roof Tips: Roof Structure and Maintenance

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Greening Campus Housing

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Guide Addresses Financing for EnergySmart Schools

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More Facility Managers Taking Strategic Approach to Green Practices, Survey Finds

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USGBC Pushes LEED 2009 One Step Closer to Implementation

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USGBC Launches Green Book Club

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BOMA Energy Efficiency Challenge Reaches 100 Endorsers

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California, Oregon Top List of Efficient States

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California Adopts Green Codes

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BOMA Releases Green Lease Guide

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DOE Launches Net Zero Program

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Princeton Review Ranks Green Colleges

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ASHRAE Releases Commissioning Guidelines

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Paints and Coatings: Determining the Environmental Impact

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USGBC Releases Strategic Plan for 2009 to 2013

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Green Seal Gains ANSI Accreditation

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EPA Tightens Engine Standards for Grounds Equipment

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Green Building Products: Avoid the Hype

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The Signs of Greenwash

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Green Certification Labels Combat Greenwash

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Geothermal heat pump systems

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Experimental Solar Cell Sets Efficiency Record

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Olympic Village in Beijing Earns LEED Gold Certification

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Maintainability and Green Buildings

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Defining Green Roofs: Go Beyond Vegetative Systems

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Greenguard Establishes New Formaldehyde Emission Reduction Certification

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DOE Announces Funding for Clean Energy Policies

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Counties with Green Building Programs Have Surged Since 2003

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Green Seal Launches New GS-11 Paint Standard

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Efficient HVAC Systems May Qualify for Tax Breaks

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AIA Report Examines Incentives for Green Buildings

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EPA Developing Specs for Water-Saving Urinals

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Building Trades Among Those That Stand to Gain from Green Industries

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DOE Report Shows Rapidly Growing U.S. Wind Power Market

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Sorting Out Green Power Choices

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Steps Toward a Carbon Cap

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2008 Certified Green Product Directory

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Steps on the Path to Sustainability

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LEED-EB Now Requires Green Cleaning Program

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Initiative Aims to Identify Renewable Energy Zones in Western States

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Siting for LEED-CI

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Energy Efficiency Potential Not Fully Utilized, Despite Success

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LEED 2009 Rating System Announced

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EPA Performance Track Program Delivers Energy Savings for Facilities

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Geothermal Systems Offer Efficient Heating and Cooling

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Study Examines Three Leading Green Rating Systems in Relation to AIA

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GBI Calls for Comments on Green Building Standard

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LEED-EB: Operations & Maintenance Templates Now Available in LEED Online

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Environmental Life Cycles of Green Products

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Tracking and Measuring Sustainability

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Revisions Announced for Green Guide for Health Care Operations Section

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EPA, Green Grid Focus on Small Computer Room Energy Efficiency

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Analysis Shows Effective Action on Climate Change Will Have Little Impact on U.S. Economy

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Study: Green Data Center Strategies Decline

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EPA Settles with Railroad on Disposal of Fluorescent Lamps

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Greening Education: APPA Releases Two Publications on Environmental Sustainability

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Energy Star Label Awareness Grows

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Proposed Bill a Compromise on Renewable Energy Tax Incentive Debate

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The Legalese of Green

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Green Purchasing: Helping Nature and the Bottom Line

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Study: CFOs Realize Value in Green Initiatives

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Manufacturing CEOs Call for Cap on Pollution

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Data Centers are Going Green but are Wary of Greenwashing, Survey Finds

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California Updating Irrigation Rules

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New York Mets’ Colors: Blue, Orange and, Now, Green

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BOMA, GBI Partner On Sustainability

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NRCA Forms Organization to Promote Green Roofs

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ICC Developing Certification for Green-Building Professionals

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Maintainability and Green Buildings

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Launching a Green Cleaning Program

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Resorting to Tradition

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The Green Side of Deferred Maintenance

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Your Garden Variety Roof

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To Get the Most Out of Green Paint, Know Where to Use It

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Green Purchasing in Health Care

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Researchers: Lake Mead Could Be Dry by 2021

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NREL Pledges to Cut Carbon Footprint, by 75 Percent

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Emissions Falling for Industrial Sectors, Report Finds

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Construction Industry Embraces Green Building

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Industry Organization Alliance Focuses on Net Zero Buildings

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ANSI Standard Targets Carpet Sustainability

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Town Becomes First to Require LEED Platinum Certification

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When Selecting HVAC Products, Look at Part Load Performance

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EPA Settlement Promotes Green Chemistry in School

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Greensburg Becomes Green Model

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California Requires Emissions Reporting in 2008

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New York City Aims to Reduce Municipal Energy Consumption

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EPA, District of Columbia Agree to Go Green

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Cleaning Up Our Act

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Report Finds U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Falling

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USGBC, GGHC Announce Partnership

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Cities with Green Building Programs Have Increased Fourfold Since 2003

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New Credentialing Organization to Oversee LEED AP Program

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EPA Defines Epinephrine Disposal

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New Standard Encourages Sustainability in Building Construction

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Green Business Coverage in Media Growing

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NSF International Releases Carpet Standard

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Agencies Issue Notification for Cleaning Hazards

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New Collaboration Between the Construction Specifications Institute and U.S. Green Building Council Announced

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AASHE Seeks Feedback on STARS

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Architects Seeing Surge in Green Building Requests, Survey Finds

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2007 U.S. Wind Energy Expected to Grow Beyond Estimates

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Representatives Form Green Schools Caucus

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EPA Releases Top Five Green Building Strategies for Healthcare

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NIOSH Recommends Ways to Prevent MRSA Risks at Work

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New Version of LEED-EB Announced

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Data Center Efficiency The Focus of Three New Reports

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EPA Calls for Partnering on School Chemical Safety

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MOP-19 Sets Accelerated Phaseout for HCFCs

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Increased Environmental Regulation Could Be Coming, Survey Shows

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USGBC Launches Green Schools Web Site

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Greenhouse Gas Protocol Publishes New Guidelines

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DOE, Green Grid Aim to Slash Data Center Energy Use

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EPA Announces Green Building Design Competition Winners

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Survey: Industry Standard Needed For Green Data Centers

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Thinking Green: Implementing A Sustainable Construction Process

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Local Governments Increasingly Mandate Green Building

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New LEED Credit Awarded for Carbon Neutral Products

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ASHRAE to Provide Design Guidance for Green Health Care Facilities

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USGBC Opens Public Comment on LEED For High Performance Operations

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Greening Up Restrooms

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Green Developers Break New Ground

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CEOs Urge Action to Combat Climate Change

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Corporate Climate Coalition Expanding

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Roofing Industry Alliance Funds Green Roof Research

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Florida Becomes Latest State to Cap Greenhouse Emissions

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New Jersey Becomes Third State to Require Greenhouse Gas Reductions

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U.S. Conference of Mayors Resolution Backs the Greening of Nation's Schools

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Plumbing Systems: Waste Not, Pay Not

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Green Marketing: Make Your Building Stand Out

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Five New Orleans Schools to Receive Energy Efficiency Aid

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CB Richard Ellis Announces Carbon Neutral Goal

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Green Guide for Health Care Announces New Technical Briefs

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Putting More Green in Grounds

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New Minnesota Legislation Will Slash Greenhouse Emissions, Boost Renewable Energy

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U.S. Green Building Council and International Code Council Form Alliance to Further Green Building Practices

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ASHRAE, IESNA, USGBC Draft Green Building Standard

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NIST Building Software Update Adds More Green Product Information

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New Study Investigates Challenges and Solutions for Managing Carbon Footprint

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Building Design Leaders Aim for Carbon Neutral by 2030

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New Study Confirms Corporate America's Trend Toward Sustainability and Green Building

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Many Ways for Facilities to Go Green

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Company Makes Largest Green Power Purchase in U.S. History

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Organizations Willing to Pay a Premium for Green Real Estate, Survey Finds

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Going Green: Local Government, Businesses, Announce Unique Cooperative Effort to Reduce the Impact Buildings Have on Indoor and Outdoor Environments

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House Releases Recommendations for Greening the U.S. Capitol

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Top Ten Sustainable Buildings List Released

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Ivy League Takes Top Spot in Green Power Purchasing

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U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Still Increasing, Report Finds

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Green Roof Industry Growing, Survey Finds

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China Urged to Tap Benefits of Green Buildings

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Growing a Green Procurement Plan

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Tough Pill for Health Care?

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Moving Forward

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Green as a Healing Strategy

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Annual Awards Honor Energy Efficiency

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EPA Takes Stock of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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New Version of Green Guide for Health Care Launched

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Market Barriers are Major Block to Energy Efficiency Investments

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ICC Supports Building Green

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EPA Rolls Out Green-Power Rankings

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Climate Change

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California ISO Rolls Out New Plan for Greening the Grid

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Painting the Best Picture

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Green Schools The Hottest Market For Green Building

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Green Building Goes to Washington

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Green Report Card Grades Colleges

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Major Companies Call for Cap and Trade Program to Halt Global Warming

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Wind Power Capacity Expected to Continue Growth in 2007

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Study Compares Green Building Rating Systems

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USGBC Offering Some LEED Certifications for Free

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U.S. Green Building Council Expands LEED Online Certification Program

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Would You Pay a Premium to Lease Green Space?

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Greenhouse Gases Reduced Through Voluntary Projects

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LEED Deadline Extended

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Massachusetts Adopts Minimum Green Standards for State Facilities

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BOMA, Green Building Council Agreed to Promote Energy Efficiency

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Adobe Earns Additional LEED Platinum Certification

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New York Power Authority Aims to Enact More Green Programs

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EPA Challenges Corporations to Double Use of Green Power

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Industry Leaders Launch Plans to Eliminate Building Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2030

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Green Building Practices A Rising Priority for Businesses, New Study Finds

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ASHRAE Releases Updated Book on Design, Construction and Operation of Green Buildings

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U.S. Green Building Council Proposes LEED Requirement to Slash Carbon Dioxide Emissions

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New Non-Profit Aims to Raise Awareness About Green Cleaning

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Growth Slows in 2005, Report Finds

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Denver International Airport Recognized as an Environmental Leader

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New Mold and Moisture Plan Aids Greenguard Certification

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Blog Focuses on Green Cleaning

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New York Power Authority Aims for Cleaner Energy

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ASHES Adopts Position on Green Cleaning

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Study Results: Energy-efficient Schools Lower Costs, Improve Air Quality

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Green: Good as Gold

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A Show Of Sustainability

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AIA Preps Green Building Toolkit

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Report Finds Green Energy Prices Competitive with Fossil Fuels

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U.S. EPA Pilot Program Helps Anaheim Convention Center Go “Green”

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Healthy Schools Campaign Releases Green Cleaning Guide

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New Cleaning Certification Focuses on Indoor Air Quality

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Green Is the New School Color

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New Updates from the USGBC

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LEED Version 3.0 Aims to Respond to Market’s Needs

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New World Trade Center Development Aims to be Green

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EPA Becomes First 100 Percent Green Powered Agency

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Making Green Work

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California Poised to Pass Landmark Global Warming Act

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Pennsylvania Becomes Leader in
Green Electricity Use

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Long-Term Wind Energy Agreement Finalized in Indiana

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ASHRAE, Clinton Foundation Announce Partnership To Improve Emissions

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Green 2.0: Hospitals and the Enviroment

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Sustainable Design: Beyond Cost and Performance

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LEED and ISO 14001: Working Together

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IAQ Can Be Improved with Greenguard-Certified Products

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Data Center Aims for Green

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Graduating to Green

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Adding Up To Green Design

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LEED Lessons

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Assigning Value to Green Buildings

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Green Building Report

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IAQ Analysis: Updating the Arsenal

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Going 'Green' Starts with Buying Green

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REPORT PREPARED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE U.S. GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL
LEED-EB: Focus on Operations

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in conjunction with Hospitals for a Healthy Environment
‘Green’ Tide on the Rise

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Being Green Getting Easier

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It Pays to be Green

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Balancing IAQ and Green

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Certified Green?

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High-Performance Exteriors

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Earth Friendly, Energy Efficient

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Green Building Report

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Going Deeper Into ‘Green’

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Greening the Grounds

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Valuing Insulation

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Green Energy Charges Forward

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Green Building Report

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The ‘Greening’ of Existing Facilities

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Green Building Report

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Blazing a ‘Green’ Trail

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Brushing Up: A Primer on Paints

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Green CMBS

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LEED: A Scorecard for Green Buildings

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The Embracing of the ‘Green’

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Green Building Report

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Green Economics: Small Price for Environmental Gains

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CBR Threats May Demand Higher Levels of Security

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New Energy Sources Gather Steam

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Green Building Report

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For Outside, What’s Inside Counts

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Low-VOC Paints Are More Than Just ‘Green’

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Penn State's Green Coach

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National Geographic Society's LEED-ership

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Recognizing the ‘Pull’ in Going Green

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Green Building Report

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Underused strategies could make green buildings even greener

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‘Green’ Paints Come of Age

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Getting in front of ‘green’ issues

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Numbers Games

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Taking the green exterior beyond energy

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Green Building Report

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Sustaining Sustainability

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Green Gains:

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Keeping It Clean by Going ‘Green’

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Getting a Grip on Green Products

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‘Green’ Expectations

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Green Building Report

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New Green Rating System Offers Guidance for Existing Buildings

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Going, Going... GREEN

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Across the Industry

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Making ‘Green’ Work

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How ‘Green’ Are You?