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BOMA Releases 100 Ways to Go Green for Earth Day



BOMA has released a new list of 100 ways facility and property management professionals can go green for Earth Day.


BOMA has released a new list of 100 ways facility and property management professionals can go green for Earth Day.

The list features tips on energy efficiency, water conservation, recycling, indoor air quality and tenant awareness. Here are ten of the 100 ways commercial real estate professionals can green their operations this Earth Day:

1.    Benchmark energy consumption through ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager
2.    Harvest rainwater for landscaping
3.    Institute a tenant Energy Awareness program
4.    Convert inefficient lamps and ballasts to T8, T12 and T5 lamps
5.    Add composting to landscape maintenance plan
6.    Hold an e–waste day and collect old printers, computers and electronics for recycling
7.    Team clean building floor–by-floor to reduce electricity use
8.    Install solar shades to block heat
9.    Install bicycle racks in building for tenants who bike to work
10.    Use low–VOC paints, sealants and adhesives for building improvements

See all 100 strategies
on the BOMA Web site.
 


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