Posts Tagged ‘sustainability’

Tips on Making the Holiday Season More Sustainable

"There are lots of ways to make this a more sustainable holiday season," says Stephen Ashkin, president of The Ashkin Group. "And just remember, every sustainable gift we give is also a gift honoring our... ...Read More...

Update of LEED Opens for First Public Comment 

The proposed update builds on the foundation of LEED 2009, including the alignment and weighting of credits and further advances the “bookshelf” framework where credits are applied to specific building... ...Read More...

Green Actions Of U.S. Communities Surveyed

A survey from the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) looked at where localities are on the spectrum of turning priorities into concrete... ...Read More...

ASHRAE Competition Gives Students Practical Experience

Engineering practices such as building information modeling (BIM), geothermal, and combined cooling, heating, and power were highlighted in the winning entries in the 2010 ASHRAE Student Design... ...Read More...

Institute Brings Industry Perspective to DOE Initiatives

NIBS has encouraged DOE to use a holistic approach to achieve sustainability in federal buildings; look at lifecycle costs instead of first costs as a basis for sustainable decision making; and include operations and maintenance staff and building occupants in the long-term strategies for sustainability.... ...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: The Role Of Submetering In LEED v3

This Web exclusive comes from E-Mon, LLC, manufacturer of submetering and automatic meter reading hardware and software systems and... ...Read More...

Private Sector Energy Efficiency Retrofits

A white paper released earlier this year by Johnson Controls provides an overview of financing options for facilities in the private... ...Read More...

EPA Lists Its Top 50 Green Power Purchasers

Top purchasers in the EPA Green Power Partnership program are using more than 12 billion kilowatt hours (kWh) of green power... ...Read More...

HON Products level Certified

More than 60 products in five categories have received level™ certification, a multi-attribute, sustainability standard and third-party certification program for the furniture... ...Read More...

Survey: Healthcare Needs More Sustainability Managers

The survey, podcast, and seminar series are part of the IFMA Healthcare Council’s mission to keep health care professionals abreast of the most critical trends in 21st Century... ...Read More...