Sustainability Archives

Green Globes Included In New DOE Energy Rule

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Green Globes uses the services of independent assessors and uses the ANSI national consensus process for developing its Green Globes tools for new construction and major renovations, the subjects of the U.S. DOE rule.

Alternative Energy Trends: Deep Impact With Energy Retrofits

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When facility managers discuss alternative energy, they need to change the conversation from cost-cutting to value creation.

National Institute of Building Sciences Celebrates 40 Years

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Forty years ago, the United States Congress authorized the establishment of the National Institute of Building Sciences when President Gerald Ford signed the Housing and Community Development Act into law on August 22, 1974.

EH&E, Brigham And Women’s Hospital Win IFMA Excellence Award

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The award honors a new approach—commissioned by BWH and designed by EH&E—that “sets a new benchmark” and establishes a “model of best practices” for the improvement of fire and life safety compliance during and after construction of healthcare facilities.