Tricks Of The Trade: Green Building Basics | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge helps on facility professional find out about green building certification options.


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TFM Columnist Jim Elledge helps on facility professional find out about green building certification options.
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Tricks Of The Trade: Green Building Basics

Tricks Of The Trade: Green Building Basics | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

By James C. Elledge, IFMA Fellow, CFM, FMA, RPA, RIAQM
Published in the April 2008 issue of Today’s Facility Manager

QWhere can I find information on how to acquire a Green Building Certification?

Brian Guy
MESSA
Facilities Services
East Lansing, MI

AThere are several programs of this nature, including LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, Energy Star from the EPA, and the Green Globes initiative from the Green Building Initiative. These are the main programs that come to mind, but I know there are at least a few more.

Elledge,facility/office services manager for Dallas, TX-based Summit AllianceCompanies, is the recipient of the Distinguished Author Award from theInternational Facility Management Association (IFMA), is an IFMA Fellow, and isa member of TFM’sEditorial Advisory Board. All questions have been submitted via the “Ask TheExpert” portion of the magazine’s Web site. To pose a question, visit this link.

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