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Results reveal a corporate real estate industry in the process of reconciling the focus on reducing environmental impacts of buildings with the need to control costs and support corporate financial performance.
The IFMA Foundation — a global leader in education and research for professionals in the built environment — has released “The Economics of Sustainability in...
By 2020, the majority of outdated heating systems in Europe must be replaced with new systems which optimally combine both energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy. Yet, the aims of the EU can only be reached if solar heat recovery takes on a significantly stronger role.
The goal of Standard 189.1 is to provide significant energy reduction over that in ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2007 (with a broader scope than Standard 90.1)and suggest minimum requirements for the siting, design, and construction of high performance, green buildings.
Borrego Solar Systems, Inc. recently introduced a financing option for schools, companies, and government organizations that want to begin using solar energy to power their facilities.
CHEJ and 40 groups are delivering letters and pizzas to policymakers in support of President Obama and Congress's recent actions to replenish Superfund by restoring polluter pays fees. One of the fees paid by companies with $2 million or more in profits was only $12 on every $10,000 in profits -- the price of a large, cheese pizza.
Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, MO has announced several environmental initiatives at its 328-acre campus.
The product is a "food grade" non selective weed and grass killer.
Electric power production in New Hampshire got a little bit greener this month—and the air may even smell a little bit sweeter—thanks to a collaboration between Public Service of New Hampshire (PSNH) and premium chocolate maker Lindt USA.