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The Hidden Net Zero Energy Savings in Parking Garages

Categories: Government, Sustainability

 

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Think Tank Summer Series: Revamp Your Water Reduction Plan

Categories: Sustainability, Water/Wastewater, Manufacturing

 

Do you remember those seemingly unsolvable word problems in grade school math? If not, here’s one to jog your memory.

If 71% of the globe is covered in water, 1% is accessible for human consumption and the global population is 7 billion in 2015, how much fresh water will be left once the population hits 9 billion in 2048?

Stumped? Most people are. Unfortunately, these are real statistics,...

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Green Globes Offer Federal Project Owners a Sustainable Alternative

Categories: Government, Sustainability

In late 2013, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) provided its recommendations for the federal government’s use of green building rating systems. For the first time, the GSA presented two sustainable certification options for government agencies to choose from:

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Will the Launch of LEED v4 Impact Your Upcoming Project?

Categories: Ahead, Sustainability

 

It is officially here. LEED v4 was recently launched at the 2013 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. US Green Building Council (USGBC) held a number of sessions during the conference to help familiarize attendees with the new version to allay fears, highlight changes and reveal new and improved tools and resources available online.

The question is: How...

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The U.S. Armed Forces Net Zero Vision

Categories: Government, Sustainability

 

photo courtesy of the U.S. Army

 

In many organizations, Net Zero only represents an idealistic principle—one that sounds great in concept, but becomes too challenging to implement in the “real world.” The future arrived nearly five years ago for the United States Armed Forces, and Net Zero became a force multiplier.

 

For the Armed Forces, addressing Net Zero is operationally necessary,...

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USGBC Works to Accommodate Manufacturing Sector

Categories: Sustainability

Manufacturers have been vocal in their dissatisfaction with the perceived bias of LEED standards toward commercial office buildings. Their major concern being the reduced palette of points available to owners of manufacturing facilities. The current rating system makes the reality of achieving a LEED certification more difficult for facilities that are major users of process energy. The...

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