Posts Tagged ‘EPA’

EPA Building Battle

125 Cassidy Turley Properties To Compete In EPA ENERGY STAR Team Challenge

In the spirit of popular weight-loss competitions, Cassidy Turley will compete against other participants across the country to work off energy and water waste through improvements in energy and water efficiency, with help from EPA's ENERGY STAR...Read More...

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Hotel Case Study: Welcome Upgrades

To make energy improvements, a California hotel tapped into PACE...Read More...

Energy Snapshot 2030

Energy Efficiency Key In New Power Plant Rule

In response to the Environmental Protection Agency's new proposal to reduce carbon pollution from existing power plants, Steven Nadel, executive director of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), shared his thoughts on energy efficiency efforts across the...Read More...

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Nanoscale Silver – No Silver Lining?

Widespread use of nanoscale silver will challenge regulatory agencies to balance important potential benefits against the possibility of significant environmental...Read More...

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Renewable Energy: From Pipe Dream To Mainstream

How feasible is it for facilities to achieve 100% renewable energy...Read More...

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Green Cleaning Trends: Cleaning With Electrolyzed Water

This chemical free process may help facilities further green maintenance goals. From the October 2013...Read More...

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Services & Maintenance: Stemming The Tide

Facility managers can stop water and energy use from going down the drain. From the September 2013...Read More...

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EPA Guide Offers Workplace Water Best Management Practices

America’s commercial and institutional facilities use 17% of the water provided by the nation’s public water supplies, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Facility professionals need to optimize their usage of this precious...Read More...

WaterSense Suggests Sprinkler Spruce-Up For Spring

A leak about as small as the tip of a ballpoint pen (or 1/32nd of an inch) can waste about 6,300 gallons of water per month. As the weather warms up and facility managers concentrate their attention on landscaping, sprinkler systems should come under...Read More...

University initiatives have resulted in big cost-saving dividends. (Photo: Texas A&M)

Texas A&M Attaining Multi-Million-Dollar Savings Efficiencies, Recycling Efforts

At the university, water consumption and greenhouse gas emissions are markedly lower and environmentally friendly methods of waste management have significantly increased the percentage of solid waste material that is recycled and kept out of the landfill....Read More...