Posts Tagged ‘sustainability’

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Green Guarding: A Dual Perspective

Facilities can benefit from hiring security guards trained in areas related to...Read More...

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New Performance-Based Design Guide Now Available

National Institute of Building Sciences makes free tool available to the public via the...Read More...

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Super Bowl XLVIII Facilities Staff Are Going Green at MetLife Stadium

The stadium's sustainable practices might not be the star of the show on February 2, but behind the scenes, the facilities staff will be carrying out a variety of green...Read More...

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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Landfill-Free Verification from NSF Sustainability

A partnership between NSF and Sustainable Waste Solutions helps facilities divert waste from landfills, ensuring the waste is reused, recycled, or processed as waste to...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Biobased Xorel by Carnegie

This textile features 60% to 85% bio content derived from sugar cane plant and can be used for wallcoverings, panels, or upholstery...Read More...

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Energy Star Recognizes Aggregates Production Site

In Sunol, CA, Lehigh Hanson's aggregates production site is the first of its type to achieve the Energy Star Challenge for...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: LED Area Lights by MaxLite

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: LED Area Lights by MaxLite

These DLC approved products can replace metal halide and high pressure sodium outdoor lighting...Read More...

BIFMA Announces Over 40 Furniture Manufacturers With level Certified Products

BIFMA Announces Over 40 Furniture Manufacturers With level Certified Products

Developed in accordance with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) procedures, level is the label awarded to office furniture products that meet multiple criteria of the ANSI/BIFMA e3 Furniture Sustainability...Read More...

New Report on Role of Cities in Green Economy

New Report on Role of Cities in Green Economy

The report is a synthesis of stakeholder perspectives from five major North American cities visited on USGBC’s The Road to Rio+20 engagement event series. It highlights five key messages heard from the events and outlines clear action items for...Read More...

USGBC Announces Changes to LEED 2012

USGBC Announces Changes to LEED 2012

Changes address revised delivery and ballot schedule; due out in 2013, revision will become LEED V4 instead of LEED...Read More...