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Tour of the St. Gobain HQ (LEED Platinum), June 14, Malvern, Pennsylvania

by MVillere

Complete with CEUs on the bus ride there (Ride the bus with us, or drive yourself) Saint-Gobain and CertainTeed’s LEED Platinum Headquarters is a sustainable workplace that maximizes the comfort and health of employees through the … more...

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0 replies | 716 views | Posted on: 05/30/2019 | Last updated: 06/03/2019

Sustainable Brewery Tour & Networking, June 6, Somerdale, New Jersey

by MVillere

Join USGBC NJ at Flying Fish Brewery – 2018 Winner NJSBDC Sustainable Business Award! Tour NJ’s largest craft brewery & get a behind-the-scenes look at the brewing process & sustainable measures implemented. Tour N… more...

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0 replies | 494 views | Posted on: 05/30/2019 | Last updated: 06/03/2019

Participate in DOE's 50001 Ready Program - Central Texas

Energy Efficiency,Energy Savings,Energy Bill,Energy Management,energy management system

by ejohn Communications & Event Coordinator for SPEER

SPEER has received a grant and is implementing a pilot program in the Central Texas region. It’s an opportunity to participate in DOE’S 50001 Ready free of charge through this grant. This is open to schools, city/state facilitie… more...

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0 replies | 160 views | Posted on: 05/24/2019 | Last updated: 05/24/2019

Top Recommendations  - How Can We Improve Single Stream Recycling?

single stream recycling

by AbbieKnight

Top Recommendations  - How Can We Improve Single Stream Recycling? At the recent WasteWise Forum held at E.L. Harvey’s materials recovery facility (MRF)  in Westborough Massachusetts, 6 experts presented their efforts to … more...

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0 replies | 2019 views | Posted on: 01/31/2019 | Last updated: 02/05/2019

Operating in High Performance Buildings, November 27 6-8pm, New York, NY

by Yishan

High performance buildings often have complex, interrelated systems that require skilled facility managers who can balance the requirements of end-users with the demands of running the building efficiently. However, design and … more...

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0 replies | 492 views | Posted on: 11/09/2018 | Last updated: 11/10/2018

Tesla's Gigafactory

Tesla,Sustainable Energy,Gigafactory

by NSchepis Student at Bridgewater State

As part of its mission to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy through increasingly affordable electric vehicles and energy products, Tesla is working on its Gigafactory. With a planned production rate of 500,000 cars p… more...

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0 replies | 192 views | Posted on: 07/22/2018 | Last updated: 07/22/2018

Snapshot on Sustainability: A Library is far more than its books in circulation

native gardens,library

by StacySinclair Technical writer

Although the smart phone sitting in my pocket can help me find the answer to most any question, I don’t think of my phone as the intersection of technology and learning, but simply a tool that I use more often than I’d like to admit. Ho… more...

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0 replies | 188 views | Posted on: 04/07/2018 | Last updated: 04/07/2018

Rich Earth Institute: Urine Nutrient Reclamation, March 10, 11 am - 12 noon, Amherst, MA

Urine Nutrient Reclamation

by Jessica Schultz Living Building Coordinator

Founded in 2012, the Rich Earth Institute established the nation’s first community scale urine recycling program, the Urine Nutrient Reclamation Project. As leaders in this emerging field, they have become a hub for researchers, industry … more...

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0 replies | 721 views | Posted on: 03/02/2018 | Last updated: 03/03/2018

Eco Friendly Hand Drying Strategies June 29th 12pm-1pm EST

Cost Effeciency,Environmental Impact

by Matt Z. Student

In this one hour course, the design professional will consider hand drying strategies used in various types of restrooms including schools, restaurants, stadiums, and more. We will assess multiple strategies, including electric hand dryers … more...

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0 replies | 1430 views | Posted on: 06/02/2017 | Last updated: 06/02/2017

Heathrow Airport Targets Zero Carbon, Zero Waste by 2050

Zero Waste,Zero Carbon

by Kalyani.rc Passive House / Sustainability Enthusiast

London’s Heathrow airport launched a sustainability strategy that includes using 100 percent renewable energy by April and operating a zero-carbon, zero-waste airport by 2050. Dubbed Heathrow 2.0, the plans include building an R&D incu… more...

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0 replies | 3815 views | Posted on: 03/11/2017 | Last updated: 03/11/2017

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