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Green office buildings deliver higher income and value

Improved property performance is strongly correlated to green building certification, according to a recent study of Bentall Kennedy‘s North American office portfolio…

Overall, the results provide compelling evidence that buildings with sustainable certification outperform similar non-green buildings in terms of rental rates, occupancy levels, tenant satisfaction scores, and the probability of lease renewals… 210 more words


EPA’s New Energy Star Home Advisor

by Dylan Goodman

In December, 2014 the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched its new Energy Star Home Advisor, an online tool dedicated to improving energy efficiency for American homeowners. 348 more words

Energy Efficiency


We all know water is a precious resource and especially in the desert, where we live. Water is essential to our everyday lives. That said, it is important that we do our part in conserving and protecting our water supply. 311 more words

Marlin Services

ENERGY STAR building models fail validation tests

Last month I presented results of research demonstrating that regressions used by the EPA in 6 of the 9 ENERGY STAR building models based on CBECS data are… 1,004 more words

Building Energy

Cool Breeze

Did you turn off your air conditioner this past weekend when the weather cooled? Did you turn it back on this week when the weather steamed up or are you sweating it out? 30 more words

Bryon McMackin

Five ways homeowners can cut costs on water heating

With fall weather underway and chilly temperatures ahead, we’re going to be using more and more hot water.

The U.S. Department of Energy found that  332 more words

Energy Efficiency

Going Green. Getting Green. Saving Green.

By definition, “Environmental Stewardship is the responsibility for environmental quality shared by all those whose actions affect the environment.”   Churches and the Corproate Community understand Stewardship, mostly when it comes to finances.  594 more words