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IFMA releases Green Cleaning guide for facilities management professionals

Besides aesthetic considerations, maintaining a clean facility has numerous benefits including prolonged useful life of building components, improved indoor environmental quality, reduced exposure to pathogens, and it can even mean improved efficiency lowering energy costs. 276 more words

Sustainability And Building Science

How I Became a LEED Green Associate

As of February 26, 2017, I am a LEED Green Associate.

In September 2016, I came across a Community Green Scholars grant on Facebook. 191 more words


Why HDR pursued and achieved LEED Platinum for their new Virginia facility

Stephen Manlove is managing principal for the Washington, DC office of the award-winning HDR Architecture group. Their new office building, located in the Clarendon neighborhood of Arlington, VA, was just awarded LEED Platinum certification under USGBC’s LEED for Interiors, under version 2009 of the program. 490 more words

Sustainability And Building Science

CHP-Equipped District Energy: A Winning Strategy for LEED and PEER

Questions about energy efficiency LEED and PEER  and Combined Heat and Power (CHP) for your buildings?  Join us on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 2:00 PM EST for a free  143 more words

Business Law

Green Building January Luncheon: Creating Healthy Places

On January 10th, Dr. Matthew Trowbridge, Associate Professor in the UVA School of Medicine’s Department of Emergency Medicine and Director of the UVA-USGBC Green Health Partnership… 231 more words


WUCOLS and the Drive Toward Landscape Water Conservation in California

Want to do the environmentally responsible thing and install a drought tolerant landscape? The first thing you could do is rip out your lawn and install trees, shrubs and ground cover. 662 more words

Landscape Architecture