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Any effort to increase sustainability is positive, unless it’s not. What defines sustainability for an organization depends on a variety of factors.
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 Standard.
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 Rio+20
Lufthansa Cargo will award three winners with a trip to Frankfurt, Germany, where they will get to present their proposals to engineers and management and discuss how their ideas may be implemented.
Britain now has more green burials and more green burial sites than any other country in the world; and in the US, where green burials are also becoming more common, there are about 20 green burial sites currently operating or under development.
“It was hard to stay focused last Thursday, World FM Day, as I was teaching a class at IFMA HQ in Houston, TX. I kept wanting to sneak a peek at the Tweets or check the different event links across the globe,” said Teena Shouse, Global FM chair. Check out these highlights from last week’s event.
A history of the tablet, an update on green certifications, and hazcom compliance are featured in this issue.
Maryland’s adoption of the IGCC, effective in March 2012, will apply to all commercial buildings as well as residential properties more than three stories high.
The Green Guide and environmental website are part of Staples Advantage’s offering of green solutions for businesses.
The proposed update builds on the foundation of LEED 2009, including the alignment and weighting of credits and further advances the “bookshelf” framework where credits are applied to specific building types.