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Remote monitoring and automation capabilities ease maintenance. From the March 2013 issue of Today’s Facility Manager.
According to GlobalData’s findings, the global microgrid industry is anticipated to reach a value of US$18.9 billion in 2020 from a 2012 value of US$5.3 billion.
Since June 2010, pilot projects have been testing the 2009 rating system created by dozens of the country’s leading sustainability experts, scientists, and design professionals. The diverse projects represent various types, sizes, and locations as well as budgets. Fifteen pilot projects have achieved certification to date.
Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) releases a Report Card for America’s Infrastructure. This year, there is little to celebrate once again, as the overall grade rises from D (in 2009) to D+ (in 2013).
GreenWizard’s Product Management Workflow™ will now include level® certified furniture eligible for LEED credits.
A large financial institution in a green, 10-story office building used high-performance cabling made from alternative materials to reduce impact on environment; advanced network infrastructure also increased performance and flexibility.
GS-51: Laundry Care Products for Industrial and Institutional Use addresses life cycle impacts and specifies performance, environmental, and health requirements.
At the university, water consumption and greenhouse gas emissions are markedly lower and environmentally friendly methods of waste management have significantly increased the percentage of solid waste material that is recycled and kept out of the landfill.
Cigarette waste is recycled free of charge through a program launched by TerraCycle and facilitated by funding from Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co.