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October 2012

Published on October 31, 2012 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in Industry

It’s no secret that business as usual is changing: A Deloitte study found that 90 percent of companies have set goals for their electricity and energy management practices....

Published on October 31, 2012 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

One of our customers recently wrote us to share a fresh perspective on sustainability—from her son. From his perspective, the solar panels on their roof are the norm, and he seems genuinely puzzled if his friends’ homes don’t have them as well. To him, solar panels are as much a part of modern life as TVs and refrigerators.

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Published on October 30, 2012 Written by Jane Turville Posted in Industry

Join us at the Greenbuild Film Festival to view “The Greenest Building.”

While not always recognized as a consumer product, buildings are in fact one of our most significant manufactured goods. And, like all manufacturing, construction of buildings...

Published on October 29, 2012 Written by Anonymous Posted in LEED

"LEED certification in buildings benefits the environment and the bottom line. LEED certified buildings in San Francisco and around the country are saving money and increasing their property value while reducing their overall environmental footprint,” says Melanie Nutter, Director of the San Francisco Department of the Environment. “Since...

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