Do the Updated Energy Star Ratings Affect You?

Do the Updated Energy Star Ratings Affect You?

  by Keith Laake If you take pride in your Energy Star building score and use it to market your organization’s investment in sustainability, you may have taken a hit recently. Energy Star updated its building inventory statistics on August 27th. Because the stats...
More About Zero Waste Certifications

More About Zero Waste Certifications

The Zero Waste International Alliance was established to promote positive alternatives to landfill and incineration. If achieving “zero” waste is overwhelming, start smaller. Any steps you take towards Zero Waste will put you on the right track. The following...
Daylight Saving Time: Does It Still Make Sense?

Daylight Saving Time: Does It Still Make Sense?

  There has been much debate over the effectiveness of Daylight Saving Time (DST). It is still recognized by the federal government as an energy conservation initiative, however studies show that it actually does nothing, and in some cases increases energy costs....
5 Things to Know About the WELL Building Standard

5 Things to Know About the WELL Building Standard

  Environmental building standards took a big step forward at the Clinton Global Initiative meeting when Delos, a U.S.-based real estate developer, introduced the WELL Building Standard in 2012. It may not be easy being green, but it brings a lot of great...

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