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06/03/2010

ASHRAE developed a program that assesses energy use in commercial and industrial buildings to help “close gaps between intention and operation”

06/03/2010
Geothermal hybrid heat pumps offer unmatched benefits over traditional heating and cooling systems
06/03/2010
The Georgia Institute of Technology has updated its Facilities Design Standards to meet LEED Gold standards
05/28/2010
Scientists are developing a roofing coating made from waste cooking oil that reduces energy costs both in the winter and summer
05/28/2010

A new study has compiled a Top Ten Driest Cities

05/28/2010
Read about the existing legal authorities that federal agencies can implement to improve a sustainable, green buildings agenda
05/24/2010
BOMA's latest class of 360 Performance Program designated buildings is made up of commercial properties that demonstrate best practices in building operations and management
05/17/2010
Commercial building operators can now tap the expertise of national laboratories and private-sector technical experts to help save money and energy
05/10/2010
Indoor air pollution still a problem in some sustainable built environments
05/10/2010
A new survey probes office tenants' feelings about the bathrooms in their buildings
04/30/2010
The EPA’s first national competition that encourages energy savings is pitting 14 buildings against one another, competing to “work off building waste”
04/30/2010
According to IBM's survey, U.S. office buildings have failed to keep pace with the revolution in automation that pervades modern life
04/26/2010
Following a decline last year, 52 percent of North American executives and managers are planning to make capital investments in energy efficiency this year
04/26/2010
New changes accelerate and bolster the verification, testing, and enforcement aspects of ENERGY STAR
04/19/2010
Proposed addendum df to ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2007, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, takes a first step in addressing inefficiency of ventilation fans and cab lighting
04/19/2010
Database theft, network failure, and economic problems are top concerns for today’s security professionals
04/09/2010
Find out which U.S. states and localities are being recognized for demonstrating a real commitment to energy-efficient buildings
04/09/2010

Increased unemployment has resulted in less demand for office space, reduced rents, and an overall decline in commercial property values

04/09/2010
Researchers conclude that consistent, daily cleaning of all high-touch surfaces should be instituted in hospital units with C. difficile high infection rates
04/05/2010
The Green Building Opportunity Index is the first office market assessment tool to provide weighted comparisons of top U.S. office markets on the basis of real estate fundamentals and green development considerations

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