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10/18/2016

The large hydroelectric power plants in the U.S., China, South America and Japan made up a huge portion of the 6,000 gigawatts produced in 2015. 

10/17/2016

The GCO Calculator helps hospitals and health systems analyze the hidden costs of green products beyond the initial list price. 

10/17/2016

The number of outages reached peak levels, approaching approximately 2.5 million residential, commercial and industrial electricity customers.

10/14/2016

UV light is proving to be a useful tool for healthcare facilities, according to the epidemiology study

10/13/2016

Expenditures for nonelectric fuels are expected to increase from last year, but are similar to winters from 2010–11 through 2014–15.

10/13/2016

The upcoming international standard hopes to work with manufacturers and facility managers to create more efficient heating and air-conditioning systems.

10/12/2016

The 10-Year initiative hopes to combat the #1 waterborne disease in the U.S.

10/12/2016

The U.S. had the fewest heating degree days since at least 1949, the first year the EIA had monthly data for all 50 states. 

10/11/2016

Facilities that divert more than 90 percent of waste from landfills are deemed successful at achieving zero waste.

10/11/2016

 Since 2004, SmartWay Partners have reduced emissions by more than 72 million metric tons of carbon pollutants. 

10/04/2016

PRSM Association review shows the work of FMs will continue to become more complex. 

10/03/2016

The standard will build upon green leasing practices to reduce energy use. 

09/28/2016

Credential sets a framework to define sustainable landscape design and development for the profession. 

09/28/2016

A typical laboratory uses nearly four times as much energy as the average commercial building. 

09/27/2016

The standard is a flexible approach designed to accommodate future changes in design and construction. 

09/27/2016

Decision not to extend effective date dismisses impact on industry and consumers.

09/26/2016

Triclosan and triclocarban pose potential health risks, according to FDA.

09/23/2016

The line of towers aim to eliminate strains of the deadly pathogen. 

09/22/2016

The free handbook makes its case to building owners with financial incentives.

09/22/2016

The HVAC industry is poised for big gains with IoT. 

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