02/23/2011

Facility Managers Become the Energy Maestros of Future Eco-Districts

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February 2011 Vol. 9 Issue 2
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Facility Managers Become the Energy Maestros of Future Eco-Districts

New strategies for energy management emerge constantly as engineers, designers, and facility managers respond to limited resources, rising energy costs, and environmental impacts. While the need to do better with less on a building-by-building basis is a step in the right direction, the future of energy management and a sustainable lifestyle lies in tackling the issues on a much larger scale – a leap toward the eco-district.

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This important course reviews the concepts of energy management, provides an update on deregulation, discusses why energy performance is important to building operators, quantifies the financial and environmental impact of energy management in commercial real estate, offers of no- and low-cost tips for operational adjustments, and identifies way to use energy performance as a competitive advantage in your market.

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Sustainability in Owner-Occupied Buildings
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Using the Three Cs to Market Your Green Building
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