04/04/2011

Reduce, Reuse, Recarpet

 
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Reduce, Reuse, Recarpet

"If you're a business that wants to recycle carpet, you might live in an area where landfill fees are quite high, and so it may be more economically viable for you to find a carpet recycler rather than send it to a landfill," says Eric Nelson, vice president of strategic alliances for Interface Americas and the company's lead on recycling efforts. If you're located in an area with high landfill tipping fees, carpet recycling may be especially appealing.

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School Energy Audits Reveal Millions in Potential Savings School Energy Audits Reveal Millions in Potential Savings
A two-year energy audit of Hamilton schools (Canada) has identified energy conservation methods that could reduce energy costs by approximately $2.4 million annually.
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Global Clean Energy Investment: $243 Billion in 2010 Global Clean Energy Investment: $243 Billion in 2010
Global clean energy finance and investment grew 30% in 2010 to $243 billion, according to new research by The Pew Charitable Trusts.
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Green Cars from Pineapples and Bananas? Green Cars from Pineapples and Bananas?
Scientists in Brazil have developed a way to use fibers from pineapples, bananas, and other plants in a new generation of automotive plastics that are stronger, lighter, and more "green" than plastics now in use.
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Now playing on BUILDINGSVIP: Design for Maintenance: Using BIM as a FM Tool

Over the next two years, maintenance-related data in BIM models will soar, giving FMs precise information to help them manage their buildings more efficiently in terms of energy consumption, waste reduction, and equipment service life.

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Carpet Specs 101: Backing is the Foundation Carpet Specs 101: Backing is the Foundation
Specifying the right carpet backing may be more important than you realize.
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Common Mistakes: Carpet Common Mistakes: Carpet
Match the product's attributes to the amount of wear expected, the level of maintenance planned, and the desired life of the carpet.
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Renewable Energy for Existing Buildings Renewable Energy for Existing Buildings
Renewable energy technologies described here are some of the easiest to implement.
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How to Benchmark Energy Performance

In this intensive course, learn how to benchmark commercial real estate using the EPA energy performance rating system. Manual and automated data input alternatives for benchmarking are reviewed and lessons learned from building operators are presented to facilitate fast, effective and accurate benchmarking results.

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