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Roofing Consultants: Are They Worth The Price?

Feb. 14, 2011

With every organization looking to cut costs wherever possible, how do you know if a roofing consultant is worth the additional cost? Find out what to look for and what you're paying for with roofing consultants.

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Smart Sustainability Expo

Want to make smart (i.e., profitable) choices about sustainability? The Smart Sustainability Expo will provide tools that you can apply to building sites, energy, materials, maintenance, and indoor environmental quality. These smart tools will help you to make profitable decisions about green certification and to weigh upfront costs vs. lifecycle costs for sustainability projects.

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Sessions to include:
How Green Can Green Be? And How Do You Know?

The Transformation of Outdoor Lighting
Design for Maintenance: Using BIM as a FM Tool

Going Green by Saving Blue
Green Sweep: LEED-Certified Cleaning Practices

Sustainable Ways to Prevent Slips and Falls

With sugar beets and other anti-ice techniques you can keep walkways clear without harming the environment – or your wallet.

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SunShot Initiative for Competitive Solar Energy
U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu has announced details of the DOE's SunShot initiative, a plan designed to reduce the costs of photovoltaic solar energy systems by about 75%. Click here for complete article…
Energy Standard 2010 Results ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2010, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, was published in November 2010. And the results are here. Click here for complete article…
Geothermal Technologies Program
The DOE has announced plans to leverage oil and gas expertise to test reliability and efficiency of geothermal power generation at oil and gas fields under the Geothermal Technologies Program (GTP).
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BEEP Seminar 1: Introduction to Energy Performance

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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EPDM, Sustainability, and the Environment
EPDM has advantages over other elastomers in that its weathering resistance is extraordinary and its raw materials are highly cost effective.Click here for complete article …
Tips for Selecting Rigid Roof Insulation
The best roof insulation choice meets thermal needs, energy codes, and performance requirements, resulting in a roof system that performs well over the long term.
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Planning for Sustainability Maximize your impact and cost savings by integrating sustainability into your capital planning process. Click here for complete article …
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International Architects Reduce Energy Use by 24%
Brought to you by: Pulse Energy

A contest between 500 employees in seven Perkins + Will offices across North America generated a 16% average reduction in energy consumption, with the winners achieving a reduction of 24%. The occupant engagement exercise relied on Pulse Energy's dashboards to engage Perkins + Will employees in changing their energy consumption habits and to track the progress of the contest. Thanks to the energy awareness raised by the contest, several P+W offices saw recurrent savings of up to 17% in the post-contest period.

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