A Sound Education

Feb. 7, 2011

Poor acoustics can be associated with learning setbacks and other problems. From schools to conference rooms, acoustical issues can end up making noise on your bottom line. Find out what concerns you should be investigating when renovating or designing new areas.

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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

Down to the Wire

Boost your sustainability initiatives and take control of your costs with precision lighting solutions. Individuals can control light levels without disturbing coworkers, you'll know when bulbs fail, and complete automation and customization can be achieved.

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February Is National Care About Your Indoor Air Month
February 2011 has been designated as National Care About Your Indoor Air Month. Click here for complete article…
EPA Proposes to Retain National Air Quality Standards The EPA is proposing to retain the current national air quality standards for carbon monoxide (CO), while taking additional steps to monitor and gather data. Click here for complete article…
Could the World be Powered by Alternative Energy?
A study coauthored by Stanford researcher Mark Z. Jacobson states that the world could be powered by today's existing alternative energy solutions within the next 20 to 40 years.
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Watch & Learn Webinar: Brought to you by Siemens

Preparing a Building to Save Money on the Smart Grid
February 23, 2011; 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

Electricity costs continue to rise and utility pricing models are changing rapidly. Real-time pricing programs have already been implemented in some states, and many utilities have programs allowing members to reduce their energy costs. Is your building ready to save money with strategies in place for demand-response and the smart grid?

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Fresh Air Creates Fresh Acoustical Concerns
Natural ventilation and operable windows may be environmentally friendly, but what solutions are available for the resulting environmental noise? Click here for complete article …
Acoustics in Green Buildings
Several green strategies compromise acoustics – discover which have the most impact and how to address them.
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Lighting Control for Existing Buildings Lighting is a target for energy-efficiency improvements because it's profitable. Click here for complete article …
Lighting Controls for Daylit Spaces Provide Tremendous Benefits School District Improves Energy Performance by 50% Ceilume Smart Ceiling Tiles
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