|April 2010 ♦ Vol. 8 Issue 4|
Volume Certification Takes a Different LEED Tact
The USGBC’s LEED Portfolio Program is nearing the end of its pilot phase, slated for release later this year. The process provides a streamlined and holistic approach to incorporating green measures across a building portfolio vs. a project-by-project basis. Developers, retailers, government entities, REITs, universities, and property management firms all benefit from volume certification.
The Cree LR6-DR1000, a deeply recessed 6” fixture powered by Cree TrueWhite™ Technology, provides an unprecedented efficacy of 80 lumens per watt, allowing a 100W incandescent light to be replaced with only 12.5W. Designed for use with the H6-GU24 6” Architectural housing, the LR6-DR1000 is designed to minimize glare and has exceptional color quality, a CRI of 90 @ 2700K.
Visit us at Lightfair Booth #149 or online at www.CreeLEDLighting.com.
The new ACT data center features an energy-efficient geothermal system, unique among data centers. Its additional sustainable features include enhanced IAQ due to air quality control systems and increased ventilation rates that are more than 30-percent greater than code requirements.
If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a community to build a green facility. The rules keep changing as sustainable practices evolve, but it is possible to develop a smoother system. Streamlining the local and state permitting for green buildings is part of that system.
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Finding Your Best Renewable Energy Strategy
LEED on a Budget
Tried and True – The Art of Simple Solutions and Integrated Design
Alternatives in Green Building Frameworks
Clearing Up LEED Misperceptions
Schools Offer Lessons in Building/User Interface
Life-Cycle Cost Assessment as a Tool for Retrofits
Commercial Interiors: Shifting Corporate Awareness to Deliver Positive Impacts for Occupants
Proper Training: A Trademark of Sustainable Facilities
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