Green Operations for Industrial Facilitites

June 1, 2009

The case has been made many times for environmentally friendly buildings; many pundits have discussed the green trend until they’re blue in the face.

It’s now common knowledge that a green facility will be more energy efficient when compared to a traditional facility, and that these buildings have the potential to generate lasting business value.

It’s also true that the tendency toward green construction is an enduring trend. The demand for green buildings will continue to increase as more and more building owners realize financial returns from energy-efficient facilities.

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AHRI Opposes House Energy Bill in Current Form
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has announced its opposition to H.R. 2454: The American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 (ACES Act) in its current form.
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New Patient Tower Opens at Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center
A new $86 million patient tower has opened at Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center in Sun City West, AZ. The 180,000-square-foot, 6-story patient tower positions the hospital to better serve the surrounding community’s growing population.
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International Energy Outlook 2009 Predicts World Energy Use to Grow
The Energy Information Administration released its reference case projection from the “International Energy Outlook 2009,” which projected the world marketed energy consumption to grow by 44 percent between 2006 and 2030.
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Industrial Buildings: Driving Green at America Honda Corporation
Interest in efficient and low-emission automobiles is nothing new. However, at the Northwest Regional Facility of American Honda Corp., employees are seeing first-hand the company’s environmental commitment manifest itself in more than just vehicles and combustion products.
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A Showroom Communicates a Green Message
Transformation of an existing commercial space at Chicago's The Merchandise Mart into the new Milliken Contract Showroom was guided by two key objectives: to inspire the architecture and design community, and to qualify for LEED-CI certification.
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National Studies Show Green Building as Key Part of America’s Economic Future
As economic experts call for a recovery plan focused on green jobs and infrastructure, as consumers look to live in more economically sustainable homes, as businesses strive to cut operating costs, and as our national security needs depend on an end to reliance on foreign energy sources, green buildings' ability to deliver solutions to these pressing challenges promises to change the way we view the building industry.
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