Tackling the Carbon Challenge

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June 2011 Vol. 9 Issue 6
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Tackling the Carbon Challenge

Tracking and reducing your organization's carbon footprint may be voluntary today, but it's an exceptionally good idea. The process will help you become more aware of your impacts and illuminate some less-obvious means of lowering emissions, as well as to prepare you in the event that emerging regulation mandates reporting.

The percentage of fossil fuels that powers your facility depends on the regional mix of sources your electricity provider uses to generate power. While your facility may be at the mercy of the grid mix, you don't have to be a victim. Here are some techniques to help you curb facility's reliance on fossil fuels and carbon footprint.

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The View from Above: Roof Construction and Maintenance Facility Managers Are Key to Shrinking a Building's Carbon Footprint
Facility managers work closest with the key building systems and can see the whole picture for the building – understanding everything from the mechanics to occupants.
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The Inchstone Management Process Can Improve Your Next Construction Project A Plan for Reducing Your Carbon Footprint
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The Right Mix Reducing Use and Waste
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