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A Guide To Greener Schools

One group put together a publication to promote safer buildings.

For facility managers in the education market, it can be hard to know which "green" or "sustainable" practices will actually help reduce costs.


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February 2014 Facility Focus

Achieving Energy Savings And Healthier Workplaces

Audits and procedures to increase efficiency and decrease a facility's energy bills.

Operations and management procedures that will lead to overall improvements in the working and learning environment, including reduced operating costs, healthier indoor air, improved comfort and reduced water consumption.


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January 2014 Maintenance Matters

In Consideration Of Outdoor LED Lighting

LED technology can help address traditional priorities, while also significantly reducing facility energy use and maintenance costs.

The role of outdoor lighting has expanded to complement aesthetics, enhance architectural elements and monuments, support navigation, highlight nighttime sports events and even support retail sales.


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January 2014 Feature 4

Sustainable Laundry Room Practices

New washing technologies raise standards and meet the needs of sustainable facilities.

By installing or upgrading to eco-efficient laundry operations, managers can positively impact the environment and their bottom line.


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October 2013 Raising Standards

Blue Is The New Green

Ways to conserve the world’s most precious resource — water.

Reducing water use by adopting water-efficient products, services and practices in these facilities can have a great impact in lowering water and sewer costs, and can help to meet challenges faced by communities to meet water demands, save energy and reduce stress on natural resources.


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September 2013 Feature 6

Misconceptions About Sustainability

‘Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.’

When a word becomes so popular that you hear it everywhere it means one of two things: The word may be reduced to a meaningless cliché or it is a truly powerful concept.


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August 2013 Maintenance Matters

Maintaining And Cleaning High Volume, Low Speed Fans

The basic steps to keep these effective money savers operating safely and efficiently.

High volume, low speed (HVLS) fans are a great solution to improve energy efficiency and indoor air quality, and the technology has surged in popularity in indoor and outdoor spaces across the country.


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August 2013 Feature 8

Can You Afford Not To Be Sustainable?

Create value by enhancing your brand and reducing common operational costs.

When organizations say that they want to be “green” but do not want to pay more for it, they may be missing the point — sustainability is not about what you pay, it’s about the value you gain.


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