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Sustainability Dashboard release 11.27

Sustainability Dashboard Tools Announces Release of Version 2.0

BLOOMINGTON, IN — Sustainability Dashboard Tools—a Web-based application that helps facilities better manage and monitor their use of natural resources and consumables to promote sustainablity and reduce operating costs—has just released version 2.0 of the system.

The Dashboard was first introduced in 2010.

“The new version is based on customer feedback and recommendations on how to make the system friendlier and easier to use,” says Stephen Ashkin, CEO of the company. “Many suggestions are from managers of large, multitenant office buildings, which have proven to be one of the biggest markets for the Dashboard.”

According to Ashkin, among the highlights of the new version are:

Smart Tips: The Dashboard can now identify items being measured “that are out of the norm or an area of concern. It can also quickly point out, for instance, how much a facility is paying for electricity now compared to before they using the Dashboard to help quantify the system’s return on investment.”

Charts and Categories: The new version allows managers of multiple facilities to seamlessly compare different categories (energy and water use, recycling, etc.) in one or several facilities over a much more flexible time span and to view this information in easy-to-understand charts and graphs. “Further, we expanded the list of categories, sub-categories, and measurements for more thorough tracking including social equity issues.”

Targets: Version 2.0 allows users to determine their own targets for various categories so that they can track their performance in specific areas of concern.
Sharing: In order to help create a “culture of sustainability”--one of the major goals of the Dashboard system--the new version makes it easier for users to share data with others within an organization in a variety of formats.

“There are also several other improvements [with version 2.0], from making data entry easier to simply being able to quickly bookmark frequently visited pages,” adds Ashkin. “Users of the original Dashboard will notice these improvements, and we believe they will be very impressed.”

About The Sustainablity Dashboard Tool, LLC.
The Sustainability Dashboard is an advance reporting system designed for everyone who is involved in sustainability programs. It is specifically designed to be easy to use, reduce environmental impacts, save money, and create a culture of sustainablity. For more information visit: www.green2sustainable.com.