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First non-disinfecting hard surface spray certified 'asthma & allergy friendly'

EXTON, PA — Endust Free Dusting and Cleaning Spray has become the first non-disinfecting hard surface spray cleaning product to earn the ''asthma & allergy friendly'' certification mark.
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University to make green cleaning policy official

MISSOULA, MT — Several separate custodial departments at the University of Montana (UM) have come together in favor of an official green cleaning policy.
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Report: 'Missed opportunities' for sustainability at Winter Olympics

VANCOUVER — The David Suzuki Foundation released a report praising the organizers of the Winter Olympics for energy-efficient measures, but say they could have done more.
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Lunch-and-Learn webinars held for various LEED exams

WASHINGTON — The National Capital Region Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has partnered with Facility Engineering Associates P.C. (FEA) to offer a series of Lunch-and-Learn webinars.
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LEED-certified public building uses double the energy expected

CHARLOTTE, NC — Due to the building''s unexpected popularity, the city''s first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)-certified public building is using twice the amount of energy designers anticipated.
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Major restructuring at Charlotte Products

PETERBOROUGH, ON — Charlotte Products, a leading cleaning chemical products manufacturer, has announced a major restructuring of its business operations and leadership.
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NCL achieves GS-37 re-certification for product line

PHILADELPHIA — National Chemical Laboratories Inc. (NCL) recently announced that its EARTH SENSE® Industrial and Institutional Cleaning Products have achieved re-certification under the fifth edition of Green Seal Inc.''s GS-37 Standard.
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FEA gains 12th LEED-AP

FAIRFAX, VA — Facility Engineering Associates P.C. has announced that Maria Fara has been awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional Existing Building Operations and Maintenance from the U.S. Green Building Council.
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Courthouse 'cool roof' has solar panels, reflective membrane

KANSAS CITY, KA — The Robert J. Dole U.S. Courthouse has installed 200 solar panels and a ''cool roof'' reflective membrane as part of a multi-million dollar energy-efficiency renovations project.
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USGBC launches Green Campus Campaign

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has launched the Green Campus Campaign in an effort to promote a more complete sustainability model on college campuses.
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