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A Comprehensive Guide to Water Conservation: The Bottom Line Impacts, Challenges and Rewards

Build a basic understanding of the current issues surrounding water use, including critical issues, benchmarking and evaluation related to reduction of water […]

Case Study: Do Green Buildings Perform as Designed?

This case study seeks to determine if the green technologies used within a LEED-certified building are performing as designed, assessing the operational […]

Water Management in Buildings

Definition of building water use types (domestic water, process water, irrigation) and elements of water management strategy, be it based upon a […]

Comparison of Thirty Green Building Projects Across the United States: Common Elements

In an effort to create a foundation for green evaluation, this study examines the green elements used in 16 single-family homes and […]

Sustainable FM Getting Started

The basics of sustainable facility management, including an outline of essential strategies and tools paired with case studies illustrating successful sustainability in […]

Sustainability How-To Guide: Sustainability in the Food Service Environment

This guide teaches food service managers and facility managers how to introduce sustainable practices. It addresses local purchasing, waste management, energy conservation, […]

Atlanta Botanical Gardens: A Sustainability Case Study.

This case study of the Atlanta Botanical Garden demonstrates how a sustainability plan can advance the mission of an institution through a […]

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

A cutting-edge laundry facility serves as an example for effective implementation of balanced eco-friendly design that maximizes patient safety and infection control […]

An Overview of the Benefits and Risk Factors of Going Green in Existing Buildings

Using a comprehensive literature review methodology, this paper develops a framework for defining benefits and risks of retrofitting existing buildings to green […]

A Primer on Waterfree Urinals

A comprehensive presentation on the attributes and benefits of waterfree urinals, addressing water, energy and cost efficiency data, waterfree urinal functionality and […]