The news is mostly good, but uncertainty on what’s ahead in Washington and at least one abandoned initiative are yellow flags.
LEED, the WELL Building Standard and BREEAM are important because they save energy, improve owners’ images and allow higher rents to be charged. Energy managers are on the front lines of implementation.
The latest version of the standard has more aggressive goals, is customized regionally and to market sectors and features better user interfaces.
WTE approaches are getting a second look as companies seek to cut down on methane emissions and shy away from landfills.
The Environmental Defense Fund places graduate fellows in commercial and industrial companies. The news from the front lines is good
Energy managers are perfectly positioned to help get rid on what no longer is needed — from old food to old PCs — in efficient and environmentally sound ways.
With high-performance matting installed, as much as 70 percent of outdoor soil and moisture is caught and trapped in the mat, preventing it from being walked into the facility on someone’s shoes.
DesignNews posted a story today that suggests progress is being made on a weak spot in renewable energy: Storage systems.