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How Benchmarking Refreshes and Reinforces Effective Energy Management

The basic elements of effective corporate energy management are are relitively simple: senior management support, good data, clear targets and a reasonable allocation of technical, managerial and economic resources, along with consistent implementation over decades. Yet why do companies vary so … MORE

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DOE Recognizes Winners of 2011 DOE Sustainability Awards

WASHINGTON, D.C. th The U.S. Department of Energy today announced the winners of the 2011 Department of Energy (DOE) Sustainability Awards. These awards recognize the achievements of DOE employees whose leadership and cost-reducing initiatives have saved taxpayer money by reducing … MORE

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CFOs Need to Take a More Energetic Role in Embedding Sustainability Into Business Strategy

While a majority of CFOs are aware that sustainability will profoundly affect their “mainstream” duties, almost one third of them—31 percent—say they are either rarely involved or not involved in sustainability strategy and governance at their companies. This is among … MORE

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Going Green 101

Recently, Dustin C. Gellman, CCIM, chief executive officer of GreenPoint Partners in Chicago, and former CCIM President Richard E. Juge, CCIM, SIOR, cofounder of GreenPoint Partners and president of RE/MAX Commercial Brokers in Metairie, La., discussed some of the practical … MORE

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Sensible sustainability for industrial buildings

REJournals.com When ground was broken in late 2007 for a speculative warehouse and distribution center in suburban Chicago, plans called for the roughly 650,000-square foot facility to be packed with green building features. Those included hundreds of skylights to reduce … MORE

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