What Does Green Mean to You?

Real-time dashboard displaying energy usage

The term green can mean something completely different depending on who you ask. Some will describe green as recycling or conservation, some will speak of the environment and others will talk about construction and building materials. Each company seems to carry a different standard in terms of being green. While changing all of your lighting … Continue reading

Lawsuit Claims LEED Program is False Advertising

The United States Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program has been taking a lot of fire in recent press. Henry Gifford, an energy efficiency expert, has decided to sue the USGBC stating that the LEED program is completely false advertising and that LEED buildings actually use more energy than … Continue reading

Educated Energy Usage

Real-time dashboard displaying energy usage

Learning and education are lifelong events whether we realize it or not. As autumn rolls around we are reminded of school as the fall term begins, either by nostalgia, college football starting or our own children starting classes. One of the struggles any business faces is educating its employees about new policies. No one likes … Continue reading

Be Proactive with your LEED Certification

Net-grid dashboard showing renewable production and electricity from the grid

Standards are constantly changing to keep up with new information or discoveries. The U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program is no exception. Previous guidelines set standards for construction which included reuse of recycled materials, using stormwater or greywater for landscaping, and even light pollution standards. All of these construction … Continue reading

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