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How Much Does an Energy Manager Make?

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Fri, 2018-04-20 13:32
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Mon, 2012-02-20 14:46
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Energy efficiency - in both the residential and commercial environments - has become a highly sought after characteristic. Individuals looking to break into the green industry should consider becoming a professional energy manager, as this position would allow someone to utilize their leadership and technical skills to incite change and manage large-scale energy efficiency projects.  Read more: How Much Does an Energy Manager Make? »

7 Questions a Sustainability Manager Must Ask

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Thu, 2016-11-03 12:44
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There are seven questions that must be asked when developing and implementing an organization’s sustainability strategy. Once you get these questions answered, you’ll have a much clearer understanding of your personal mission as the Sustainability Manager, and you’ll have the outline for what it’ll take to make your organization more successful.  Read more: 7 Questions a Sustainability Manager Must Ask »

Nevada Now Requires BPI Certification

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Fri, 2018-04-20 10:11
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The Real Estate Division of the Department of Business and Industry recently announced that individuals in the state of Nevada must achieve education and experience requirements prior to performing a home energy audit. The organization clearly lists approved programs, including BPI Certification, RESNET HERS Rater Certification, and Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) Certification.  Read more: Nevada Now Requires BPI Certification »

Being Green on Black Friday

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Mon, 2017-01-16 16:19
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Sun, 2011-11-27 23:33
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Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. Some of you may be spending today working, but most of you have probably taken an early vacation and are awaiting the Black Friday rush. With around $10 billion to be spent in one day, Black Friday is a tremendous occasion that will promote sales and help boost our economy. On the other hand, with more than 200 million participants in the unofficial shopping holiday, Black Friday will likely have a negative impact on our environment. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Here are some tips on how you can “go green” on Black Friday.  Read more: Being Green on Black Friday »

Renewing my LEED BD+C Credential

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Fri, 2015-07-17 15:29
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Hi Mike,

I just recently renewed my LEED Building Design and Construction Credential and thought I'd share my thoughts about the process for a future blog:  Read more: Renewing my LEED BD+C Credential »

LEED and BREEAM from the Midlands, UK

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Tue, 2013-07-16 14:51
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A recent blog entry from Everblue instructor Joan Mahon, LEED AP BD+C

November, 2011 Blog from the Midlands, UK  Read more: LEED and BREEAM from the Midlands, UK »

5 Steps for Becoming a Sustainability Manager

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Fri, 2018-04-20 10:12
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Sat, 2011-10-29 03:18
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sustainability management imageThe need for certified sustainability managers is growing exponentially. Companies are looking to maintain their competitive advantage by “greening” their products and organizational processes. They need a credible professional who is knowledgeable in the likes of reducing an organization’s carbon footprint and initiating positive change.  Read more: 5 Steps for Becoming a Sustainability Manager »

SolarCity Military Deal - More Than Solar Energy

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Fri, 2015-07-17 15:10
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Wed, 2011-11-02 12:43
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Have you seen the latest news about SolarCity's deal with the U.S. military to install solar on 160,000 military housing units?  CNN reported that the deal is 100% privately financed (with federal backing) and that SolarCity will put up to 160,000 rooftop solar installations on top of privately-run military housing complexes at 124 military bases across 34 states. That is an astounding number of installations!

What is a Commercial Energy Manager?

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Wed, 2018-06-06 13:12
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Sun, 2011-09-04 04:21
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An Energy Manager is usually a commercial building or industrial professional with the knowledge, skills, and experience to maximize building energy efficiency. The responsibilities of an Energy Manager range from capital planning to equipment operations to supervising or performing equipment maintenance. Typically, commercial and industrial equipment consists of boilers, chillers, roof top units, lighting systems, building automation (control) systems, ventilation systems, and more.

Corporate Sustainability & The Global Reporting Initiative

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Fri, 2018-04-20 14:22
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One of the fastest growing sustainability standards organizations that few Americans have heard of is the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). The GRI sets the standards for corporate sustainability reporting similar to the way the US Green Building Council sets the standards for green building reporting.

The GRI is focused on leading the way to a sustainable global economy where organizations manage their economic, environmental, social and governance performance and report their impacts responsibly transparently.  Read more: Corporate Sustainability & The Global Reporting Initiative »

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