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Becoming a Sustainable Business

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Thu, 2016-11-03 12:43
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Thu, 2012-08-09 10:40
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More and more organizations are starting to adopt sustainable business practices, to the point where they are actually creating sustainability departments. The goal of a sustainability department is to help a company ensure its long-term future by analyzing supply chain procedures and adapting them to allow a more efficient and cost-effective process.  Read more: Becoming a Sustainable Business »

NATE Certified Technician Salary & Careers

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Wed, 2018-03-28 18:57
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If you're an HVAC professional, you may be debating whether it is worth it for you to achieve an HVAC certification, such as NATE. Because HVAC work primarily focuses on the health and safety of citizens, education and experience are critical characteristics for any HVAC technician. A technician who has pursued NATE Certification, therefore, demonstrates a serious commitment to the industry and will likely receive a greater salary than a regular HVAC technician.  Read more: NATE Certified Technician Salary & Careers »

Understanding Municipal Sustainability

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Wed, 2018-04-25 15:12
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President Obama’s State of the Union address last week charged individuals and federal agencies to work toward energy independence and clean energy. Municipal governments have responded to such charges by developing their own sustainability plans. Community leaders have taken on the responsibility and aim to reevaluate procedures that negatively contribute to climate change.  Read more: Understanding Municipal Sustainability »

BPI vs NATE Certification

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Fri, 2014-04-04 11:11
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Are you an HVAC professional looking for an industry certification? Not sure whether you should take HVAC training in the form of BPI Certification or NATE Certification? Let us briefly explain the similarities and differences between these two certifications, so you can get the specialized training you seek and also enhance your career.  Read more: BPI vs NATE Certification »

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 »

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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Thu, 2018-11-15 13:30
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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 »

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