Operations/Management

This section offers the latest tips and tricks to sustainably operate your facilities.

ARTICLES

Simple Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality

April 1, 2014
Help improve the air quality of your building without breaking the bank.
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Operations/Management

Maintaining Educational Energy Excellence

March 17, 2014
A Pennsylvania school district acts proactively to save energy and increase educational opportunities.
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AEC/O+M Solutions

Advancing Building Energy Performance

March 5, 2014
The push from building codes and the pull from voluntary programs, such as LEED and ENERGY STAR, are creating huge gains in building energy efficiency.
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Hotel Continues Sustainability Efforts

Boston’s Westin Copley Place upgrades its HVAC system and reaps savings.
February 14, 2014
Excluding labor, energy is typically the highest cost that hoteliers face and is the single fastest-growing operating cost in the hospitality industry.
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Operations/Management

Is Your Building Conducive to the Installation of a Green Roof?

Any reason for installing green roofs on a building—whether it’s to save money or the environment—is a good reason.
February 4, 2014
The usage of green roofs has grown throughout 2012, but this sustainable choice has its pros and cons.
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Operations/Management

Technology Producing Efficiency

How can owners capture the proven efficiency of BIM that designers have so easily adapted?
January 7, 2014
As society has advanced, a simple rule has proven itself to be true.
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Driving Energy-Efficient Lighting

A car manufacturer realizes significant cost savings by showcasing products in the best possible light with LEDs.
December 2, 2013
When car manufacturer BMW wanted to put its exclusive range of luxury vehicles in the spotlight at its Rome showroom, the company turned to the latest developments in lighting technology.
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Reducing a Building’s Appetite for Energy, Water and Materials

Product certification programs like Cradle to Cradle are to building products as LEED is to buildings.
December 2, 2013
Sustainable architecture is our industry’s declaration that tomorrow shall have a voice in what we do today.
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International Intrigue

Driving Global Climate Negotiations with Green Building Initiatives

From the U.S. to Japan and everywhere between, innovative green building policies redefine sustainability in both public and private sectors.
December 2, 2013
There is no doubt that green buildings are sweeping the globe as the amount of registered building space now surpasses 1.1 billion square meters.
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Heat Wave Headache: 10 Lessons Learned

There are several important reasons why replacing old, inefficient HVAC systems can positively affect indoor air comfort and worker productivity
November 5, 2013
Here are the top 10 reasons you should consider replacing your old, inefficient “clunkers” to avoid future heat wave headaches.
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2013 Top Products

In this space last year we said a lot more jobsites could be going paperless in the future—or at least be incorporating more mobile computing devices. Judging by this year’s results of the 2013 Top Products, we officially know we’re not going (too) crazy. It’s glaringly obvious that the market for accessing important information on the go has rapidly evolved in just one year and will continue to change. We wonder what’s in store for 2014, but for now enjoy the products that interested you—the reader of EDC’s print, digital, eNewsletter and, of course, mobile content—most in 2013.

Podcasts

Skanska’s senior vice president of Green Markets, Elizabeth Heider, shares her thoughts on the high points and happenings at Greenbuild 2013.
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EDC Magazine

April 2014 Cover

2014 April

Check out the April edition of EDC along with the announcement of the EDC On the Go app!
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Sustainable Healthcare Architecture, 2nd Edition

The essential guide for architects, interior designers, engineers, healthcare professionals, and administrators who want to create healthy environments for healing.

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Green Product Buzz Guide

Green Product Buzz GuideEDC's Green Product Buzz Guides bring you the latest in green building products and services from companies exhibiting at trade shows, including Greenbuild, the AIA Expo, Coverings, Surfaces and more.

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