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“World’s Greenest Office Building”

Seattle’s Bullitt Center is being heralded as the greenest, most energy-efficient commercial office building in the world. It’s not that the six-story, 50,000-square-foot building is utilizing never-before-seen technology. But it’s combining a lot of different existing technologies and methods to create a structure that’s a showpiece for green design–and a model for others to follow.

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Tips for Saving Water at the Office

Water conservation is something few of us think about at work. Since we don’t get the bill there, we’re not aware of the cost and quantity of our consumption. But our offices and factories consume huge quantities of water, so saving on the job should be everyone’s business.  Read on for water saving tips at […]

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How to Save Energy at the Office

Wondering how to save energy at the office? Look around your office. How old are your computers and printers? Is the refrigerator in your break room from 1972? Is the air conditioning on full blast during the summer? People are becoming more and more conscious that their workplaces are wasting energy. Older buildings may not […]

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7 Eco-Friendly Father’s Day Gift Ideas

If you don’t want to be that son or daughter giving Dad the same old unimaginative (and potentially wasteful) gifts, think green. There are lots of exciting eco-friendly options for Father’s Day gifts that are more fun and far healthier for the environment. Check out these seven green gift ideas for gadget lovers, bicyclists, golfers […]

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Greener Office Options

Here are some handy tips from Dave Boulle of Mason Complete Office Solutions for a greener day at work. ELECTRICITY USAGE   Turn off lights, computers, printers, photocopiers when they are not in use.  Especially at night, but also in unused offices and rooms. Set your computers, printer and electrical devices to the optimal energy […]

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5 Ways Your Green Habits Are Saving the Environment

Have you ever wondered how much of a difference all of those little green habits make? Are you really saving energy by switching light bulbs? Do those shorter showers save that much water? These numbers show that each little bit adds up and that each small change can make a difference. Turning off the water […]

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10 Ways to Reduce Energy Use and Costs in Your Building

Here are 10 ways you can reduce your energy usage and costs without sacrificing comfort or building functionality. 1. Assess how your building consumes and wastes energy. Conduct regular energy audits to determine what condition your equipment is in and how it is performing. These audits will show where and how energy is being wasted […]

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Going Green at Work: Top Tips

More Work, Less Energy For many people, a computer is the central tool at work. Optimizing the energy settings for computers and other devices can be more than a modest energy saver. Set computers to energy-saving settings and make sure to shut them down when you leave for the day (standby settings will continue to […]

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