JLL’s Wells Fargo account team LEEDs way with LEED Green Associate course

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Keri Roid
Senior Facility Manager

In September 2014, the JLL Wells Fargo account team kicked off an initiative to provide JLL and Wells Fargo Corporate Properties Group team members LEED Green Associate course preparation with the goal of adding 45 newly accredited individuals.

Amanda Timmons from Ampajen, a strategic partner with JLL, who celebrates a pass rate of over 90%, was chosen to… Read More

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One Way To Save Building Energy is Clear

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Bob Best
Energy & Sustainability Services

One Way To Save Building Energy is Clear. Literally.

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, up to 35% of the energy wasted in buildings is due to inefficient windows.

The degree to which a window allows heat loss or gain is based on many factors, including size, the type of glazing, the frame and how well-sealed the window is.

But,… Read More

Where have the sparrows gone? Do we wait for it to become extinct?

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Kumar R
Energy & Sustainability Services

World Sparrow Day is celebrated on March 20 across the world since 2010. For details please visit http://www.worldsparrowday.org/

The house sparrow. A small bird. Hope we will not one day say that it is extinct. We don’t see them in most cities and towns of India. What are the reasons? Is it radiation from telecom towers? Is it that… Read More

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Here comes the sun…into corporate sustainability commitments

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Dave Gralnik
Energy & Sustainability Services

As sustainable energy sources become more accessible and economical, making them increasingly viable alternatives to traditional energy markets, many multinational companies are setting renewable-energy goals. In fact, 60 percent of Fortune 100 companies have set clean energy targets, according to a recent report by the environmental advocacy group Ceres.

But for some of these global… Read More

The U.S. is Getting Wasted

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Bob Best
Energy and Sustainability Services

We Americans love to throw stuff away. But one man’s trash is another man’s gold. Or, in this case, another country’s gold.

Global transactions for waste, that is countries selling their waste to other countries to be recovered and turned into profit, is a $443 billion per year industry.

When those giant shipping containers arrive here from China, filled with such… Read More