Monthly Archives: January 2010

A Transformational Conference in NYC, Part 2

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Posted By:
Lauralee Martin
LEED AP
Global Chief Financial Officer

In my previous post, I talked about “Sustainable City Finance,” an event hosted by the New York Academy of Sciences and UrbanAge (and sponsored by Jones Lang LaSalle) on January 7.  For this follow-up, I saved a couple of interesting case studies that struck me as having parallels to our work in building sustainability.

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A Transformational Conference in NYC, Part 1

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Posted By:
Lauralee Martin
LEED AP
Global Chief Financial Officer

The “Sustainable City Finance” event January 7  by the New York Academy of Sciences and UrbanAge was a different kind of sustainability conference. Rather than trying to drive awareness or raise alarms about current and future disasters, speakers focused on action steps to benefit from a new and necessary reality. Was it the theme of… Read More

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Stairwells – Saving energy one step at a time

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Hal Brownstone
LEED AP/Green Light
United States
Property Management Services

Commercial buildings stairwells must be fully lit at all times, so they can be safely used in emergencies.  It’s a good building code idea, but maybe there’s a better solution that uses less energy.

 In northern California, one of our managed buildings worked with the local municipality to allow “bi-level lighting.”  When… Read More

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Greening in the New Year

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Dan Probst
Global Lead
United States
Energy and Sustainability Services

The folks over at Greenbiz.com asked me the one thing I’m most excited about in 2010, and it was tough choosing just one thing. Since this forum gives me a freer hand, I’d like to list my top 10 green reasons for looking forward to the new… Read More

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