Green Facilities Handbook: Simple & Profitable Strategies for Managers (Google eBook)

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The Fairmont Press, Inc., Jan 1, 2009 - Architecture - 301 pages
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Summary: Meeting a need in the marketplace for information on how to operate a sustainable facility and reduce carbon emissions, the Green Facilities Handbook clearly explains why green business is good business and delineates practical strategies to green your operations in energy and management. The book explores issues in the greening of a facility, including janitorial considerations, fuel choices for fleets, and recycling. Additional information is provided on carbon reduction terminology, monitoring and reporting, and carbon trading as well as offset strategies. Special bonus chapters include valuable information on financing and procedures for green marketing.
  

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Contents

Easy Ways to Green a Business
3
Green Janitorial Certification Program
9
Energy Conservation And Audits
25
Energy Saving Opportunities by Business Type
26
Energy Conservation Measures ECM Descriptions
68
The Energy Audit
101
How to Implement a Solar Photovoltaic Project
121
Green Transportation
161
Recycling Guide
209
Green Cleaning
211
Getting Projects Implemented
221
Financing Projects and Avoiding Delays
223
Get Solar on Your Roof For Free The Power Purchase Agreement
249
Key Tips for Energy Solar Projects from Solar Power Association
255
How Green Projects Affect Stock Prices
267
Overcoming the Barriers that Delay Good Projects
279

Water Efficiency Measures
171
Sustainable Development And Green Landscaping
179

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