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Is green all talk?

Is green all talk? Where are the stimulus funds going? Alexa talks about the effect of the economic downturn on building sustainability – includes interview with Marty Longest, David Dunn & Mike Siner:
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Jacksonville Transit Authority (JTA) Complete Streets

JTA is the independent agency responsible for public transit and roadway infrastructure in Jacksonville, Florida. Assessed the resiliency and sustainability of future projects as part of the Mobility Corridors Project Prioritization Tool Analyzed projects using GIS information to assess the need and opportunity for different resiliency and sustainability criteria. More than 90 percent of Jacksonville […]

Grand Avenue Neighborhood Center

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) and Commissioning Orlando, Florida The City of Orlando established its Neighborhood Infrastructure Improvement Program to upgrade streets and bikeways while providing more amenities for residents citywide. One project within that program, the redevelopment of the city’s Grand Avenue properties, would transform a school and park into a neighborhood […]

Will rental car fleets be EV early adopters?

regular content CNBC ARTICLE The rental car industry represents 1.5 million to 2 million cars per year, a significant part of new sales. o Hertz orders 100,000 Tesla Model 3 vehicles The rental car industry’s major players have not made major commitments to electric vehicles as part of their fleets to date The Hertz deal […]
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Two Certifications for Better Buildings

While Chief Executive Officer of Xerox, Anne M. Mulcahy wrote, “Employees are a company’s greatest asset – they’re your competitive advantage.” From the perspective of that CEO and others in business, employees are the most valuable asset within any built environment. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that Americans average 7.9 hours per day at […]