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We have a shero in our midst!

The US Green Building Council (USGBC), Florida seeks to acknowledge women who are making a difference in their local communities. The council’s Sheroes, Stand Up: Women in Green leadership recognition campaign recently named ecoPreserve Vice President Mital Hall as a 2020 South Atlantic Woman to Watch. This certificate was awarded in recognition of Mital’s contribution […]

How to avoid the “Quarantine 15”

The costs of the COVID-19 pandemic can be measured in death, misery, and economic havoc. Even the fortunate individuals who can work from home risk a serious detriment to their wellness: the “Quarantine 15”. For the more than 70% of Americans who already are overweight or obese,[1] fifteen added pounds would further boost their Body Mass Index (BMI) […]

Productivity beyond the pandemic

Does the “new reality” of pandemic worklife sometimes leave you listless, sluggish, and drifting toward cynicism and gloom? That’s a 2020 flavor of burnout. Prolonged stress brings the emotional, mental, and sometimes physical exhaustion of burnout. Yes, we’re living in stressful times! At ecoPreserve’s quarterly team meeting, our special guest speaker, Holland Haiis brought a fresh perspective […]

ecoPreserve’s Vice President completes CC-P® credential requirements

Mital Hall, Vice President at ecoPreserve, recently completed all requirements for the Certified Climate Change Professional® (CC-P®) credential. The CC-P credential, certified by the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO) is awarded to climate change practitioners in recognition of their knowledge and strategic planning capability. Congratulations, Mital, for this latest achievement!

How to bring productivity home

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, 3.6% of the U.S. workforce telecommuted on most days. Only 7% of employers offered that option. As of Spring, 2020, stay-at-home orders have the doors and emptied the parking lots of many businesses. Those businesses and their suppliers seek ways to move forward while ensuring the health and wellness of every […]

Awards luncheon celebrates sustainability projects and community champions

Civic leaders and industry professionals from a six-county area participated in the March 6th, 2020 Leadership Awards Luncheon held by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Central Florida region group. Attendees learned about recent and planned sustainability initiates, then celebrated the best environmental projects and community champions in Central Florida. Mital Hall, Chair of USGBC Central Florida Region, hosted the event and […]
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Climate action update

This edition of Dig Deeper covers recent events and actions that focused on climate change. Links are provided for exploring the Global Week for the Future, Climate Week NYC, and the UN Climate Summit even deeper. Global week for the future September 20-27, 2019 Protests and strikes held at 4,500 locations in 150 countries  voiced […]

Orlando celebrates Earth Day many ways, on many days

A national day to focus on the environment was first proposed in 1970. Setting aside party differences, two U.S. Senators collaborated to support a “national teach-in on the environment”. An initial staff of 85 promoted events nationwide. To encourage youth participation, a date falling between Spring Break and Final Exams was chosen. That was April […]

Sustainability Specialist earns green Building Design and Construction (BD+C) credentials

Sarah Hamoui, a Sustainability Specialist at ecoPreserve, recently earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional (AP) status. This accreditation, awarded by the US Green Building Council (USGBC) focuses on Building Design and Construction (BD+C). Sarah is the fifth ecoPreserve team member to add LEED AP BD+C to their list of credentials. All […]