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Sustainability in Higher Education: University Perspective
15 January, 2021

Sustainability in Higher Education: University Perspective

Sustainability is not a new topic for higher education. Yet, the level to which higher education has embraced sustainability in its operations is...

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365 Days of Sustainability: Building a Sustainable Future
31 December, 2020

365 Days of Sustainability: Building a Sustainable Future

Following our quarterly planning retreat in October, our team went on a little adventure. We rode Mrs. Trolley from the eastern edge of Cleveland...

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Building Trust with Tenants and Employees
17 December, 2020

Building Trust with Tenants and Employees

The Fitwel Viral Response module, launched this past September, by the Center for Active Design, provides annual, third-party certification of...

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Let Certifications Give You Confidence to Reopen during COVID-19
21 July, 2020

Let Certifications Give You Confidence to Reopen during COVID-19

These are uncertain times and our regular feelings of security in the workplace are in question. As more offices open back up, there is still much...

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What Is Sustainability Consulting?
25 March, 2019

What Is Sustainability Consulting?

This sums it up for the most part, but as expected, there are many initiatives that must be implemented to back up this crucial global objective. If...

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What Is Sustainable Development and Why Is It so Important?
25 March, 2019

What Is Sustainable Development and Why Is It so Important?

This sums it up for the most part, but as expected, there are many initiatives that must be implemented to back up this crucial global objective. If...

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What Is Green Building?
22 March, 2019

What Is Green Building?

According to the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), “Green building is the practice of creating structures and using processes that are...

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What is LEED?
22 March, 2019

What is LEED?

Works for every building type - from homes to universities at all phases of design and development. Projects pursuing certification earn credits...

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