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Jun
14
2013
Adaptive Reuse - BONUS

What It Is Adaptive reuse is the process of reusing an existing site or building for a purpose other than what it was originally intended for. Unlike simple historic conservation, adaptive reuse transforms underused buildings and sites into locations that are economically useful. Examples include the renovation of abandoned warehouses …

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Shannon recently completed a master’s degree in Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research focuses on the religious dimensions of social and environmental justice movements in the twentieth-century American South. Before moving to North Carolina, Shannon...
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Oct
4
2012
Green Building Certifications – BONUS

What It Is Green building certifications are based on scoring methods that rate how “green” buildings are. These certifications incentivize the development of high-performance, efficient buildings at any stage, from renovation to construction. Certification is based on standards and voluntary guidelines that each specific certification defines and requires. Most certifications …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Sep
11
2011
Location Considerations

What It Is Many factors impact the decision of where to locate an office or facility. These include: Access to public transportation Proximity to food and other amenities Distance from residential areas where employees live Natural hazards and risks Zoning restrictions Why It Matters Since most businesses and nonprofit employees …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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