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Most materials, goods and products travel a far distance via ship, train or truck before arriving at their final destination.  The impacts associated with transporting those goods and products can be significant – added traffic congestion, increased greenhouse gas emissions, and worsening of air pollution.  By selecting products that are locally sourced, the impacts of transportation are minimized. Additionally, choosing local or regional materials supports the local economy.

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  • Framework Step 1: Identify - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...other forms, the steps between raw materials and product or service delivery for...any raw materials are agricultural commodities)? Are the raw materials in the
    https://sftool.gov › plan › 557 › framework-step-1-identify
  • Break/Pantry - Details View - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...sustainable strategies and compare materials for that system Prev Next Additional...pictures, to help occupants sort materials in the appropriate containers. Coordinate
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-workspace › 85 › breakpantry
  • Healthy Cleaning - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...depending on the pathogen and type of materials exposed. By killing pathogens on...Cleaning products can impact the material being cleaned, such as reducing durability
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 645 › healthy-cleaning
  • Laboratory - Details View - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...sustainable strategies and compare materials for that system Prev Next Additional...instead of replace floors to reduce raw material use and waste. When possible, cut
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-workspace › 89 › laboratory
  • Microsoft PowerPoint - ISWG_-_Briefing_2014-05-22.pptx.pptm

    ...4‐Mixed 5‐Cool 6‐Cold 7‐Very Cold Region AF EAP EUR NEA SCA WHA Building Area...Electricity Costs from 2007-2013 by Region Data Source GFMS $0 $5,000,000 $10
    https://sftool.gov › Content › attachments › Iswg › iswg-policies-strategies › 10 Donna McIntire - Sustainability Global Portfolio.pdf
  • Operational Carbon - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...basis and produced within the same regional grid where the energy is consumed...factors such as electricity market, regional availability, agency resources, and
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 659 › operational-carbon
  • Flexible Workplace Design - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...friendly way by reducing construction materials, especially hard walls. Support mobility...reduction Case Study: PBS Chicago Regional Office Strategy: Prior to an extensive
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 243 › flexible-workplace-design
  • Building Certification Standards Crosswalk - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    Indoor Environment: Low-Emitting Materials and Products GP 4.4. Enhance the...the Environmental Impact of Materials: Materials - Recycled Content GP 5.2. Reduce
    https://sftool.gov › learn › GRScrosswalk
  • O&M > Planted Roof - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...maintenance. In every project case, regional location and site-specific issues...the region of the roof where the leak is likely to originate. The region is isolated
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-building › section › 85 › planted-roof › o-m-impact
  • DoD/Community Zero Waste Innovation

    Protection Agency, Region 9 U.S. EPA Non-Hazardous Materials and Waste Management...Management Hierarchy U.S. EPA Sustainable Materials Management Website: http://go.usa
    https://sftool.gov › Content › attachments › Iswg › iswg-policies-strategies › Net Zero Waste ISWG EPA Region 9.pdf
  • Green Teams - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...and topics details in recruitment material. Craft Green Team outreach to the...Purchase products made of recycled materials Ensure that paper towels are compostable
    https://sftool.gov › plan › 408 › green-teams
  • recommendations_on_sustainable_landscaping_practices.pdf

    .......................... 13 VIII. Materials Selection .........................24 Advisors Representing Local and Regional Constituents…………………………….25 Glossa
    https://sftool.gov › Content › attachments › recommendations_on_sustainable_landscaping_practices.pdf
  • Child Care Centers - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    Location Parking Lot Entrances Building Materials and Finishes Service/Support Entrances...playground and equipment and select materials based on all applicable child care
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 502 › child-care-centers
  • Spatial Equity - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...outdoors. Lower panels also reduce the material load and waste for landfills. Develop...consumption with greater use of daylight. Materials waste reduction from lower workstation
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 245 › spatial-equity
  • Guiding Principles for High Performance and Sustainable Federal Buildings and Associated Instructions

    Reduce the Environmental Impact of Materials ...................................Reduce the Environmental Impact of Materials ................................
    https://sftool.gov › Content › attachments › guiding_principles_for_sustainable_federal_buildings_and_associated_instructions_february_2016.pdf
  • Microsoft Word - Supporting the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators

    ...and engagements with local, state, regional, and/or national organizations as...can provide valuable knowledge on regional native cultivars, training, pollinator
    https://sftool.gov › Content › attachments › supporting_the_health_of_honey_bees_and_other_pollinators.pdf
  • Slide 1

    CERTIFICATION Reno Regional Office LEED Silver Ft. Harrison Regional Office LEED Certified...Certified Boise Regional Office LEED Gold Boise VBA Regional Office LEED Gold
    https://sftool.gov › Content › attachments › Iswg › iswg-policies-strategies › 16 ChristinaStamper JohnPark - VA Green Building Program.pdf
  • Pollinator Health Strategy 2015.pdf

    ...(Strategy) is comprised of these materials, with an emphasis on public-private...pollinator habitat acreage in critical regions of the country. Numeric outcome metrics
    https://sftool.gov › Content › attachments › Pollinator Health Strategy 2015.pdf
  • United States Land Port of Entry Columbus New Mexico

    ...security and safety. Challenges Regional watershed - Two major flood events...Vegetation Section 5: Site Design Materials Selection Section 6: Site Design
    https://sftool.gov › Content › attachments › Iswg › iswg-case-studies › Columbus LPOE_Interagency Sustainability Group Presentation_12.03.2020.pdf
  • Building Decarbonization - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...reduction of GHG emissions from the materials and products used in buildings (embodied... and specification of low carbon materials. This module is focused on the decarbonization
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 657 › building-decarbonization

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