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in the Green Procurement Compilation

Learn & Plan Topics

  • Enhancing Resilience and Reducing Vulnerability to Observed and Expected Changes in Climate

    Adapting to observed and expected changes in climate is a complex, long term process that requires personnel to work together across their organizat...
  • Overview

    Individual sustainability projects should support strategic long-term goals. Here you can explore practical approaches to strategic long-term planni...
  • Buildings' Energy Use

    Buildings represent about 76% of electricity use and 40% of U.S. primary energy use, making it essential to reduce energy consumption to reduce cost...
  • Occupant Comfort

    Comfortable workers are more likely to be productive and engaged with their work than those who struggle to work in spaces that create barriers and ...

Whole Building Systems

  • Planted Roof - Risk Analysis

    Be sure to consider the impact of a planted roof on your facility’s risk, as this is often not captured in a life cycle analysis. For example,...

  • Submetering - Green Tips and Strategies

    Data collected by submeters should support improved decision-making for O&M activities that align with project and business objectives.

  • Planted Roof - Owner

    The Owner determines the project scope, provides the budget,  and takes over the project and on-going maintenance at completion. The Owner shou...

Materials

  • Cork

    Cork flooring is made from the bark of cork oak trees. The bark can be stripped without introducing damage to the tree, making it a rapidly renewabl...
  • Bamboo

    Bamboo is a grass that has a short growth cycle and continues to grow after it is cut without replanting or cultivating, making it a rapidly renewab...
  • Ceiling Fans

    Ceiling fans can offer occupants the ability to control ambient comfort without making adjustments to the room, zone, or building mechanical system....