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Learn & Plan Topics

  • Sustainable Sites

    Choosing a building's site and managing that site during construction are important to ensure a project’s sustainability. Environmentally r...

  • Recycling Bottles

    Recycling a single plastic bottle can conserve enough energy to light a 60-watt bulb for up to 6 hours.

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  • Sense of Place

    What makes a workplace special? What fosters a sense of attachment, engagement and identity? These are the kinds of questions that underlie the ...

Whole Building Systems

  • Lighting - Green Tips

    Avoid over-lighting by delivering the amount and quality of light necessary for the particular task.

  • Lighting - Green Tips Impact

    Use light colored paints on vertical surfaces and ceilings that reflect more light to create the perception of a warmer and brighter space.

  • Lighting - Optimize Daylighting

    Large windows can provide daylight to interior spaces, but the daylight can be best used when complementary technologies are employed. Lighting cont...

Materials

  • Manual Light Switch

    Manual light switches are typically wall mounted switches that control lighting within a room.
  • Interior Light Shelves

    Interior light shelves direct daylight deep into a space by bouncing natural light from the light-colored shelves up to the ceiling, where it is r...
  • Daylight Controls

    Daylight controls measure the amount of daylight/ambient light in a room and adjust the electric light levels accordingly. Daylight controls shou...