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  • Water Efficiency

    Buildings are significant users of the Earth’s freshwater supply. The goal of a responsible building operator should be to encourage a sma...

  • Space Reconfiguration and Renovation Projects

    As needs change over time, tenants often need to convert space or phase the conversion of individual space or rooms to meet these changing needs....

  • Building Systems Upgrades

    This page details Sustainable Strategies to consider as your space undergoes a building system upgrade to improve energy, water use, and occupant co...
  • Building Operations and Maintenance Services

    Follow these sustainable strategies as your space renovations are complete and the building and interiors are operated in an environmentally sustai...

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Whole Building Systems

  • Water - CIEB

    Are there the following water-conserving fixtures: high-efficiency toilets that use less than 1.6 GPF? Ultra low flush urinals that use less than 1....

  • Water - Green Globes Continual Improvement of Existing Buildings (CIEB)

    Green Globes CIEB encourages cognitive implementation and metering of water heating equipment for energy efficiency measures. With regards to water ...

  • Water - Plumbing Fixtures

    High efficiency plumbing fixtures (toilets, urinals, faucets, and showers) can lead to significant water savings. FEMP BMP #6 gives some guidance on...

  • Water - Fixture Performance

    Water components can eventually drift out of spec and begin to not perform up to standards. Automatic sensor faucet valves, if not functioning prope...

  • Water - Conservation Measures

    Commercial buildings have significant opportunities to conserve the quantity of water needed for daily operations through thoughtful design of the b...

  • Water - Alternate Water Sources

    Alternate water sources are not from freshwater such as surface or groundwater. Alternate water is typically collected and stored on-site and then ...

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