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Top Takeaways from Greenbuild 2015

Seven SIG team members attended Greenbuild 2015 in Washington, DC earlier this month. As always the high energy and shared enthusiasm of this conference gave everyone plenty to talk about and lots of inspiration for the year ahead. 

A few of the top takeways were:
•  WELL Building Standard - there was a strong focus on occupant health and well-being.
•  LEED is growing overseas in China, India, Middle East, South/Latin America, Germany, etc.
•  James Cameron was the opening keynote speaker and gave an interesting talk on Climate Change and his vegan diet.

Read all of our top takeaways, here. And see more Greenbuild photos, here.

Reduce Building Energy, Save Money, Protect the Earth

Did you know that by reducing industrial and commercial energy consumption by just 20% would also save U.S. businesses approximately $80 billion USD per year?

Read the full article, here.
LEED Training Classes For You
For more information about SIG’s upcoming in-person LEED Exam Prep Classes or to schedule a private class at your company, please e-mail Lyndsay Webb here.
Upcoming In-Person LEED Training Classesʉ۬for 2016

In Person:
LEED v4 Green Associate
February 24, 2016 
BOMA NY

LEED v4 Green Associate
March 16, 2016 
BOMA Boston

LEED AP O+M

March 18, 2016
BOMA NY
In the Spotlight:

2 ENERGY STAR Projects
745 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY

ENERGY STAR score: 75
Client: Paramount Group

Built in 1931, this building is a 35 story office building located in the Plaza District. With its close location, the building offers multiple views of Central Park. 

440 Ninth Avenue
New York, NY

ENERGY STAR score: 78
Client: JLL

Built in 1927, this building is an 18 story office building. Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) has been doing ENERGY STAR on this building for years.

Disney Vacations - More Sustainable Than You Might Think
If you are planning your next vacation probably the last thing on your mind are the sustainable practices of the resort or location you are thinking of going to.

Did you know that earlier this year Disney received the Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award? Learn about reusable arm bands, composted animal waste, and how the IllumiNations: Reflection of Earth Show’s new lasers use about the equivalent energy of a hairdryer in this interesting article.

Photo credit: SteamFan | Wikimedia
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