Monthly Archives: June 2010

Mayors’ Green Wish List

0 CommentsBy

Posted by:
Peter Belisle
President of Energy and Sustainability Services

U.S. mayors from Michael Bloomberg to Gavin Newsom to Richard Daley have focused strongly on ways to improve energy efficiency and promote sustainability in their cities.  It’s not surprising that real estate plays a big role in those initiatives, given that buildings can be responsible for up to 75 percent… Read More

Categories: General Comments.

Dust off your bike and ride it to work!

0 CommentsBy

Bob BestPosted by:
Bob Best
Environmental and Sustainability Services

This week is “Bike to Work Week”. If your bicycle is still in winter storage, we want you to take it outside and bike to work or your nearest commuter station. Over 250 Chicagoland companies have registered to forgo motor vehicles and public transportation in favor of bicycles.

For one short week:

Categories: General Comments.

Oil Spill Reaches Far Beyond the Gulf

0 CommentsBy

Bob BestPosted by:
Bob Best
Energy and Sustainability Services

While the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is having obvious effects on the environment, the accident is spurring actions in the sustainability movement that could have far-reaching impacts.

President Obama said recently during an address at Carnegie Mellon University, that the oil spill has influenced his thinking toward a price… Read More

Categories: General Comments.

What's your print strategy?

0 CommentsBy

Posted by:
Cindy Hill
Sustainability Portfolio Manager

Double-sided printing is only the beginning!  What office managers want to think about is a strategy for printing.  A complete solution for reducing office paper waste, energy use and cost may require collaboration between facilities, IT and your equipment supplier, but it will be well worth it.  Here are four things to consider… Read More

Categories: General Comments.

Cool Roofs In Philly

0 CommentsBy

Posted by:
Michael P. McCurdy
Market Director

When Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter signed a new law on cool roofs earlier this month, the rooftop 1515 Market Street provided the perfect location, with an excellent view of City Hall in the background and a great example of the type of reflective roofing surface the law encourages under our feet.

The owners… Read More

Categories: General Comments.