Monthly Archives: May 2011

Make environmental improvements a reality

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Jiri Skopek
Energy and Sustainability Services

Notwithstanding all the electronic communications, there’s no substitute for the personal contact of an all-staff gathering. In informal conversations, Property and Facility Managers are pumped up to make energy and environmental improvements to their buildings. How can you make this a reality? Many were interested to hear how Green Globes… Read More

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Green Datacenters: The Dialogue Continues

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Curt Holcomb
Data Center Solutions

Energy efficiency continues to be a major topic in the datacenter industry, and it’s no wonder. Energy is one of the biggest elements of cost in datacenters, not only because of the servers themselves, but also the air conditioning systems needed to counter all the heat generated. It’s often said that… Read More

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Government can help drive meaningful energy reduction initiatives

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Peter Belisle
Energy and Sustainability Services

There’s a tremendous sense of frustration with investors that our federal and municipal incentives are focused on alternative energy production rather than demand reduction strategies. While it is important that there are subsidies for supply side solutions, many of these technologies have challenging ROIs without the added incentive provided by… Read More

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Green development in Panama

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John Carver
Jones Lang LaSalle’s Ports Airports and Global Infrastructure (PAGI)  group

A team of Jones Lang LaSalle’s industrial experts has just returned from an eye-opening inspection tour of the Panama Canal. The group travelled to Central America to check out the progress of development surrounding the $5.25 billion Panama Canal expansion project. This major development to create… Read More

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