Monthly Archives: December 2011

Young leaders in sustainability

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Todd Burns
Project and Development Services

The December Forbes “Top 30 Under 30” feature recognizes Helee Hillman, a senior project manager in our Chicago office, as one of the leading young people in the real estate industry. It’s well-deserved recognition.

Among her other successes, Helee has been involved in 23 LEED certification projects to date. Notably, she has led high-profile projects like… Read More

The thawing planet

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Chris Spicer
Energy and Sustainability Services, EMEA

The BBC documentary Frozen Planet was a truly remarkable piece of television, an insight into the world’s last great wilderness which was testament to some of the great work the BBC does in producing nature documentaries. I must say I was addicted from the first five minutes. While there were some heart… Read More

Categories: EMEA, Sustainability.

Conquering corporate communication

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Simone Skopek
Energy and Sustainability Services, Canada

Recently my colleagues and I had the opportunity to assess a large portfolio of leased spaces for a client that has a strong sustainability agenda. While the organization professed a great awareness of environmental issues, the responses to the survey questions often varied from one facility to another.  

When we analyzed the results… Read More

Look for ways to plug up your plug load?

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Bob Best
Energy and Sustainability Services

Stop for a minute and look around your desk. How many items are powered by electricity? Now, how many stay on … even when you are away?

You just discovered the potential of “plug load.” It refers to the items plugged in at your desk. Plug load is one energy reduction opportunity in the workplace… Read More

Our energy connection to two presidents

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Colin Dyer
Chief Executive Officer, Jones Lang LaSalle

I had the honor of representing our firm at the White House on Friday at a gathering of participants in the Better Buildings Challenge, a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of Energy and the Clinton Global Initiative.

Jones Lang LaSalle was among 30 private-sector companies participating in the BBC by pledging to make… Read More

Categories: Sustainability.