Monthly Archives: October 2012

LEED in China: Challenges and Opportunities in a Controlled Housing Market

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Frank Fan
Sustainability, Jones Lang LaSalle, Greater China

The LEED system was introduced into China in 2001, and has had a rapid increase in adoption in the last 5 years. However, LEED faces localization and policy challenges under the complexity of the real estate market in China. The China Green Building Label is gaining attention from clients and developers, Chinese professionals and researchers… Read More

Categories: China, Sustainability.

Have you voted for Dan Probst today?

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Dan Probst
Energy and Sustainability Services

This Spring, I had the privilege of presenting a session on the future of building automation before an audience of leaders in the converging worlds of transportation, information technology, energy and real estate. Called VERGE, the event was part of a series of conferences sponsored by GreenBiz and conducted on four continents as… Read More

A Vote for an Energy Leader

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Dan Probst
Energy and Sustainability Services

This Spring, I had the privilege of presenting a session on the future of building automation before an audience of leaders in the converging worlds of transportation, information technology, energy and real estate. Called VERGE, the event was part of a series of conferences sponsored by GreenBiz and conducted on four continents as… Read More

Energy and Carbon Reduction with ENERGY STAR

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Scott Elder
Jones Lang LaSalle

Last year’s ENERGY STAR National Building Competition included four Intuit properties managed by Jones Lang LaSalle.  The energy reductions we achieved were nowhere near as great as the eventual winner, but actually winning wasn’t the point. We helped Intuit save a lot of money, reduce carbon emissions, and gain valuable insight into the value of energy efficiency.

So… Read More

Zen and the Art of Environmentally Conscious Eating

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Bayard Fenwick
Strategic Consulting

The assembly of an examined (environmental) diet requires great piece of mind. 

There are countless treasure maps and instruction manuals for incorporating sustainability into all aspects of one’s life, but an environmentally conscious diet,  just like a corporate sustainability program, takes a bit of tinkering before it’s properly tuned.  A conscious diet is roughhewn to each individual’s circumstances.  Choosing which… Read More

Categories: Sustainability.