Monthly Archives: September 2013

JLL’s New Sustainability Report Shows Journey Toward a More Sustainable Enterprise

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Dan Probst - Jones Lang LaSalle

 

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Dan Probst
Energy and Sustainability Services

 

Jones Lang LaSalle’s 2012 Sustainability Report documents the firm’s achievements and challenges within our services and operations. The report demonstrates how we are making a difference for our clients, employees, shareholders and the global community in five sustainability categories: • Energy and resources • Client service excellence • Green buildings • Community and supply chain • Workplace, well-being and diversity

  The… Read More

More on the #@&%#! Noise

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Bob Best

 

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Bob Best
Energy and Sustainability Services

 

Apparently, the blog I recently wrote

I  recently wrote about noise intruding on our lives hit a nerve.

I have received an “earful” from all over the world that confirms it’s a problem that goes beyond my own imagination. 

Lots of people REALLY hate the intrusion of noise (music, humming machinery, loud air ducts, public announcements, etc.)… Read More

P&G achieves savings with smart building technology

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Leo O’Loughlin
VP, IntelliCommand

 Procter & Gamble (P&G) is no stranger to setting aggressive, data-driven efficiency, sustainability and profitability goals, but it is the company’s unique participation in adopting IntelliCommandSM smart building management technology, that is driving proven performance gains with first-year average energy cost savings of 10 percent. After deployment in a test group of facilities, P&G’s initial investment was returned within… Read More

Hedging Your Bets – EMR Update

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Dane Wilkins
Renewable Energy Capital, UK

In August 2013 DECC published further details on the draft contract terms it will offer investors in low-carbon energy projects under the proposed Feed in Tariffs with Contracts for Difference (“FiT CfDs”). The updated terms shed further light on the types of risk facing both developers and investors wanting to commission low carbon projects under… Read More

Top 10 Smart Building Myths—Busted

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Posted by:
Leo O’Loughlin
VP, IntelliCommand

Smart buildings are a no-brainer and more affordable than most building owners and investors realize

They have been proven to save energy, streamline facilities management and prevent expensive equipment failures. Yet, to many property owners and investors, the value of smart buildings remains a mystery. We are here to debunk the top 10 misconceptions many encounter while helping… Read More