Going Green Commercially Part 4a of 4

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Published on December 19, 2016

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1. Going Green- Commercially An overview of what it entails for a company to go “green”

2. Ways to be Sustainable: Supporting organizations dedicated to sustainability Sourcing more environmentally friendly materials Disposing of materials in environmentally safe way Using more energy efficient equipment and practices Compiled by Author form Sources: nielsen.com

3. Ways to be Sustainable: Energy Efficiency- Buildings consume a significant amount of energy 40% of the nation's total energy consumption 32% of it is for heating and cooling Compiled by Author form Sources: wbdg.org

4. Ways to be Sustainable: Energy Efficiency- Compiled by Author form Sources: energystar.gov Becoming energy helps connect between: Peopl PlaneProfit

5.  The average building wastes about 1/3 of the energy it uses  Good energy management is good business  It’s a budget-tested and planet- approved strategy for achieving the bottom line Capturing inefficiencies reduces energy costs Reducing energy usage prevents greenhouse gases emotion Lower emissions helps create a cleaner, healthier environment Compiled by Author form Sources: facilitiesnet.com Ways to be Sustainable: Energy Efficiency-

6. Ways to be Sustainable: Energy Efficiency- Solar  Most common type of system installed is a photovoltaic system  These systems are durable, reliable, and often requires little maintenance  Usually rainwater is sufficient to keep the panels clean to ensure maximum efficiency  Most are warranted to last 20 years and to lose efficiency at a rate of less than 1% per year  Typically panels do not need to be replaced during the life of the system  The life span of these systems are typically 30 years

7. Ways to be Sustainable: Energy Efficiency- Photovoltaic Solar  System's panels convert sunlight into direct current (DC) electricity  An inverter then converts the DC electricity produced by the photovoltaic system into electricity Image Source: Google Images

8. Ways to be Sustainable: Energy Efficiency- Photovoltaic Solar Sloped Roof System Flat Roof System Ground Mount System Solar Carport Compiled by Author form Sources: solarelectricsupply.com Image Source: Google Images

9. Ways to be Sustainable: Efficient Lights- Compiled by Author form Sources: elementalled.com LEDs vs. Incandescent vs. CFLs LED CFL Incandescent Life Span 50,000 hrs 6,000 hrs 1,000 hrs Watts 6W 9W 400W Lumens 300 320 400 Heat Emitted 2.3 BTUs per hr 30.3 BTUs per hr 56.6 BTUs per hr CO2 Emissions 301 lbs per hr 701 lbs per hr 3,000 lbs per hr KWh of Electricity Used 228 KWh per yr 5321 KWh per yr 2190 KWh per yr Annual Operating Cost (30 bulbs) $22.76 per yr $53.06 per yr $219.06 per yr

10. Ways to be Sustainable: Energy Efficiency- Energy Star Energy Star is the place to start Energy Star was developed initially for office space The best way to save money is on energy costs Compiled by Author form Sources: facilitiesnet.com Image Source: Google Images

11. Ways to be Sustainable: Energy Efficiency- Energy Star Compiled by Author form Sources: facilitiesnet.com Image Source: Google Images  To be certified as ENERGY STAR, a building must meet energy performance standards set by EPA  A building must earn an ENERGY STAR score of 75 or higher (out of 100) to be certified  Scores are based on differences in operating conditions, regional weather data, and other considerations  Certification is annual and verified by a third-party

12. Ways to be Sustainable: Energy Efficiency- Energy Star Compiled by Author form Sources: facilitiesnet.com Image Source: Google Images Energy Star Product Categories: Appliances Building Products Food Service Equipment Electronics Heating & Cooling Lighting Office Equipment Water Heaters & Coolers Vending Machines

13. Ways to be Sustainable: Energy Efficiency- Energy Star  Can also be a stepping-stone to LEED-EB O&M certification  To get LEED-EB O&M certification a building must score at least 69 on the Energy Star point scale  Energy Star uses a 100-point scale  A building with a 69 score is also among the top 31% of all buildings when it comes to energy performance

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15. Works Cited  "Commercial Solar Systems." Solar Electric Supply, Solar Electric Supply, Inc., www.solarelectricsupply.com/commercial-solar-systems. Accessed 19 Dec. 2016.  "Learn the Benefits." ENERGY STAR, www.energystar.gov/buildings/facility-owners-and-managers/existing- buildings/learn-benefits. Accessed 19 Dec. 2016.  Lorenz, Brandon. "Green Strategies For Office Buildings." Facilitiesnet, June 2009, www.facilitiesnet.com/commercialofficefacilities/article/Green-Strategies-For-Office-Buildings-Facilities- Management-Commercial-Office-Facilities-Feature--10859. Accessed 19 Dec. 2016.  Massaro, Adam L. "Solar Power for Commercial Buildings." American Bar Association, Jan. 2010, www.americanbar.org/publications/probate_property_magazine_home/probate_2010_index/probate_jan_feb_2010_ index/rppt_mo_premium_rp_publications_magazine_2010_jf_Massaro.html. Accessed 19 Dec. 2016.  The Nielsen Company. "The Sustainability Imperative: New Insights on Consumer Expectations." Nielsen, The Nielsen Company, Oct. 2015, www.nielsen.com/content/dam/nielsenglobal/dk/docs/global-sustainability-report-oct- 2015.pdf. Accessed 19 Dec. 2016.  Paradis, Richard. "Retrofitting Existing Buildings to Improve Sustainability and Energy Performance." WBDG Whole Building Design Guide, National Institute of Building Sciences, 15 Aug. 2016, www.wbdg.org/resources/retrofitting-existing-buildings-improve-sustainability-and-energy-performance. Accessed 19 Dec. 2016.  "Understanding the Different Types of Light Bulbs." Elemental LED, Elemental LED, Inc, www.elementalled.com/understanding-the-different-types-of-light-bulbs/. Accessed 19 Dec. 2016.

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