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SEPTEMBER 13, 2011 Water Conservation in Today’s Building: New and Proven Ways to Save Money and Resources
Consider talking to a local landscaping or forestry expert about which plants would be best for your hotel. By Gary Cardono, Gerber Plumbing Fixtures LLC Water conservation is an important practice to adopt in today’s uneasy economy as it is a cost control and a way to enhance efficiency for a property. Building owners have much to gain by employing water conservation practices. Everyday amenities can result in significant water costs for a building. First, it is important to find out where your building(s) stands right now. This is a simple way to save a lot of energy and water. years.
| | CONSTRUCTION LAW MUSINGS
APRIL 22, 2011 Why not Embrace Green Building?
It’s not uncommon to have not only the building department involved, but the health department, the department of forestry, fish and game (and project consultants for each), the community (or city) services district, and depending on which third party green building program the project is involved with, add in an inspector for them, and likely an expert consultant on their program as well.
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| | BUILDERS COUNSEL
FEBRUARY 18, 2011 Cascadia Green Building Council Voices Important Legislative Opinion
TAKE ACTION: Please call or email your state legislators to support the 2011 Clean Water Jobs Act SB 5110 will establish a carpet stewardship program. SB 5300′s proponents frame it as a bill to support Washington state forestry. Jill Pugh The Builders Counsel Blog: Published By Reiser Legal LLC © 2011 All Rights Reserved. WE SAY NAY! What do you think?
| | CONSTRUCTION LAW MONITOR
SEPTEMBER 8, 2010 Green Legislation from the Louisiana 2010 Session
Sponsored by Louisiana Representative Foil HB 733 – Carbon Sequestration A bill authorizing the Department of Agriculture and Forestry to participate “to the fullest extent possible regarding carbon sequestration and reduction of emissions of carbon dioxide. Articles Comments © 2011 Powered by WordPress. The act amends La. 130.812. View HB 973. 39:1496. 33:1419.
| | GREEN GODDESS
OCTOBER 30, 2012 Its Easy Being Green
which promotes sustainable forestry. The GSA released its largest report on its green buildings in August 2011, which studied only 16 of the agency's roughly 40 buildings that were LEED-certified by the end of 2009. I am a big proponent of building "green" and by that I mean building well. Maybe these are those loopholes they keep speaking of. There is nothing for nothing. In U.S.
| | FLOORING THERAPY
SEPTEMBER 12, 2011 FSC Certified Bamboo Flooring
The Forest Stewardship Council is a non-profit organization committed to responsible forestry management. While bamboo is an environmentally friendly resource, it doesn’t necessarily mean that all bamboo products were made with regard for the environment. This eco-friendly material is in demand more than ever before and every manufacturer wants to get in on the action. But But as a consumer, you’d like to know that the green floor you’re purchasing is as green as it promises to be. Usually. Certification is not easy to come by and the criteria is rather stringent.
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DISTRIBUTION UPDATE Grainger reports 19 percent sales growth in Q3
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2010
The sales increase in Canada was led by strong growth to customers in the heavy manufacturing, forestry
, mining, and oil and gas sectors of the economy, partially offset by a decline in sales to the government and contractors. skip to main | skip to sidebar Distribution Update Thursday, October 14, 2010 Grainger reports 19 percent sales growth in Q3 Distributor raises outlook for year; will hire 150 sales reps Broad line distributor Grainger Inc. reported today third quarter sales of $1.9billion, an increase of 19 percent versus the 2009 third quarter. versus $1.88 per share. to $6.40 MORE >>
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| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2011
Gala is unique because they own tons of forestry
in China that is also FSC certified as well which means the raw materials of bamboo and the production process including the chain of custody have been certified by the FSC organization. Here are some of our favorite collections: [link] [link] [link] [link] Leave a Reply Cancel reply Flooring News from UK Beware dishonest fitters New flooring factory in China Duties imposed on imported floors Solid wood skateboards Carpet tiles on the rise Flooring Sponsors: Copyright © 2011
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