1st Edition

Green Facilities Handbook Simple and Profitable Strategies for Managers

By Eric Woodroof Copyright 2009
    320 Pages
    by River Publishers

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    Meeting a need in the marketplace for information on how to operate a sustainable facility and reduce carbon emissions, the Green Facilities Handbook clearly explains why green business is good business and delineates practical strategies to green your operations in energy and management. The book explores issues in the greening of a facility, including janitorial considerations, fuel choices for fleets, and recycling. Additional information is provided on carbon reduction terminology, monitoring and reporting, and carbon trading as well as offset strategies. Special bonus chapters include valuable information on financing and procedures for “green” marketing. 

    PART I: Opportunities to "Green" Your Business
    1 – Easy Way to "Green" a Business
    2 – Green Certification Checklist
    3 – Energy Conservation & Audits
    4 – How to Implement a Solar Photovoltaic Project
    5 – Green Transportation
    6 – Water Efficiency Measures
    7 – Sustainable Development & Green Landscaping
    8 – Recycling Guide
    9 – Green Cleaning

    PART II: Getting Projects Implemented
    10 – Financing Projects & Avoiding Delays
    11 – Get solar on Your Roof for Free: The Power Purchase Agreement
    12 – Key Tips for Solar Projects from the Solar Energy Power Association
    13 – How Green Projects Affect Stock Prices
    14 – Overcoming the Barriers that Delay "Good" Projects



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