Green Facilities Handbook: Simple and Profitable Strategies for Managers, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Green Facilities Handbook

Simple and Profitable Strategies for Managers, 1st Edition

By Eric Woodroof

Fairmont Press

300 pages

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Hardback: 9781420084900
pub: 2009-03-10
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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. 

Table of Contents

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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
SCIENCE / Energy