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SITES Rating System and Scorecard

Advance your knowledge of sustainable landscapes. A free webinar series by SITES provides more information about sustainable landscape design and development and why they matter, and tips to SITES certification. 

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10/15/19
Implementing Energy Efficiency through Sub-meters

Participants will learn how to begin sub-metering utilities on their campus and how this data can inform and justify not only the cost of the sub-meters, but of energy efficiency projects as well.

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9/13/19
Community Strategic Energy Management Guide

Many communities have or are considering policies and programs to address climate change.

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3/14/19
Understanding Carbon Footprint in Production and Use of Landscape Plants

Understanding carbon footprint (CF) terminology and the science underlying its determination is important to minimizing the negative impacts of new product development and assessing positive or negative cradle-to-grave lifecycle impacts.

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2/21/19
Advanced Lighting Controls with LED

Researchers from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory evaluated five different LED systems with ALC at a test-bed site in Fort Worth, Texas, and provided analysis of the added savings and costs of the controls as well as guidance on where ALC with

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1/14/19
Supplemental LED inter-lighting compensates for a shortage of light for plant growth and yield under the lack of sunshine

Supplemental lighting can enhance yield when sunlight is limited, as in winter. As the effect
of frequent cloudy or rainy days in other seasons on plant growth and yield remains unclear,

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11/6/18
LED Lighting for High Bay Applications - Don't Wait to Make the Switch

As LED lighting becomes the preferred choice for industrial applications, it’s more important than ever to understand that not all LED lighting is created equal.

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3/29/18
Understanding Your Obligations Under OSHA's LOTO Requirements

The following are some of the questions this webinar, presentation, and document seeks to answer: 

What is the OSHA standard for control of hazardous energy sources?

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12/15/17
Transportation Efficiency Canada

In Canada, transportation accounts for approximately 31% of total energy use and 37% of greenhouse gas emissions (Energy Efficiency Trends in Canada, 1990 to 2010).

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11/1/15
EPA Green Vehicle Guide

EPA developed the Green Vehicle Guide to help you find information on vehicles that are more efficient and less polluting. Reducing vehicle emissions and increasing your fuel economy helps the environment and your wallet.

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11/1/15

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