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To make offices safe during COVID-19, buildings need a breath of fresh air 15.6.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
To make offices safe during COVID-19, buildings need a breath of fresh air Jesse Klein Mon, 06/15/2020 - 02:00 The coronavirus thrives inside. A Hong Kong paper found that of over 7,000 COVID-19 cases, only one outbreak was contracted outdoors. In Seoul, an infection cluster was so concentrated that even on a 19-floor building, the outbreak was contained to just one floor, and almost entirely on one side of that floor. The data seems to indicate that infections occur in dense inside areas with shared airspace, compounded by recirculating that air — the definition of a modern office building.  Over the past decade, the density of office buildings has increased in a bid for ever-increasing efficiency. The move from cubicles to open planning drastically decreased the average space per employee in an office. The average cubicle is usually between 6 feet by 6 feet and 8 feet by 12 feet. A standard office desk for an open plan is almost half that, typically 5 feet wide and 2.5 feet deep . Another side effect ...
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Green Seal at 30: What we’ve learned 4.11.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Seven things you should know about ecolabeling.
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How the cleanest U.S. cities are progressing toward zero carbon 23.10.2019 GreenBiz.com
This article originally appeared on MeetingoftheMinds.org.
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Meet Lindsay Baker, WeWork's first global sustainability leader 12.6.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The company that attracted headlines for eliminating spending on meat seeks a global approach to climate goals.
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Where our past 30 Under 30 honorees are today 3.6.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Here's a sampling of the latest activities from among the 120 outstanding young professionals we've named since 2016.
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What Washington, D.C.’s progressive climate law means for commercial real estate 6.3.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The nation’s capital just passed aggressive, practical legislation to green its buildings. Your city could be next.
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Built to last: The business case for living buildings in 2019 12.2.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
And four value propositions that have incentivized companies and organizations such as NRDC, Etsy and Google to complete them.
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Grid-integrated buildings: a profitable linchpin to decarbonization 27.11.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Here's how building owners can unlock significant revenue streams.
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Closing the eco-design gap through corporate-academic partnerships 31.10.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Creating a new generation of designers, managers and executives fluent in designing with environmental considerations will require that companies invest in their current and future talent pool.
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AAA has new automation leaders; Nelson Switzer leaves Nestle 13.6.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
In this month's roundup of interesting sustainability career moves: ex-politicos go private, Nelson Switzer leaves Nestle and sustainability boards get shakeups.
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The Powerhouse movement seeks to inspire net-positive buildings 16.5.2018 GreenBiz.com
It's another holistic way of looking at total impact.
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Why data center provider Digital Realty is offering green leases to customers 9.4.2018 GreenBiz.com
Here are more details on the five principles driving its first-of-a-kind program.
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Can the healthcare sector match big tech in going 100 percent renewable? 3.4.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Hospital, heal thyself.
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Gold or silver? Why the Mercedes Benz Stadium went (LEED) Platinum 9.2.2018 GreenBiz.com
Carlie Bullock-Jones, CEO of sustainability consulting firm Ecoworks, is transforming the arena sports world by asking big, "What If" questions.
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Green Seal stamps a new CEO; a Whole Foods exec fights food waste 19.1.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
An energy industry veteran charges up EVs, Fidelity names its first sustainable investing lead and Freddie Mac leads on diversity.
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Please stop calling the new Bloomberg HQ the world's most sustainable office building. It's not. 26.10.2017 TreeHugger
It's a great building with lots of green features, but there is more to sustainability than a high BREEAM score.
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Does your office suffer from Dumb Building Syndrome? 12.10.2017 TreeHugger
That's where the air quality is so bad that it affects your ability to think properly or effectively.
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Creating a truly green building may be harder than rocket science 11.9.2017 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Promised energy savings in buildings don't deliver. The problem is inept modeling systems that fail to capture how buildings really work.
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"I Am Not Who You Think I Am": Muslim Artists Push Back Against Rising Islamophobia 7.9.2017 Truthout - All Articles
While Muslim organizations sponsor rallies and demonstrations to contest Islamophobia, artists, writers and poets are opposing bigotry and hate through other creative means. With films, poetry, art and concerts, they are breaking down one-dimensional portrayals of Muslim Americans and offering diverse representations of contemporary Muslim life to communities that don't routinely interact with Muslims. Alison Kysia and the 99. (Photo: Dejah Greene; Edited: LW / TO) In late June, 22-year-old  Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan  -- a third-generation Pakistani living in the United Kingdom -- stood on stage at the Last Word Festival in Leeds and delivered her most recent ode: "This will not be a Muslims are like us poem/I refuse to be respectable," she began. "Instead, love us when we are lazy/Love us when we are poor/Love us high as kites, unemployed, joy-riding, time-wasting, failing at school/Love us filthy, without the right color passport, without the right sounding English." Her presentation was delivered just ...
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Innovative prefabricated bamboo trusses hold up this new sports hall 6.9.2017 TreeHugger
Marrying the traditional material of bamboo with modern engineering, this impressive sports hall in Thailand was constructed without steel reinforcements or connections.
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