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"Promoting Sustainable FM: The Tools You Need"
Author: Roskoski, Maureen, REPA, LEED AP
Published In: Facilities Manager
Date: May/June 2006

True sustainable facility management requires an integrated approach to the entire life cycle of a facility and an emphasis on sustainable operations. An effective approach to sustainability in existing facilities involves policy development, transformation of that policy into an action plan that includes green operational practices, and a methodology for constant measurement and improvement of those practices. Covers energy savings and health benefits, publicizing your sustainability policy, and tools such as the LEED-EB rating system and balanced scorecard approach.  Includes figures.

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