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"[Book Review] Smart Green: How to Implement Sustainable Business Practices in Any Industry, and Make Money "
Author: Estes, Jonathan
Published In: Facilities Manager
Date: November/December 2010

This is a time of change — changes to deal with restricted or shrinking budgets, staffing changes, looking for efficiencies, and trying to become a better organization. The facility officer is called upon to do more than just keep things working.  I received this book after making my presentation at APPA 2010 about my campus green initiatives that are not based on the Presidents Climate Commitment. Smart Green addresses the issues of sustainability by finding the cost savings available through a more sustainable business operation, and leveraging it to meet societal as well as business needs. That’s exactly what facility officers in APPA do every day. The Bookshelf column. 

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