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March 8th, 2016 WaterSense’s Water Use and Savings Evaluation (WaterUSE) Tool and Water Assessment Worksheets

Use this tool to find cost-effective water sustainability projects and best management practices to save money on your business or organization’s energy and water bills. Tool will project estimated savings based on given projects.

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March 8th, 2016 EDF-GEMI Water Management Application (WaterMAPP) Tool

Create a scorecard to assess and visualize water sustainability at your business or organization with this Excel-based platform. Components include a Water Scorecard, a Water Efficiency Calculator, and a Cycles of Concentration Estimator.

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March 8th, 2016 City of Boulder Commercial, Industrial, and Institutional (CII) Water Assessment Tool and User’s Guide

This Excel-based tool provides information on conducting a basic water conservation assessment for Commercial, Industrial, and Institutional (CII) facilities. No technical background needed.

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March 8th, 2016 EDF-GEMI Sample Water Audit Forms

Use these sample forms to conduct an in-depth water assessment for your business or organization.

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March 8th, 2016 WaterSense Sample Worksheets for Water Management Planning

Use these sample worksheets to gather your own data on water use. Worksheets include Building Water Survey, List of Water Meters, Water Consumption History, Existing Plumbing Equipment, and Water Use Inventory.

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March 8th, 2016 ENERGY STAR’s Portfolio Manager

An online tool that enables you to benchmark and track energy and water usage data for your business or organization. Use the tool to identify usage patterns, potential leaks, and faulty equipment.

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August 17th, 2015 Green Cleaning: Third Party Certification Programs for Greener Cleaning Products

Use this information to help you complete the ‘Use Environmentally Friendly Cleaning Products’ and the ‘Use an Eco-Friendly Custodial Service’ activities (located in the Purchasing category) in the Smarter DC Challenge. Earn 100 points for each activity completed!   There are many products on the market today that claim to be “green” and “eco-friendly” when in […]

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July 23rd, 2015 Water Resource: The Story of Bottled Water

According to the Earth Policy Institute, it takes roughly 50 million barrels of oil to pump, process, transport and refrigerate the 29 billion bottles of water that Americans purchase each year. That is enough oil to fuel about 1.5 million cars for a full year. Additionally, less than 20% of plastic bottles are recycled, leading […]

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July 1st, 2015 Green Leases: Infographic – How the Lease Can Bring Landlords & Tenants Together on Energy Efficiency

The Institute of Market Transformation and the Council of Smaller Enterprises has created an informative infographic illustrating the ways a Green Lease can benefit both landlords and tenants. This infographic provides a great way to educate yourself, stakeholders and decision-makers in making the switch over to a green lease. View the full-size PDF of IMT’s Green Leasing Infographic here.     […]

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June 30th, 2015 Health & Pollution Prevention Resource: Low-Maintenance Plants to Improve Air Quality and Brighten Your Space

Live plants are a great way to brighten up and enliven your workspace while also improving air quality. However, it may seem daunting to keep a plant alive while you have 100 other things on your to-do list at the office. Luckly, Inhabitat has rounded up a list of 9 low-maintenance plants for the office. […]

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