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September 19th, 2016 Smarter DC Toolkits

The Smarter DC Challenge strives to make environmentally friendly choices as easy as possible. Use these toolkits to improve your sustainability practices and your workplace: This Health and Pollution Prevention Toolkit has been produced to assist District of Columbia organizations and building owners and managers make the most of the opportunity to focus on physical, emotional, and […]

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September 8th, 2016 Smarter DC Challenge Health and Pollution Prevention Toolkit

This Health and Pollution Prevention Toolkit has been produced to assist District of Columbia organizations and building owners and managers make the most of the opportunity to focus on physical, emotional, and nutritional wellbeing by going beyond simply safeguarding, and actually enhancing, the health of employees, tenants, patrons, and facilities staff. This toolkit provides strategies […]

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September 8th, 2016 Smarter DC Challenge Sustainable Purchasing Toolkit

This Sustainable Purchasing Toolkit provides recommendations for more environmentally friendly purchasing for products commonly purchased by a variety of buildings and organizations. This Toolkit will help your organization take steps toward more comprehensively addressing sustainability across all components of your purchasing; providing actionable and pragmatic strategies to build your sustainable purchasing program. This Toolkit covers […]

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August 4th, 2016 “An Integrative Business Model for Net Zero Energy Districts” by RMI

Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) released a new report, An Integrative Business Model for Net Zero Energy Districts, revealing an innovative new approach to achieving net zero energy at a district scale that is life-cycle cost neutral compared to business as usual with lower first costs to developers. While many elements are broadly replicable, this business […]

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August 3rd, 2016 Change Management for Sustainability

Document that looks at implementing change management in your organization to grow your sustainability efforts, by the Sustainable Performance Institute.   Change Management Blog

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May 7th, 2015 Green Leases: The Green Lease Library

Interested in Green Leases? The Green Lease Library is a “one-stop-shop” for all stakeholders. The Green Lease Library provides property managers/owners, tenants, lawyers and building raters with guidance on how to develop, negotiate and implement a green lease. It also provides template lease forms and successful examples of green leases that apply best green lease […]

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May 7th, 2015 Green Leases: How Do Green Leases Benefit Both Property Managers and Tenants?

Tenants:  Do you want to lower your utility costs and occupy a more sustainable building? Property Managers: Do you want a better performing building? A well-constructed green lease can benefit both property managers/owners and tenants! This article in The Green Economy Post highlights how to best use Green Leases to improve building performance and benefit both property managers/owners and […]

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March 13th, 2015 Get Started – Organizations

Congrats! You have officially signed up for the Smarter DC Challenge. To get started, log into your new Smarter DC account, powered by GreenPSF. Then, all you have to do is follow this quick and easy checklist and you’re on your way to the top of the leaderboard. Once in, click “Add a Business/Space.”    You will be […]

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