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A one-day course to help you reap the benefits of going green (see full course description)

 

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Green Smarts for Facilities Managers Seminar
 

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Be kind to the planet and save your organization money in the process.

Going green – it’s the latest, greatest thing. Everywhere you look, more and more organizations are touting their eco-friendliness or trying to go carbon-neutral. But as a facilities manager, what does all this mean to your organization? How can you improve your “greenness” without increasing costs? What’s more, how can going green make you more efficient?

Get the answers to these questions and more at Green Smarts for Facilities Managers. This one-day seminar has all the information you need to start a green program for your organization, reducing your operating costs and minimizing your impact on the environment. If you’re looking to reap the benefits of going green, then look no further, this is the training for you.

Help the environment and your bottom line – the organizational benefits of going green

As a facilities manager, you need to be constantly looking for ways to reduce your operating costs. Additionally, with an increasing number of consumers demanding eco-friendly products and services, decreasing your impact on the environment is a great way to attract new business. But if you’re starting from square one, going green can seem like an overwhelming task. Don’t worry, we’re here to help. Green Smarts for Facilities Managers was designed to help you reach your green goals.

Featuring the strategies used by organizations leading the charge in the green revolution, you’ll find out how to implement green techniques in a way that will benefit both your organization and the environment. You’ll learn:

  • How to develop a sustainability plan that will work for you
  • Cost-saving measures that actually help the ecosystem
  • Simple techniques to reduce your energy consumption immediately
  • How to develop an effective recycling plan
  • Much more!


Develop and implement a plan to increase your greenness – we’ll show you how!

From recycling to waste disposal to using renewable energy sources, there are lots of ways to go green. But which ones will work for you? And what’s more, how do you develop and implement a plan? You need real help. You need Green Smarts for Facilities Managers. This one-day seminar will give you the foundation you need to take going green from just a wishful idea to a reality.

What are you waiting for? There’s no better time to go green. Sign up for this training and we’ll show you how!




Workshop Agenda:

1.0 Pre-Course Quiz

2.0 An Introduction to LEED and the Certification Process

    2.1 Understanding the LEED rating systems
    2.2 LEED Credit Synergies
    2.3 Integrated Project Delivery
    2.4 Sustainable Sites (SS)
    2.5 Water Efficiency (WE)
    2.6 Energy & Atmosphere (EA)
    2.7 Materials & Resources (MR)
    2.8 Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)
    2.9 Regional Priority Credits (RPC)
    2.10 Innovation in Design (ID)
    2.11 Innovation in Operations (IO)


3.0 Green Building Strategies

    3.1 Electricity
        3.1A Using the Energy Star Portfolio Manager as a Free Benchmarking Tool
        3.1B Personnel Behaviors
        3.1C Plug Loads
        3.1D HVAC Equipment and Efficiencies
        3.1E Temperature Settings
        3.1F Preventive Maintenance
        3.1G High Efficiency Ratings for HVAC
        3.1H Submeters
        3.1I Building Automation Controls
    3.2 Lighting
        3.2A Light Quality
        3.2B T12, T8, T5, and LED Options
        3.2C Occupancy Sensors
    3.3 Water Conservation
        3.3A Low Flow Fixtures
        3.3B Landscaping & Xeriscaping
        3.3C Rainwater Storage
        3.3D Reclaimed Water
        3.3E Irrigation Settings via Smart Controllers and Rain Sensors
        3.3F Water Credits
    3.4 Green (Vegetated) Roofs and Building Insulation
    3.5 Recycling and Waste Reduction


4.0 Understanding Total Cost of Ownership, ROI, and Payback Periods

5.0 Creating a Sustainability Plan

6.0 LEED GA Exam-Taking Strategies

BONUS - LEED Exam Prep
Want to really boost your standing as an eco-friendly organization? Then you need to get Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification. But getting certification isn’t an easy task when you’re starting from scratch. You’re going to need help. That’s where Green Smarts for Facilities Managers comes in.

This one-day seminar will give you everything you need to prepare for the LEED Exam. We’ll help you know what to do to make sure your organization is up to par on energy savings, water efficiency, carbon dioxide emissions, indoor environment quality, resource stewardship, and your overall impact on the environment.

What does “green” mean to your organization?

The bottom line: eco-friendly is dollar friendly. It saves money, reduces waste, even wins customers. And with more people than ever before taking an interest in how their daily choices affect the world around them, this is a trend to be ignored at your own peril.

From the use of renewable resources to pollution control and recycling, there are many ways you can increase your greenness while reducing your impact on the world around you. And best of all, going green can be a great way to control your organizational costs. If you’re ready to get on the eco-friendly bandwagon, then you cannot afford to miss Green Smarts for Facilities Managers. Don’t wait; sign up now. Mother Earth will thank you.


Attendee Reviews:

"Very conducive to learning and fun to learn."  E. Hernandez

"I learned a lot more than I had expected."  T. Nicholson

"A pleasant surprise, very interesting."   L. Bailey

"Very motivating, the instructor made it very easy to understand."   S. Flood

"The trainer was clear, concise, and knowledgeable."   J. Goodman



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Seminar Check-In 8:30 AM Seminar Program 9:00 Am - 4:00 PM

Seminar Summary:

A one-day course to help you reap the benefits of going green (see full course description)

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