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Saving Green by Going Green

There is significant talk about “going green” these days. Environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient lighting, green flooring, solar power, wind power and more are all making headlines as companies continue to innovate new technology and scientists deepen their understanding of how our human habits impact the environment overall. According to SC Johnson, roughly 70 percent of Americans […]

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A little green in the office goes a long way

If you are renovating your office, then you should consider going green! Re-furnish your office with eco-friendly office ware If you are looking to improve your corporate social responsibility policies for 2014, then you may be reconsidering how eco-friendly you workplace is. There’s a huge emphasis on ‘going green’ in every sector of the economy, […]

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Lincoln Center Campus in Portland Earns LEED Silver

Shorenstein Properties, LLC announced the LEED Silver certification of Lincoln Center, a Class A seven-building office campus located in Portland’s 217 suburban office market. Lincoln Center is the first office campus in Oregon to earn the LEED Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance designation under the LEED Group certification path. Lincoln Center offers 730,486 square feet […]

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Coworking in Africa

Advice to young African entrepreneurs just starting out, use a grassroots approach. Don’t market. Don’t put a single ad in a magazine. Never turn to Craigslist. Instead, look for a comfortable space with smart, like-minded people who aren’t employed by the same company. Look for a place where everyone can collaborate with one another to […]

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Smart Glass with a View

A seriously cool view that saves energy too. Sounds interesting doesn’t it. VIEW is a company on a mission. They manufacture Dynamic Glass creating entirely new possibilities to elevate occupant experience and change the way people think about architectural design. VIEW helps to produce buildings with the expansive views everyone craves. Energy consumed by lighting, […]

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CoWork Space

Entrepreneurs search for change, respond to it, and exploits the opportunity. Entrepreneurs make new chances. That’s the difference. It’s up to you to educate yourself. It’s up to you to learn speaking skills and people skills. It’s up to you to try (and usually fail, but to try again) all sorts of ventures. The rest […]

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Taking Sustainability Seriously

If we look honestly at what does not work, we begin to see a pattern. The things that are breaking are the systems that are no longer sustainable under the stress of a changing world. ”We are at a significant crossroads for our species,” says Keith Perske, a Principal at E-Business Strategies. “We must move […]

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Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs): Alternative to Traditional Lighting?

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Light-emitting diodes (LEDs), with their improved color range, lumen output, color stability and lifespan, offer enhanced performance over traditional lighting sources that don’t provide flexibility in selection, design and installation of lighting fixtures. The LED fixture is an array of hundreds of dies in a panel or strip, which allows them […]

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Sustainable Workplaces: Is your business doing enough? -UK

Sustainability is currently a big concern for businesses, but what does it actually mean, and why should your business be worried about it? To help answer this, Workplace Law, the employment law, HR and H&S experts has launched Sustainable Workplaces 2008: Special Report, which clarifies confusion over what the broad term ‘sustainability’ actually means for […]

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eSignatures: Good for the Environment and Good for Business

By Matthew J. Schiltz A decade ago there were some predictions that there would be less usage of paper ultimately leading to a paperless society. Contrary to those predictions, computers, printers, fax machines and other information technologies have created an increased demand for paper for printing photos, recipes, school work, Web pages – and business […]

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