Sustainability and Real Estate


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Sustainability and Real Estate
1010800101120110112051031500Sustainability and Real EstateAs discussed in Chapter 3, real estate can have a significant impact on the environment in many ways, both directly and indirectly. Direct emissions are generated through material consumption, waste generation, water consumption, transportation, and the burning of fossil fuels for heat. However, the larger impact is through indirect emissions that are associated with the electrical power that is consumed by the building, with the emissions being generated far away at the…
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Tom McCarty; Michael Jordan; Dan Probst: Six Sigma for Sustainability: How Organizations Design and Deploy Winning Environmental Programs. Sustainability and Real Estate, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2011), AccessEngineering Export