TITLE

7 Fundamentals of Green O&M

AUTHOR(S)
Morton, Jennie
PUB. DATE
October 2014
SOURCE
Buildings;Oct2014, Vol. 108 Issue 10, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the key areas of a green operations plan. Topics covered include the need to specify objectives that a department is responsible for targeting, the benefit of benchmarking in successfully greening a property and the importance of receiving the right training on the systems and to document operational procedures. Also mentioned is the advantage of reducing carbon emissions and following through with preventive maintenance.
ACCESSION #
98973715

 

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