USGBC and WegoWise Partner for Utility Tracking

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Earlier this month at Greenbuild, USGBC announced a partnership with WegoWise as part of its Building Performance Partnership (BPP).  The BPP is in the first phase of a two-phased process.   The current phase will collect water and energy data from LEED certified buildings.  USGBC's partnership with WegoWise will allow it to collect information from multi-family buildings certified under the LEED for Homes rating system.  This is part of USGBC's greater effort to engage LEED building owners to better optimize the performance of buildings through data collection, analysis, and action. 

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WegoWise's Top 5 Links For Green Energy Sources

Whether you want to be a more informed citizen or just want to kill some time before 5 on a Friday afternoon, WegoWise has got you covered. This Friday we're focusing on fuels, from biofuels to using "waste" as a replacement. So peruse our best links, give us some feedback and be sure to share some of the info you just gleaned with other interested parties at the parties you are hopefully attending this weekend. Brought to you by DanNateSean and Lily.

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Managing food waste for a greener planet

There is currently a debate in the world of sustainable and green living about the best way to manage food waste in the kitchen. The two common options for dealing with food scraps are to throw them in the trash or use a garbage disposal to grind the food up and send it down the drain. Which is the ‘greener’ approach and is there an alternative?

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WegoWise's Top 5 Links For Green Transportation

Whether you want to be a more informed citizen or just want to kill some time before 5 on a Friday afternoon, WegoWise has got you covered. This Friday we're focusing on transportation, from old-school walking to better planning. So peruse our best links, give us some feedback and be sure to share some of the info you just gleaned with other interested parties at the parties you are hopefully attending this weekend. Brought to you by DanNateSean and Lily.

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Energy Star High Rise Goes Live and Requires Energy Benchmarking

The Energy Star name is recognized by over 70% of Americans, but for many years developers of mid rise and high rise residential properties were left out of earning the Energy Star for their buildings.  Buildings over 6 stories could not participate in Energy Star for Homes and only some 4 and 5 story buildings were eligible.  With the recent release of the Energy Star Multifamily High Rise program, that has finally changed for new construction and substantially renovated mid and high rise residential buildings. 

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WegoWise's Top 5 Links For Green Technolog

Whether you want to be a more informed citizen or just want to kill some time before 5 on a Friday afternoon, WegoWise has got you covered. This Friday we're focusing on technology--not just the newfangled stuff coming down the pike, but also interesting takes on existing products. So peruse our best links, give us some feedback and be sure to share some of the info you just gleaned with other interested parties at the parties you are hopefully attending this weekend. Brought to you by DanNateSean and Lily.

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WegoWise's Top 5 Links For Green Housing

Whether you want to be a more informed citizen or just want to kill some time before 5 on a Friday afternoon, WegoWise has got you covered. This Friday we're focusing on housing--not just the newfangled stuff coming down the pike, but also innovative ways to deal with existing buildings. So peruse our best links, give us some feedback and be sure to share some of the info you just gleaned with other interested parties at the parties you are hopefully attending this weekend. Brought to you by DanNateSean and Lily.

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