Greening the Greens: Sustainable Golf Courses

Golf courses are often resource intensive--each using millions of gallons of water each year, spraying thousands of pounds of herbicides and other chemicals, and contributing tons of CO2 to the atmosphere.  Studies have shown a link between the use of chemicals on courses and increased incidences of cancer and diabetes.  Most of this results from continuing to do business as normal.  But the golf industry is no different than many other industries that have made a push to "green" operations both as a way to do the right thing and to save money. 

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WegoWise's Top 5 Scary Links

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've got some scary links to get you in the spirit of Halloween. 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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3 Energy Audit Horror Stories

In the spirit of Halloween, we wanted to share three examples of truly frightening findings from energy audits of multifamily properties. If you've seen these things at your property, it may be time for a building intervention.

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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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