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Why Is Indoor Air Quality Important?

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While most office-workers have been working from home for much of this year, there is a slow but growing trend towards opening office spaces for limited numbers of employees to gather and collaborate. Employers recognize the value of in-person meetings for building stronger teams and sparking innovation. Of course, going into the office during a pandemic is quite different. We now know that COVID-19 spreads through respiratory droplets and aerosols that are produced through talking and breathing.

Forest Stewardship Leaders Honored by FSC During Greenbuild Week

Georgia-Pacific and Usal Redwood Forest Company are Among FSC Leadership Award Recipients
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EMERYVILLE, Calif. ,  /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS) congratulates this year’s fifteen FSC® Leadership Award winners, including two companies whose ongoing achievements are certified by SCS: Georgia-Pacific and Redwood Forest Foundation Incorporated/Usal Redwood Forest Company (RFFI/URFC). The Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) announced the winners on Thursday, Nov. 12th, during the week of the Greenbuild virtual conference.

Determining the True Cost of Water

Your Facility’s First Step in Managing a Finite Resource
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Over the past few months, we’ve provided guidance and resources on how to identify, properly scope out, and implement facility optimization projects.

IWBI Announces New Governance Council Appointments

Davina Rooney, GBC Australia, and Mona Naqvi, S&P Dow Jones Indices join governing body
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NEW YORK, November 9, 2020 /3BL Media/  – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) announced today the appointment of Davina Rooney, chief executive officer of the Green Building Council of Australia and Mona Naqvi, senior director of ESG at S&P Dow Jones Indices to the IWBI Governance Council. Comprised of key global thought leaders, public health professionals and business executives, the Governance Council helps uphold the integrity of IWBI’s certification frameworks and accelerates the broader movement driving their adoption.

Durkan Introduces Synergy, the Latest Biophilic Carpet Collection from Virginia Langley

Synergy marks first in collaboration to feature exclusive, sustainable PDI print tile styles
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CALHOUN, Ga. November 2, 2020 /3BL Media/—Durkan announced today that the hospitality flooring manufacturer has debuted its latest collection with longtime collaborator Virginia Langley — a carpet portfolio that includes styles designed exclusively by the artist for Durkan’s print carpet tile platform.

Philippines: 15 Brands Pass Lead Safe Paint® Certification

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EMERYVILLE, Calif.,  - Fifteen architectural and industrial paint brands comprising a total of 1,395 paint products manufactured by three paint companies in the Philippines have passed the third-party Lead Safe Paint® Certification program.

Cummins’ Vision of the Worksite of the Future

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Take a look at how Cummins' sees the low-carbon future of power at construction sites, using new technology diesel, hybrids and electrification managed efficiently through connected connected technologies.

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Webcasts Focus on Role of Buildings, Communities and Organizations to Respond to Today's Global Health Challenges

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With the gravity of the situation regarding COVID-19, today, more than ever, the spaces where we spend our time play a role in the future of protecting our families, our businesses and the public at large. Join IWBI and the WELL community for an array of virtual panels and discussions surrounding the importance of better buildings, more vibrant communities and stronger organizations.

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IWBI Membership Program Welcomes New Organizations

IWBI members prioritize health and well-being across their organizations
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NEW YORK, October 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) is pleased to announce new organizations that have joined the IWBI membership program. The continued growth of the program signifies an increasing global emphasis on improving health and well-being through the spaces where we live, work and play. The most recent members to join this network include real estate developers, design and engineering consulting firms and product manufacturers.

UPS Commitment to a Sustainable Future Continues With New Barcelona Hub

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October 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ - With economies, families and communities being impacted by the pandemic and ongoing challenges such as climate change, we are committed to being a force for positive change and to supporting businesses and local communities. As a part of our commitment, UPS is opening a new hub in Barcelona that has been designed to rigorous global certification standards for energy performance.

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