Why Should Commercial Buildings Test their Indoor Environments? An interview with Vice President, Sean McCrady, Vice President IEQ, CEICC, CMC, CIEC, LEED AP The EPA estimates we spend at least 90% of our time indoors, and given this is the air to which we are primarily exposed, along with the endless
ASHRAE 188 Compliance for Healthcare Facilities When it comes to the issue of hospital accreditation most people know about The Joint Commission, but not as many are familiar with The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Both are bodies designed to enforce compliance with federal regulatory standards for hospitals with the end
Do-it-Yourself Water Testing for Commercial Real Estate Customers Though it started with the lead in water catastrophe in Flint, Michigan, one can hardly pick up a newspaper today without reading about a drinking water quality crisis somewhere in the United States. There are many factors responsible for the degradation of our nation’s public
Healthy Buildings is Recognized as a New Jersey Sustainable Business again in 2017 Small businesses across New Jersey are starting to save money, share their successes and inspire other businesses by implementing sustainable business best practices. Joining this list of small businesses, Healthy Buildings located in South Orange, New Jersey, became one of the
Benefits a long time coming For Building Owners and Managers, it is important to understand the benefits of ongoing energy monitoring, as well as the ever-increasing legal requirements for public energy benchmarking disclosure. This article discusses California requirements and what to look out for, specifically AB 802 - Energy benchmarking and disclosure in California.
Marissa Mitzner Earns WELL Accredited Professional (WELL AP) Credential Marissa Mitzner from Healthy Buildings has earned the WELL Accredited Professional (WELL APTM) credential through the International WELL Building InstituteTM (IWBITM), placing her among a group of leading professionals who are dedicated to supporting human health and well-being in the built environment. The
Healthy Buildings Achieves Climate Registered Status for a Sixth Year Lake Forest, CA, March 29th, 2017: Healthy Buildings has achieved Climate Registered™ status for its sixth year by successfully measuring our carbon footprint according to The Climate Registry’s best-in-class program, then having it third party verified and reporting the data on The Registry’s website.
Healthy Buildings Earns first BREEAM USA In-Use Assessor License! Lake Forest, CA, November 7th, 2016: Healthy Buildings is now officially the first licensed BREEAM USA In-Use Assessor Organization in the United States! For over 25 years, BREEAM has been a global leader in developing a strategic framework for sustainability assessments of the built environment. BREEAM
Legionella Testing & Compliance for Commercial Real Estate Buildings Many asset Managers, Property Managers and Engineering Managers in the commercial real estate world generally maintain their buildings to the highest standards with impressive Energy Star scores, and may be relishing the LEED Gold or Platinum Certification that awarded to their building. Why should they
According to a new study by the networking site LinkedIn, American employees average four job changes by the time they're 32. That’s twice the rate of the previous generation the Gen Xers, who averaged about two job changes in their first ten years after college. Needless to say this can be a very expensive proposition