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Background and Overview
Reasons to Change
Environmental Management
Preventing Pollution
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Chemicals / Energy consumption / Environmentally safe products / Golf courses / Hospitatlity Industry / Land use / Life cycle assessment / Management / Pest control / Pollution prevention / Recycling (Waste, etc.) / Ski resorts

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Aspen Skiing Company - Cirque Lift
Abstract: Description of Aspen Skiing Company?s ecologically sound Cirque Lift construction and operation.
Source: Aspen Skiing Company

Building Life Cycle Cost Software
Abstract: Provides an economic analysis of proposed capital investments that are expected to reduce long-term operating costs of buildings or building systems; up to 99 alternative designs can be evaluated simultaneously to determine which has the lowest life-cycle cost; several economic measures, including internal rate of return and payback period, can be computed for each alternative; complies with American Society for Testing and Materials standards related to building economics and National Institute of Standards and Technology. Handbook 135, Life Cycle Costing Manual for FEMP (download requires technical assistance and analytical software tools)
Source: Department of Energy

Energy Star® Benchmarking and Portfolio Manager
Abstract: Energy Star ® developed Portfolio Manager to help businesses continually track and compare energy use critical to successful energy management.
Source: Environmental Protection Agency

Energy Star® Restaurant Service
Abstract: Provides advice on and sources for reducing operating costs of restaurants by improving energy efficiency.
Source: Environmental Protection Agency

Improving Compressed Air System Performance [PDF]
Abstract: The Office of Industrial Technologies works in partnership with US industry to develop and deliver advanced technologies that increase energy efficiency, improve environmental performance, and boost productivity. The following site addresses improving compressed air system performance.
Source: Dept. of Energy; Office of Industrial Technologies

Pollution Prevention at Ski Resorts
Abstract: Best management practices for energy and water use, solid and hazardous waste, transportation, purchasing, natural environment and outreach and education with actions to incorporate into daily operations. Includes ratings based on ?Ease of Implementation? and ?Resulting Savings? and data collection templates.
Source: Canadian Centre for Pollution Prevention

Sustainable Building Sourcebook
Abstract: Main topics of this on-line source book include water, energy, building materials, and solid waste.
Source: Sustainable Sources

Sustainable Design and Construction at Ski Resorts
Abstract: Many examples of how ski areas are implementing sustainable design and construction practices.
Source: National Ski Areas Association

U.S. Green Building Council
Abstract: Coalition of individuals for the building industry working to promote buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable, and healthy places to live and work. Council members work together to develop LEED products and resources, policy guidance, and educational and marketing tools that support the adoption of sustainable building. LEED is a self-certifying system for rating new and existing commerical, institutional, and high-rise residential buildings. Contact or call (202)828-7422.
Source: U.S. Green Building Council


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