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Facility owners and managers can benefit from understanding the basics of choosing and using portable air conditioning or “spot coolers” for a slew of applications.

Johnsonite® introduces Eco-Naturals Collection of rubber tiles and treads

Green Education Services has accepted Ben Franklin’s challenge: to put Lead Safe Work Practices in play. Many renovators still do not know about the ill effects of lead poisoning and how the work they do can subject children, tenants, and even themselves, to this unnecessary risk. With the guidance of EPA’s RRP rule, we at Green Education Services are striving to change this, one training course at a time.

While earning a LEED credential can be a valuable tool for industry professionals, passing the exams can be a challenging task for many, especially for those with limited or no LEED project experience.


Currently there are a number of different publications and resources regarding Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) project certification and LEED exam prep, which can make the process of certifying a project or becoming a LEED credentialed professional, a confusing and complicated path. Below outlines four new books released by John Wiley & Sons that aim to simplify LEED certification and accreditation.


Credential Maintenance is the continuing education required by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) in order for individuals to keep their LEED credentials current. The LEED CMP program is meant to ensure quality control amongst the growing body of LEED Green Associates and LEED APs.


Located in Aurora, Colorado, High Point Academy (HPA) is a Pre-K through eighth grade charter school currently serving 565 students. Their mission is to provide a strong foundation of academic excellence in partnership with family and community in which each individual is challenged to achieve his/her highest potential academically, socially and personally.


Located in Charlotte, North Carolina, the Metrolina Regional Scholar’s Academy opened its doors in September 2010 as a charter school for highly gifted children. Previously a call center, the vacant building was purchased by the Academy for its central location. In this new location, they desired a sustainable story, easy maintenance and creative coloring to increase the organization of the school’s layout. The design team at Little turned to Johnsonite for solutions.


Silk Plants. Cheap, assembly line, fake imitations of Mother Nature’s beautiful plants which will be placed in some corner of home or office décor. This statement would have been an agreeable one, some 20 years back, but in the current scenario, this is not at all the case.

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