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ZigBee Alliance’s Green Power Feature Reduces Operating Costs
Source: Energy Manager Today (Dec 21, 2012)

Control Concepts and SurgeX Partner to Smart Energy Management Control
Source: Smart Energy Universe (Nov 2012)

Digital Signage and Energy Management
Source: Corporate TechDecisions; Steve Sechrist (Nov 30, 2012)

Milestone HQ Gains LEED-CI Silver Certification
Source: InAVate (Dec 4, 2012)

Maximizing ROI in Efficiency Upgrades
Source: Corporate TechDecisions; Aaron Stern (Nov 9, 2012)

CCUMC 2012 – Green AV: Finishing the Thought in Creating a Sustainable Campus
Source: CCMUC via You Tube; Scott Walker (Oct 23, 2012)

AV technology at the heart of a bright green building
Source: inAVate (Oct 10, 2012)

BIM Fuels Collaborative Innovation
Source: InfoComm; David Nour (Aug 22, 2012)

Project Green AV and TCO Development Present Structure Sustainable AV: How Guidelines, Standards and Programs Empower AV Pros
Source: Project Green AV (Aug 15, 2012)

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Energy Management

Smartphone apps bringing energy management home
Source: GreenBiz; Aaron Tilley (Dec 27, 2012)

The Business of Energy Management
Source: Energy Manager Today; John Schinter (dec 18, 2012)

Stem taps big data and energy storage for intelligent buildings
Source: GreenBiz; Derek Top (Nov 28, 2012)

Control Concepts and SurgeX Collaborate to Bring Power System Monitoring
Source: Corporate Tech Decisions; Debakshi Dey Sarkar (Nov 27, 2012)

Why Should Companies Have an Energy Management Strategy?
Source: Energy Manager Today; Cem Onus (Nov 20, 2012)

Green Roofs: A New Niche Monitoring Opportunity
Source: CEPro; Jason Knott (Nov 14, 2012)

Johnson Controls opens energy-efficiency apps marketplace
Source: GreenBiz; Jennifer Kho (Nov 13, 2012)

Legrand Shares Its Energy Savings Planning Tools for Free
Source: Energy Manager Today (Nov 13, 2012)

Zerofootprint Screens Will Show Energy Use for 7,500 Office Occupants
Source: Energy Manager Today (Oct 16, 2012)

Building Automation Market Heads for $615 Million; Software Declining
Source: Energy Manager Today (Oct 11, 2012)

How To Use Building Energy Modeling Tools
Familiarity With Whole Building Energy Modeling Techniques And Software Is Crucial For Designing Code-Compliant Buildings
Source: Consulting-Specifying Engineer; Erin McConahey (Sept 24, 2012)

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6 myths about the end of the IT lifecycle
Source: GreenBiz; Jim O’Grady (Dec 11, 2012)

As Global Market for E-Waste Management Booms, Expansion of Domestic Electronics Sector Drives Asia Pacific Growth
Source: PR Newswire (Oct 31, 2012)

Recycling program gives businesses tax breaks
Source: Daily Herald; Genelle Pugmire (Sept 24. 2012)

Making Recycling Electronics as Easy as Buying Them
Source: Forbes; Gary Shapiro (Sept 19, 2012)

Read our PGAV Feature on the Launch of CEA eCycling Leadership Initiative

Washington: Electronics Manufacturers and Retailers Join EPA Challenge for Safe Management of Used Electronics
Source: Waste Management World (Sept 23, 2012)

LG Electronics USA Joins Forces With EPA On Responsible Electronics Recycling
Source: KCTV (Sept 20, 2012)

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Green Building

How to approach a building’s ongoing commissioning process
Source: GreenBiz; Oliver Allard (Dec 20, 2012)

Cloud-Based Solutions Offers New Ways for Buildings to Boost Energy Efficiency
Source: Yahoo Finance; PR Newswire (Dec 18, 2012)

FTSE Group, NAREIT and US Green Building Council Develop the First Investable Green Property Indexes
Source: PR Newswire (Nov 14, 2012)

Recertification Guidance for Existing Buildings
Source: LEED (Nov 9, 2012)

Top 10 Takeaways from InfoComm100
Source: Commercial Integrator; Steve Greenblatt (Oct 18, 2012)

How to measure the ROI of LEED
Source: GreenBiz; Chris Studney (Oct 4, 2012)

The Evolution Of Green
Source: Architecture Source; Tim Moore (Sept 10, 2012)

Real-time energy monitoring emerges as top building retrofit
Source: GreenBiz; Alison Moodie (Aug 20, 2012)

Green Building: How Shifting to a Synergistic Approach Can Improve Sustainability
Source:; Laura Eubanks (Aug 2012)

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Green AV Users

The Best 12 of 2012: AV/IT and Energy Integration Case Studies that Made a Difference
Source: K-12 Tech Decisions; Cindy Davis (December 12, 2012)

Best of 2012: U.S. Green Building Council — Leading by Example
Source: Corporate Tech Decisions (Dec 2012)

Ohio Utility Tempts Small Businesses With HVAC, Lighting Incentives
Source: Energy Manager Today (Nov 21, 2012)

University of Vermont Deploys Energy Management Software
Source: Energy Manager Today (Oct 26, 2012)

Hinds Community College gets kudos for energy efficiency
Source: The Clinton News (Oct 17, 2012)

Report From IMEX America: 6 Topics Vital to the Meetings Industry Right Now
Source: BizBash; Alesandra Dubin (Oct 11, 2012)

Miami’s stunning new science museum
Source: AV Technology; Clive Couldwell (July 19, 2012)

Cibola Systems, Recipient of 2012 CoolCalifornia Climate Award
Source: Virtual Strategy Magazine (July 9, 2012)

Accor Launches Carbon Footprint Calculator for Events
Source: environmentalLeader (May 23, 2012)

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Green Business

Energy Points and ENERGY STAR Partner to Quantify Efficiency of All Resources
Source: Market Watch (Dec 19, 2012)

Does Sustainability Transformation Start with the Right Corporate Culture?
Source: environmentalLeader; Shamik Mitra (Nov 26, 2012)

Social Impacts in Sustainability, Part II
Source: environmentalLeader; David Dornfeld (Oct 8, 2012)

FTC Finalizes Green Guides, Puts Greenwashers on Notice
Source: Forbes; Amy Westervelt (Oct 1, 2012)

Lockheed Martin Receives EPA Green Power Leadership Award
Source: Sacramento Bee (Sept 25, 2012)
Read PGAV’s Spotlight on Green AV at Lockeed Martin

Green Building Benefits ‘Need Better Documentation’
Source: environmentalLeader (Sept 26, 2012)

How a new tool can help make supply chains stronger, more sustainable
Source: GreenBiz; Amy Augustine (Sept 3, 2012)

Health & Safety in the “Green” Sphere
Source: environmentalLeader; Victoria Kenrick (Sept 10, 2012)

Challenges to Being Sustainable, and How to Overcome Them
Source: environmentalLeader; Jeffrey Puritt (Aug 14, 2012)

Wall Street Cares If Companies Are Sustainable
Source: environmentalLeader; Steven Wolk (Aug 13, 2012)

Green Building: How Shifting to a Synergistic Approach Can Improve Sustainability
Source:; Laura Eubanks (Aug 2012)

Study: U.S. Languishes Behind Rest of the World in Sustainability Practices
Source: Compliance Week; Joe Mont (July 27, 2012)

Made in the USA: Benefits & Challenges
Source: CE Pro (July 3, 2012)

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Green IT

5 steps to an energy-efficient IT environment
Source: Green Grid (Dec 4, 2012)

Greenpeace releases “Guide to Greener Electronics” figures
Source: IT Pro Portal; Aatif Sulleyman (Nov 19, 2012)

Are the FTC Guidelines Killing Green Marketing?
Source: Green Biz; Anne Michelson (Nov 19, 2012)

Did EPEAT relax its standards for Apple’s MacBook Pro?
Source: GreenBiz; BusinessGreen Staff (Oct 15, 2012)

Data centers, accusations and the fallout
Source: GreenBiz; Derek Top (Sept 26, 2012)
Major display brands step up to CSR challenge – offer first TCO Certified displays
Source: TCO Certified (Sept 10, 2012)

NREL Taps HP, Intel for ‘World’s Most Efficient’ Data Center
Source: environmentalLeader (Sept 7, 2012)

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How companies can navigate through the eco-label maze
Source: GreenBiz; Alison Moodie (Dec 20, 2012)

Next in line for certification: The world’s cities
Source: Sustainable Business News (Dec 3, 2012)

IEEE Introduces New Standards for Green Manufacturing
Source: PCB Design 007 (Nov 26, 2012)

World’s Most Successful Environmental Treaty Turns 25
Montreal Protocol saves ozone layer while reducing major climate threat
Source: Environmental News Network (Sept 17, 2012)

NUI, Galway’s massive energy management system to be certified to international standards
Source: Galway Advertiser; Declan Varley (Aug 30, 2012)

Apple reverses course, re-ups with EPEAT green standard
Source: CNet; Josh Lowensohn (July 13, 2012)

Apple Ditches EPEAT Electronics Standards
Source: environmentalLeader (July 10, 2012)

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