Cleaning Topic: Learn About leed – 7/20/2020 Interim Diversey CEO To Keep Position – 6/3/2020 New Emerging Pilot Credit Addresses Green Cleaning, COVID-19 – 1/29/2020 Midlab Earns LEED Gold For Sustainable Facility – 1/14/2020 Baltimore Pro Sports Stadiums Exemplify Sustainability GOOGLE GOES WITH GREEN CLEANING – November 2019 Google's Green Cleaning Initiative Started Out Rough – 10/7/2019 U.S. Companies Top Sustainability Rankings – 7/31/2019 FAQs About Waterless Urinals – 7/30/2019 California Cleaning Company Joins NSA – 7/2/2019 Another College Honored For Environmental Focus – September 2018 Taking Waste Diversion, Recycling Seriously – August 2018 A Perfect Fit For LEED Buildings – 9/5/2018 Chicago Tops Cities With Most Green Office Buildings – July 2018 Positive Workplace Culture, Good People Vital To Success – 3/12/2018 The American Center In Wisconsin Earns LEED Gold – 12/20/2017 Green Programs In Schools Hits Major Milestone ‘PIONEERING’ GREEN – June 2016 Building A LEED-compliant, Green Seal-certified Program – 7/8/2015 USGBC Announces New Alignment with CALGreen For LEED Projects SUSTAINABLE SUDS – October 2014 LEED v4 Requires Green Laundry Programs IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY WITH BACKPACKS – August 2014 Advancements To Backpack Vacuums Result In Efficiencies IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY WITH BACKPACKS – August 2014 Improving Ergonomics For Backpack Vacuums – 9/3/2014 USGBC and American Chemistry Council Advance LEED – August 2014 Starting A Green Cleaning Program – 8/26/2014 Green Building Tool Coordination and Development Gets Streamlined SUSTAINABILITY: LEED V4 – November 2013 LEED Gets A Makeover SUSTAINABILITY: LEED V4 – November 2013 Green Cleaning Loses LEED EBOM Credit SUSTAINABILITY: LEED V4 – November 2013 LEED EBOM v4 Expands Green Cleaning Prerequisite SUSTAINABILITY: LEED V4 – November 2013 75 Percent of LEED Cleaning Product Purchases Must Be Green SUSTAINABILITY: LEED V4 – November 2013 Additional LEED EBOM v4 Updates SUSTAINABILITY STANDS OUT – August 2013 Creating Sustainable Cleaning Bids – August 2013 Quantify Sustainability Solutions SUSTAINABILITY: THE NEW LEED BRINGS CHANGE – August 2013 U.S. Green Building Council Updates LEED Cleaning Requirements SUSTAINABILITY: THE NEW LEED BRINGS CHANGE – August 2013 New LEED v4 Green Cleaning Points and Requirements SUSTAINABILITY: THE NEW LEED BRINGS CHANGE – August 2013 Stricter Requirements for LEED Credits SUSTAINABILITY: THE NEW LEED BRINGS CHANGE – August 2013 LEED Eligible Equipment And More SUSTAINABILITY: THE NEW LEED BRINGS CHANGE – August 2013 Distributors Important Role in LEED v4 Certification ONE MAN VS. THE UNION – August 2013 Bego Begins His Career In The Building Service Industry MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: FLOOR EQUIPMENT CONCERNS – August 2013 How To Spot Green Floor Maintenance Equipment LEFT OUT IN THE COLD – August 2013 Standards For Green Ice Melt Are Lacking UPCLOSE: ICE MELT – August 2013 Low Consumer Demand For Green Ice Melt Products – 7/3/2013 USGBC’s LEED v4 Passes Ballot and Will Launch This Fall – 6/25/2013 Five Easy Tips for Facilities to Become LEED-Certified – 6/10/2013 USGBC to Offer Free LEED Certification in Select Markets – 5/13/2013 NC House Bill Could End LEED Certifications for State Government Buildings – 5/6/2013 Green Building Advisory Committee Recommends LEED for All GSA Buildings ON THE MONEY – April 2013 Dilution Control Supports Green Initiatives – 3/8/2013 Cascades Tissue Plant Expansion Receives LEED Gold Certification – 2/27/2013 Clarification on LEED-EBOM Version 4 and Entry Matting – February 2013 Cleaning Trends Expected In 2013 – 2/22/2013 Study Shows LEED Benefits Government Facilities – 1/23/2013 Jerry Yudelson Joins HFI and HHI Advisory Boards – 1/23/2013 USGBC Releases 2012 List of Top 10 States for LEED – 11/16/2012 USGBC Announces Grant to Promote IEQ and Human Health – 10/25/2012 USGBC Announces LEED Fellow Class of 2012 – 10/4/2012 Fifth Public Comment Period Now Open for USGBC's LEED v4 – 7/27/2012 LEED-Certified Building Stock Swells to Two Billion Square Feet Worldwide – 7/17/2012 Cleaning Industry Is Urged To Sign LEED Letter Of Support ASHKIN ON SUSTAINABILITY – June 2012 LEED 2012 Postponed, Renamed LEED v4 LEED v4 changes cleaning credits – 6/5/2012 USGBC Announces Changes to LEED 2012 – 6/1/2012 Chicago's Soldier Field Named First Green NFL Stadium – April 2012 Adding Pest Control To Janitorial Operations Integrated Pest Management allows BSCs to diversify into pest control services – May 2012 Energy-efficient Hand Dryers Are Green Machines Hand dryer's low energy usage helps earn LEED credits – 5/15/2012 LEED Rating System Open For Public Comment – 5/1/2012 LEED 2012 Opens 4th Round of Public Comments – 4/6/2012 US and Canadian Contractors Turn Away From LEED – 3/28/2012 LEED-Certified Green Building Projects Hit 12,000 Mark – March 2012 Tips For Promoting LEED Approved Products Jan/san distributors should list LEED products in a special area of their website – 3/19/2012 Last Chance To Comment On LEED 2012 – 3/8/2012 LEED Pilot Credit Library Introduces New Credits – 3/1/2012 LEED 2012 Public Comment Period Now Open – 2/15/2012 Public Comment Period for LEED Updates Scheduled – 1/20/2012 Top 10 States for LEED Green Buildings Released – 12/19/2011 Target Field Earns LEED Silver Certification – 12/9/2011 Square Footage of LEED-Certified Existing Buildings Surpasses New Construction – 10/12/2011 USGBC Raises LEED Standards for 2012 – 10/7/2011 Poll: Most Americans Support Federal Investment in 'Green' Schools – 9/20/2011 LEED Professional Credentials Achieve ANSI Accreditation – 9/7/2011 GBCI Announces LEED Fellow Class of 2011 – 7/21/2011 University Expands LEED Certification Portfolio – 6/28/2011 USGBC Launches LEED Volume Program for Operations & Maintenance – June 2011 Proposed LEED-EBOM Revisions USGBC targets 2012 for certification updates – June 2011 What is LEED-EBOM? It's a certification designed to help green building operations and maintenance, and it's one custodial departments need to pay attention to – 6/20/2011 LEED Pilot Credit Library Continues to Grow IN THE NEWS – May 2011 USGBC Introduces LEED For Healthcare Outlining environmentally responsible design and construction requirements for both new and existing buildings FROM THE EDITOR – May 2011 Don't Scoff At LEED's Potential – April 2011 Photo Slideshow: Servicing LEED & Green Facilities – April 2011 Third-Party Green Certifications Lead To New Opportunities An overview of LEED AP, GS-42, CIMS-GB and (OS1) certifications EDITORIAL – May 2011 Green Cleaning Programs Tailored For Healthcare Facilities – April 2011 Cardinal's Kismet How Jim DeGrado, president of Cardinal Building Maintenance, helped his company realize its green cleaning destiny – 4/20/2011 Number of LEED-Certified Buildings Grows EDITORIAL – April 2011 Green's Accelerated Acceptance – 4/11/2011 LEED for Healthcare Debuts at CleanMed Conference ASHKIN ON GREEN – November 2010 U.S. Green Building Council Membership Can Be Beneficial For BSCs EDITORIAL – November 2010 Pay Attention To LEED Changes FROM THE EDITOR – November 2010 Changes Coming To LEED FROM THE EDITOR – September 2010 Don't Let Customers Pass You By COVER STORY – September 2010 Green Credentials WAXIE and NICHOLS earn LEED certification — and enhance green credibility with customers COVER STORY – August 2010 Greening America's Pastime Marsden Bldg Maintenance: Leading the league in environmentally friendly cleaning at Target Field NEWSTICKER – February 2010 Green Cleaning Legislation Proposed In Wisconsin COVER STORY – October 2009 Green Update COVER STORY – April 2009 Green Goes Platinum How Chicago's FBI building became the first LEED-EB: O&M Platinum-certified facility EDITORIAL – March 2009 From Janitors To Scientists? NEWSBRIEFS – January 2009 LEED 2009 To Reduce Cleaning Credits CLEANING PROFESSIONAL'S FIELD GUIDE 2009 – January 2009 Customers Demand Green; BSCs Supply It ASHKINONGREEN – January 2009 Defining Green Floor-care Equipment GREEN NEWS – December 2008 LEED 2009 Passes Ballot, Reduces Cleaning Credits ASHKINONGREEN – October 2008 APPA Custodial Effectiveness Audit Included In LEED The value for contractors is that LEED-EBOM provides two potential points based on performance – 9/29/2008 Hoteliers Go Green To Save The Planet – 9/2/2008 Last Chance: Public Comment for LEED 2009 Closes Today – 8/11/2008 Public Comment Opens on Certified Wood Credits in LEED FEATURE – August 2008 LEED Facilities: Going For The Gold, And Even Platinum LEED takes 'going green' to a new level MARKET BY MARKET: RETAIL – August 2008 Green: One Step Ahead Of Uncle Sam Retailers embrace green initiatives, despite the lack of regulations COVER STORY – August 2008 Gone Green Distributors are 'talking the talk' when it comes to selling green products, but are they really 'walking the walk?' FROM THE EDITOR – August 2008 Sustainable Success – 7/11/2008 Proposed LEED Changes Prioritize Energy Savings ASHKINONGREEN – June 2008 Green Terminology: Educate Yourself Organizations can't solely focus on profits, but must also consider impacts on people and the planet – 5/28/2008 Open For Comment: USGBC's Proposed Improvements to LEED – 5/27/2008 Despite Shaky Housing Market, Green Building Surges OPERATIONSLOG: LEED AND GREEN – May 2008 New LEED Specifications Take Green Cleaning To The Next Level Green cleaning is really cleaning for health and safety, then the environment, and most people focus entirely on the products – 4/10/2008 Palazzo Las Vegas Named Largest 'Green' Building in the World – March 2008 CleanTips: A Green Culture Starts From Within NEWS – February 2008 Industry Buzz NEWSWORTHY – February 2008 USGBC Makes Changes To LEED-EB NEWSBRIEFS – February 2008 USGBC's LEED-EB Undergoes Changes – 1/15/2008 USGBC Publishes Catalog of LEED Innovation & Design Points – 1/11/2008 LEED-EB Revision Wins Approval – 1/3/2008 First City Commits to LEED Platinum Certification ASHKINONGREEN – January 2008 Green Cleaning In The New Year For those who have already begun a green journey, 2008 should be a time to begin the next steps – 12/17/2007 USGBC Takes LEED to the Next Level – 11/30/2007 New California Workshop Focuses on LEED for Schools NEWSBRIEFS – October 2007 LEED Certification: Ohio Schools Aim For Green Buildings ASHKINONGREEN – October 2007 Green Cleaning In Commercial Facilities Don’t just switch to a green product or two — make sure your cleaning procedures protect occupant health – 9/6/2007 City Hall in Cal. Hoping for LEED Gold NEWS – September 2007 Industry Buzz – 8/27/2007 New Orleans’ First Post-Hurricane LEED Building Completed – 8/8/2007 LEED-EB Revision Open for Public Comments – 7/10/2007 Green Building A First On Capitol Hill GREEN CLEANING – July 2007 LEED Continues To Open Doors For BSCs Keeping current with new LEED certifications can prove advantageous ASHKINONGREEN – July 2007 How To Become A Green Company A green company inspires its customers to improve their own environmental practices – 6/27/2007 Energy Performance Requirements Within LEED Scheduled to Increase – 6/25/2007 LEED Spreads To New Parts of Missouri – 2/8/2007 AASHE Recognizes USGBC’s LEED® Silver Standard as part of Climate Change Commitment – 2/8/2007 LEED for Schools Public Comment Period Now Open – February 2007 Setting the Standard Porter Industries challenges the cleaning marketplace by earning LEED-EB certification – 1/23/2007 Airport Commissioners Adopt "Green" Building Policy Standards – 1/16/2007 USGBC Offers Free Registration and Certification NEWSBRIEFS – January 2007 LEED Expands On East Coast – 12/7/2006 Washington D.C. Passes Green Construction Legislation FEATURE – November 2006 Taking The LEED How three organizations moved beyond rhetoric and ‘walked the walk’ on the path to green certification – 10/26/2006 GSA Says LEED Most Credible Green Building Rating System NEWSBRIEFS – September 2006 New Organization Offers Alternative In Green Certifications HEALTH & ENVIRONMENT – July 2006 LEED: A New Look Contractors share their evolving experiences with green-building certification MARKETING – July 2005 Finding The "LEED"-ers BSCs are ready to offer services for LEED certification, but who's interested?