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National Gallery goes green with switch to energy efficient lighting system

The National Gallery in London has become the latest high-profile building to benefit from the introduction of intelligent lighting control.

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preservation of art work meets energy efficiency

 

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Schools k-12 Managing energy consumption helps create better learning ... - Vancouver Sun

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"You create a more energy efficient working environment, but you also create a better learning environment," Wayne Cousins says.
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Retrofitting heating and cooling equipment and turning down the thermostat by a few degrees from 21 to 19 degrees, demonstates energy efficiency.

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Green Schools Can Improve Student Performance - Sourceable

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“Just as investing in quality teaching and quality resources is essential, so too is investing in quality learning environments,” GBCA chief executive Romilly Madew said.
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Ventilation design as well as natural light sources coupled with conservation of energy and water can make a learning difference.

 

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Revealed: The World's Leading Cities in Sustainability | Sustainable Cities Collective

Revealed: The World's Leading Cities in Sustainability | Sustainable Cities Collective | Resource centres | Scoop.it
(Vancouver, Canada, the overall winner in the category 'Best Green Building Policy', for its Greenest City 2020 Action Plan ) The most successful cities in the world at building sustainable urban environments have been recognised at the UN climate...

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Buildings will be more energy efficient by 2020 in Vancouver, if the Green Building Policy guided by the Greenest City 2020 Action plan is co operatively achieved.

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Organic Social Media's curator insight, November 25, 2013 8:55 PM

#yvr Vancouver, Canada, is the overall winner in the category 'Best Green Building Policy', for its Greenest City 2020 Action Plan. #sustainability