The Business Environmental Program provides free and confidential environmental management assistance to business and government operations in Nevada. The Program specializes in cost effective strategies to reduce hazardous materials and waste generation, conserve water and energy, minimize air emissions, and maintain compliance with environmental requirements. The program provides training, on-site consultation, assistance over the phone and through its website and publications.
NEW Automotive Repair/Fleet Management
This free seminar brings the knowledge and collective experience of the University of Nevada, Reno’s Business Environmental Program with automotive repair and fleet management operations. This seminar also delivers targeted training that covers environmental management aspects of fluorescent lamps, solvents, paints, used oil, off-spec products, electronics and lead free wheel weights. Learn More. Click Here
EPA released its Final Specification for Single-Family New Homes (PDF) (15 pp, 120K) on December 10, 2009. This specification establishes the criteria for new homes labeled under the WaterSense program and is applicable to newly constructed single-family homes and townhomes of three stories or less.
As the environmental impact of buildings becomes more apparent, a new field called “green building” is gaining momentum. Green, or sustainable, building is the practice of creating and using healthier and more resource-efficient models of construction, renovation, operation, maintenance and demolition. Click on the link to learn more.
NEW DOE Launches New Version of Commercial Lighting Solutions Web Tool The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has launched the newest version of its Commercial Lighting Solutions Web tool, expanding energy-saving lighting solutions and approaches to offices and institutional buildings. The Web tool provides detailed instructions to help building owners and operators reduce the energy used by commercial lighting by 30% or more.
In this Forum we will explore the following
Learn how to:• Cut Costs, Save Money and Improve Operations
Improving the Bottom Line
• Benefit from Financial Incentives Available from NVEnergy
Leaseholder or Building Owner.
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