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Carden Academy Goes Green

During the summer break, buildings and classrooms at Carden Academy of Maui received new lighting, cooling systems, and other modifications, all designed to create optimum learning environments and healthier classrooms, while also reducing electricity costs.  The project was spearheaded by John Bendon, a Carden board member, parent, and the founding principal of Green Building Hawaii. As an example, […]

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Why Benchmark Your Building Using Portfolio Manager?

Since 1992 the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in partnership with the Department of Energy (DOE) has used the voluntary labeling program ENERGY STAR, to measure the efficiency of everything from major appliances, office equipment, lighting, and home electronics, to large scale items like new homes and commercial and industrial buildings and plants.  For the latter, […]

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