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One Small Step for Sustainability, One Giant Leap for Cannabis Industry Responsibility

Sustainability, environmentally-friendly, and socially-responsible are more than just buzz words for Narmin Jarrous, Chief Development Officer at Exclusive Brands, a Michigan-based cannabis operation. For her, implementing the necessary measures and maintaining the highest standards in the cannabis industry has always been a part of the plan.

Update on benchmarking and ENERGY STAR certification for commercial buildings impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic

From ENERGY STAR for Commercial Buildings and Industrial PlantsUpdate on benchmarking and Energy Star cerification for commercial buildings impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic 

"Thank you for your patience as we continue to assess the impacts on 1-100 ENERGY STAR scores resulting from changes in building operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. We at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are pleased to share with you this updated guidance on benchmarking in Portfolio Manager and applying for 2020 ENERGY STAR certification.

Ways To Keep Workplaces Safe From COVID-19

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Source: Ann Thompson, 91.7 WVXU

Date: April 27, 2020 

As millions of Americans get ready to return to work the subject of "healthy buildings" has come up, and Cincinnati facility engineers are explaining what's involved.

Nobody is saying buildings have to be WELL certified (the equivalent of LEED but think employee health on top of energy efficiency). That could mean more money than most companies have in this pandemic economy.

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