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The LEED AP credential signifies an advanced depth of knowledge in green building practices; it also reflects the ability to specialize in a particular LEED Rating System. The LEED AP exam is divided into two parts. The first part is the LEED Green Associate exam, which demonstrates general knowledge of green building practices.

Looking Back—and Forward—in Biloxi

Looking Back—and Forward—in Biloxi

On August 29, 2005, the wind along the Gulf Coast was blowing with unprecedented force; water levels from storm surge were rising to record levels. Hurricane Katrina swept through, causing damage on a scale that had not been seen there since 1969’s Hurricane Camille, three and a half decades earlier.

Permeable Pavers for Erosion Control Projects

Permeable Pavers for Erosion Control Projects

The next RSF installation of permeable pavers, in the summer of 2011, included 1,400 linear feet on the campus road and 3,000 square feet at the plaza. The third RSF installation, during summer 2012, involved 350 linear feet on the campus road and 9,000 square feet on the plaza.

When Are Lighting Retrofits a No-Brainer?

When Are Lighting Retrofits a No-Brainer?

According to the US Energy Information Administration, in 2012, the commercial sector—commercial and institutional buildings and public streets and highways—consumed about 274 billion kWh for lighting. This was about 21% of commercial sector electricity used.

SWANA NEWS

SWANA NEWS

Keep Momentum Going, Membership Growing.
New Membership Director, Darryl Walter
Darryl Walter comes to SWANA after successfully leading membership development efforts for associations such as The Wildlife Society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the American Academy of Actuaries. Darryl thoroughly enjoys working for associations and interacting with members.

SWANA Young Professionals Group Member of the Month

SWANA Young Professionals Group Member of the Month

The SWANA Young Professionals group continues to grow and expand across the country. SWANA YP members have been busy this past year speaking at SWANA events, leading teams, mentoring students and making strides in every aspect of the industry. With more than 8,500 members, including more than 500 YPs, their

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WASTECON® is the premier solid waste industry-focused conference that brings you the latest news, education, advancements and products to help you achieve success in your business, all in one setting.

The 54th Annual WASTECON conference will take place

SWANA Webinar Hosted by The Young Professionals Group

SWANA Webinar Hosted by The Young Professionals Group

Tuesday, January 26, 2016, 1:45 PM (ET) — YP Webinar Series: Networking 101
Ashley Evans, P.E., LEED AP – Project Manager, Arcadis

Ever wonder how to build a better network, how to make contact with someone you’ve never personally met, or simply how to get someone to reply to your email? This

Permeable Pavers for Erosion & Stormwater Control Projects

Permeable Pavers for Erosion & Stormwater Control Projects

Energy consumption and the wise use of water and other natural resources is taken seriously at the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, CO. Of the seven LEED-certified buildings at NREL, six qualified for the LEED Platinum rating.

Each building on the NREL campus was designed

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