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EcoCoach Patient Expert

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Eco-Coach is an environmental sustainability consulting company that helps businesses and individuals be more eco-friendly and energy efficient while keeping in mind the bottom line. Services include eco-assessments, sustainability strategy and benchmarking consulting, LEED building certification... Full Bio
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Reducing Emissions by Running a Sustainable Small Business by EcoCoach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The past two weeks have been filled with environmental movies and discussions in the US capital. It is the 22nd film festival in the city but it is my first time attending. ... Read on »
Carbon Emissions Standards are Coming – Is your Business Ready? by EcoCoach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Last year on June 25th, 2013, President Obama announced a series of actions to address global climate change. Part of the White House climate action plan was a direction to ... Read on »
Often overlooked space to go green by EcoCoach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living There is a place on every building that we usually overlook when considering ‘green’ projects. We only pay attention to it if it leaks. If properly designed, this space coul ... Read on »
New survey on American’s attitude towards the environment! by EcoCoach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) conducted a survey to measure the American populations’ attitude towards environmentally friendly behaviors. The surve ... Read on »
Alternatives to Salt in a Snowy Mess! by EcoCoach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This winter season, ice and snow have been a major problem for our nation’s roads. As we rely on our local snowplows and trucks to put down salt and sand to keep us safe, we ... Read on »
Gamifying Sustainability in Your Company by EcoCoach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living What if you could engage your employees to perform “green” actions while having fun and getting your company to be more productive at the same time? Wouldn’t that be the bes ... Read on »
Golf Course Superintendents Fostering Sustainability by EcoCoach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living In golf, the most important perspective for many years has been that of the customer- the golfers themselves. While golfers are critical to the game, the men and women who m ... Read on »
Are there any alternatives to plastic? by EcoCoach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Take a look around you; you are living in a world surrounded by plastic! Most products today are either made from plastic or wrapped in plastic or both. The average office w ... Read on »
Regulatory Regime Overview: Corporate Average Fuel Economy by EcoCoach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This week, we once again take up the discussion of the government’s role in reducing negative environmental externalities. My first post on this can be found here. Today, we ... Read on »
Top Green Team New Year Resolutions by EcoCoach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living While there is never a bad time for a business to work more sustainably, New Years is a fun and convenient time to make needed changes.  Making a green New Year’s resolution ... Read on »
Behavioral Economics and Change Management in Sustainability by EcoCoach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living It is not difficult to introduce sustainable business practices in your company but to make sure that these practices are willingly adopted by employees is a challenge. In m ... Read on »
Sustainability fostering Innovation: Israel’s Water Solutions by EcoCoach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This post first appeared on the Huffington Post on November 25, 2013 Israelis will be the first to tell you that they look to create opportunity out of adversity. As a devel ... Read on »
ISO Standards by EcoCoach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Ever since 1947, ISO (International Organization for Standardization), an international membership organization has developed “standards,” or documents that provide plans an ... Read on »
Energy Savings through Small Steps: Friday Night Lights (Out) by EcoCoach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living On Friday nights, students on college campuses across the nation are rushing home from their Friday classes to get their weekends started and get their minds off of the clas ... Read on »
Sustainability Reporting? What’s that? by EcoCoach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Global awareness of sustainability has been increasing over the past few years.  What’s the outcome of this, you ask? Businesses have started to report their impacts on the ... Read on »
Conserve to Preserve the Game of Golf by EcoCoach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The definition of Balance in metaphysics is a desirable point between two or more opposite forces. This concept is sought after in almost every aspect of life and business. ... Read on »
Negative Externalities and Regulatory Regimes by EcoCoach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living What is a negative externality? It is the most important concept of environmental economics, yet it remains a topic that is largely avoided when talking about the economy, w ... Read on »
Growth in the Wind Sector: A recap of the last 10 years by EcoCoach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Over the past decade, U.S. electricity production has steadily risen by atotal of 8.5%. However, the increase in production does not reflect the progress we’ve made as a cou ... Read on »
The case for linking custainability performance and Compensation by EcoCoach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This article has been reposted from the Huffington Post. Many companies tout sustainability as important and highlight their accomplishments on their website and in their su ... Read on »