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May 2012 Energy Ace Newsletter
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"The good building is not one that hurts the landscape, but one which makes the landscape more beautiful than it was before the building was built."
-Frank Lloyd Wright

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Green Gift Ideas for Mom this Mother's Day. Whether you're looking for a traditional gift, or something more special, these gift ideas will please both Mom and Mother Earth. Click here to read more. 
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GSA Releases Initial Report on Green Building Certification Systems


The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) released its revieof the Green Building Certification Systems. This initial report is the first step in an extensive review process that evaluates tools that could help federal agencies meet their goals for maintaining and constructing more sustainable and efficient buildings.




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*Courtesy of GSA


LEED Certification for Data Centers in 2012


LEED 2012 is focusing attention on data centers and hospitals this year. Traditionally, data centers have had a tougher time in achieving LEED certification due to their demands for uptime and energy as well.  To make themselves more market focused, LEED 2012 is looking at several criteria to help data centers achieve LEED certification. 


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*Courtesy of The Data Center Journal | By Rakesh Dogra
Greening Your Memorial Day Cookout
Memorial Day weekend is almost here. 
With spring waning and summer right around the corner, this three-day weekend is a great time to get outdoors and have a good old fashion backyard BBQ. This year, try these green tips for an eco-friendly cookout that will reduce your carbon footprint. 

Project Spotlight: Chattahoochee Bend State Park Achieves LEED Silver Certification

Chattahoochee Bend State Park, located on nearly 3,000 acres in Coweta County, is the newest park for the State of Georgia. Energy Ace provided LEED Fundamental Commissioning for the new visitor center and supporting facilities.


To read more on the LEED Silver Chattahoochee Bend State Park, please click here.


Energy Ace News & Events

May 11 | Energy Ace's Wayne Robertson will speak at the Gwinnett Chamber's 2012 Annual Sustainability Summit. Join business leaders, policy makers and industry professionals to explore sustainability practices, methods and technologies. The 2012 Annual Sustainability Summit will be held at the Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center, Friday, May 11. Click here for more details.


May 26-30 | Energy Ace presenting at the 2012 GAPPA annual meeting. Jekyll Island will host the Georgia Association of Physical Plant Administrators (GAPPA) annual meeting May 26-30. Mr. Robertson will be presenting on the numerous lessons learned from more than 175 LEED projects. Click here for more details


Energy Ace's Asa Posner featured in Emory University's Alumni Magazine. Mr. Posner, Sustainability Consultant at Energy Ace, is highlighted in the latest edition of Emory Magazine. A 2008 Emory grad, Asa comes full circle as he is currently LEED Facilitator for Emory Oxford's renovation and addition project to their library and academic commons. Click here to read the full article.


Two new job opportunities with Energy Ace. The Energy Ace team has openings for a Commissioning/Energy Engineer and a Commissioning Agent. If you or anyone you know might be interested and qualified to work with the premier building sustainability consulting firm in the Southeast, please contact us at


Georgia State University (GSU) Student Recreation Center receives first Green Globes certification for Georgia Higher Education. GSU's Student Recreation Center continues to receive recognition for its Three Green Globes certification. Click here to read more



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