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Seattle Business Magazine’s Green Washington Awards

Posted October 29th, 2012 / Industry News, Kudos!

MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions is a Presenting Sponsor of the Green Washington Awards this coming Thursday evening. Seattle Business magazine’s Green Washington Awards  program recognizes companies and individuals who hold our planet and  its longevity in the highest regard and who are leading the way in  sustainability and green business practices. The judges have convened, adjudicated […]

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City says most building managers are reporting energy benchmarks

Posted October 24th, 2012 / Energy Efficiency, Industry News

October 24, 2012 By NAT LEVY Journal Staff Reporter The city says more than half of the eligible buildings have complied with its new energy benchmarking program, which requires all buildings greater than 20,000 square feet to report their energy usage online. Building managers must collect data such as the number of employees, type of […]

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Seattle promotes innovation in achieving energy efficiency

Posted October 19th, 2012 / Energy Efficiency, Industry News

October 12, 3:40 PM Seattle promotes innovation in achieving energy efficiency http://mayormcginn.seattle.gov/seattle-promotes-innovation-in-achieving-energy-efficiency/ Today, Mayor McGinn announced an innovative approach to helping commercial electric utility customers achieve energy savings. The Mayor announced a three- year pilot project that will test an energy conservation concept known as “pay for performance.” Northwest Energy Efficiency Council Executive Director Stan […]

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You don’t need new windows to save energy and money

Posted October 19th, 2012 / Energy Efficiency, Industry News

You don’t need new windows to save energy and money Posted on October 18, 2012 The following post is by Brad Kahn: It’s a question many owners of older homes have asked: Should I replace my single-pane windows or refurbish them? With a torrent of direct mail selling new windows, many people are led to […]

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November 2012 Membership Meeting: A Contractor’s M/W/DBE Toolkit

Posted October 16th, 2012 / Industry News, Where's MacMiller today?

When:        Monday, November 12, 2012 5:00 pm  – Arrival & Professional Networking 5:30 pm  – Welcome & Introductions 6:00 pm  – Guest Speakers 7:30 pm  – Adjournment Where:       Master Builders Association of King & Snohomish Counties 335 116th Avenue SE Bellevue, WA  98004 Phone: (425) 451-7920 Cost: Admittance fee includes food and beverages. If you prefer a vegetarian meal, […]

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Commercial Real Estate Women Seattle & Sound Signature Event

Posted October 10th, 2012 / Industry News, Where's MacMiller today?

MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions will be attending the Commercial Real Estate Women Seattle & Sound Signature Event. See and Be Seen SEE exciting and interesting showcase exhibits by CREW member firms. BE SEEN, showcase your firm’s products, services, and projects at a spacious tabletop exhibit. ENJOY wine and beer, along with delicious appetizers and desserts from […]

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SAF offers tour of Bullitt Center

Posted October 10th, 2012 / Energy Efficiency, Industry News

October 10, 2012 SAF offers tour of Bullitt Center Seattle Architecture Foundation is offering a tour and talk about the Bullitt Center at 15th and Madison on Capitol Hill, starting at 5 p.m. Oct. 24. The Bullitt Foundation says the center is the world’s greenest commercial building. Panelists are Joe David of Point 32, Amanda […]

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KC Golden recognized for encouraging cities, businesses and utilities to tackle climate challenge

Posted September 19th, 2012 / Industry News, Philanthropy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Climate Solutions advocate and policy architect honored with prestigious Heinz Award Sep 12, 2012 PITTSBURGH, September 12, 2012 – Teresa Heinz and the Heinz Family Foundation today announced KC Golden, an advocate for climate solutions, as a recipient of one of five prestigious Heinz Awards. During his nearly 30-year career, Mr. Golden […]

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CUTTING COMMERCIAL BUILDING ENERGY USE IN SEATTLE: A TRIPLE WIN

Posted September 19th, 2012 / Energy Efficiency, Industry News, Kudos!

MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions September 17, 2012 CUTTING COMMERCIAL BUILDING ENERGY USE IN SEATTLE: A TRIPLE WIN Innovative tools to boost profits, growth and energy savings In 2011, MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions (MMFS) was invited to form a coalition with Seattle’s Community Power Works, the Seattle 2030 District, Emerald Cities Seattle, The Seattle Foundation, Energy Efficiency Finance […]

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Seattle Simplifies Compliance, Extends Deadline for Mid-Size Buildings to Report Energy Use

Posted September 18th, 2012 / Energy Efficiency, Industry News

For immediate release: September 18, 2012 Contact: Nicole Ballinger, 206.233.7184 Seattle Simplifies Compliance, Extends Deadline for Mid-Size Buildings to Report Energy Use October 1 Deadline for Large Apartments and Condo Buildings Unchanged SEATTLE—The Seattle City Council passed legislation yesterday to revise the reporting requirements for buildings covered under the City’s pioneering Energy Benchmarking and Reporting […]

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