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Facility Managers, Make Your Buildings Paris-Proof!

We, Facility Managers, are very busy these days - aside from our daily tasks, we are reorganizing our buildings, our people and our budgets. Covid-19 has turned our world up-side-down. Luckily, we are hands-on and agile professionals. As we are adjusting and adapting to the challenges brought about by this pandemic and are on track again with the flow of changes, why not revisit another burning topic - our company’s eco-footprint.

Setting up a “Paris-Proof Program” for your buildings is important for our planet and a good idea for your budget.

So let’s take a look at what this “Paris-Proof” concept is all about and gain ideas on how to implement it.

 

What is Paris-Proof?

According to the United Nations Environment Program, buildings and their construction together account for 36 percent of global energy use and 39 percent of energy-related carbon dioxide emissions annually. Progress towards sustainable buildings and construction is...

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