Office Depot’s prototype building receives pre-certification from the USGBC
Office Depot’s, Del Ray Beach, Fla., prototype design earned volume pre-certification under USGBC’s pilot program.
Office Depot’s, Del Ray Beach, Fla., prototype building LEED Portfolio Program creates a volume certification path to allow companies to incorporate LEED attributes into a prototypepets made with recycled content, recycling programs, and enhanced energy management systems.
For more information about the prototype and to view the press release, here
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After almost a decade of uncertainty, the confidence of plant floor managers is soaring. Even with a number of challenges and while implementing new technologies, there is a renewed sense of optimism among plant managers about their business and their future.
The respondents to the 2014 Plant Engineering Salary Survey come from throughout the U.S. and serve a variety of industries, but they are uniform in their optimism about manufacturing. This year’s survey found 79% consider manufacturing a secure career. That’s up from 75% in 2013 and significantly higher than the 63% figure when Plant Engineering first started asking that question a decade ago.