USGBC releases LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance
The USGBC LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance (LEED EB: OM) rating system has passed member ballot and registration is now available.
According to the USGBC , the LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance (LEED EB: OM) rating system has passed member ballot and registration is now available. Among the many upgrades to LEED EB provided by LEED EB: OM are more credits for energy efficiency.
The LEED EB: OM rating system helps building owners and operators measure operations, improvements, and maintenance on a consistent scale, with the goal of maximizing operational efficiency while minimizing environmental impacts.LEED for New Construction (LEED NC) or LEED for Core & Shell (LEED CS).
The LEED EB: OM reference guide and submittal templates are currently under development, and are expected to be available in May. According to the USGBC, if you choose to register for O&M today, you will have access to the LEED Online Project Summary only.any uploaded template data before requesting the switch.”
USGBC offers free registration for all previously certified LEED NC and LEED CS projects.
For more information about LEED EB: OM, contact the USGBC at email@example.com .
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Annual Salary Survey
In a year when manufacturing continued to lead the economic rebound, it makes sense that plant manager bonuses rebounded. Plant Engineering’s annual Salary Survey shows both wages and bonuses rose in 2012 after a retreat the year before.
Average salary across all job titles for plant floor management rose 3.5% to $95,446, and bonus compensation jumped to $15,162, a 4.2% increase from the 2010 level and double the 2011 total, which showed a sharp drop in bonus.