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Green Building Challenge Newsletter | October 27, 2015
 As we conclude the second month of the Green Building Challenge, we are excited to welcome our newest participants: Trump National Golf CourseSt. Margaret's Center, Normandie Casino, SaveSorb, Children's Orchard Manhattan Beach,, Insight Structural Engineers, and Shade Hotel. We've also tallied up the scores for this month and the highest point earners are Beach Cities Health District and Grades of Green. Congratulations and keep up the good work! 

We Want to Hear from You!
Share your organization's sustainability success stories and achievements to be featured in our next newsletter! We are also accepting Green Building Challenge participants who would like to give a site tour to showcase sustainability projects at their business or organization to the community. 
If you are interested, please email us at by November 6th. 
Earn easy points to get started!
Just getting started with the Challenge? Here are a few easy ways to earn points and start climbing the leader board! 
  • Invite Colleagues to the Challenge (Tenant E&O-002, Prop E&O-004)
  • Set Water Conservation Goals (Tenant & Prop H2O-000)
  • Connect with Social Media (Tenant E&O-003, Prop E&O-008)
Questions? Contact us at 
Upcoming Events & Education
Earn Points by Participating in the Following  Events and Programs

October 31, 2015
CA Friendly Landscape Workshop

Become a waterwise gardener and learn 6 ways to make your garden more California friendly at this free workshop.  Topics include soil, site, and irrigation considerations, including rainwater harvest. 
Earn points for Tenant E&O-006 and Prop E&O-001.

November 9, 2015
SCE's IDSM Readiness Workshop

This workshop will provide you new content on integrated demand side
management (IDSM), with ideas for a comprehensive business operation
energy plan that incorporates energy efficiency, demand response, energy storage, and distributed generation. Earn points for Tenant E&O-006 and Prop E&O-001.
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Earn Points with the Green Janitor Education Program
The Green Janitor Education Program is a free certification that provides janitors with hands-on energy management and green cleaning training. It supports operations and maintenance practices that enable buildings to meet green performance standards, with special focus on resulting energy efficiency.  The pilot program recently involved eight LEED-certified buildings across Los Angeles, with 126 janitors earning Certification. If you are interested in hosting a training for your staff, contact us at Earn points for Tenant E&O-006 and Prop E&O-001. Read More
This program is a partnership of  the U.S. Green Building Council-Los Angeles, the Building Owners and Managers Association of Greater Los Angeles, Service Employees International Union-United Service Workers West, and Building Skills Partnership. 
Interested in a training or workshop for your company? Contact us at
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