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1 Ever Green Justine Shaffner Library Services Consultant - Public jshaffner@bcr.org 800-397-1552 x140 http://blogs.bcr.org/publiclibraries/

2 Why be green? Its no fun being green

3 I want it all, I want it all, I want it all and I want it now Freddie Mercury of Queen

4 What well cover Green Design Green Practices Green Programs Resources for going Green Ways to stay informed

5 Green Design Buildings account for - 65.2% of Total U.S. Electricity Consumption 36% of Total U.S. Primary Energy Use 30% of Total U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions 136 Million Tons of Construction & Demolition Waste in the U.S. - Approx. 2.8 lbs/person/day of waste 12% of Total U.S. Potable Water Consumption 40% - 3 Billion Tons Annually - of Raw Materials Used Globally Source - http://infopeople.org/training/webcasts/webcast_data/292/Green_design_strategies_webinar.pdfhttp://infopeople.org/training/webcasts/webcast_data/292/Green_design_strategies_webinar.pdf

6 LEED Certification Birdfriendly' Glass Wildlife Friendly Design Plant Rescue Snow Melting System Reduce Kitchen Water Consumption Employee Wellness Educational Program

7 Green Design Bicycle storage Public transportation Recycle Roofing Paving –Bioswale –Permeable Parking

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10 Green Design - Lighting Percent of the time the space is empty Private Office 53% Storerooms56% Meeting Rooms 66% Restrooms70% Source - http://infopeople.org/training/webcasts/webcast_data/292/Green_design_strategies_webinar.pdfhttp://infopeople.org/training/webcasts/webcast_data/292/Green_design_strategies_webinar.pdf

11 Green Design Xeriscaping Flowers and bushes –Native Just say no to grass! And to –Pesticides –Sprinklers (esp. automated) –Mowing

12 Green Design – CO Naturita Douglas County Telluride

13 Naturita Public Library

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16 Green Design – CO Telluride Douglas County http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cE6lGPjLYUg&feature=channel http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cE6lGPjLYUg&feature=channel

17 Green Design - US Ballard Branch. Seattle Public Library. Seattle, WABallard Branch. Seattle Public Library. Blair Library. Fayetteville Public Library. Fayetteville, ARBlair Library. Fayetteville Public Library. Bozeman Public Library. Bozeman, MTBozeman Public Library Budlong Woods Branch. Chicago Public Library. Chicago, ILBudlong Woods Branch. Chicago Public Library Central Library. Seattle Public Library. Seattle, WA Central Library. Seattle Public Library. Eden Prairie Library. Eden Prairie, MN Eden Prairie Library. Jay Johnson Public Library. Quinter, KSJay Johnson Public Library. Lake View Terrace Library. Lake View Terrace, CA Lake View Terrace Library. Minneapolis Central Library. Minneapolis, MN Minneapolis Central Library. North Adams Public Library. North Adams, MANorth Adams Public Library Oaklyn Branch Library. Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library. Evansville, IN.Oaklyn Branch Library. Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library Laramie County Library Cheyenne, WYLaramie County Library Anythink (Rangeview Libraries) Brighton, COAnythink (Rangeview Libraries)

18 Green Practices Energy audits Green power Supplies and Paper Renovations http://www.fscus.org/ http://www.fscus.org/ Weeding http://www.betterworldbooks.com/ and http://www.blogistics.com/ http://www.betterworldbooks.com/http://www.blogistics.com/

19 Green Practices Certified green products Book bags Laptops not desktops Junk mail Freecycling Items for checkout –Kill A Watt meters http://www.energyfederation.org/consumer/default.php/cPath/388_254?gclid=CJbAk-b84p0CFQOenAodbik6Ow

20 Green Practices Items to checkout –Bicycles http://www.fcbikelibrary.org/Index.asphttp://www.fcbikelibrary.org/Index.asp –Fishing poles –Sports equipment, crafting tools –Musical Instruments –Cake pans –Art prints –Jigsaw puzzles

21 Emotionally Intelligent Signage video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NZOt6BkhUghttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NZOt6BkhUg

22 Green Practices HVAC Fumes Working windows Dress Carpool

23 Work from Home $23 billion could be saved in transportation, environmental, and energy costs with a 10 to 20 % increase in telecommuting in the US Many reputable studies have proven that teleworking 1 to 3 days per week increases overall employee productivity by 10% to 45% AmEx telestaff did 26% more calls and were 43% more productive Difficult to recruit Gen Yers are very attracted to flexible work arrangements 72% of employers say telework has a high impact on employee retention Telecommuting programs reduce unscheduled absences by 63% AT&T workers work 5 more hours at home than their office workers

24 Green Programs Recycled art contest Recycled fashion show Recycling bins by the library Community gardens Green themed reading programs

25 Go Green Display

26 Green Programs Seattle http://snipurl.com/rfw3phttp://snipurl.com/rfw3p Seminars Program series Film series http://greeningyourlibrary.wordpress.c om/sustainable-films/ http://greeningyourlibrary.wordpress.c om/sustainable-films/

27 Resources for going Green Patron brochure http://www.alliancelibrarysystem.com/CEpdf/Gettingstartedgoi nggreen.pdf http://www.alliancelibrarysystem.com/CEpdf/Gettingstartedgoi nggreen.pdf Proposal http://www.alliancelibrarysystem.com/CEpdf/goinggreenpropo sal8x11.pdf http://www.alliancelibrarysystem.com/CEpdf/goinggreenpropo sal8x11.pdf Green Footstep http://www.greenfootstep.org/ Strategies http://infopeople.org/training/webcasts/webcast_data/292/inde x.html http://infopeople.org/training/webcasts/webcast_data/292/inde x.html Where to recycle http://1800recycling.com/ and http://earth911.comhttp://1800recycling.com/http://earth911.com

28 Resources for going Green Dsire http://www.dsireusa.org/http://www.dsireusa.org/ Green-e http://green-e.org/http://green-e.org/ DOE Financial assistance http://www1.eere.energy.gov/financing/ http://www1.eere.energy.gov/financing/ Green Press Initiative http://www.greenpressinitiative.org/ http://www.greenpressinitiative.org/ Energy Star http://www.energystar.gov/http://www.energystar.gov/

29 Resources for going Green Readability http://lab.arc90.com/experiments/readability/ also http://printgreener.com/http://lab.arc90.com/experiments/readability/http://printgreener.com/ Green Libraries http://www.greenlibraries.org/ http://www.greenlibraries.org/ American Libraries Green page http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/greenlibrary How to reduce waste http://greeningyourlibrary.pbworks.com/f/how+to+reduce.pdf http://greeningyourlibrary.pbworks.com/f/how+to+reduce.pdf Energy efficiency program http://www.boma.org/TrainingAndEducation/BEEP/Pages/default.aspx http://www.boma.org/TrainingAndEducation/BEEP/Pages/default.aspx

30 Resources for going Green Library green pages http://www.westland.lib.mi.us/green/green er.phphttp://www.westland.lib.mi.us/green/green er.php http://www.kcls.org/research/infogreen/ http://tiny.cc/r7pbu (Spokane)http://tiny.cc/r7pbu http://burbankgreenpages.blogspot.com/

31 Ways to stay informed

32 Beth Filar Williams http://greeningyourlibrary.wordpress.com/ http://greeningyourlibrary.wordpress.com/ Alliance http://thegreenlibraryblog.blogspot.com/ http://thegreenlibraryblog.blogspot.com/ Facebook http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=32308457042 http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=32308457042 ALAs Task Force on the Environment http://lists.ala.org/wws/subscribe/tfoe http://lists.ala.org/wws/subscribe/tfoe Small Scale Green http://www.learningtimes.net/alaconference/ http://www.learningtimes.net/alaconference/

33 Questions? Justine Shaffner, MLS Library Services Consultant – Public BCR jshaffner@bcr.org 800-397-1552 x140 http://blogs.bcr.org/publiclibraries/


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