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A Six Sigma-Based Approach to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance


Abstract With increasing interest in sustainability and green building, organizations are implementing programs such as Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance (LEED-EB) in order to focus corporate sustainability goals on the operations of a facility and the practices of the building occupants. Green building programs help reduce the impact of a facility and bring about several environmental benefits including but not limited to energy conservation, water conservation and material conservation. In addition to various environmental benefits, green building programs can help companies become more efficient. The problem is that organizations are not always successful in their pursuits to achieve ... (more)
Created Date 2010
Contributor Furphy, Kimberly (Author) / Hild, Nicholas (Advisor) / Olson, Larry (Committee member) / Sullivan, Kenneth (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Sustainability / Construction / Corporate Responsibility / Environmental Management / Six Sigma
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 140 pages
Language English
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Note M.S. Technology 2010
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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