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Green Libraries And Green Innovations: Looking Toward The Future

Posted by Scannx on Tue, May 13, 2014

Climate change, global air quality and the overall state of the environment are, without question, some of the most harrowing issues facing the world today. Companies and organizations all over the globe are recognizing the harmful effects of their practices and putting forth a genuine effort to go green. Among the many facilities implementing these eco-friendly initiatives are green libraries.

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Turning Your Green Library Into An Eco-Education Resource

Posted by Scannx on Thu, May 08, 2014

We’ve talked a lot about the various aspects of transitioning to a green library, but it’s important to bring into focus the true purpose of a library: to educate people. A library is a place for reading, learning, interacting, growing your knowledge base and expanding your imagination. As such, it makes sense to bolster your eco-friendly efforts with eco-education. This means making your green library a place for patrons to not only participate in the eco-friendly movement, but also educate themselves on it.

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Connecting Your Green Library With Your Green Communities

Posted by Scannx on Tue, May 06, 2014

There are various technical facets to consider when attempting to transition to a green library, including things like architecture, location, heating and air conditioning units and water lines. But to really show your library’s dedication to the environment and play a dynamic role in the green movement, you’ve got to be active. Your green library needs a strong support system to help it take off.

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Going Green With Your Library: Small Steps Toward Big Changes

Posted by Scannx on Thu, May 01, 2014

Last week, we covered the many eco-friendly options available for going green with your library, ranging from large-scale, structural renovations to small-scale, internal process adjustments. There’s no set path for going green with your library, but with the wide array of opportunities available, most libraries prefer to start small and stick to a pace that fits their budget.

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Going Green With Your Library: Transform Your Facility

Posted by Scannx on Tue, Apr 29, 2014

When transitioning to a green library, you might be overwhelmed by the variety of eco-friendly options available to you: Should you redesign the building architecture? Go paperless? Use green cleaning products? Sometimes, going green with your library seems like an endless puzzle of possibilities. But if you’re eager to get started with your eco-friendly efforts, our library technology experts are here to help. The professionals at Scannx have devised this easy-to-absorb list for transforming your facility to a green space – one tactic at a time.

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LEED Certification: Behind The Scenes Of Green Library Guidelines

Posted by Scannx on Tue, Apr 22, 2014

“Going green” is a term you probably hear often. Every day, we are faced with another shocking statistic on the outpour of pollution and the copious amounts of chemical waste that invade the environment. It’s no wonder more and more companies are seeking LEED certification and aggressively going green with their internal processes.

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