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Case Study: Daylight Hour Adds Up For Easy Energy Savings Boost At Great Forest

Are you ready for a quick and easy boost in energy savings? Then join us for Daylight Hour, an annual campaign promoting the use of natural daylight in offices whenever possible. For one day in June each year, participants around the world mark the day by turning off their lights for a single hour from 12 noon … Continue reading Case Study: Daylight Hour Adds Up For Easy Energy Savings Boost At Great Forest

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Great Forest Wins Daylight Hour Award, Announces Daylight Fridays

Great Forest was one of over 650 offices worldwide that participated in the 2016 Daylight Hour movement on June 17. The fun event, designed to encourage the use of daylight instead of electricity when possible, reached over 10 million people on social media, and we are thrilled that Great Forest was named “Hype Master” this year, winning the … Continue reading Great Forest Wins Daylight Hour Award, Announces Daylight Fridays

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Join Us Today – #DaylightHour Starts At Noon

At noon today, flip the switch to join the movement. We challenge everyone to work by daylight for just one hour. Then use this calculator to see how much energy and money you saved today.  You can also estimate what you can save if you commit to one hour of daylight all year long. See what … Continue reading Join Us Today – #DaylightHour Starts At Noon

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#WeAreStillIn: The Team That Will Make Your Summer (And Beyond) Sustainable

This could be the summer of reckoning. Americans just learned that the U.S. is turning its back on the Paris Agreement. With that at the back of our minds, Great Forest team members from across the country gathered recently in Pennsylvania to discuss issues, swap solutions, and learn from each other. We are happy to report that team members … Continue reading #WeAreStillIn: The Team That Will Make Your Summer (And Beyond) Sustainable

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Here’s Your 5-Step Sustainability Checklist For Success In 2017. How Many Have You Completed?

The beginning of whole new year is a great time to review your sustainability strategy, and set the tone for the months ahead. What should you do? 1) Check on new and upcoming regulations Ensure you are in compliance to avoid fines.  Make sure your staff and tenants are aware of the changes. NYC Alert: If … Continue reading Here’s Your 5-Step Sustainability Checklist For Success In 2017. How Many Have You Completed?

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS! – See What We Accomplished Together in 2016

CONGRATULATIONS ON ANOTHER GREAT YEAR 2016 has been such an eventful year. What did we all accomplish together? Below is a short list of highlights. Happy holidays from the entire Great Forest team. The EPA incorporated Great Forest’s volume to weight (VTW) data into its updated industry standard for calculating waste and recycling weights from volume. For the first … Continue reading HAPPY HOLIDAYS! – See What We Accomplished Together in 2016

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3 Things Your Business Can Do NOW To Reduce Energy Costs This Summer

For many businesses, summer means higher energy costs. Here are three simple things you can do NOW to save money and be more energy efficient this summer… and three more tips to get you ready for next summer. What you can do NOW: 1) Use daylight Most offices have their lights on even when they are not … Continue reading 3 Things Your Business Can Do NOW To Reduce Energy Costs This Summer

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Bask in the Sun at Work, Save $70 million a Year

Talk about harnessing the power of the sun! According to a recent study, Let There Be Daylight, owners and tenants could save $70 million every year by introducing daylight responsive lighting systems. This is how they explain it: Most offices have their lights on even when they are not needed. This is a critical issue because … Continue reading Bask in the Sun at Work, Save $70 million a Year

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