The Holiday Season is
fast approaching and for many of us, this is a good time to reflect on the
past year and examine what has been accomplished.
For me, and I hope for most of my readers,
this has been a very busy, very productive year. We have accomplished much.
Step-by-step, we are helping to build a healthier, more sustainable world in
which to live, work, and learn.
Of course, it is only appropriate that a
newsletter delivered just a day or two before Thanksgiving should include
something about the upcoming Holiday and being thankful for the many good
things that have been achieved this year.
Green Selling Tip: Getting
Ready for the Holidays
I think that most successful salespeople
will tell you that selling is about building relationships. And I for one
believe it to be true. So with the holidays just over a month away,
it’s time to start thinking about your relationships and the gifts that
you’ll be giving this holiday season.
Link between Mold and Asthma
Two landmark studies released earlier this
year provide the first solid evidence that damp buildings and exposure to
indoor mold growth are risk factors for developing asthma and not just for
making asthma symptoms worse. These studies are highlighted in a free new
report titled Asthma and Damp Buildings:
Making the Connection.
Meltdown Hits Skiing
From the Alps to the Sierra Nevada, the ski
industry is scrambling to cope with increasingly warm and rainy winters that
cut into the ski season and may be another sign of human-driven global
Brews: Has Oil Production Peaked?
Those who say that the world has reached its
peak oil production say brief gas shortages, soaring pump prices, and
international squabbles over oil and how it is used will become a permanent
way of life.
Honored as Green Building Advocate of the Year - Along with California Gov
Stephen Ashkin along with Governor Arnold
Schwarzenegger were honored at the recent U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
GreenBuild Conference 2005, held in Atlanta, GA.
The following are The
Ashkin Group's schedule of upcoming events and presentations.
Group of the Month
Each month we select one organization that
is contributing to a healthier environment.
This month our Group of the Month is the
Children's Environmental Health Network, a national multidisciplinary
organization whose mission is to protect the fetus and the child from
environmental health hazards and promote a healthy environment.
More information about this organization may
be found by visiting their Web site listed below.
Children's Environmental Health Network