Seven practical ways facility executives can make their landscapes even “greener” this Earth Day, and throughout the year.
On Earth Day, facility managers celebrate April 22 by considering the following easy steps to a more sustainable work environment.
Three in four would insist upon change if they saw an obvious wasteful practice.
April 22, 2014, marks the 44th anniversary of Earth Day ― a day intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's natural environment.
With Earth Day approaching, here are several tips for avoiding costly and timely challenges related to the industry’s latest green building practices.
The long-awaited grand opening of The Bullitt Center in Seattle took place on Monday, April 22, 2013—celebrating industry changing technology and innovation in Net-Zero and green design.
Johnny Appleseed Arrested? John Henry Jobless? Paul Bunyan Blacklisted? Read on for these modern retellings of classic American fables.
Earth Day is April 22, 2011, and businesses around the world are commemorating the occasion in many different ways. Some employers are going so far as to reward proactive staff members through incentives that encourage environmental awareness.
While NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs 2011 are in full swing, the league's team clubs have been busy greening their facilities and surroundings.
The goal of the program is to help schools improve student-to-computer ratios and reduce their eco footprints at the same time.
Looking for ideas for the 40th anniversary of Earth Day on Thursday April 22? Check out these suggestions from Jones Lang LaSalle executives.
BOMA International has issued “100 Days, 100 Ways,” a list of tips and strategies to help facility professionals make going green a priority on Earth Day and every day.
You may not even know today is a holiday, but it’s one that celebrates what is arguably one of the most important, and frequently used, inventions of our time: Toilet paper!
Find out which MLB stadiums are the most (and least) expensive to watch a baseball game.
How well will your organization survive a zombie apocalypse? It may all depend on where your facility is located. Office near a cemetery? Good luck – especially if you’re in Providence, RI.
There’s a tight race to win the crown in 2015 Cintas’ America’s Best Restroom Contest, cast your vote before the October 31 deadline.
Thanks to interactive bus shelters featuring a touch screen soccer game, the waiting may not be the hardest part of some San Francisco commuters' days.
Nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) ® creates online version of FEMA QuakeSmart™ Community Resilience Program for Small Businesses and Organizations.
Science has discovered beneficial microbes that – like a microbial Pacman game ─ will eat many of the common soils in our buildings.
An international firm comprised of scientists, horticulturists, and designers is going back to its roots—literally—in its quest to create structures that are truly "one with nature." #throwbackthursday #tbt
So much for the low tech, but creative Post-it note war FacilityBlog covered in 2011. This high tech stunt elevates playful building art to a new level.
On July 10, Club4 Climate, an environmental group founded by British real estate mogul Andrew Charalambous, opened what it touts as the world's first...
Facilities staff call attention to recycling with a giant "N" made of plastic water bottles.
Wanna be cool? Impress your fellow engineers with this hit YouTube rap all about particle physics. Don't forget to share it with your friends!
An international firm comprised of scientists, horticulturists, and designers is going back to its roots—literally—in its quest to create structures that are truly "one with nature."
what's happening to all of that expensive construction equipment sitting idle around the stagnant region? One creative company is putting it to good use.
While world demand is expected to hit 180,000 tons/year in 2012, world supply that year is likely to be less than 160,000 tons. In 2010, China set its export quota at 30,000 tons.
Despite the fact this is the deadline for filing taxes, it's also National Stress Reduction Day. With the anemic economy, earthquakes in Japan, rising gas prices, and Middle East turmoil, Americans have plenty to be stressful about.
Despite the deployment of 100,000 Japanese troops and more than 500 foreign rescue specialists, the relief operation is being hampered by the damage done to the country's transport infrastructure, with roads, rail, ports and power lines crippled across much of the disaster region.
The retro-technology, called "biomonitoring," uses live honeybees to gauge air pollution levels from jet exhaust and ground transportation vehicles used in and around the facilities. The honey is taken from these bees is then tested for impurities.