Facility Retrofit Articles
In September 2014, Diamond announced that it had achieved zero manufacturing waste to landfill status, becoming the first American-owned folding carton manufacturer to do so.
With new computerized maintenance management software (CMMS), Rawhide Boys Ranch in New London, WI streamlines work orders, weighs equipment “repair or replace”, and tracks energy use.
Several facilities in UCLA’s athletics department were part of beta testing for a new wireless lighting controls system.
Managers at a restored lighthouse in MIchigan found success using sonics to prevent seagulls from landing on its decks.
Located atop the Chicago Sun-Times building and prominent along the Chicago River, this hospitality venue needed to reduce the solar heat impacting inside temperatures, while keeping visual appeal a top priority.
A long-term effort toward sustainable practices at the University of California, Davis delivers results.
At The Merchandise Mart in Chicago, a restroom retrofit zeroed in on efficiency and occupant satisfaction.
At Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, MI, a vegetative roof is thriving after more than a decade in place.
Students need 24/7 access to their facilities, which involves late nights. They lobbied school administrators for a security solution that would keep them safe. They even funded a project that made the installation a reality.
The Kroger Co. made changes resulting in its 500th ENERGY STAR certified store.