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An online resource provides real world examples of how facility managers can make a difference on energy and greenhouse gas emissions.

New Service Spotlight: Antron® Brand Life Cycle Impact Calculator From INVISTA

New Service Spotlight: Antron® Brand Life Cycle Impact Calculator From INVISTA

An online resource provides real world examples of how facility managers can make a difference on energy and greenhouse gas emissions.

Webinar: Implementing Efficient Lamp Recycling

Tune in at 12:00 pm CST on Wednesday, June 22 for a free webinar as Joe Day, senior account executive at Air Cycle, explains...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: PPA Program From Siemens

This program enables facility managers to install solar energy projects without making an initial capital investment in the equipment.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Organics Composting By Waste Management

Opening this spring, the operation will serve the South Florida region.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: ROI Calculator From Kaivac

The cleaning product provider has revamped its online ROI calculator tools.

Game Day Challenge To Reduce Waste

In October 2010, 77 colleges and universities took up the EPA's challenge to reduce waste at one of their home football games.

Evaluating LED Lighting

Facility managers should keep six guidelines to keep in mind, and access research results from Department of Energy CALiPER program.

EPA's National Building Competition Winner

Morrison Residence Hall at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill won Energy Star's first National Building Competition.

Revisit Or Launch Recycling Programs

Today is America Recycles Day, an event aimed at having individuals and organizations focus on their recycling actions.

College Putting Food Waste To Use

Since Fall 2009, Elizabethtown College has been using a food waste treatment strategy that saves water and reduces waste hauling costs.

Siemens Earns ENERGY STAR In Maine

The company's office building in Scarborough, ME now uses about 30% less energy than office buildings of similar size.

Aircuity and Siemens Sign Channel Sales Agreement

Under the terms of the agreement, certain Siemens branches in North America can undergo training to become certified to sell, install, and service Aircuity OptiNet systems.

Guide To Water Conservation Solutions Now Available

The IFMA Foundation and ASBE have produced a free white paper titled A Comprehensive Guide to Water Conservation: The Bottom Line Impacts, Challenges and Rewards.

Conservation Efforts Make WaterSense

The U.S. EPA has recognized four WaterSense partners for exceptional efforts in promoting water efficiency and WaterSense labeled products during 2009.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: DEFINITY PAR38 By Lighting Science Group

The DEFINITY PAR38 LED lightbulb from Lighting Science Group is the industry's first LED bulb to receive the ENERGY STAR label. The bulb is...

Rubbermaid Partners With Recycling Group

The company is the first commercial-sector sponsor of the Recycling Organizations of North America.

Forbo Flooring Expands Production Capacity

An recent expansion to its Kirkcaldy, Scotland facility aims to reduce lead times for its MCT product significantly.

ASHRAE Competition Gives Students Practical Experience

Engineering practices such as building information modeling (BIM), geothermal, and combined cooling, heating, and power were highlighted in the winning entries in the 2010 ASHRAE Student Design Competition.

Closed Loop Paper Use

TD Bank is participating in a program to ensure a portion of paper used at its facilities is recycled and reused.

Standard For K-12 Products Under Development

NSF International and the National School Supply and Equipment Association (NSSEA) are working on this tool to certify health, safety, and environmental aspects of products and equipment for educational settings.

On The Road To Zero Waste, $20 At A Time

GAF’s Cobra® Ridge Vent plant, located in the northern Atlanta suburb of Cumming, GA, is a bright, highly automated, state-of-the-art facility — the type...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Surface Reaction From Patcraft

This carpet collection is Cradle to Cradle certified and can help to earn LEED points.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Matting Advice from EcoPath

The company has put in place a team of specialists to counsel facility managers on how its recyclable entryway matting solution can serve their buildings.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Waste Management, Recycling, and Diversion from IEA

The International Environmental Alliance (IEA) provides full service waste management, recycling, and diversion services for facilities of all types and sizes.

FM Landscape Professional Recognized

The Professional Grounds Management Society will present its E. Earl Wilson Award to Jeffrey Bourne of the Montgomery County (MD) Department of Recreation.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Adhesive & Ink Remover From Daimer Industries

Daimer Industries Inc., a Woburn, MA- based supplier of cleaning products, has introduced Eco-Green® Adhesive & Ink Remover for Public Works operations. This industrial...

Trendway Garners SCS Certification For Pack

Pack, a desking, filing, and storage system, has achieved the Indoor Advantage Gold indoor air quality certification.

EMCOR Recognized By EPA

The company's Construction Services in Indiana was recently named an Energy Star Service and Product Provider (SPP) partner.

Cooling Cleanup Volunteers

Kohler Rental is providing air conditioning and power generation equipment to assist wildlife cleanup in the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Cutting-edge Online Campaign – 'My Gulf Action' – Allows Everyone to Take Direct Action to Offset Gulf...

SmartPower, the nation's leading non-profit marketers of clean, renewable energy and energy efficiency, announced today the launch of My Gulf Action, an online campaign for individuals who are deeply concerned about the BP oil spill and want to help reduce our nation's collective reliance on fossil fuels.

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