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Sustainability | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

View this free webinar video and learn about the system architecture, key hardware components, and software platform in a networked lighting control system; energy management strategies; and current and future trends driving adoption.

Making Buildings Bright (and Smart) Using Lighting Control Systems

Making Buildings Bright (and Smart) Using Lighting Control Systems

View this free webinar video and learn about the system architecture, key hardware components, and software platform in a networked lighting control system; energy management strategies; and current and future trends driving adoption.

Energy Efficiency Projects To Save Tinker Air Force Base $3.5M Annually

The $19 million upgrade to the assembly plant's lighting, HVAC, hot water, and thermal energy systems will help meet mandated federal energy reduction goals.

Excellence in Energy Efficiency Recognized

The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, the City of Chula Vista, CA, and an Illinois industry expert are honored for their energy code compliance efforts.

Transforming The Future Of Work: Top Five Trends

Today’s innovations are making tomorrow’s workplace more digital while enhancing the human experience.

FM Alert: Is Your Facility Beyond Green?

The 2016 Beyond Green™ Awards recognize high-performing, resilient buildings and communities. There’s only two weeks left to submit your project!

Friday Funny: Finally Hanging Ten In Austin

Texas Hill Country is probably the last place surfers would expect to hang ten, but that’s exactly what they’re doing now that some legal battles have ended.

UMass Amherst Plans Large-Scale Solar Power Project

The campus-wide solar installations are expected to generate $6.2 million in cost savings for the university over the next 20 years.

Seven Top-Of-Mind Hospital Flooring Considerations

From cleanliness and accessibility to heavy wear, wayfinding, and promoting a healing environment, hospitals face a unique, stringent set of challenges. Flooring is no exception.

Webinar: Gain Insights Into Sustainability For Your Next Roofing Project

This free webinar takes a look at some common non-residential standards and labels in the roofing industry. Continuing education credits are available.

Space Heating In High Bay Facilities

The U.S. Department of Energy recently tested HTHV technology—High Temperature Heating & Ventilation—compared to traditional unit heaters.

Fluorine-free DuraTech Soil Resistance Formula By Antron

The new, advanced DuraTech® is made with a fluorine-free topical soil resistance formula that meets the Antron® brand’s certification testing process.

Sealing Leaky HVAC Ducts

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) explored a way to help minimize construction disruption during facility renovations.

Green Building Programs: Toward High Performance Facilities

In assessing sustainability goals for 2017, an overview of five green building programs provides recent updates.

TD Centre Turns To Future With SYLVANIA LED Lighting

Due to its visionary design, unequaled size, and central location, this cultural landmark has played a significant role in the success of Canada's most innovative business leaders.

Water Conservation, In And Around Facilities

Reducing consumption and improving quality of this natural resource calls for a holistic, if measured, approach.

Components Of Green Cleaning

Still evolving, the green cleaning approach to facility maintenance has been part of the discourse for more than 20 years.

Facility Executive | September / October 2016 Issue

Our annual "green" issue looks at sustainability trends including green cleaning, water conservation, LEED, green building programs, and energy storage. Plus, security, space planning strategies, HVAC and more.

3100 Machine Room-Less Traction Elevator By Schindler

The new cost-effective machine room-less traction elevator is optimized for 2-3 story buildings in the U.S.

One World Trade Center Achieves LEED Gold

U.S. Green Building Council honors western hemisphere’s tallest building for construction, design, and operations standards.

The Well Living Lab Announces First Alliance Members

The Well Living Lab leverages and expands upon the principles of the WELL Building Standard™ (WELL), which focuses on seven concepts relevant to indoor health—air, water, nourishment, light, fitness, comfort and mind.

San Diego Padres Win Energy HERO Award

Renovate America honors the team’s significant investments to improve water and energy efficiency at PETCO Park as part of its Go Green Initiative.

Friday Funny: 50,000 NYC Oysters To Rest On A Bed Of Toilets

The oysters are being installed in New York City’s Jamaica Bay to help improve water quality, protect wetlands, and provide a home for fellow sea dwellers.

PV Booster Solar Tracker From Edisun Microgrids

Breakthrough technology yields 20 percent better economics than conventional fixed-tilt installations.

BOLD Award Nominations Close September 7, 2016

These 2nd annual awards recognize "Building Optimizers, Leaders, and Disruptors" who use technology to further green building efforts.

Johnson Controls, Tyco Complete Merger

Combined insights and technologies will help build smart, secure, sustainable environments.

Clif Bar Opens One-Of-A-Kind Sustainable Bakery

The sustainability-focused facility uses biophilic design, a cutting-edge approach to design that connects people in buildings with nature and the well-being it provides.

Aegis Energy Services, YANMAR Form Strategic Alliance

The relationship will broaden the reach of Combined Heat and Power (CHP) systems by offering a wider product line to serve facilities of all sizes.

Nature Center Installs Minnesota’s First Solar Integration System

The Sunverge system at Hartley Nature Center will provide reliable backup electric power to meet operational needs during emergencies.

Are You A Stadium Facility Manager?

If you’re the facility manager at a stadium or arena, a new survey is seeking your input on your sports venue's energy and water performance.

DRVH LED Retrofit Kit For HID Commercial Downlights

The ENERGY STAR® certified Retrofit Kit from Terralux upgrades vertically mounted CFL or HID to energy efficient LED.

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