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Water Conservation | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings


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Green buildings can be healthier, reducing mold, mildew, and other allergens that contribute to asthma and other significant health issues.

Building Safety Month Week Four: $ave Energy – Build To Code

Building Safety Month Week Four: $ave Energy – Build To Code

Green buildings can be healthier, reducing mold, mildew, and other allergens that contribute to asthma and other significant health issues.

Building Safety Month Week Three: “Water Safe, Water Smart—Build To Code”

Adoption and application of codes and standards are essential preventive measures that are key to outdoor safety.

Facility Retrofit: Campus Groundskeeping

A long-term effort toward sustainable practices at the University of California, Davis delivers results.

New Product Flash: Aqua-FIT from Zurn

Water conservation and ease of retrofit are key features of this new modular sensor faucet line.

Sloan Partners With Chicago Cubs

The plumbing systems manufacturer has joined the Cubs organization as a Legacy Partner and Official Water Efficiency Partner.

NRDC Resource Examines Water Infrastructure

Facility executives can explore how many state and utility policies (or lack thereof) address water loss via infrastructure.

Water Efficiency Toolkit Available To Companies In Water-Stressed Areas

GEMI and Environmental Defense Fund team up to expand water efficiency toolkit for those companies facing drought conditions or water shortages.

Question Of The Week: What Works For Water Conservation?

Increasingly, water shortages and quality are an important facility management issue.

FM Alert: Making Waves At Shedd Aquarium

Bob Wengel, vice president of facilities at the John G. Shedd Aquarium and 2012 TFM Facility Executive of the Year, writes on the strides the facility is making in sustainability.

New Product Flash: Omni-Flo from Zurn Industries

Designed to further water conservation efforts, the new Omni-Flo Urinal is suitable for new or retrofit applications.

Current And Future Water Risks Ahead For Corporations

Study shows 60% of companies indicate water is poised to affect business growth and profitability within five years; more than 80% say it will influence decisions on where to locate facilities.

New Product Flash: Senso Faucet from Sloan

Intuitive, lighted controls enhance the user experience of this low-flow hand washing fixture.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Restrooms Present Opportunity For Sustainability, Savings

This article from Bradley Corporation discusses how reducing water consumption and paper towel use are among the ways to achieve greener restrooms.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: M•Dura Heavy-Duty Manual Flush Valves by Moen

The brass construction valves aim to address common issues associated with flush valve designs—reliability, maintenance and repairs, and water conservation.

WaterSense Suggests Sprinkler Spruce-Up For Spring

A leak about as small as the tip of a ballpoint pen (or 1/32nd of an inch) can waste about 6,300 gallons of water per month. As the weather warms up and facility managers concentrate their attention on landscaping, sprinkler systems should come under scrutiny.

Water Is Your Business

The National Association of Water Companies and U.S. Chamber of Commerce launch a campaign for leaders, businesses, and the public to make the case for water infrastructure investment.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Concealed SOLIS Flushometers from Sloan

Featuring four models, this collection of solar powered, sensor activated, water efficient flushometers from Sloan are now available in a concealed, vandal resistant version.

Water Conservation and Treatment Trends: Where Blue Meets Green

Some simple facility management decisions can help organizations get a better sense of natural resource usage. Strategic choices in plumbing equipment steadily reduce water costs and consumption.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Retro-Commissioning from Atkins

Atkins, an global engineering and design consulting firm, has added a national retro-commissioning business to its service offerings. If its engineers find efficiency issues in a facility, they repair, adjust, and refurbish its systems to improve airflow, water flow, and other aspects of operations.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Water Savings Calculator by Chicago Faucets

Facility managers can estimate how much water they can save by switching from a 2.2 GPM faucet to a 1.5 GPM or a 0.5 GPM faucet. The calculator is pre-programmed with estimated sewer costs from major cities.

Manufacturing Case Study: New And Improved

Posty Cards, Inc., a Kansas City, MO manufacturer of personalized corporate greeting cards was recognized with LEED Platinum certification in April 2012. This topped off a "once in a generation" expansion and renovation project for the 64 year old company.

First Three Landscapes Certified By SITES

The SITES rating system is focused on the sustainable design, construction, and maintenance of built landscapes.

NHL Foundation Waters An Oregon River

The National Hockey League (NHL) Foundation has put forth effort this season to aid the Deschutes River.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Just A Drop In The Bucket

Xylem has created a fun and challenging new online game called Go H2O GO to help both water management professionals and consumers alike learn how to conserve this precious resource more effectively and efficiently.

EPA WaterSense Turns Focus On Outdoors

Irrigation controllers will be the first outdoor product eligible to earn the EPA program's label.

October 2011 Issue (Volume 24, Number 10)

Water conservation measures are no longer the stuff of science fiction books or disaster films. The pressure is on for large consumers to cut back.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: 90 Series Valves by Chicago Faucets

Chicago Faucets has introduced its new 90 Series pre-rinse spray valves designed to meet the demands of food service applications and offering significant water...

"Green" Internship Program Launched By ARAMARK

The company has partnered with the Student Conservation Association to foster and teach environmental stewardship in a variety of job types.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Rain Bird Partner Of The Greenwater Foundation

Rain Bird, an Azusa, CA manufacturer and provider of irrigation products and services, has partnered with The Greenwater Foundation in support of its Groundwater...

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.

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