Posts Tagged ‘EPA’

Kimberly-Clark Named ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

For the second consecutive year, K-C will be recognized for its energy management practices and commitment to sustainable operations, resulting in significant energy and financial... [...]

NSA Facility Recycling Efforts

Armstrong World Industries has named the National Security Agency (NSA) in Ft. Meade, MD as its 2009 Ceiling Recycler of the... [...]

Hearing Protection Labeling

The National Hearing Conservation Association recently submitted input to the EPA on pending legislation addressing the labeling of hearing protection... [...]

EPA Looks At Use Of Recycled Tires

The Agency conducted a limited field monitoring study of artificial-turf playing fields and playgrounds constructed with recycled tire material, or "tire... [...]

Gypsum Panels Demonstrate Mold Resistance

Two products from Georgia-Pacific Gypsum recently passed the industry’s most stringent mold resistance... [...]

FEA, IFMA Foundation Release EPA ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager Guide

Facility Engineering Associates (FEA), in partnership with the IFMA Foundation, has released a new publication detailing how to utilize EPA’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager, the second publication in the IFMA Foundation's sustainability guide series.... [...]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Bed Bugs In Facilities

In April 2009, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a summit to address a developing pest problem—bed bugs in homes and other buildings. In a follow up on this topic, TFM spoke with an expert from Orkin, Inc. who attended the EPA Summit in... [...]

Removing Unneeded/Dangerous Chemicals From Schools

Working with EPA’s Schools Chemical Cleanout Campaign (SC3), 11 organizations helped to remove an estimated 70,000 pounds of potentially dangerous chemicals from approximately 300... [...]

MIT Research Focused On Concrete, Sustainability

MIT has announced the creation of the Concrete Sustainability Hub, a research center established in collaboration with the Portland Cement Association and Ready Mixed Concrete Research & Education... [...]

Green Power Purchase Recognition

Carpet manufacturer Beaulieu Commercial was recently honored with a 2009 Green Power Leadership Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection... [...]