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New research from DTZ and Kingsley Associates confirms the belief that sustainability impacts how building occupants perceive their workplace.
At The Merchandise Mart in Chicago, a restroom retrofit zeroed in on efficiency and occupant satisfaction.
Recycling the volume and variety of materials used in facilities requires planning and communication.
Consistency will benefit the environment, code compliance, facility management professionals, builders, and designers.
The new structure replaces an aging facility with a state-of-the-art bus transportation center that meets the city’s needs while minimizing its impact on the surrounding neighborhood.
At the University of Baltimore, a new facility features passive heating and cooling, and natural ventilation.
When the program began, the annual recycling rate was 15%. Now the entire complex is recycling 60% of the two million pounds of waste generated on average each year.
Recent Turner study shows significant growth in interest in Green Globes® and other systems.
Even the best laid sustainability initiatives can be foiled by unaware, unresponsive, or just plain unwilling occupants.
Green Globes uses the services of independent assessors and uses the ANSI national consensus process for developing its Green Globes tools for new construction and major renovations, the subjects of the U.S. DOE rule.