Posts Tagged ‘sustainability’

InterfaceFLOR Earns NSF/ANSI Certification

NSF International has announced that InterfaceFLOR has received certification to NSF/ANSI 140: Sustainable Carpet for both its GlasBac and GlasBac RE... [...]

New Student Center Incorporates Sustainability and Technology

The University of San Diego's new Student Life Pavilion is designed to set a new... [...]

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Tierra By Armstrong

This ceiling from Armstrong has attained Cradle to Cradle™ Silver certification from... [...]

Report Shows Hotel Guests Prefer Green

A recently released report by J.D. Power and Associates, the 2009 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Study, showed, among other things, that green hotels made great strides in awareness, guest satisfaction, and participation in sustainable programs since the previous reporting period in... [...]

College Athletic Departments Playing Catch-up on Sustainability

New report shows that the commitment to sustainability is lower among athletic departments than compared to their institutions as a whole and to professional sports... [...]

Sears Tower Going Greener

The project will result in energy savings and reduced CO2 emissions to the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, cutting base building electricity use by up to 80% (by way of a combination of energy savings and... [...]

Clinton Climate Initiative Focuses on City Infrastructure

The program will support the development of large-scale urban projects that demonstrate cities can grow in ways that are “climate... [...]

The Greening of the Data Center

The Obama administration's economic recovery package includes commitments to work towards a sustainable, energy efficient future. With the world's servers currently consuming some 408 MWh of electricity, the effort is certainly... [...]

New Embassies in Panama and Bulgaria Practice “Green Diplomacy”

In what amounts to a “green” diplomatic effort, the U.S. Embassy in Panama is the second American Embassy built to meet the energy and environmental standards established by the... [...]

Energy Efficiency Indicator Identifies Business Strategies for Energy Efficiency Despite Turbulent Economy

Johnson Controls, Inc., the global leader in energy efficiency and sustainability, and the International Facility Management Association will release the results of the third annual Energy Efficiency Indicator (EEI) on May 6 at 10 a.m. (CST) via... [...]