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Facility management executives can create resilient facilities by employing green strategies to combat extreme weather.
Carnegie Hall is one of a limited but distinguished number of century-old buildings to achieve LEED certification.
New research from DTZ and Kingsley Associates confirms the belief that sustainability impacts how building occupants perceive their workplace.
Consistency will benefit the environment, code compliance, facility management professionals, builders, and designers.
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.
Even the best laid sustainability initiatives can be foiled by unaware, unresponsive, or just plain unwilling occupants.
LEED and Green Globes approved as third party certification programs for federal facilities.
Participants in the DRPP include the U.S. Green Building Council, Environmental Defense Fund, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs, Southern California Edison, NV Energy, MelRok, and Skipping Stone.
The book was developed by a committee representing a diverse group of energy professionals drawn from ASHRAE, the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), the Department of Energy (DOE), and the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).
There is a new sustainable roof assessment tool for the professional facility manager. This recently launched guideline focuses on roofing and its specific characteristics.