Environment Articles

Articles covering the broader concept of environmental awareness, including corporate social responsibility, climate change, and other news about how facility managers can impact the environment are included.

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Friday Funny: A Tasty Approach To Climate Change

The Ben & Jerry’s summer tour is hitting the road, bringing free scoops of ice cream to fans and climate advocates across the country.... ...Read More...

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Six Considerations For A Green (Vegetative) Roof

Structural factors and upkeep are among the leading items for facility decision-makers to... ...Read More...

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Building Performance And Operations At Core Of Plan Proposed By Industry Experts

Industry experts plan for future focused on commercial building performance outcomes, increased attention to... ...Read More...

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Renewable Energy: Greening An Auto Plant

As part of a broader sustainability strategy, Honda has deployed wind energy to help power its Russells Point, OH manufacturing... ...Read More...

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Furniture: A Second Life

Unwanted furniture does not need to go into a landfill.... ...Read More...

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Green Seal Launches Revised Standard For Commercial And Institutional Cleaning Services

GS-42, introduced in 2006, is updated to clarify and streamline... ...Read More...

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Storm Water Requirements For Industry In CA Getting More Stringent

Under the new version of the Clean Water Act storm water discharge permit, many light industrial facilities previously exempted may need to... ...Read More...

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New Product Flash: GreenHarvest from Kimberly-Clark Professional

Products in this line contain 20% rapidly renewable plant-based fiber, such as wheat straw and... ...Read More...

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New White House Toolkit On Healthcare Resiliency

The Toolkit gathers predictive tools and resources in one location, with the goal to improve people’s ability to understand and manage climate-related risks and opportunities and to help them make their communities and businesses more resilient to extreme... ...Read More...

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Passed: The Energy Efficiency Improvement Act Of 2015

The new energy legislation, which was passed at the end of April 2015, will have an impact on commercial buildings; it will also affect hvac systems and water... ...Read More...