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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Tree Holes: Hazards Or Harmless?

The sign most people recognize in the change of a tree is the appearance of a hollow. However, even a large hollow does not necessarily signify a tree has become hazardous.... ...Read More...

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Earth Day 2015: Green Your Office!

On Earth Day, facility managers celebrate April 22 by considering the following easy steps to a more sustainable work environment.... ...Read More...

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Facility Executive | March/April 2015 Issue

Energy codes are being examined in various parts of the country, and energy reporting is being considered as a benchmarking target. Read more about these topics in the latest issue of Facility Executive... ...Read More...

The central atrium in Johnson Center not only provides natural daylight to occupants, but also creates a generous space for interaction.

Higher Education Case Study: Campus Capstone

At North Park University in Chicago, a 20 year master plan is capped with an efficient and essential... ...Read More...

Native grasses planted in a retention basin serve as a filter for rainwater before it enters the UC Davis campus stormwater system.

Facility Retrofit: Campus Groundskeeping

A long-term effort toward sustainable practices at the University of California, Davis delivers... ...Read More...

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Green Data Centers Are Latest Trend

Enterprises are increasingly focused on incorporating green data centers into their IT infrastructure... ...Read More...

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After World Water Day, Check Out Summit For Facility Executives

The challenges around water for facility management professionals are not going away. Learn how you can set the course for your... ...Read More...

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BASICs Of Green Building Certification

Focus on five tasks to help simplify a potentially complex... ...Read More...

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Unilever North America Reaches 100% Zero Waste To Landfill Across Distribution Centers

Eliminating waste in distribution centers resulted in cost savings of more than $1.9 million in 2013.... ...Read More...

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Sustainable Building Codes In The Middle East Being Developed

ICC and ASTM International partner to support development of regional sustainable building... ...Read More...