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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Urban Green Council’s Green Building Award Call For EBie Entries

Sponsored by the USBGC, the awards recognize improvements in existing buildings, which make up almost 50% of greenhouse gas... ...Read More...

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Environmentally Friendly Mother Clara Hale Bus Transportation Depot Opens

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... ...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: SkyVault Collector From Solatube

Part of the company's line of daylighting devices for high bay and high ceiling facilities, this product boosts... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Bird Collisions And Buildings

Humane and environmental concerns notwithstanding, an increasing number of locales have passed legislation to address this... ...Read More...

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Dunkin’ Donuts Launches DD Green™ For Sustainable And Energy Efficient Restaurants

Company has goal of 100 new DD Green certified restaurants by year-end... ...Read More...

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Today’s Facility Manager | November/December 2014 Issue

The year draws to a close, and this issue of the magazine once again covers every aspect of the facility management profession along with special year end... ...Read More...

This University of Baltimore facility includes 15 classrooms, 29 large- and small-group study spaces, a 32,000 square-foot library, and a 300 seat moot courtroom and event space.

The HVAC Factor: Systems Get A Break

At the University of Baltimore, a new facility features passive heating and cooling, and natural... ...Read More...

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Special Feature: Water Conservation – The Rising Tide

Historically, water efficiency has taken a backseat to energy efforts, but this is all changing... ...Read More...

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Boston Hospitals Reducing Energy Use

From January, 2011 through the end of 2013, this sector has cut its energy use by... ...Read More...

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Saint Paul RiverCentre And Xcel Energy Center Complex First In The World To Be LEED, Green Globes, APEX/ASTM Certified

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... ...Read More...