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.

UL_IAQ

Q&A: New UL Program Tackles IAQ

In the pursuit of sustainability, IAQ often becomes an... [...]

FE-QOWlogo

Question Of The Week: Health And Wellness Strategies

This aspect of sustainable facilities is moving to the... [...]

Sustainable world.

Building Occupant Satisfaction, Sustainability Link Revealed

New research from DTZ and Kingsley Associates confirms the belief that sustainability impacts how building occupants perceive their... [...]

Kristen Pabst.

Facility Retrofit: Convenient Consolidation

At The Merchandise Mart in Chicago, a restroom retrofit zeroed in on efficiency and occupant... [...]

Zappos composite photo.

Services & Maintenance: Waste Management Strategies

Recycling the volume and variety of materials used in facilities requires planning and... [...]

Green building codes with dollars.

Codes, Standards Developers Align Guidelines To Create Sustainable, High-Performance Buildings

Consistency will benefit the environment, code compliance, facility management professionals, builders, and... [...]

Facility Executive 2015 Readers' Choice Award logo

2015 Readers’ Choice Awards Selected By Facility Management Professionals

For this year’s Readers’ Choice Awards, the survey included more than 40 categories, and facility management professionals were asked to indicate what companies they rated highest based on product aesthetics, product reliability, value, and customer... [...]

American University Solar Panel.

The 50 Greenest Colleges And Universities In America

Schools included in the list boast multiple, simple, and complex means of contributing to the planet's health in ways including sustainability, clean energy, solar power, recycling, landscape management, and more.... [...]

STSS-Interior-200x200

Facility Executive Of The Year: Michael Berthelsen

The magazine's Facility Executive of the Year winner is recognized for his effort to transform his department at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities... [...]

high-rise-exterior

Energy Purchasing: Five Mistakes To Avoid

Now, more than ever, smart procurement and tracking are... [...]