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.

EPA Recognizes Water Efficiency Advocates

The four organizations and individuals were chosen for their efforts to increase water efficiency across the United... [...]

Exhibit On “Green Community” To Open In Washington, DC

The National Building Museum will continue its exhibitions on green topics with the opening of “Green Community” later this... [...]

Exhibit On "Green Community" To Open In Washington, DC

The National Building Museum will continue its exhibitions on green topics with the opening of “Green Community” later this... [...]

Energy Improvement and Extension Act Provides New Federal Tax Incentives for Installation of Geothermal Systems

The Energy Improvement and Extension Act offers a credit of 10% of the total investment, with no maximum credit, for commercial system installations of ground loop or ground water geothermal heat pump... [...]

New Poll Looks At Green And Politics

Opinions varied on who will provide leadership on green... [...]

EPA Looking To Revise Hazardous Waste Regulations

The Agency has proposed revisions to certain regulatory requirements for hazardous waste shipments between... [...]

Changes Proposed For ASHRAE Standards

Nearly three dozen addenda are on the table for... [...]

FM Issue: Survival Of The Fittest Building

It is possible for facility managers to drive value in any economy through energy efficiency efforts in their... [...]

Sustainable By Design: Storm Windows May Address Single Pane Woes

When a full-scale replacement is not feasible, adding secondary glazing is an... [...]

Green Purchasing Trends: Awash In The Green Product Cycle

Third party certification is helping facility managers decide what products meet environmental standards in order to avoid... [...]