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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Focus On: Data Center Infrastructure

This article features four products that cover data center... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Boosting Recycling Rates

The success of recycling programs relies heavily on occupant... [...]

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Today’s Facility Manager | September 2014 Issue

This issue looks at the future of facility management in both technical and human terms. The HVAC Factor: Hybrid Operating Rooms, Professional Development: Finding Future Facility Managers, Services & Maintenance: For Safety's Sake, Energy Management Trends: Stepping Up Energy Management, FM Issue: Mission Critical Training, Hospital Case Study: Rebirth In New Orleans, Special Feature: Forklifts And Freight Terminal Doors, Renewable Energy:... [...]

Panfil is an attorney for the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Clean Energy Program (www.edf.org), focusing on reducing waste throughout the electric power grid. His work includes Federal, state, and regulatory efforts across the country. He also engages on efforts to reduce emissions throughout the U.S. by advocating for smarter technology, clean energy resources, improved design standards, and sustainable practices.

Renewable Energy: The Role Of Demand Response

This type of program has a significant part to play in the increased adoption of solar and wind energy... [...]

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Friday Funny: The Latest Fast Food Trend Is Waterless

Many big name fast food franchises like Starbucks and McDonald's are installing waterless urinals as a resource conservation... [...]

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Services & Maintenance: For Safety’s Sake

A smart approach to water management protects occupant health and reduces... [...]

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National Disaster Resilience Competition Launched

HUD partners with the Rockefeller Foundation to announce $1 billion... [...]

New Product Flash: Gen-Ear LE from General Pipe Cleaners

This leak detection system helps pinpoint water leaks in plumbing lines, even when concealed by concrete, asphalt, or... [...]

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Top 10 Tips For A Greener, Cleaner Workplace

A cleaning expert provide tips to help businesses create healthier work... [...]

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Friday Funny: Repurposing With A Purpose

Your trash may be treasure for some other organization...or vice... [...]