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.

Services & Maintenance: Why Recycle Used Bulbs?

Careful lamp disposal methods can help keep harmful mercury out of the... ...Read More...

Sustainable By Design: Buying Renewable Energy Certificates

While one size does not fit all facilities, this energy purchase strategy can be beneficial for... ...Read More...

Sustainable By Design: LEED-EB Changes On The Horizon

The USGBC's rating system for existing buildings is getting a major... ...Read More...

Professional Development: In The Good Old Summertime

Contributor Larry Wash explains, as temps climb, fms can ensure high performance and lower energy... ...Read More...

Sustainable By Design: Financial Aid Available For Renewable Energy

Budget restrictions shouldn't curtail consumption control... ...Read More...

Facility Fix: Chemical Free Water Treatment

With conservation at the heart of the John G. Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, IL, Brad Popovich was searching for a way to eliminate waste and save on energy costs. The system he found accomplished both... ...Read More...

FM Issue: Green Payback

Facility professionals around the country are making the business case for green design and... ...Read More...

Sustainable By Design: Saving Energy With Window Film

Those products with solar control properties can help to keep out unwanted... ...Read More...

Sustainable By Design: Keeping Mold Away With Moisture Control

Measures taken during the construction and operations stages will help minimize this threat to healthy indoor air... ...Read More...

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Sustainable By Design: Outdoor Lighting – Brighter Not Always Better

Regulations on the amount, quality, and type of exterior illumination for buildings are increasingly relevant for facility managers.... ...Read More...