Sustainability Articles

LEED, sustainable design, Greenwashing, Green Globes, and other sustainable facility management concepts are included in this section.

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Building Occupant Satisfaction, Sustainability Link Revealed

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

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Facility Retrofit: Convenient Consolidation

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

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Services & Maintenance: Waste Management Strategies

Recycling the volume and variety of materials used in facilities requires planning and... ...Read More...

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

Consistency will benefit the environment, code compliance, facility management professionals, builders, and... ...Read More...

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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.... ...Read More...

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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... ...Read More...

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Facility Management Credential Programs Earn ANSI Accreditation

IFMA’s “world-class, gold standard” facility management credential program earns ANSI accreditation with seven... ...Read More...

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How Green Is The State Of The Union?

Americans also may be surprised at just how far the United States has come regarding green and sustainability issues.... ...Read More...

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New Product Flash: Aqua-FIT from Zurn

Water conservation and ease of retrofit are key features of this new modular sensor faucet... ...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...