Sustainability Articles

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

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Question Of The Week: Integrated Project Delivery Insights?

This project delivery method aims to maximize all stakeholder expertise and spurs performance-based design.... [...]

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Star Of Energy Efficiency Award Winners 2015

On September 17, 2015 over 500 industry leaders and important representatives will gather at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC to honor the impressive achievements of these award... [...]

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Ethonomics: The Formula For Workplace Happiness

New research paper looks at the role of sustainable design in maximizing employees' well-being and overall... [...]

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Building Performance And Operations At Core Of Plan Proposed By Industry Experts

Industry experts plan for future focused on commercial building performance outcomes, increased attention to... [...]

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Green Seal Launches Revised Standard For Commercial And Institutional Cleaning Services

GS-42, introduced in 2006, is updated to clarify and streamline... [...]

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New Product Flash: GreenHarvest from Kimberly-Clark Professional

Products in this line contain 20% rapidly renewable plant-based fiber, such as wheat straw and... [...]

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New White House Toolkit On Healthcare Resiliency

The Toolkit gathers predictive tools and resources in one location, with the goal to improve people’s ability to understand and manage climate-related risks and opportunities and to help them make their communities and businesses more resilient to extreme... [...]

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Earth Day 2015: Green Your Office!

On Earth Day, facility managers celebrate April 22 by considering the following easy steps to a more sustainable work environment.... [...]

The central atrium in Johnson Center not only provides natural daylight to occupants, but also creates a generous space for interaction.

Higher Education Case Study: Campus Capstone

At North Park University in Chicago, a 20 year master plan is capped with an efficient and essential... [...]

Native grasses planted in a retention basin serve as a filter for rainwater before it enters the UC Davis campus stormwater system.

Facility Retrofit: Campus Groundskeeping

A long-term effort toward sustainable practices at the University of California, Davis delivers... [...]