Sustainability Articles

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

FM Frequency: A New Regulatory “Environment”

TFM Columnist Jeff Crane ponders the debate on how legislation should be used to direct reductions in carbon dioxide... [...]

Web Exclusive: Maintaining Hazcom Compliance

Many facility managers are turning to solutions with a low environmental impact to achieve HazCom Standard compliance including the electronic management of... [...]

KONE Joins Alliance For Sustainable Built Environments

Membership in group helps recognize vertical transportation systems company commitment to... [...]

HVAC Trends: Journey From The Underground

Contributor Chad Safran reveals why ground source heat pumps may prove to be the next wave in HVAC... [...]

Sustainable By Design: Does It Pay To Pursue Plug Load Reductions?

The energy drawn by standard office equipment and appliances can add up to a substantial portion of a... [...]

Habitat For Humanity Surpasses 300,000 Homes

Since 2001, ASSA ABLOY has helped to support the organization's mission to build houses for families in need and help eradicate homelessness from the... [...]

Sustainable Cleaning Award goes to OCS Cleaning and Environmental Services

Company awarded at World Federation of Building Service Contractors Congress for demonstrating commitment to cleaning for health, safety, and... [...]

EPA Recognizes Water Efficiency Advocates

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

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... [...]