Sustainability Articles

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

Sustainable By Design: Refrigerant Phase Outs

What options will facility professionals have as CFC and HCFC production declines?... ...Read More...

Green Solutions: Combined Heat And Power Helps Fuel Convention Center

Convention center uses on-site power generation to produce clean energy that also reduces utility bills.... ...Read More...

FM Issue: Choosing An Efficient Lighting System

Employee productivity, improved energy consumption, and overall safety are just a few of the factors to benefit from carefully planned lighting.... ...Read More...

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Green Solutions: Wind Energy Helps One Business Stay True To Its Mission

Switching to wind energy as the sole source of electricity has been a smooth transition so far for Tom’s of Maine in Sanford,... ...Read More...

Sustainable By Design: Energy Efficient LEDs Show Promise

This lighting source is making inroads in practical building installations.... ...Read More...

Green Solutions: Hybrid Chiller Plant Meets The Needs Of An Evolving Building

The State of Massachusetts saves money on energy bills through a creative approach to HVAC system... ...Read More...

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TFM Show Bonus Article: Green Around The Globe

Vuk Vujovic and Douglas J. Ogurek provide a brief overview of the state of sustainability around the world.... ...Read More...

Green Solutions: Energy From The Earth Heats And Cools A Historic Building

When the time came to overhaul its approach to heating and cooling, the City of Auburn, NY found success with a geothermal... ...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Document Management

Whether files are headed for destruction or storage, a secure approach helps to ensure information doesn't fall into the wrong... ...Read More...

FM Issue: Green Buying Guidelines

Environmentally preferable purchasing puts long-term implications into perspective.... ...Read More...