Contributor Steve Yellen writes about how the interconnection of facility and technology concerns in this space require a comprehensive approach.
Starbucks Coffee Company recently announced the opening of its state-of-the-art roasting plant located in Calhoun County in central South Carolina. The facility employs 100 full-time Starbucks partners (employees) and supplies coffee to the company’s southeastern U.S. stores. The facility is also is an example of the company’s global commitment to green design and has been awarded LEED Silver certification for New Construction by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
To be located on a degraded former sand mining site, Monterey Bay Shores Ecoresort will be an environmentally friendly development that will provide visitors, tourists, and residents with an ideal green living environment as well as educational facilities for instruction on sustainability and environmental principles.
“Sustainable FM: A Practitioner’s Guide to Greening Your Facility,” IFMA’s most in-demand session, will assist facility managers lead sustainability efforts and take practical actions to justify their programs.
TFM Columnist Jeff Crane ponders the debate on how legislation should be used to direct reductions in carbon dioxide emissions.
Many facility managers are turning to solutions with a low environmental impact to achieve HazCom Standard compliance including the electronic management of MSDSs.
Membership in group helps recognize vertical transportation systems company commitment to sustainability.
Contributor Chad Safran reveals why ground source heat pumps may prove to be the next wave in HVAC systems.
The energy drawn by standard office equipment and appliances can add up to a substantial portion of a facility
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