Sustainability Articles

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

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: High Performance Coatings For Manufacturing Plants

In this Q&A with Joe Kujawski from Sherwin-Williams, TFM discussed tips on choosing the right coating for manufacturing... [...]

Energy modeling provides multiple insights, and one of these is how much energy individual facility systems are currently using—alongside the potential reductions that would result from conservation measures. (Image: VFA, Inc.)

Services & Maintenance: Energy Improvement Plans

Maximize benefits by integrating conservation measures into long-term capital... [...]

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Earth Day 2014 Sees Empowered Employees Demanding Green Workplace

Three in four would insist upon change if they saw an obvious wasteful... [...]

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Restrooms Present Opportunity For Sustainability, Savings

This article from Bradley Corporation discusses how reducing water consumption and paper towel use are among the ways to achieve greener... [...]

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Technology and FM: Building A Green Data Center

Whether or not the organization is pursuing LEED certification, setting a clear path to sustainable goals is... [...]

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Strategic Tips For Ensuring Year-Round Earth Day Benefits

With Earth Day approaching, here are several tips for avoiding costly and timely challenges related to the industry’s latest green building... [...]

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Sustaining A LEED Rating

Are LEED ratings sustainable and are the policies worth... [...]

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City Of Toronto Mandates CIMS

The City of Toronto will now require CIMS/CIMS-GB certification for all future custodial... [...]

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Focus On: Plumbing & Water Conservation

In this web exclusive product focus, the editors present several of the latest introductions to the market.... [...]

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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Tremcode from Tremco Roofing

This app provides up-to-the-minute information on the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), facilitating material selection for roofing... [...]