Green Globes uses the services of independent assessors and uses the ANSI national consensus process for developing its Green Globes tools for new construction and major renovations, the subjects of the U.S. DOE rule.
When facility managers discuss alternative energy, they need to change the conversation from cost-cutting to value creation.
GEMI and Environmental Defense Fund team up to expand water efficiency toolkit for those companies facing drought conditions or water shortages.
This leak detection system helps pinpoint water leaks in plumbing lines, even when concealed by concrete, asphalt, or tile.
Increasingly, water shortages and quality are an important facility management issue.
Forty years ago, the United States Congress authorized the establishment of the National Institute of Building Sciences when President Gerald Ford signed the Housing and Community Development Act into law on August 22, 1974.
Because analytics empowers energy efficiency, it saves money. Because analytics enables fms to focus on ROI of projects, it can help to increase corporate profits.
In pursuing LEED certification, Grand Valley State University keeps operational goals at the forefront.
The award honors a new approach—commissioned by BWH and designed by EH&E—that “sets a new benchmark” and establishes a “model of best practices” for the improvement of fire and life safety compliance during and after construction of healthcare facilities.
When seeking to install this type of system at more than one facility, several strategies may help facilitate the process.