FM Alert: BREEAM Green Building Tool Arrives In U.S.
Designed by BRE (Building Research Establishment), this rating system was established in 1990 to drive efficiency improvements in new and existing buildings around the world.
Friday Funny: Snack Bandits
More than 70 percent of American office workers are victims of food theft at work — but only 1/3 admit to taking food that wasn't theirs.
Leadership Support Linked To Workplace Well-Being
Nearly three-fourths of employees with senior managers who show support through involvement and commitment to well-being initiatives said their organization helps employees develop a healthy lifestyle.
Fuel Cell System Furthers Sustainability Goals
At Legrand North America headquarters, this energy technology provides nearly 90% of the electricity to operate the 263,000 square foot facility.
Better Buildings Challenge Energy Savings Exceed $1.3B
Since 2011, Better Buildings Challenge partners and energy efficiency commitments have tripled, resulting in energy cost savings that exceed $1.3 billion and the avoidance of 100 million tons of harmful carbon emissions.
Bradley Corp. Teams Up For National Women Build Week
In recognition of National Women Build Week, May 2-7, Bradley Corp. sponsored and participated in Waukesha, WI-based Habitat for Humanity’s event to build this year’s designated Women Build house.
DFW First U.S. Airport To Receive Climate Leadership Award
Dallas Fort Worth International Airport is the first U.S. airport to receive the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Climate Leadership Award for Greenhouse Gas Management.
Seven Ways To “Green” The Landscape For Earth Day
Seven practical ways facility executives can make their landscapes even “greener” this Earth Day, and throughout the year.
Free Workplace Composting Guide Available
The guide provides step-by-step instructions and resources to help workplaces divert organic matter from landfills through composting.
Stop & Shop Turns Inedible Food Into Energy
Just in time for Earth Day, the supermarket company has opened a state-of-the-art green energy facility in Massachusetts.
Go Green, Save Green: Sustainable Laundry Operations
Though restroom and other domestic purposes use more water, laundry is a far more viable target for water and energy savings.
Friday Funny: The Verdict’s In On Pets At Work
Banfield Pet Hospital recently released its first ever Pet-Friendly Workplace PAWrometer survey, revealing the impact pet-friendly workplaces have on employees and human resources decision makers.
Nestlé Purina Factories Achieve Zero Waste To Landfill Status
Purina aims for all of its factories to achieve Zero Waste to Landfill status by 2020.
Water Systems Strategies
Over the last two decades, extreme drought events in the U.S. have vividly illustrated the imperative for technologies that increase water usage efficiency as well as strategies and methods to reduce demand.
Facility Executive | March / April 2016 Issue
This issue looks at smart lighting trends, how to choose carpet and flooring, physical security planning, and energy efficiency for data centers. Plus, wellness and water conservation.
Facility Retrofit: Zero Waste Manufacturing
In September 2014, Diamond announced that it had achieved zero manufacturing waste to landfill status, becoming the first American-owned folding carton manufacturer to do so.
Dow Wins U.S. Water Prize
With global water demand for manufacturing expected to increase by 400 percent by 2050, Dow contends that organizations seeking to remain in business must use this scarce resource more efficiently.
World Water Day Infographic: Advancing A Circular Economy
Almost half the world's workers —1.5 billion people — work in water related sectors and nearly all jobs depend on water and those that ensure its safe delivery, according to the United Nations. So, it’s no surprise that the theme for today's World Water Day is “Water and Jobs.”