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With national and regional winners, this challenge is an effort held under the EPA’s Sustainable Materials Management Program.


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With national and regional winners, this challenge is an effort held under the EPA’s Sustainable Materials Management Program.

Awards

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Awards articles below.


U.S. EPA Highlights Federal Green Challenge Winners

With national and regional winners, this challenge is an effort held under the EPA’s Sustainable Materials Management Program.

ACEEE Energy Champions Announced

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy revealed its “Champions of Energy Efficiency” at its summer event recognizing leadership in the industrial efficiency sector.

DOE Better Buildings Challenge Achievements Announced

Organizations that reached energy, water, or financial goals for 2019 through the Challenge were recognized, while a Better Buildings, Better Plants Waste Reduction Pilot program was introduced.

Alliance To Save Energy Names 2019 Stars Of Energy Efficiency

These annual awards recognize organizations and individuals pioneering new ways to use energy more effectively in buildings, homes, and beyond.

EPA Recognizes 2018 WasteWise Winners

The 10 winning organizations collectively prevented and diverted over 356,000 tons of waste from entering landfills, saving them over $19.6 million in landfill fees.

Schindler Elevators In Salesforce Tower

The company’s elevators in this San Francisco high-rise are equipped with technology that will shut the equipment down if an earthquake of more than 3 on the Richter scale is detected.

Davies Office Recognized For Supply Chain Excellence

A leading provider of sustainable workplace solutions, the company received the 2019 Supply Chain Sustainability Excellence Award from Con Edison.

Tampa International Airport “People Mover” Project Recognized

The American Council of Engineering Companies awarded the project team for the airport facility’s SkyConnect Automated People Mover and a rental car center.

DOE Recognizes Companies, Programs For Rooftop Unit Efficiency

The U.S. Department of Energy awarded eight organizations for leadership in the Better Buildings Initiative’s Advanced Rooftop Unit (RTU) Campaign.

High-Rise And Urban Innovations Awarded By CTBUH

At its 17th annual awards program, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat named Salesforce Tower in San Francisco "Best Tall Building Worldwide", plus winners across 20 award categories.

2019 ENERGY STAR Awards Announced

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recognize 183 ENERGY STAR partners for outstanding contributions to public health and the environment.

Georgia Aquarium Wins Water Sustainability Award

The Evoqua Water Sustainability Award recognizes companies that use technologies in innovative, sustainable ways and have made significant strides in water reduction.

Downtown LA Auto Group Recognized For Recycling

Multi-site car dealership improved its waste management by participating in recycLA, a public-private partnership offering recycling services to Los Angeles businesses.

2019 APEX Award Finalists Named

Awards recognize and honor achievement in the installation of digital displays and interactive technology and the creation of compelling viewer content.

2019 Excellence In Asphalt Roofing Award Winners Announced

Projects honored by the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) include a children’s hospital and a veterinary hospital.

Facility Executive Announces 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards

In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2018.

Energize Denver Program Cuts Building Energy Use By 4.5%

Energize Denver saved $13.5M from 2016 to 2017, and once again saw 90 percent of covered buildings comply with the program.

Danfoss Names EnVisioneer Of The Year Winners

Since 2010, Danfoss has recognized North American OEMs, manufacturers, building owners, municipalities, contractors, and end users employing Danfoss products for energy and environmental savings.

Zero Net Energy Awards For California Schools

The state’s investor-owned utilities, in partnership with the California Public Utilities Commission and other agencies, established this awards program, now in its third year.

Trane Presents Energy Efficiency Leader Award To MA School District

The Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School District (DRRSD) in Massachusetts is improving facility conditions through a multi-year energy conservation program with Trane.

Have You Gone Beyond Green?

The deadline to submit your project for a National Institute of Building Sciences 2018 Beyond Green™ Award is approaching!

At World Workplace, IFMA Names Four Fellows And Chair Citation

This year's IFMA Fellows announced in Charlotte, NC reflect the global reach of the facility management profession.

AASHE 2018 Sustainability Award Winners Announced

These prestigious awards recognize the institutions and individuals that are leading higher education to a sustainable future.

EPA Recognizes Efficient Federal Facilities

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently highlighted facilities with reduced environmental impact during FY17 through the Federal Green Challenge.

2018 Green Lease Leaders Recognized

Now in its fifth year, the Green Lease Leaders program administered by IMT and DOE increases visibility for real estate leaders who are implementing high-performance or energy-aligned leases.

Green Schools Efforts Recognized At Conference

The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council, in collaboration with the Green Schools National Network (GSNN), announced recipients of the 2018 Best of Green Schools Awards in Denver this week.

Duro-Last Roofing 2017 Contractor Of The Year And Project Awards

The top honor of 2017 Contractor of the Year was awarded to two longtime Duro-Last roofing contractors, one from Indiana and the other from Texas.

Question Of The Week: Designing For Stormwater Management

The EPA has chosen the winners of its 2017 Campus Rainworks Challenge. What stormwater management strategies have you implemented to reduce runoff from your facility sites?

INVISTA, Starnet Reveal 2018 Antron Performance Awards Winners

First Place was awarded to Master Craft Floors, Inc. for its design of the Detroit Metropolitan Airport. 

Garland Wins Award For Roof Builder App

A provider of high performance commercial roofing and building envelope products, the company developed the app to help customers visualize how their roof will be built.

American Society of Interior Designers 2018 Student Award Winners

Eight winners of the ASID Student Portfolio Competition are awarded a 2018 internship with a company involved in the interior design industry.

Varco Pruden Buildings 2018 Hall Of Fame Projects

In its annual competition, this company specializing in metal buildings and steel systems construction showcases innovative projects that incorporate its products.

Smart Cities Council Bestows Readiness Challenge Grants

The five entities chosen this week will receive mentoring for a year, as well as tailored products and services to accelerate smart city initiatives.

Top Asphalt Roofing Projects Receive 2018 QARC Awards

Roofing projects recognized by ARMA’s Quality Asphalt Roofing Case-Study Awards program demonstrate asphalt’s beauty, reliability, and performance.

ASHRAE Presents Awards At 2018 Winter Conference 

Spanning nine categories, these ASHRAE awards recognize members' contributions and achievements to the HVAC&R industry.

Facility Executive Announces 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards

The industry magazine surveyed its facility management subscribers for this 25th annual recognition.

California Schools Recognized For ZNE Strides

The 2017 ZNE School Leadership Awards recognize building teams driving a new zero net energy (ZNE) standard for school environments.

EPA Food Recovery Challenge Names 16 National Award Winners

In 2016, over 950 organizations participated in the program, diverting 740,000 tons of food from landfills or incinerators, and saving businesses up to $37 million in avoided waste disposal fees.

UChicago Project Honored For Community Impact, Design, Construction

The University of Chicago’s Campus North Residential Commons has won three Design-Build Institute of America awards, including the first-ever Chairman’s Award for Community Impact and Social Responsibility.

Friday Funny: No Otter Restroom Comes Close

It’s official: The otters—along with all the other aquatic critters at Scottsdale's OdySea Aquarium—can now brag that their home has hooked America’s Best Restroom® Title.

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