built environment

Resource pages for "built environment"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


Healthy Workplaces Coalition

New Coalition To Push For Workplace Health And Safety Policy 

More than 40 national organizations, industry leaders, and trade associations join to create the Healthy Workplaces Coalition, which will focus on advocating for healthier and safer buildings.
Labor Shortage Built Environment

How To Solve The Labor Shortage Facing The Smart Building Industry

Building management affords a great career trajectory with attractive career prospects right out of the gate.
ULI Sustainability Real Estate

$10M Donation To ULI Will Help Promote Sustainability In Real Estate

Real estate executive Randall Lewis' donation—the largest in Urban Land Institute history—will support efforts to make the built environment more sustainable.
Urban Land Institute ULI

Urban Land Institute Leaders Donate $17M To ULI Chair’s Fund

Donors envision fund becoming the equivalent of the unrestricted endowments that major universities rely upon to innovate and expand their programs.
COP26

ASHRAE Addresses Climate Change Solutions At UN’s COP26

A COP26 side event hosted by Architecture 2030 and ASHRAE highlighted growing building stock, consensus-based standards, and building industry involvement
Environmental Stewardship

Environmental Stewardship Is Vital To Workplaces

As our need to understand environmental footprinting has come into sharper focus, the role of workplace designers, engineers, contractors, facilities, and operations teams has begun to shift to one of environmental stewardship.
WorldGBC

New WorldGBC Report Makes The Case For Sustainability

In a groundbreaking new report, "Beyond the Business Case," WorldGBC outlines why real estate businesses can’t afford not to invest in sustainability.
diversity

Built Environment CEOs Sign Diversity Commitment

Association leaders commit to greater diversity, equity, and inclusion within the leadership of their organizations.
Net Zero Carbon

8 New Real Estate Leaders Align With ULI Net Zero Goal

Together, these real estate companies represent over 2,400 buildings, more than 849 million square feet, and over $397 billion in assets under management.

EcoWorx Achieves Cradle To Cradle Certified Silver

Shaw Industries’ EcoWorx® Carpet Tile among first in the world to be Cradle to Cradle Certified® under the version 4.0 standard.
sustainable built environment

Virtual Exhibition Features Sustainable Projects From Around The World

Build Better Now, a virtual reality online exhibition, showcases urgent role buildings and cities can play as a solution to climate crisis.
carbon emissions

ULI Foundation Receives $1M Gift To Help Decarbonize Cities

A $1 million donation will support the Urban Land Institute's efforts to combat climate change by pushing cities and building owners to reduce their carbon emissions to zero.
MIT Tech Tracker

MIT Tech Tracker Predicts Top 10 Tech Trends In Built Environment

From 4D printing to 5G, new Tech Tracker roadmaps the latest technology using globally-recognized, research-backed data and analysis.
Resilience

Resilience And The Built Environment

Much of the discussion in the construction community about how to withstand one-time devastating events as well as repeated lesser events that take a toll on the built environment have been centered around the concept of resilience.
Social Equity

Built Environment Leaders Meet To Discuss Social Equity

The National Institute of Building Sciences recently held an executive Social Equity Roundtable to address diversity, equity, and inclusion in the built environment.
material health

Alliance Helps Improve Material Health Transparency

HPDC and CSI are integrating the Crosswalk API into the HPD Builder v2.2—ensuring consistent, accurate data, which feeds into the rating, grading, and certification systems of materials used in the built environment.
design flooring

Designing For Resiliency

As we seek to build spaces that promote health and wellbeing, modular flooring will play an important role in promoting social distancing and safe collaboration within built environments.
WorldGBC

New WorldGBC Strategy Tackles Climate Issues In Post-COVID Facilities

Sustainable Buildings for Everyone, Everywhere tackles the climate emergency, health and wellbeing, and resource efficiency issues in the built environment.
regenerative design

Shaw Contract’s Regenerative Design

Living Systems is a line of Cradle to Cradle Certified Silver 9" x 36" carpet tiles.

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