Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. California articles below.
FourFortyFour South Flower is the first building in the world to earn the UL Verified Healthy Buildings Mark for Indoor Air and Water.
Massachusetts is top state for LEED followed by Washington, Illinois; California ranks #1 for LEED green building professionals, according to USGBC.
A first-of-its-kind study from the New Buildings Institute provides a comprehensive analysis of electric technologies that can displace fossil fuels in buildings.
States are still adopting new energy-saving rules, but the COVID-19 pandemic is slowing overall progress, according to the annual ACEEE report.
The nonprofit health plan has integrated environmental sustainability as part of its public health strategy; latest milestone equates to taking 6,300 cars off the road each year.
In California, a statewide order has allowed those working in critical infrastructure to continue and applies to the federal critical infrastructure sectors outlined by the federal Cyber Infrastructure Security Administration (CIFA).
In California, assisted living residence The Kensington Redondo Beach helped "lift" spirits in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak and shelter-in-place orders.
In the state, the authorization to seek a restraining order to remove firearms from possession of an individual who is deemed a threat is now expanded to employers, coworkers, and teachers.
The new state-of-the-art hospital will accommodate the most advanced medical technology, increase capacity, and bring Stanford Hospital's facilities up to California's stringent new seismic safety standards.
Across the U.S., states are making concerted efforts to promote electric vehicles, efficient products, smart buildings, cold climate heat pumps, and zero-energy building codes, according to the just-released 2019 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard
Green Seal’s Formula Facts™ Ingredient Communication Program helps companies provides clear, accurate, and meaningful ingredient labels in time to meet California’s new requirements.
With temperatures in California predicted to remain over 90 degrees for the next two weeks, Cal/OSHA shares effective procedures to protect all outdoor workers from heat illness.
Plants from the automotive, baking, cement, corn refining, food processing, glass manufacturing, pharmaceutical manufacturing, and petroleum refining sectors qualified, 15 of them for the first time.
The first of 55,000 Current by GE Streetlights have been installed in an innovative regional program spanning 11 southern California communities.
States are increasing energy efficiency investments and power savings; pushing net-zero buildings and electric vehicles, according to ACEEE's 2018 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.
SunSelect Produce’s new high-tech, natural gas-powered combined heat and power technology cuts 12,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions per year and conserves over 7,000 gallons of water per day.
The healthcare logistics company has developed a way for hospitals to quickly evacuate patients during a crisis and is making it available to California hospitals and transport providers.
This is the first ergonomic standard in the nation written specifically to protect hotel housekeepers from injury.
The West Coast has it in the bag when it comes to the best places in the U.S. to go trick or treating.
Award winners use the lease as a smart tool to achieve higher energy and water savings in commercial, retail, and industrial buildings.
Sloan and Falcon Waterfree Technologies teamed up to provide faucets, toilets and urinals that will boost water conservation at the Orthopaedic Institute for Children.
After more than four years of unrelenting drought, water rate hikes and usage restrictions are forcing businesses across California to rethink their landscaping.
The multi-agency solar power purchase agreement for federal facilities in California and Nevada will save $5M and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
In a rush to find ways to reduce consumption, the city of Beverly Hills, CA is paying $500 to any business that purchases and installs a waterless urinal.
California reforms infrastructure delivery with passage of SB 785; ensures design-build authority in California for next decade.
Title 24 codes lead the way to building a safe, sustainable and resilient California.
The chapter was formed to promote the facility management profession and highlight educational opportunities available to facility professionals throughout the area. It joins 10 other IFMA chapters located in California.