California

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


landscape water

Five Ways To Conserve Water For Landscapes

Smart management of landscape water pays big dividends. Take a look around facility grounds to identify water efficiency opportunities.
California irrigation

California Calls For Ban On Irrigating “Non Functional” Turfgrass

Drought measure would only apply to turfgrass adjacent to large industrial and commercial buildings.
Super Bowl LVI

Here Comes Super Bowl Sunday! 

As football fans get set to watch the Los Angeles Rams take on the Cincinnati Bengals at SoFi Stadium, here are seven surprising things about the site of Super Bowl LVI.
Zero Energy Buildings

Growth In Zero Energy Buildings

Report from New Buildings Institute reveals big picture advances across North America.
Campus

C.W. Driver Completes Temecula Valley Campus

C.W. Driver Companies completes 350,000-square-foot Temecula Valley Campus for Mt. San Jacinto College in California.
Facial Authentication Technology

LAFC Deploys Facial Authentication Technology

Alcatraz AI is deploying facial authentication technology at the Los Angeles Football Club to provide touchless, badgeless building access for all staff at their home, Banc of California Stadium.
Senior Living Project

R.D. Olson Breaks Ground on Senior Living Project

R.D. Olson Construction breaks ground on Vistas at Glendora, a Clearwater Senior Living project in the San Gabriel Valley area of Los Angeles County.
Newport Beach, CA

Newport Beach, CA Hotel Is First To Earn UL Healthy Buildings Mark

The Resort at Pelican Hill is the first hotel in the world to earn the UL Verified Healthy Buildings Mark for Indoor Air and Hygiene.
Healthy Buildings

Iconic LA Building First To Earn UL Healthy Building Indoor Air, Water Verification

FourFortyFour South Flower is the first building in the world to earn the UL Verified Healthy Buildings Mark for Indoor Air and Water.
LEED green building professionals

Healthcare, Schools, Offices Make Up Most Green Building Certifications

Massachusetts is top state for LEED followed by Washington, Illinois; California ranks #1 for LEED green building professionals, according to USGBC.
Building Electrification Technology Roadmap

Building Electrification Technology Roadmap: The Path To Zero Carbon

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.
energy saving

California Tops 2020 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

States are still adopting new energy-saving rules, but the COVID-19 pandemic is slowing overall progress, according to the annual ACEEE report.
carbon neutrality

Blue Shield Of California Achieves Carbon Neutrality

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.

Socially-Distant Operation Of Critical Infrastructure

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).
temporary healthcare facilities

Rosendin Builds Temporary Healthcare Facilities

Rosendin is aiding the coronavirus crisis response efforts to help communities care for sick patients by helping transition two mid-century buildings into temporary healthcare facilities in California.
construction lift

Construction Lift Helps Friends Celebrate 91st Birthday Despite Coronavirus

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.
red flag law

“Red Flag” Law In California Expands To Workplaces And Schools

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.
Stanford Hospital

Stanford Health Care Dedicates New Stanford Hospital

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.
Zero Net Energy Buildings

Pursuing Zero Net Energy Buildings

Whether for new construction or renovation, early recognition of five key aspects is important.
clean energy

New York Joins Top 5 As States Ramp Up Clean Energy Efforts

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

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