carbon emissions

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


Minnesota Roofing Plant Upgrades Save 5,000 MWh Of Electricity

Technology improvements at its CertainTeed roofing plant in Shakopee, MN are projected to save Saint-Gobain more than 5,000 MWh of electricity per year.
climate change

Addressing Climate Change: Decarbonization Of Existing Buildings

C&W Green Buildings, a proprietary digital software assessment tool from Cushman & Wakefield, identifies custom decarbonization, retrofitting, and cost savings opportunities for existing buildings.
air pollution

Be Prepared For Expanded Carbon Emission Reporting Standards

Beginning in 2023, publicly traded companies will need to track and report all carbon emissions generated by their value chain.
carbon emissions

Powering A Greener Future

As people become more aware of the negative impact of carbon emissions, organizations have stepped up to do their part for the environment.
carbon emissions

If Your Walls Could Talk—They’d Share Solutions For Reducing Carbon Emissions

In honor of Zero Emissions Day, see four ways the built environment can reduce its embodied carbon output.
Existing Building Decarbonization

NBI Releases Decarbonization Code For Existing Buildings

New Buildings Institute's Existing Building Decarbonization Code is a guide to reducing carbon emissions, as well as meeting climate action, public health, and equity goals.
Meijer wind energy

Meijer Invests In Wind Energy, Moves Closer To Carbon Emission Goals

The wind energy center represents a major contribution to retailer's renewable energy portfolio, expected to begin producing energy by end of the year.
LEED Net Zero

USGBC Announces Nearly 100 Net Zero Certifications

The net zero certifications were earned under the LEED Zero program and represent more than 23 million square feet of space.

Solar Energy Program Helps Arizona Pets In Need

SRP Solar for Nonprofits program awards free solar energy system to Arizona Humane Society Nina Mason Pulliam South Mountain Campus.
air conditioning

The Future Of Cooling

Demand for air conditioning is rising. Facility operators will play a significant role in meeting the need.
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.
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.
Boston Hospitals

Despite Growth, Boston Hospitals Slash Carbon Emissions

New report finds that Boston health facilities cut emissions by 18% from 2011 through 2019, despite serving more patients and expanding healthcare facility space by 10%
University of Arizona

University Of Arizona Cuts Carbon Footprint With All-Renewable Power

In a partnership with Tucson Electric Power, the campus will obtain all of its grid-based electricity from renewable sources, cutting its greenhouse gas footprint by nearly one-third.
federal research and development

How Federal R&D Should Expand To Transform Our Buildings

ACEEE’s Dr. Esram testifies that we need federal research and development to quickly retrofit a large share of buildings to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
carbon emissions

Meeting Carbon Emissions Goals For Buildings

Here are three ways CRE owners and operators find compliance opportunities amidst increasing regulatory requirements.
The Climate Pledge

20 Companies Around The World Join The Climate Pledge

A total of 53 companies, representing almost every sector of the economy, have now signed The Climate Pledge, committing to net-zero carbon emissions by 2040.
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.
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.
geothermal

Mapping Geothermal Potential In NYC

Research into New York City’s geology has produced a geothermal ground source screening tool to assess sites for this energy resource.

Webinars

Modernize to Digitize

Did You Miss Our “Modernize To Digitize” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to contribute to your facility’s sustainability, resiliency and efficiency, while being customer-centric with speed to resolution.
FCA Data

Did You Miss Our “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar?

Free video webinar features a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.
The Office Building Of The Future

Did You Miss Our Free “The Office Building Of The Future” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to bring employees back to the office, what the office building of the future looks like, and more.

Facility Executive Featured Video

[VIDEO] A Sustainable Future With Constellation Energy

For decades, Constellation has been a leader in carbon-free energy generation and in offering sustainable solutions to customers as we accelerate the transition to a carbon-free future.