carbon emissions

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


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.
IFMA climate change report

IFMA Releases Climate Change Report For Facility Managers

IFMA’s “Climate Change Fundamentals for Facility Management Professionals,” is the first report to address climate change as it relates to facility management roles and responsibilities.

Better Buildings Challenge Energy Savings Exceed $1.3B

Since 2011, Better Buildings Challenge partners and energy efficiency commitments have tripled, resulting in energy cost savings that exceed $1.3 billion and the avoidance of 100 million tons of harmful carbon emissions.
Georgetown University Energy Prize

Workshop Helps Communities Reach Energy Goals

Second Georgetown University Energy Prize workshop focuses on helping communities save energy and reduce carbon emissions while competing for $5 million.

EPA Proposed Clean Power Plan Open For Comments

The three topics included: emission reduction compliance trajectories created by the interim goal for 2020 to 2029; aspects of the building block methodology; and the way state-specific CO2 goals are calculated.
Energy Snapshot 2030

Energy Efficiency Key In New Power Plant Rule

In response to the Environmental Protection Agency's new proposal to reduce carbon pollution from existing power plants, Steven Nadel, executive director of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), shared his thoughts on energy efficiency efforts across the country.

New Product Flash: Lighting Control System From enlighted®

enlighted, Inc., a building sense and control company, recently launched the Enlighted Lighting Control system. This system provides lighting monitoring and control distributed to...

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