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


net zero carbon emissions

Urban Land Institute Expands Global Initiative To Reduce Carbon Footprint

The global initiative’s mission is to eliminate carbon emissions from the built environment to reach net zero.
Newark Board of Education

Newark Schools Carry Out Award-Winning Sustainability Initiative

Improvements including solar photovoltaic arrays, updated controls, LED lighting retrofits and water conservation solutions will reduce usage by approximately 30%.
commercial building performance

Ways You Can Measure and Track Commercial Building Performance

Building performance is one of those phrases that, to the average reader, isn’t worthy of or in need of a definition. But when you’re trying to measure and track the performance of a commercial building, it’s helpful to know what to look for, measure, optimize, upgrade and repair.
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.
Nexii

Trane, Nexii Team Up To Create Sustainable High-Performance Buildings

Collaboration propels innovative solutions that can help reduce emissions by approximately 30% compared to traditionally constructed buildings.
carbon footprint

Carbon Footprint Focus Of ASHRAE 2020 LowDown Showdown

Now in its sixth year, ASHRAE’s LowDown Showdown engages architects, engineers, designers, and energy modelers by working on integrated teams to create outstanding designs to solve building efficiency challenges.
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.
LED technology

Benefits of LED Technology in Industrial Facilities

Several factors combine to give LED the smallest environmental footprint of any lighting source. The benefits it provides simply can’t be ignored, either by end-users or manufacturers.
Unilever

Unilever North America HQ Earns LEED Platinum Certification

The sustainably-built, energy-efficient Unilever headquarters was also named Commercial LEED Project of the Year by the New Jersey chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council.
Autonomous Buildings

BrainBox AI Launches First AI Technology For Autonomous Buildings

BrainBox AI has unveiled its patent-pending technology enabling buildings to reduce energy costs by 25-35% and their carbon footprint by 20-40%.
zero waste biodigester

Biodigester Handles New York Food Distributor’s Organic Waste

Faced with New York City's stringent commercial recycling laws as part of its “Zero Waste Design Guidelines,” Jersey Lynne Farms composts its solid food waste into drain-safe wastewater on site.
Sabra hummus Chesterfield County VA

Sabra Breaks Ground On World’s Largest Hummus Plant

The 40,000-square-foot expansion project is the fourth at the Chesterfield County, VA hummus making facility, and will maintain its LEED Gold certification.
American University

American University First In U.S. To Become Carbon Neutral

In 2010, AU pledged to achieve carbon neutrality by 2020. The school reached its goal two years early, making it the first carbon neutral university in the nation.

Boston Medical Center Fires Up Cogen Plant

The combined heat and power (CHP) plant enhances the facility's standing as the most resilient and greenest hospital in Boston.
Architecture 2030 Challenge

Sheetrock Brand EcoSmart Panels From USG

USG pursued the development of a wallboard with a lower carbon footprint when it adopted the Architecture 2030 Challenge for Products in 2016.
workplace Mars Drinks

New Freshpack Design From MARS DRINKS

New look, more sustainable packaging design for single-serve workplace drinks represents a 31 percent carbon footprint reduction.
carbon footprint

FM Alert: Free Sustainability Guide

IFMA has released its latest guide in the widely acclaimed series on sustainability for facility managers, “Sustainability How-To Guide: Carbon Footprint.”

Report Shows U.S. Firms Closing Gap In Carbon Reporting And Performance

There has been an upward trend in U.S. companies integrating sustainability agenda in larger business strategy according to the latest report from the Carbon Disclosure Project.

New Guide Illustrates How To Measure Carbon Footprint

Carbon Footprint provides facility professionals with the tools they need to understand the carbon footprinting process, analyze their results, and plan for the future of their organizations.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Carbon Calculator by WoodWorks

This tool is designed to estimate the carbon benefits of wood buildings, versus steel and concrete.

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