Tag: Climate Change
Trusted Data And Transparency In Sustainability Reporting
Many organizations wonder what sustainability metrics will be both practical for success and compliant with new proposed regulations.
Managing Air Quality Amidst Climate Change
Effective OAQ monitoring offers access to air quality data around outdoor spaces and customized to fit an individual building’s needs.
How The Inflation Reduction Act Will Impact The Built Environment
The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 is funding and incentivizing a more sustainable approach to constructing our built environment.
Achieving A Net Zero Retail Store: How An Energy Management System Can Help
By integrating an energy management system into daily operations, retail stores can easily begin the transition to net zero energy consumption and lower their energy bills.
Proposed Virginia Arena Could Be Greenest In U.S.
To be built in Henrico County, VA, the proposed 17,000-seat GreenCity Arena is being planned as a net-zero energy project and is expected to be the greenest arena in the nation.
XDI Unveils Climate Change Asset Risk Analysis Capability
The climate change asset risk tool analyzes the expanding reach of hurricanes on high-vulnerability buildings to prevent damage.
Business Leaders: Climate Change Is A Top Priority
Despite global uncertainty, a majority of organizations increased sustainability investments over the past year, according to a new Deloitte report.
Severe Weather: Protecting Facilities With Technology
How innovative weather technology protects utility providers and supports better emergency response coordination during weather disasters
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.
Carbon Handprint Can Measure Companies’ Positive Climate Impact
ACEEE shares how a "carbon handprint" more accurately reflects a company’s contributions to climate change by measuring the impact of the use of goods and services it provides.
How Past Innovations In Sustainability Impact The Future Of Facilities
Facility managers can reflect on past trends and breakthroughs in sustainability to see how they will help shape the future of facilities.
LEED v4 Updates To Increase Energy Performance Requirements
To better address greenhouse gas emissions and climate change, updates will elevate LEED v4’s requirements for energy performance closer to those of LEED v4.1.
Creating A Design That’s Built To Last
To increase their building’s lifespan during construction, facility managers need to work closely with design teams.
Remote Work, Climate Change Impact Real Estate Industry
Pandemic-related structural changes continue to be among the most significant factors impacting today's real estate industry.
Peter Templeton Is New USGBC, GBCI President & CEO
Peter Templeton will lead U.S. Green Building Council and Green Business Certification Inc., focus on climate action and health, equity and sustainability goals.
Keep Employees Safe On The Hottest Days Of The Year
High heat and longer hours put construction workers in increased danger of suffering a heat-related illness or accident while on the job.
Inflation Reduction Act Of 2022 Proposes Energy-Saving Investments In Buildings
A compromise to President Biden’s Build Back Better, the new act would make historic energy-saving investments in buildings, industry, and transportation.
Insight Into The World Trade Center’s Weather Station
Facility executives are turning to microclimate measurements outside their facility to optimize facility operations and energy efficiency.
Student Circular Economy Solutions Win Wege Prize 2022
Five students from Rwanda and United Arab Emirates collaborated to win 1st Prize and $30,000 with innovative organic pesticide-fertilizer to replace chemical products.
NIBS Partnership To Develop Risk Mitigation Roadmap
The roadmap will help Americans and the nation’s built environment manage risk to mitigate the devastating effects of climate change.