Climate Change

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


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.
Carbon Handprint

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.
legislative building

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 energy performance

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.
building design

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.
real estate industry

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.
Templeton USGBC GBCI

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

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.
weather stations

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.
Circular Economy Solutions

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.
risk mitigation

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.
Wege Prize 2022

Student Competition Offers Sustainability Solutions For 2022

Five finalist teams from four continents will advance in pursuit of the Wege Prize 2022, a global competition for circular economy solutions.
White House Buy Clean Task Force

Biden-Harris Administration Introduces Low-Carbon Construction Initiative

The White House's new Buy Clean Task Force will focus on using U.S.-made, low-carbon materials in federal construction projects.
ULI Sustainability Real Estate

$10M Donation To ULI Will Help Promote Sustainability In Real Estate

Real estate executive Randall Lewis' donation—the largest in Urban Land Institute history—will support efforts to make the built environment more sustainable.
COP26

ASHRAE Addresses Climate Change Solutions At UN’s COP26

A COP26 side event hosted by Architecture 2030 and ASHRAE highlighted growing building stock, consensus-based standards, and building industry involvement
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.
sustainable built environment

Virtual Exhibition Features Sustainable Projects From Around The World

Build Better Now, a virtual reality online exhibition, showcases urgent role buildings and cities can play as a solution to climate crisis.
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.
Local Government Leadership Program

15 Cities, Counties Join LEED Government Leadership Program

USGBC LEED certification helps cities and counties accelerate progress on climate change, resilience, and social equity challenges.

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.