Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Environment articles below.
Amid an active western wildfire season, “Wildfire Ready–Business” provides foundational preparedness projects for small businesses and commercial building owners.
As offices, schools, and retail stores reopen, ACEEE’s Steven Nadel discusses how to reduce COVID-19 risks without wasting energy.
Boston, Seattle, Minneapolis, and San Francisco round out the top U.S. cities growing their clean energy efforts, according to ACEEE's newly-released 2020 City Clean Energy Scorecard.
The U.S. House has passed an energy innovation bill that would make key strides to improve energy efficiency in buildings.
The five-story, 159,000-square-foot Catalyst building is one of the largest zero energy buildings in North America and one of the first zero carbon buildings to be certified by the International Living Future Institute.
The more than 950 public and private sector organizations participating in DOE’s Better Buildings Initiative have saved nearly $11 billion in energy costs.
Four new Safety First Pilot Credits from USGBC outline sustainable best practices for cleaning, workplace re-occupancy, HVAC, and plumbing.
75 percent of organizations plan to increase their investment in energy efficiency and smart buildings, according to Johnson Controls' 2019 Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.
While many cities are taking steps to increase energy efficiency and renewable power, only one-fifth include such initiatives in their resilience plans, finds a global survey by ACEEE.
PepsiCo's efforts in the U.S. will build upon its global progress in switching to renewable electricity in Europe and Mexico.
The two-story, 66,700 square-foot building in Peachtree Corners, GA will showcase ASHRAE's best practices and help achieve its vision of a healthy and sustainable environment.
The 965 kW system is expected to generate 1.2 million kWhs of electricity annually, avoiding the emission of 935 tons of carbon dioxide per year, while contributing to New Jersey's renewable energy targets.
Over the past decade, more companies have come to realize that sustainability, cost savings, risk aversion, and business growth all go hand in hand.
The ISSP credentials recognize individuals with the skills to foster innovation, transform culture, and embed sustainable practices in organizations and communities globally.
The World Green Building Council has launched a new case study library showcasing excellence in sustainable development globally, featuring buildings that are net zero carbon and/or enhance human health.
Global growth of LEED reinforces the role green buildings play as a climate solution and tool for improving quality of life.
Selecting sustainability flooring is the right thing to do for the environment and can lead to healthier building occupants, higher quality indoor conditions, and improved resource preservation.
Microsoft and the Minnesota Twins are among the recipients to be recognized next month during the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Atlanta.
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.
The Department of Energy program's partners represent more than 3,200 facilities and roughly 12% of the U.S. manufacturing energy footprint.
Moerings USA will represent GSky® living green wall systems with architects, landscape architects, and developers in the upper Midwest, Northeast, and Mid-Atlantic U.S.
The EPA's GreenChill Partnership has recognized ALDI as the grocery retailer with the most GreenChill store certifications in the past year.
A new ACEEE report shows that energy efficiency can slash U.S. energy use and greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2050 and get the nation halfway toward its climate goals.