Environment

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


PepsiCo Denver

PepsiCo Building Most Sustainable U.S. Manufacturing Facility

The 1.2M SF PepsiCo facility, which will create more than 250 new jobs in Colorado, is scheduled to open at the Denver High Point development district in 2023.
Armstrong World Industries

AWI, Irving Consumer Products Form Sustainability Partnership

Armstrong World Industries and Irving Consumer Products expect to divert more than 3,500 tons of fiber waste annually from landfill disposal.

The Benefits Of Switching To Green Cleaning

More cleaning companies are focused on creating safer, environmentally-friendly solutions that are more efficient for facility managers.
preventing falls

How To Prevent Slips, Trips, And Falls

Knowing where accidents may happen is the first step to reduce these risks.
Refrigerant

Why The Refrigerant Matters—For Green HVAC And Much More

Refrigerants can be used strategically to help facility managers reduce energy costs.
The Center School

School Cuts Carbon Footprint With Roof Restoration, Rooftop Solar, Carport Project  

In Somerset, NJ, The Center School reduced its carbon footprint and serves as a positive example of environmental stewardship to its students and the community.
senior living community

Is Seattle Home To The World’s Greenest Senior Living Community?

Aegis Living Lake Union is registered to achieve international green status with Living Building Challenge Petal Certification through the International Living Future Institute.
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.
EV Charging

How Hoboken Is Expanding Its EV Charging Infrastructure, At No Cost

Thanks to a collaboration with Volta, Hoboken, NJ will offer accessible public electric vehicle charging, subsidized by 25 advertising-enabled EV charging stations.
building decarbonization

ASHRAE Commits To Broad Building Decarbonization

The organization outlined new initiatives that aim to reduce the built community’s negative impacts on the environment.
fluorescent tube lights

Vermont Phases Out Fluorescent Tubes In Favor Of LEDs

ACEEE explores how a Vermont policy to phase out most fluorescent tube lights in favor of LEDs is a guide for other states to reduce energy costs, greenhouse gas emissions, and mercury pollution.
Meijer wind energy

Meijer Invests In Wind Energy, Moves Closer To Carbon Emission Goals

The wind energy center represents a major contribution to retailer's renewable energy portfolio, expected to begin producing energy by end of the year.
environment

Supreme Court Blocks EPA From Regulating Power Plant Emissions

The Supreme Court ruled that only Congress can set regulations to limit carbon emissions from existing powers plants.
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.
sustainability

Honeywell Debuts Carbon Energy Management Software

The company’s new innovation helps buildings measure progress on their sustainability goals, and optimize their carbon and energy footprints.
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.
Environmentally Friendly Workplaces

Returning Employees Want More Environmentally Friendly Workplaces

Amid the heightened war for talent, workers want employers to make eco-friendly practices a priority, according to a new Essity survey.
Northern Arizona University

Altitude Control Technology Installed At NAU Student-Athlete Facility

Athletes on Northern Arizona University's nationally ranked cross-country team will benefit from a new controlled altitude training environment.
Massachusetts College of Arts and Design

MassArt Completes Energy, Water Efficiency Project

New equipment and control systems installed by Ameresco are expected to save the Massachusetts College Of Arts And Design up to $436,385 per year.
ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings

EPA Names Top 25 Cities For ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings

Los Angeles, Washington DC, Atlanta, San Francisco, and Dallas make top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency, reducing emissions.

Webinars

The Office Building Of The Future

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FCA Data

Join Us For Our Free “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar

Join us for a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.
Operational Efficiency

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