Buildings consume a significant amount of our natural resources and have a wide range of environmental impacts. These environmental concerns are a key driver behind the sustainable design movement.
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.
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.
How To Prevent Slips, Trips, And Falls
Knowing where accidents may happen is the first step to reduce these risks.
Why The Refrigerant Matters—For Green HVAC And Much More
Refrigerants can be used strategically to help facility managers reduce energy costs.
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.
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 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.
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.
ASHRAE Commits To Broad Building Decarbonization
The organization outlined new initiatives that aim to reduce the built community’s negative impacts on the environment.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.