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The DEFINITY PAR38 LED lightbulb from Lighting Science Group is the industry’s first LED bulb to receive the ENERGY STAR label. The bulb is 80% more efficient than the 75 watt incandescent halogen bulb it replaces, has approximately 50% more lumens (light output) than competing products, and is fully dimmable. The DEFINITY PAR38 bulb is […]


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The DEFINITY PAR38 LED lightbulb from Lighting Science Group is the industry’s first LED bulb to receive the ENERGY STAR label. The bulb is 80% more efficient than the 75 watt incandescent halogen bulb it replaces, has approximately 50% more lumens (light output) than competing products, and is fully dimmable. The DEFINITY PAR38 bulb is […]

Environment

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: DEFINITY PAR38 By Lighting Science Group

The DEFINITY PAR38 LED lightbulb from Lighting Science Group is the industry's first LED bulb to receive the ENERGY STAR label. The bulb is...

Rubbermaid Partners With Recycling Group

The company is the first commercial-sector sponsor of the Recycling Organizations of North America.

Forbo Flooring Expands Production Capacity

An recent expansion to its Kirkcaldy, Scotland facility aims to reduce lead times for its MCT product significantly.

ASHRAE Competition Gives Students Practical Experience

Engineering practices such as building information modeling (BIM), geothermal, and combined cooling, heating, and power were highlighted in the winning entries in the 2010 ASHRAE Student Design Competition.

Closed Loop Paper Use

TD Bank is participating in a program to ensure a portion of paper used at its facilities is recycled and reused.

Standard For K-12 Products Under Development

NSF International and the National School Supply and Equipment Association (NSSEA) are working on this tool to certify health, safety, and environmental aspects of products and equipment for educational settings.

On The Road To Zero Waste, $20 At A Time

GAF’s Cobra® Ridge Vent plant, located in the northern Atlanta suburb of Cumming, GA, is a bright, highly automated, state-of-the-art facility — the type...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Surface Reaction From Patcraft

This carpet collection is Cradle to Cradle certified and can help to earn LEED points.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Matting Advice from EcoPath

The company has put in place a team of specialists to counsel facility managers on how its recyclable entryway matting solution can serve their buildings.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Waste Management, Recycling, and Diversion from IEA

The International Environmental Alliance (IEA) provides full service waste management, recycling, and diversion services for facilities of all types and sizes.

FM Landscape Professional Recognized

The Professional Grounds Management Society will present its E. Earl Wilson Award to Jeffrey Bourne of the Montgomery County (MD) Department of Recreation.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Adhesive & Ink Remover From Daimer Industries

Daimer Industries Inc., a Woburn, MA- based supplier of cleaning products, has introduced Eco-Green® Adhesive & Ink Remover for Public Works operations. This industrial...

Trendway Garners SCS Certification For Pack

Pack, a desking, filing, and storage system, has achieved the Indoor Advantage Gold indoor air quality certification.

EMCOR Recognized By EPA

The company's Construction Services in Indiana was recently named an Energy Star Service and Product Provider (SPP) partner.

Cooling Cleanup Volunteers

Kohler Rental is providing air conditioning and power generation equipment to assist wildlife cleanup in the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Cutting-edge Online Campaign – 'My Gulf Action' – Allows Everyone to Take Direct Action to Offset Gulf...

SmartPower, the nation's leading non-profit marketers of clean, renewable energy and energy efficiency, announced today the launch of My Gulf Action, an online campaign for individuals who are deeply concerned about the BP oil spill and want to help reduce our nation's collective reliance on fossil fuels.

NEW PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: Greenpipe By Aquatherm

This recyclable piping system is designed specifically for potable water applications.

Kimball Office Recognized For Sustainable Action

The furniture company has been accepted into the Indiana DEP Environmental Stewardship Program.

EPA Monitors Air Outside Schools

The year old initiative monitors air quality surrounding a selection of schools around the United States.

Water Leaks Can Add Up

Toilets, sinks, and landscaping fixtures should be checked to identify unnecessary water costs.

K-12 Schools And IAQ Awards

The EPA's IAQ Tools for Schools program is looking to recognize schools with successful IAQ management programs.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Reseller Of Packaging/Containers

Container Exchanger resells folding bulk containers, metal storage bins, plastic industrial totes, plastic pallets, and used gaylord boxes throughout the U.S.

Protocols for Performance Measurement Offered by Leading Building Groups

Protocols are developed at three levels for each of six performance categories: energy, water, thermal comfort, indoor air quality, lighting, and acoustics.

Recycling At Vancouver Convention Centre

The facility has been recognized by the Recycling Council of British Columbia.

Sustainable Landscape Guidelines Tested

The Sustainable Sites Initiative™ (SITES™) has selected pilot projects to test a rating system for sustainable landscape design, construction, and maintenance.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Performance Contracts, PACE Bonds, And More

This Q&A with Derek Supple, program director for global energy and sustainability at Johnson Controls, answers targeted questions from TFM.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: ID For Recycling Containers From MOD

Meese Orbitron Dunne offers permanent, molded-in company logos and other markings to promote cart security.

Cradle to Cradle Certification Process Gets New Home

The Green Products Innovation Institute (GPII) will focus on developing comprehensive metrics and standards for everyday products that are safe and healthy, with Cradle to Cradle as the framework.

BetterBricks 2010 Puget Sound Awards

These awards recognize facility managers and other building industry professionals for their support of high performance commercial buildings in the Northwest with an emphasis on energy efficiency.

10 Tips To Reduce Outdoor Water Use

FM professionals can reduce irrigation water use by 20% to 50% while still maintaining attractive landscapes.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Gen 7 Modular Classroom

American Modular Systems manufactures these environmentally friendly, low maintenance environments with a variety of features.

AIA Top 10 Green Projects

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and its Committee on the Environment (COTE) recently selected its 10 leading examples of sustainable architecture and green design solutions.

Arbor Day: The Last Friday In April

From March 28 to May 1, 2010, Banker’s Box will donate $1 for every carton of select products sold online, in one of Office Depot’s 1,100-plus North American stores, or through the company’s business-to-business division.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Rubber Flooring Recycling Partnership

Roppe has partnered with Starnet® Worldwide to accelerate rubber floor recycling through its IMPACT program, which was launched in 2009.

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