Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Environment articles below.
The IFMA Foundation and ASBE have produced a free white paper titled A Comprehensive Guide to Water Conservation: The Bottom Line Impacts, Challenges and Rewards.
The U.S. EPA has recognized four WaterSense partners for exceptional efforts in promoting water efficiency and WaterSense labeled products during 2009.
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...
The company is the first commercial-sector sponsor of the Recycling Organizations of North America.
An recent expansion to its Kirkcaldy, Scotland facility aims to reduce lead times for its MCT product significantly.
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.
TD Bank is participating in a program to ensure a portion of paper used at its facilities is recycled and reused.
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.
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...
This carpet collection is Cradle to Cradle certified and can help to earn LEED points.
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.
The International Environmental Alliance (IEA) provides full service waste management, recycling, and diversion services for facilities of all types and sizes.
The Professional Grounds Management Society will present its E. Earl Wilson Award to Jeffrey Bourne of the Montgomery County (MD) Department of Recreation.
Daimer Industries Inc., a Woburn, MA- based supplier of cleaning products, has introduced Eco-Green® Adhesive & Ink Remover for Public Works operations. This industrial...
Pack, a desking, filing, and storage system, has achieved the Indoor Advantage Gold indoor air quality certification.
The company's Construction Services in Indiana was recently named an Energy Star Service and Product Provider (SPP) partner.
Kohler Rental is providing air conditioning and power generation equipment to assist wildlife cleanup in the U.S. Gulf Coast.
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.
This recyclable piping system is designed specifically for potable water applications.
The furniture company has been accepted into the Indiana DEP Environmental Stewardship Program.
The year old initiative monitors air quality surrounding a selection of schools around the United States.
Toilets, sinks, and landscaping fixtures should be checked to identify unnecessary water costs.
The EPA's IAQ Tools for Schools program is looking to recognize schools with successful IAQ management programs.
Container Exchanger resells folding bulk containers, metal storage bins, plastic industrial totes, plastic pallets, and used gaylord boxes throughout the U.S.
Protocols are developed at three levels for each of six performance categories: energy, water, thermal comfort, indoor air quality, lighting, and acoustics.
The facility has been recognized by the Recycling Council of British Columbia.
The Sustainable Sites Initiative™ (SITES™) has selected pilot projects to test a rating system for sustainable landscape design, construction, and maintenance.
This Q&A with Derek Supple, program director for global energy and sustainability at Johnson Controls, answers targeted questions from TFM.
Meese Orbitron Dunne offers permanent, molded-in company logos and other markings to promote cart security.
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.
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.
FM professionals can reduce irrigation water use by 20% to 50% while still maintaining attractive landscapes.
American Modular Systems manufactures these environmentally friendly, low maintenance environments with a variety of features.
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.