Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Resource pages for "Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.
Improving indoor air quality (IAQ) is among the most critical steps facility managers can take to mitigate employee concerns and maintain a healthy workspace.
U.S. EPA Safer Choice Program may implement a certification program for cleaning service providers who use Safer Choice and Design for the Environment (DfE) certified products.
Deploying a diesel solution to meet Tier 4 Final emissions standards offers several practical benefits for different applications.
Los Angeles, Washington DC, Atlanta, San Francisco, and Dallas make top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency, reducing emissions.
The EPA and DOE recognized 210 2022 ENERGY STAR winners for leading the way in support of America’s clean energy transition.
New metrics analyzing total customer impacts in 2021 translate to $100M+ in energy cost savings and 1.4B lbs. of carbon emissions avoided.
From the EPA to high-profile properties such as One Vanderbilt, the industry is now focusing on the health and economic benefits of addressing indoor air quality (IAQ). Here are the next steps to consider.
Following through on the National Covid-19 Preparedness Plan, the new guidance is intended to help building owners and operators improve indoor air quality and protect public health.
The 93 U.S. manufacturing plants that earned ENERGY STAR certification in 2021 prevented more than 5 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions.
A nationwide revamp of the recycling infrastructure led by the U.S. EPA moves downstream to facilities.
National WasteWise Award winners for 2021 and 2020 prevented and diverted close to 408,000 tons of waste from landfill or incinerator, avoiding over $22.5 million in landfill costs.
Property management companies that perform, offer, or claim to perform regulated renovations in pre-1978 housing or child-occupied facilities are required to obtain certification from the EPA and ensure renovations are performed by certified firms and employees.
Schools in four communities in the western U.S. will receive technical assistance through a new demonstration program, Schools as Community Cleaner Air and Cooling Centers.
The EPA’s WaterSense program award winners and partners helped consumers and businesses save 968 billion gallons of water in 2020.
The Safer Choice program helps purchasers for facilities, such as schools and office buildings, find products that perform and are safer for human health and the environment.
The EPA is encouraging individuals, businesses, and communities to follow health and safety tips to mitigate the impacts of natural disasters.
U.S. EPA expects both of ICP's List N disinfectants to kill all strains of COVID-19, including the Delta Variant.
Data centers are one of the most energy-intensive building types, consuming 10 to 50 times more energy per square foot than a typical office building.
With the Pacific hurricane season starting May 15 and the Atlantic season on June 1, this week the EPA is helping the public prepare and plan for hurricanes.
For organizations that want sustained improvement in energy performance—and sustained cost savings—EPA recommends energy benchmarking as a first step.