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A total of 53 companies, representing almost every sector of the economy, have now signed The Climate Pledge, committing to net-zero carbon emissions by 2040.
Hotels were among the first businesses hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, but travelers still need a safe place to stay. The Better Buildings team checks in.
The split incentive, the most common commercial lease structure, has long stood in the way of deep energy retrofits in tenant-occupied commercial space.
OSHA has issued a proposed rule to update its Hazard Communication Standard to align with the seventh revision of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals.
Group claims OSHA has been a catastrophic failure during pandemic; agenda outlines how Biden-Harris Administration can protect workers and rebuild economy.
The largest private school in Orlando, airports, convention centers, offices, hotels, and more have also earned GBAC STAR™ Accreditation this week.
SmartTurf expands its turf offerings treated with Microban with first permanently built-in antimicrobial artificial athletic turf.
The Northeast ADA Center toolkit features practical advice on disability employment best practices, along with expert guidance on following Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Over 60% surveyed are fearful of the COVID-19 vaccine and 40% note they would consider leaving their organization if it required inoculation, raising issues for organizations navigating how to safely return to the office.
Guidance for designing circadian-effective lighting in K-12 classrooms and hospital patient rooms, while avoiding increased energy use, is now available from the Lighting Research Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Facility Executive assembled a panel of security experts to explore what went wrong, and the lessons to be learned from the violence that took place at the U.S. Capitol on January 6.
The ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force has released new Core Recommendations for Reducing Airborne Infectious Aerosol Exposure and Communities of Faith Building Guidance.
OSHA’s maximum penalties for serious and other-than-serious violations will increase from $13,494 per violation to $13,653 per violation.
To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Rhombus security cameras automatically identify if individuals are not wearing face coverings.
Georgia-Pacific Building Products' new premium coverboard is designed to meet FM Global’s Very Severe Hail Standard.
Employers must submit calendar year 2020 Form 300A to OSHA electronically by March 2, 2021.
The nation’s floodplains are expected to grow by 45% by the end of this century: Work to reduce risk from floods by reassessing the conditions around building sites.
The Site-Specific Targeting (SST) Directive is OSHA’s primary targeting program for non-construction establishments with 20 or more employees.
In 2020, indoor air quality became front and center for buildings as CDC and ASHRAE stated that COVID-19 viral particles are likely spread not only through droplets but also via aerosols.
States are still adopting new energy-saving rules, but the COVID-19 pandemic is slowing overall progress, according to the annual ACEEE report.
State of Texas selected Eagle Disinfection Group's Puradigm Technology to protect Texas Capitol Building, Capitol Annex Buildings, and Senate and House Chambers against COVID-19.
The nonprofit health plan has integrated environmental sustainability as part of its public health strategy; latest milestone equates to taking 6,300 cars off the road each year.
AIB International’s Pandemic Prepared Certification is the first certification created specifically for the food and beverage supply chain.