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As President Biden unveils new efforts to tackle the climate crisis, ACEEE’s Wendy Koch reviews a survey that shows broad bipartisan support for energy efficiency measures.
Led by tech and building leaders, the nonprofit provides open access data and tools that aim to reduce CO2 emitted in producing materials for the building industry.
SmartTurf expands its turf offerings treated with Microban with first permanently built-in antimicrobial artificial athletic turf.
High-efficiency boilers are new in the grand scheme of heating equipment. Servicing them on a regular basis will help ensure their longevity for years to com
Lady Gaga, Michael B. Jordan, and Robert DeNiro are among the celebrity ambassadors raising awareness about facilities that prioritize the health and safety of their staff and visitors.
The real estate industry will take an increasingly focused view of environmental, social, and governance strategies this year, according to a new Urban Land Institute report.
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).
The Dyson V11 Pro cord-free vacuum is engineered with extra run time and powerful suction to help create a cleaner, more hygienic environment.
New collaboration offers facial authentication AI solutions combined with advanced access control to create safer, healthier, more connected building environments.
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 pandemic precipitated a nationwide shutdown for many businesses that caused disruptions to in-house printing and other services. It’s time to rethink how and when you outsource so your operations aren’t interrupted.
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.
Facility executives are prioritizing three mission critical focus areas of a healthy building — people, places, and planet — finds Johnson Controls survey.
LightView, a sustainable student housing community at Boston's Northeastern University, has been awarded USGBC's highest level of green building certification: LEED Platinum.
To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Rhombus security cameras automatically identify if individuals are not wearing face coverings.
Cone Health transformed its former women’s health campus into a designated COVID-19 hospital, protecting patients and care teams with innovative solutions.
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.