Tag: Global Warming

propane sensor

NevadaNano MPS R-290 Propane Sensor

MPS R-290 propane sensor detects leaks in applications that include air conditioning, vending machines, commercial refrigeration racks, and clothes dryers.
embodied carbon

Building Transparency Offers Tools To Address Climate Change

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.
WorldGBC

New WorldGBC Strategy Tackles Climate Issues In Post-COVID Facilities

Sustainable Buildings for Everyone, Everywhere tackles the climate emergency, health and wellbeing, and resource efficiency issues in the built environment.
IFMA climate change report

IFMA Releases Climate Change Report For Facility Managers

IFMA’s “Climate Change Fundamentals for Facility Management Professionals,” is the first report to address climate change as it relates to facility management roles and responsibilities.
cool roofs

Million Cool Roofs Challenge Announces Judges

The panel of experts will select the most innovative approaches to scale cool roofs as an accessible and economical solution to reduce exposure to hotter temperatures.
American University

American University First In U.S. To Become Carbon Neutral

In 2010, AU pledged to achieve carbon neutrality by 2020. The school reached its goal two years early, making it the first carbon neutral university in the nation.
HFC refrigerants

Refrigerants With Low Global Warming Potential

Regulations and overall concern for the environment is driving research to identify effective refrigerant alternatives with low GWP.
HFC

Montreal Protocol Kigali Amendment: Phase Down HFCs

This amendment to the Montreal Protocol focuses on a global phase down of production and consumption of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), which are used in refrigeration and air conditioning systems.
flammable refrigerants

FM Alert: Partnership Funds Flammable Refrigerant Research

AHRI, ASHRAE, and the DOE will collaborate on a $5.2 million research program that will help accelerate updating of model building codes.
NASA Logo. (PRNewsFoto/NASA)

Long-Term Warming Likely To Be Significant Despite Recent Slowdown

This research hinges on a new and more detailed calculation of the sensitivity of Earth's climate to the factors that cause it to change, such as greenhouse gas emissions.
Fault detection and diagnosis (FDD) webinar

Did You Miss Our “Building Analytics, Skilled Labor Shortages & Decarbonization” Webinar?

View this free video webinar to learn how fault detection and diagnostics (FDD) has become a critical part of the resilient facility team’s tech stack.
Optimizing operations, Hybrid Office

View Our Free “Optimizing Operations In The Hybrid Office” Webinar

In this free video webinar, learn how optimizing operations in an office building has taken on newfound significance in the era of hybrid work.

[VIDEO] Capital Planning Advice for Facilities

Creating a sustainable and adaptable capital plan will take a coordinated effort among decision-makers and a tactical plan of attack. Learn more.