Green Building

Resource pages for "Green Building"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


UBS Arena

UBS Arena Earns LEED Green Building Certification

UBS Arena, home of the NHL's New York Islanders,  has been awarded LEED Certified status by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
States For Green Building

Massachusetts Leads Top 10 States For Green Building

2022 was a strong year for LEED certifications as organizations look to LEED to meet ESG goals and commitments to climate action, occupant well-being, and resource efficiency.
LEED certification reviews

Free This Month! LEED Certification Reviews Course

Each month in 2023, USGBC will offer one free green building education course. For January, the free course shares tips on LEED certification reviews.
Templeton USGBC GBCI

Peter Templeton Is New USGBC, GBCI President & CEO

Peter Templeton will lead U.S. Green Building Council and Green Business Certification Inc., focus on climate action and health, equity and sustainability goals.

Public Venues Team Up To Tackle Climate Crisis 

GOAL (Green Operations & Advanced Leadership) will provide entertainment venues with tools and access to operators, vendors, and sponsors also committed to operating more sustainably.
senior living community

Is Seattle Home To The World’s Greenest Senior Living Community?

Aegis Living Lake Union is registered to achieve international green status with Living Building Challenge Petal Certification through the International Living Future Institute.

Independent Financial Opens Phase 2 Of New Corporate HQ

Located in McKinney, TX, financial services company Independent Financial’s new headquarters facility is LEED certified Silver and Fitwell 2-star rated.
LEED Net Zero

USGBC Announces Nearly 100 Net Zero Certifications

The net zero certifications were earned under the LEED Zero program and represent more than 23 million square feet of space.
Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) certification

23 Companies Earn ISSA CIMS Certification

Organizations that earn Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) certification from ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, are dedicated to a higher standard of cleaning service.
LEED for Cities

15 Local Governments Join LEED For Cities Leadership Program

USGBC program brings local governments together to support LEED for Cities certification efforts with peer-to-peer networking opportunities, technical assistance, and access to educational resources.
construction financing

Lower Cost Financing For Lower Carbon Construction

PACE Equity and New Buildings Institute encourage commercial buildings to reduce carbon footprint with the new CIRRUS™ Low Carbon financing.
office space

Demand For Sustainable, Healthy Buildings Is Redefining Office Space

JLL research shows 84% of premium office buildings are sustainability certified, and space in core central business districts has remained resilient.
green building

World Green Building Trends 2021 Report Released, Available For Download

The findings reveal that architects, engineers, contractors, owners, and investors from around the globe expect to engage in an increased level of green building in the next three years.
DOWSIL™ Silicones for building facades

Dow Plans Program For Carbon-Neutral Silicones In Building Façades

DOWSIL™ Carbon-Neutrality Program to offer silicones for structural glazing, insulating glass, and weathersealing.
C-Crete

C-Crete Awarded $1.55M To Create Prototype Carbon-Based Building

The DOE funding will help C-Crete Technologies convert carbon ore to eco-friendly construction products, then design, assemble, and validate a prototype building.
Greenbuild International Conference & Expo

For Industry-Leading Networking, Greenbuild Means Go

With more reasons than ever to get back to the business of creating sustainable spaces, you won’t want to miss Greenbuild 2021.
Greenbuild International Conference & Expo

Greenbuild International Conference & Expo Comes To San Diego

Register for Greenbuild today using Facility Executive’s exclusive promo code, and receive a free expo hall pass.
USGBC

USGBC Announces CEO Transition, Strategic Review

A leading voice in healthy and vibrant green buildings and communities, the U.S. Green Building Council will build upon its strengths and 28-year history.
Porcelain Tile

Crossville Updates Porcelain Tile Collection

The Color Blox 2.0 porcelain tile collection is a new, concrete-inspired line that enlivens the original Color Blox collection's look.
Building of the Year

MBCEA 2021 Building of the Year Awards

MBCEA announced 2021 Building of the Year award winners.

Webinars

Managing Labor Shortages

The Next Big FM Challenge: Managing Labor Shortages, Recruitment And Retention

Attend this free webinar and learn how to tip the scales to balance recruitment, retention, and labor shortages, while retaining critical institutional knowledge.
Facility Management Year In Review

Facility Management Year In Review: Lessons & Predictions From Industry Leaders

View this free video webinar and hear from a panel of facility management leaders who will share what they’ve learned from the past, and what they hope 2023 will bring.
Modernize to Digitize

Did You Miss Our “Modernize To Digitize” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to contribute to your facility’s sustainability, resiliency and efficiency, while being customer-centric with speed to resolution.

Facility Executive Featured Video

[VIDEO] Power on, America!

Constellation is helping you build a brighter tomorrow by generating clean, carbon-free energy today. We’re already producing electricity 24/7 with hydro, wind, solar and the nation’s largest zero-emission nuclear fleet.