greenhouse gas emissions

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


Energy Efficiency Scorecard

Energy Efficiency: California Is Tops, Maine Is Most Improved

California's energy efficiency policies and efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions earn it the #1 spot on ACEEE's 2022 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.
Carbon Handprint

Carbon Handprint Can Measure Companies’ Positive Climate Impact

ACEEE shares how a "carbon handprint" more accurately reflects a company’s contributions to climate change by measuring the impact of the use of goods and services it provides.
LEED energy performance

LEED v4 Updates To Increase Energy Performance Requirements

To better address greenhouse gas emissions and climate change, updates will elevate LEED v4’s requirements for energy performance closer to those of LEED v4.1.
Greenprint Center for Building Performance

ULI Greenprint Membership Tops 70

As proof of the real estate industry’s growing commitment to decarbonization, membership in the Urban Land Institute’s Greenprint Center for Building Performance has grown to more than 70 companies.

Uptime Institute Report Series Looks At Digital Infrastructure Sustainability

The global digital infrastructure authority is releasing an advisory series as a practical resource for owners and operators to establish an effective sustainability strategy in their facilities.
ENERGY STAR Certified Manufacturing Plants

EPA Names 2021’s Most Energy-Efficient Manufacturing Plants

The 93 U.S. manufacturing plants that earned ENERGY STAR certification in 2021 prevented more than 5 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions.
Armstrong Energy Savings Progress Jan 2022

Armstrong Helps Customers Reduce Energy Use by More Than 2.5 Billion kWh

Armstrong's goal to reduce energy use has helped customers save 2.5 billion kWh of electricity usage, resulting in more than $300 million in cost savings.
Fleet Sustainability

Azuga Launches Fleet Sustainability Service

Azuga has partnered with GreenerMiles to offer a Fleet Sustainability Service—a streamlined, telematics-enabled program to calculate, track, and neutralize carbon emissions across light, medium, and heavy fleet vehicles.
Net Zero Carbon

8 New Real Estate Leaders Align With ULI Net Zero Goal

Together, these real estate companies represent over 2,400 buildings, more than 849 million square feet, and over $397 billion in assets under management.
clean energy efficiency targets

States’ Climate Efforts Need Stronger Efficiency Steps

ACEEE’s review of states and territories with laws requiring a transition to 100% clean electricity, found that only Virginia and Washington include specific efficiency targets.
Boston Hospitals

Despite Growth, Boston Hospitals Slash Carbon Emissions

New report finds that Boston health facilities cut emissions by 18% from 2011 through 2019, despite serving more patients and expanding healthcare facility space by 10%
federal research and development

How Federal R&D Should Expand To Transform Our Buildings

ACEEE’s Dr. Esram testifies that we need federal research and development to quickly retrofit a large share of buildings to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Bezos Earth Fund

Bezos Earth Fund Awards Rocky Mountain Institute $10M

Funding will allow the Rocky Mountain Institute to further catalyze significant reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. buildings and heavy industry.
fertilizer plants

Fertilizer Plants ENERGY STAR Certified

The U.S. EPA recognizes two nitrogenous fertilizer plants as the first of their kind to earn ENERGY STAR certification for superior energy performance.
renewable energy growth

Four Ways Toward A New Energy Economy

A new report from the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) identifies policy approaches to accelerate renewable energy growth.
electric vehicles

Corporate Electric Vehicle Alliance Aims To Accelerate EV Adoption

Led by nonprofit Ceres, this new alliance is a collaborative group of companies focused on accelerating the transition to electric vehicles.
PepsiCo renewable electricity

PepsiCo To Achieve 100% Renewable Electricity In The U.S.

PepsiCo's efforts in the U.S. will build upon its global progress in switching to renewable electricity in Europe and Mexico.
solar energy

Energy Efficiency Can Get U.S. Halfway To Climate Goals

A new ACEEE report shows that energy efficiency can slash U.S. energy use and greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2050 and get the nation halfway toward its climate goals.
onsite solar initiative

Bank Of America Reduces Energy Costs With Solar Panels

Through its Onsite Solar Initiative, the company will install solar panels at more than 60 locations, including financial centers, ATMs, and offices.

Zeroing In On Net Zero Carbon Buildings

With 38 signatories, the World Green Building Council launched its Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment to further the move toward a decarbonized built environment in the coming decades.

Webinars

facility condition data

Webinar: Use Data To More Effectively Manage Your Facility’s Lifecycle

Attend this free webinar and learn how access to real-time facility condition data empowers you to make smarter decisions about ongoing maintenance, capital planning, and future projects.
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.

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.