Tag: healthy buildings
Jersey City Municipal Buildings First In NJ To Achieve WELL Rating
Following in Miami's footsteps, Jersey City is just the second U.S. city to achieve the WELL Health-Safety Rating across a large part of its municipal building portfolio.
Mold: A Hidden Threat
At least 45 million buildings in the U.S. have unhealthy levels of mold, including offices, schools, hospitals, and homes.
GBAC, Allergy Standards Limited Partners To Create New Program
The program offers tools to help building management professionals improve indoor air quality for tenants and guests.
ABM Joins International WELL Building Institute As Cornerstone Member
Provider of integrated facility services and solutions, ABM has joined the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), administrator of the WELL Building Standard.
Best in Building Health Leadership Awards From Fitwel Announced
Created in partnership with the U.S. CDC and operated by the Center for Active Design (CfAD), Fitwel healthy building certification system focuses on evidence-based strategies to promote health and wellness through the built environment.
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.
Smart Lighting Offers Facilities A Data Network To Support Health, Energy Savings
New research explores how sensor-based luminaire level lighting controls (LLLC) provide facility managers insight beyond energy management goals.
Ernst & Young Among First With WELL Enterprise Provider Designation
As a WELL EP, EY helps companies enhance building performance and optimize workplace experience, well-being, comfort, and sustainability.
Edwards, a Carrier Brand, and Airthings Unite On Air Quality Monitors
The agreement commercializes Airthings' air quality solutions through more than 500 Edwards channel partners in the fire and security segment.
Security, Safety Top List Of Education Facility Managers’ Priorities
A survey of education facility managers reveals campus access control, site security, and occupant safety are key focus areas.
Healthy Buildings Is The Focus Of NIBS’ 2020 Moving Forward Report
The National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council recommends three components of healthy buildings to President Biden and policymakers.
Iconic LA Building First To Earn UL Healthy Building Indoor Air, Water Verification
FourFortyFour South Flower is the first building in the world to earn the UL Verified Healthy Buildings Mark for Indoor Air and Water.
Decision Makers Increasing Investments In Healthy Building Initiatives
Facility executives are prioritizing three mission critical focus areas of a healthy building — people, places, and planet — finds Johnson Controls survey.
Greetly No-Touch Visitor Management
Greetly will offer all existing and future clients the ability to leverage no-touch technology for safer visitor check ins within all types of buildings.
Hygiene360 Tackles Spread of Germs
Hygiene360 is a suite of full-service solutions that tackle the spread of germs on surfaces, person-to-person, and in the air.
Center For Active Design Launches Fitwel Viral Response Module For Building Certification
Five leading real estate companies commit to prototyping the module, informed by a Fitwel Academic Advisory Group comprised of health experts from world-renowned institutions.
Center for Active Design Announces Fitwel v2.1
The new version of this healthy building certification highlights new construction, and retail and community projects.
Cleaning To Safeguard Health
Protect the well-being of facility staff and building occupants with green cleaning principles.
Question Of The Week: What IAQ Myths Have You Encountered?
When it comes to: eliminating unhealthy sources; ventilation; and air filtration, which approaches are sound — and which should facility management filter out?