Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. LEED articles below.
New credit option dives into the chemical makeup of supplier materials for an elevated understanding of their resulting human and environmental health impacts.
USGBC's new report: LEED in Motion: Transportation, highlights facilities that incorporate LEED and other sustainability practices.
In Little Rock, AR, the transformation of a historic performing arts center earns LEED Gold certification status.
The October 2017 issue features a focus on sustainability, including groundskeeping, lighting, roofing, energy purchasing programs, and more. Plus, a look at emerging tech, HVAC, and strategic planning.
Web-based tools help specifiers with complex fenestration and energy efficiency data.
Whirlpool Corporation was recently awarded LEED® Certification for two of its recent building projects, both in Benton Harbor, MI.
Designed by renowned architect Eero Saarinen, the updated Hill College House in Philadephia welcomes students for the 2017-18 academic year.
Opened in 2015, the building's sustainability features include a cogeneration plant, lighting controls, and outdoor plazas and a green roof.
The 96,129-square-foot purpose-built facility is the only data center in Houston to receive the designation.
The school will be among the nation’s first to meet LEED's rigorous platinum standards and requirements for sustainability.
Heightened occupant engagement is significant to maximizing energy efficiency initiatives.
In recognition of 2017 World FM Day, Sodexo has ranked the top metropolitan areas for sustainable workplaces—Washington, DC, San Jose, San Francisco, Denver, and Seattle top the list.
Completion of a multi-faceted facility puts this university on the path to planned redevelopment of its central campus.
Kimco Realty launched a lighting retrofit program for its retail properties in 2015. Illumi-Nation, as the initiative is known, continues its momentum.
Modules that employ this company's HLR Technology improve indoor air quality in facilities while reducing HVAC energy consumption.
Designers of a LEED certified office park utilized an existing water vault as a centerpiece of drainage and irrigation.
Maryland’s first net zero energy school — Howard County Public Schools' Wilde Lake Middle School — recently opened in Columbia, MD.
Rather than demolishing an abandoned Rhode Island property and starting from scratch, architects transformed it into a LEED Gold-certified, Class A office building masterpiece.
At Kankakee Community College, a pledge to the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment called attention to exterior cladding and coating choices.
The high-rise office building is a participant in the Pittsburgh 2030 District challenge, a public-private partnership to create a high-performance and energy-efficient building district in downtown Pittsburgh by the year 2030.
This document highlights the results that a number of facility management teams at convention centers, sports venues, performing arts centers, and other public assembly spaces have achieved through the use of LEED green building rating system.
Massachusetts moves from the third to first; New York rejoins ranking in USGBC’s annual ranking of the Top 10 States for LEED Green Building.
The aerospace company’s new 366,000-square-foot manufacturing center for the U.S. Navy’s E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft received a total of 68 LEED® credits out of the 73 pursued.
HVAC manufacturer releases noise reduction solution for classroom heating and cooling ventilation systems, resulting in fewer distractions.
Uniform requirements for power-operated and revolving doors make it easier to compare the environmental impact of products.
Eight shadecloth families have earned sustainable status from Cradle to Cradle (C2C) Material Health Certificates, Health Product Declarations®(HPD), and Declare Labels™.
Having achieved precertification toward the WELL Building Standard marks a milestone for the global bank as it hones its focus on workplace wellness.
Oldcastle Architectural's Echelon Trenwyth CMU block and InsulTech wall system have obtained an Environmental Product Declaration under ASTM C90 guidelines for loadbearing concrete masonry.
With LEED Platinum in its sights, the new facility also resolves long-standing security and space needs, says GSA
From cleanliness and accessibility to heavy wear, wayfinding, and promoting a healing environment, hospitals face a unique, stringent set of challenges. Flooring is no exception.
In Marlborough, MA, Boston Scientific pursued LEED Silver for its new headquarters facility, ultimately reached LEED Gold.
In assessing sustainability goals for 2017, an overview of five green building programs provides recent updates.
Due to its visionary design, unequaled size, and central location, this cultural landmark has played a significant role in the success of Canada's most innovative business leaders.
Our annual "green" issue looks at sustainability trends including green cleaning, water conservation, LEED, green building programs, and energy storage. Plus, security, space planning strategies, HVAC and more.