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New credit option dives into the chemical makeup of supplier materials for an elevated understanding of their resulting human and environmental health impacts.

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Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. LEED articles below.


Milliken Completes New LEED v4 Credit Pathway

New credit option dives into the chemical makeup of supplier materials for an elevated understanding of their resulting human and environmental health impacts.

Transportation Industry Embraces Sustainability, Green Building Standards

USGBC's new report: LEED in Motion: Transportation, highlights facilities that incorporate LEED and other sustainability practices.

LEED Case Study: The Show Will Go On

In Little Rock, AR, the transformation of a historic performing arts center earns LEED Gold certification status.

Facility Executive | October 2017 Issue

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.

New Online Tools From Hunter Douglas Architectural

Web-based tools help specifiers with complex fenestration and energy efficiency data.

Whirlpool Earns Gold, Silver LEED Green Building Certifications

Whirlpool Corporation was recently awarded LEED® Certification for two of its recent building projects, both in Benton Harbor, MI.

UPenn Student Residence Renovated For LEED Gold

Designed by renowned architect Eero Saarinen, the updated Hill College House in Philadephia welcomes students for the 2017-18 academic year.

Whitney Museum In NYC Earns LEED Gold

Opened in 2015, the building's sustainability features include a cogeneration plant, lighting controls, and outdoor plazas and a green roof.

Houston Skybox One Data Center Achieves LEED® Gold

The 96,129-square-foot purpose-built facility is the only data center in Houston to receive the designation.

New Jersey High School Of The Future Becomes Reality

The school will be among the nation’s first to meet LEED's rigorous platinum standards and requirements for sustainability.

A Deeper Shade Of Green

Heightened occupant engagement is significant to maximizing energy efficiency initiatives.

Top 25 Cities For Sustainable Workplaces

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.

Campus Core At Clemson University

Completion of a multi-faceted facility puts this university on the path to planned redevelopment of its central campus.

Multi-Site Exterior Lighting

Kimco Realty launched a lighting retrofit program for its retail properties in 2015. Illumi-Nation, as the initiative is known, continues its momentum.

HVAC Load Reduction From EnVerid Systems

Modules that employ this company's HLR Technology improve indoor air quality in facilities while reducing HVAC energy consumption.

Site Water Management Goes Underground

Designers of a LEED certified office park utilized an existing water vault as a centerpiece of drainage and irrigation.

Maryland Opens Its First Net Zero Energy School

Maryland’s first net zero energy school — Howard County Public Schools' Wilde Lake Middle School — recently opened in Columbia, MD.

Outdated Concrete Building Transformed Into Gold

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.

Wall Panel And Coating Choices Contribute To LEED Gold

At Kankakee Community College, a pledge to the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment called attention to exterior cladding and coating choices.

Iconic U.S. Steel Tower Earns Energy Star Certification

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.

New Report From USGBC, LEED In Motion: Venues

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 Earns Top Spot In Green Building Ranking

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.

Northrop Grumman Plant Earns LEED Gold Certification

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.

Noise Reduction: ClassMate STUDY Package By Modine

HVAC manufacturer releases noise reduction solution for classroom heating and cooling ventilation systems, resulting in fewer distractions.

FM Alert: PCR Published For Power-Operated, Revolving Doors

Uniform requirements for power-operated and revolving doors make it easier to compare the environmental impact of products.

MechoSystems’ Shadecloth Families Earn Sustainable Status

Eight shadecloth families have earned sustainable status from Cradle to Cradle (C2C) Material Health Certificates, Health Product Declarations®(HPD), and Declare Labels™.

Citi Facility In Hong Kong On Track For WELL Certification

Having achieved precertification toward the WELL Building Standard marks a milestone for the global bank as it hones its focus on workplace wellness.

Echelon Masonry Products Obtain EPDs

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.

New U.S. Courthouse In Los Angeles In Operation

With LEED Platinum in its sights, the new facility also resolves long-standing security and space needs, says GSA

Seven Top-Of-Mind Hospital Flooring Considerations

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.

LEED Case Study: Surpassing The Mark

In Marlborough, MA, Boston Scientific pursued LEED Silver for its new headquarters facility, ultimately reached LEED Gold.

Green Building Programs: Toward High Performance Facilities

In assessing sustainability goals for 2017, an overview of five green building programs provides recent updates.

TD Centre Turns To Future With SYLVANIA LED Lighting

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.

Facility Executive | September / October 2016 Issue

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.

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