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The eco-conscious Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte, designed to achieve LEED® Gold certification and provide a slate of new conveniences for frequent travelers, is now open in the heart of Charlotte’s thriving uptown district.


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The eco-conscious Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte, designed to achieve LEED® Gold certification and provide a slate of new conveniences for frequent travelers, is now open in the heart of Charlotte’s thriving uptown district.

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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.


First LEED®-Built Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Wellness Center Now Open

The eco-conscious Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte, designed to achieve LEED® Gold certification and provide a slate of new conveniences for frequent travelers, is now open in the heart of Charlotte’s thriving uptown district.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Green Roofs And Commercial Environments

Guest Contributor Kelly Duke explains how green roofs can help bring nature closer to urban settings, improve insulation and air quality, and work to deliver both economic and social benefits to their communities.

JLL Employs 500+ Sustainability Professionals

As part of the Global Sustainability Commitment, Jones Lang LaSalle in April 2008 pledged to increase its sustainability accredited professionals to 200 in 2008 and to 500 in 2009.

Maine Supermarket Platinum

In Augusta, a Hannaford store has earned the highest level of LEED certification.

Chipotle Mexican Grill First Restaurant Ever to Receive Platinum Level LEED® Certification

Chipotle Mexican Grill announced that it has been awarded Platinum level LEED® certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for its Gurnee, IL.

Building Automation Trends: Integration Revolution

The next wave of building automation systems may help simplify operations while saving energy.

Expanded Pasadena Convention Center Pursuing LEED Silver

The expanded facility opened on March 1, 2009, six weeks ahead of schedule.

Pizza Fusion Unveils World’s First LEED® Certified Pizzeria

Pizza Fusion was recently awarded Gold and Silver certifications by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) for its first two restaurants built to LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) specifications in Palm Beach Gardens and Weston, Florida. This recognition makes Pizza Fusion the first LEED certified pizzeria in the world.

FM Frequency: A New Regulatory “Environment”

TFM Columnist Jeff Crane ponders the debate on how legislation should be used to direct reductions in carbon dioxide emissions.

FM Frequency: Singing The 1040 Blues…Or Was That A Hymn?

Tax preparation is an unexpected religious experience for FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane.

Professional Development: FM–The Oldest Profession?

This amusing overview from Guest Contributor Charles Carpenter defines great moments in FM history.

FM Frequency: To LEED Or Not To LEED? It All Depends!

Crane shares this interactive session with a thought provoking reader.

Services & Maintenance: Sustainable Carpet

The new NSF 140-2007 Standard will help facility managers ensure the best product for their needs.

FM Frequency: A Few Of My Favorite (Web) Things

They may not be raindrops on roses, but there are some things that make Jeff Crane happy.

Sustainable By Design: On The Continuum: Life After LEED-NC

Two years after achieving LEED certification for its original construction, the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, AR pursues LEED for Existing Buildings.

Special Report: Home Away From Home

Results from TFM's annual survey reveal a cash crop of new and renovation projects. From the September 2007 issue.

Sustainable Design Trends: Green Wants You

New environmental solutions help transition buildings into sustainability. From the October 2005 issue.

Professional Development: Why FMs Need To Care About Sustainability

Guest Contributor Paul von Paumgartten knows skeptics who doubt the relevance of environmental diligence may need some direction.

Holding Educational Facility Professionals To A Higher Standard

Having an edge in the complex arena of educational facilities starts with a standards program.

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