Resource pages for "Sustainabiilty"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.
AHRI, ASHRAE, and the DOE will collaborate on a $5.2 million research program that will help accelerate updating of model building codes.
Researchers at MIT are seeking to redesign concrete — the most widely used human-made material in the world — by following nature’s blueprints.
The pilot credit seeks to reward manufacturers who perform hazard and exposure assessments that can serve as a basis for developing products designed to minimize human health impacts.
When components are patched together without considering the entire system, there is significant risk the system will not deliver ideal performance. Facilities staff training is also important.
Solar panels, energy storage, and monitoring and control systems join the company's traditional line of power generation equipment.
Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) provides a complete picture of the noraplan® standard and norament® standard products’ environmental impact.
Since 2011, Better Buildings Challenge partners and energy efficiency commitments have tripled, resulting in energy cost savings that exceed $1.3 billion and the avoidance of 100 million tons of harmful carbon emissions.
Delivering 143 LPW at 5700K, the newest Cree® CPY Series LED product offers better light experiences and lower operating costs.
Siemens has been awarded a $38.6M contract by the Federal Bureau of Prisons to implement energy and water conservation measures that will save $2.5M annually at two correctional facilities in eastern Kentucky.
The system has a range of DC voltage optimization, able to be effective with flow, lithium, lead acid, or any other chemical battery, as well as mechanical storage options such as flywheels.
Closed-cell spray foam insulation system designed to enhance application process by requiring minimal temperature adjustments, along with other benefits.
At Ardmore, a chemical manufacturer in New Jersey, a cooling tower featuring a HDPE shell is in its fourth decade of operation.
The challenge engages college and university students in reinventing the nation’s water infrastructure and developing green infrastructure systems to reduce stormwater pollution and build resilience to climate change.
Dallas Fort Worth International Airport is the first U.S. airport to receive the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Climate Leadership Award for Greenhouse Gas Management.
The guide provides step-by-step instructions and resources to help workplaces divert organic matter from landfills through composting.
Just in time for Earth Day, the supermarket company has opened a state-of-the-art green energy facility in Massachusetts.
Though restroom and other domestic purposes use more water, laundry is a far more viable target for water and energy savings.
Konami Gaming, Inc.'s newly-expanded headquarters is one of Nevada's largest facilities to achieve complete geothermal heating and cooling.
Purina aims for all of its factories to achieve Zero Waste to Landfill status by 2020.
Over the last two decades, extreme drought events in the U.S. have vividly illustrated the imperative for technologies that increase water usage efficiency as well as strategies and methods to reduce demand.