Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Sustainability articles below.
The facility is the first century-old building in North America to obtain triple Platinum certification for excellence in environmental performance and digital connectivity.
A new ACEEE report shows that energy efficiency can slash U.S. energy use and greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2050 and get the nation halfway toward its climate goals.
The high-speed, energy-efficient XLERATOR®, XLERATOReco®, and ThinAir® Hand Dryers were reviewed and their materials verified by a third party.
The company's facilities across five continents have achieved 100% renewable grid electricity use, a year ahead of the company's global 2020 target.
To tighten bonds and boost retention rates with commercial tenants, facility managers should leverage these three evolving trends.
With national and regional winners, this challenge is an effort held under the EPA’s Sustainable Materials Management Program.
The Air Force collaborated with architects at Hoefer Wysocki to transform the clinic into one of the first facilities to earn USGBC’s most advanced sustainability rating.
Bank of America Tower was one of 100 projects selected for the pilot program of LEED Version 4, and was the only one to attempt the Whole Building Life Cycle Assessment (WBCLA) credit.
Last year, the Cardinals and concessionaire Delaware North diverted more than 226 tons of food from landfills and donated almost 10 tons of food equal to 13,000 meals to those in need.
Many U.S. cities are boosting their clean energy efforts, but few are on track to meet climate goals, according to 2019 City Clean Energy Scorecard.
In recognition of its commitment to sustainable practices—including recycling, landscaping and transportation efforts—Standard Insurance Company received Portland's Sustainability at Work gold workplace certification.
Attend Facility Executive Live! this September in Arlington, VA, and gain insight on building up the sustainability culture in your department — and across the organization.
Residence halls can be designed to promote physical activity and healthy habits, while using healthy materials and building systems to provide a healthy environment.
Through its Onsite Solar Initiative, the company will install solar panels at more than 60 locations, including financial centers, ATMs, and offices.
A leading provider of sustainable workplace solutions, the company received the 2019 Supply Chain Sustainability Excellence Award from Con Edison.
The U.S. Green Building Council will use the Bank of America grant to support its LEED for Cities and Communities Program.
The adaptive reuse of an on-site public works garage facility at Phipps is aimed at achieving three rigorous green building standard certifications.
More than 900 organizations participating in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Better Buildings Initiative have achieved the equivalent of $8.4 billion in energy and cost savings.
This third annual conference and networking event will take place on September 19, 2019 on the campus of George Mason University in Arlington, VA.
Osram and Facility Solutions Group (FSG) are joining forces to offer turnkey smart building IoT solutions to the commercial, industrial, and retail industries.
A new report from the Portland Cement Association suggests that reinforced concrete structures reduce recovery costs after disasters hit and are likely to save money in the long run.
The national competition engages college students in the design of on-campus green infrastructure solutions to address stormwater pollution.
The tile maker's all-time recycling total nears 126 million pounds of fired waste diverted from landfills due to its Tile Take-Back and TOTO USA recycling programs.
The new report takes a closer look at Americans' views on environmental issues and how the green building industry can be better positioned as a global solution.
From cleaning products to window film and architectural finishes, the options are numerous for sustainable facilities.
Budget, lighting, environments and other challenges to school security—and potential solutions for each.
Hunter Douglas Architectural Window Coverings' RB 500+ automated systems offer ultra-quiet technology, ADA compliance, and meets all child safety standards.