Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Sustainability articles below.
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.
This new version of the LEED green building program raises the bar for sustainable housing and cities.
Carrier Connect Wi-Fi thermostats can now interface with Encycle’s cloud-based Swarm Logic energy savings technology, improving HVAC system efficiency using IoT-enabled services.
Faced with New York City's stringent commercial recycling laws as part of its “Zero Waste Design Guidelines,” Jersey Lynne Farms composts its solid food waste into drain-safe wastewater on site.
Plants from the automotive, baking, cement, corn refining, food processing, glass manufacturing, pharmaceutical manufacturing, and petroleum refining sectors qualified, 15 of them for the first time.
The WINT Water Intelligence solution helps organizations achieve two primary goals: To prevent damage from water leaks, and to improve sustainability by significantly reducing water consumption.
Marysville, East Liberty, and Anna auto manufacturing plants in Ohio, plus a fourth in Greensburg, IN achieved U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR certification for outstanding energy efficiency in 2018.
The initiatives ensure that product samples live on beyond the specification process, through recycling efforts that also inspire future designers and artists.
The company’s entire product portfolio — carpet tile, luxury vinyl tile and rubber flooring — is now carbon neutral across its product lifecycle.
Facilities teams are a key to encouraging and easing this waste management effort.
The 64-floor skyscraper in downtown Pittsburgh is now the second-largest LEED for Building Operations and Maintenance: Existing Buildings V4 office building in the world.