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 U.S. EPA announced notable projects by organizations and facilities making environmentally-friendly strides in green power, green refrigeration, and products with safer chemicals.
The U.S. House has passed an energy innovation bill that would make key strides to improve energy efficiency in buildings.
The five-story, 159,000-square-foot Catalyst building is one of the largest zero energy buildings in North America and one of the first zero carbon buildings to be certified by the International Living Future Institute.
These eight green building award recipients include Pepsi World Trade Center, Prologis, and Nicaragua’s first LEED-certified project.
Cintas' distribution centers have earned Gold level under the TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) certification system for zero waste.
The 2020 Student Design Competition and Applied Engineering Challenge encourages students to become involved in the design of energy-efficient HVAC systems.
More than 2,000 commercial properties participated in two-year water and waste benchmarking initiative .
The retrofit will improve light levels at WernerCo’s 500,000-square-foot facility and lower the Midwest location’s lighting bill by 60%
In response to COVID-19, GBCI introduces these credits focused on landscape management and zero waste for buildings and sites.
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the shift to remote working as the digital world is finally at a stage where it can support technology like virtual meetings.
Four new Safety First Pilot Credits from USGBC outline sustainable best practices for cleaning, workplace re-occupancy, HVAC, and plumbing.
Progress was made in carpet recycling rates and technological advances.
USGBC has introduced a new pilot credit in the LEED green building rating system to support facilities as they work to respond to COVID-19 through sustainable, healthy practices.
The Eric Teicholz Sustainability Facility Professional Scholarship is open to young facility management professionals. Applications are due by June 30, 2020.
View this free video webinar as we discuss the advantages for using smart technology to better manage your waste operation.
By re-evaluating current pump systems and implementing more energy-efficient solutions, companies can generate long-term savings without sacrificing reliability.
This annual award from AIA recognizes building projects that integrate high design with advanced performance in 10 key areas.
The first update since the program was launched in 2016, this includes new criteria for the BRE's Commercial program (BREEAM USA In-Use V6 Commercial).
Organic mattress maker refocuses part of the cut and sew department at its Los Angeles factory to produce face masks in light of COVID-19 mask shortage.
The DOE recognized the Better Buildings partner for reducing energy usage at its Maryland campus by 24% since 2011.
Ten years in the making, a modern headquarters facility for a Breese, IL construction firm takes shape.
The funding will help develop energy-efficient and flexible building technologies, systems, and construction practices to improve the energy performance of the nation’s buildings and electric grid.