Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Sustainability articles below.
New report finds that Boston health facilities cut emissions by 18% from 2011 through 2019, despite serving more patients and expanding healthcare facility space by 10%
This year’s Champions of Energy Efficiency in Industry Award winners include six influential experts from government and the private sector.
USGBC's LEED Zero creates a platform to help existing buildings move from low environmental impact to no environmental impact.
New report reveals 74% of employees would consider leaving their job if office health and sustainability expectations go unmet.
Sustainable Operations, a new end-to-end sustainability solution, was developed to help companies configure, launch, and manage portfolio-wide sustainability programs.
Facilities teams can deliver on what occupants need with effective use of technology.
When evaluating goals, reference this table that examines the interplay between ESG strategy and the pursuit of LEED, WELL, and WELL Health-Safety Rating.
New ventilation analytics provide insight, down to room level, to measure key areas of energy consumption.
Employers that provide charging stations for electric cars will boost the shift to EVs, make themselves more attractive to potential hires, finds Ipsos and EVBox Group survey.
Located at Piedmont Virginia Community College, the Advanced Technical Training Center will join the small number of U.S. community college facilities to achieve net zero energy.
New research by Compare the Market reveals the number of times different countries could re-create iconic landmarks based on their daily plastic waste.
Doosan Bobcat recently earned LEED Gold certification with the renovation and expansion of its West Fargo, ND corporate headquarters.
In the wake of COVID-19, hybrid workplaces may present the best solution for both organizations and employees.
New report highlights 12 organizations achieving bold energy, water, financing Goals; DOE launches new $12 million lighting prize.
Trane’s Renewable Energy Solutions installed at the Vernon Hills Park District’s maintenance facility produces enough energy to offset 70% of the building’s annual electric usage.
USGBC’s LEED Safety First credits are helping facility management teams provide healthy spaces and assisting with building reentry.
Meeting all seven Petals in the Living Building Challenge — Place, Water, Energy, Health + Happiness, Materials, Equity, and Beauty — the Kendeda Building is the first Living Certified building of its scale in the Southeast U.S.
In a partnership with Tucson Electric Power, the campus will obtain all of its grid-based electricity from renewable sources, cutting its greenhouse gas footprint by nearly one-third.
View smart windows automatically adjust in response to the sun, increase access to natural light, minimize heat and glare, and reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.
The design and operation of this 5G Smart Factory, which opened in Spring 2020, is part of Ericsson’s goal to be carbon neutral by 2030.
During the Leaders Summit on Climate, George Oliver will address the business community's role in supporting climate action and policy, creating jobs, and economic growth.
From indoor air quality to a lack of flexibility, COVID-19 has exposed how buildings are falling short in providing livable, healthy, and sustainable spaces.
In preparation for Earth Day, businesses can cut costs and consume energy in more green ways by making a few smart changes with their HVAC systems.
Part of the National Deep Energy Retrofit program, the U.S. General Services Administration has awarded Johnson Controls the contract to upgrade the buildings' HVAC, lighting, water conservation, and energy management systems.
With COVID-19 cancelling events, the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (NOENMCC) took advantage of the downtime.
ACEEE’s Dr. Esram testifies that we need federal research and development to quickly retrofit a large share of buildings to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
In a virtual tour, the Department of Energy recognized Iron Mountain Data Centers for its commitment to energy efficiency through the Better Buildings Challenge.
These 95 ENERGY STAR certified plants saved nearly $400 million on energy bills — equal to the payroll value of over 8,000 U.S. manufacturing jobs.
Healthy buildings are inherently sustainable, but their green benefits go beyond the power grid to offer wellness to those who live and work within their walls.