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 Building Energy Quotient Portal provides a faster, more automated approach to receive a Building EQ Performance Score.
Energy audits and low-flow fixtures are among the cost-saving, sustainability measures to introduce — or expand upon — within your facilities for the new year.
The 2017 ZNE School Leadership Awards recognize building teams driving a new zero net energy (ZNE) standard for school environments.
Providing a clean and hygienic workplace is one way businesses can make a significant positive impact on the health and safety, productivity, and satisfaction of employees.
Find out how building technologies used at the Olympic Plaza, International Broadcast Centre, and Olympic Sliding Centre will help protect people from the elements, minimize heat leakage, and maintain excellent ice conditions for competition surfaces.
Compostable cups, plates, containers, and lids will be turned into nutrient-rich soil and mulch for area farms, gardens, and Waterfront Park surrounding the Baltimore Aquarium.
Wilsonart's Material Mixology Collection introduces 27 new colorful, graphic, and versatile laminate patterns, developed especially for commercial spaces.
In 2016, over 950 organizations participated in the program, diverting 740,000 tons of food from landfills or incinerators, and saving businesses up to $37 million in avoided waste disposal fees.
The University of Chicago’s Campus North Residential Commons has won three Design-Build Institute of America awards, including the first-ever Chairman’s Award for Community Impact and Social Responsibility.
This new guide helps manufacturers who produce sustainable building products and materials navigate the WELL Building Standard.
These annual awards recognize individuals and organizations that have demonstrated their commitment to forest conservation.
With help from Johnson Controls, Pfizer built the world’s first LEED-NC Platinum certified pharmaceutical factory in Dalian, China.
A Harvard study is recruiting buildings around the world to discover the impact of green buildings on health and productivity.
Annual publication recognizes top-performing colleges and universities as measured by the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS).
With technology imbued into these living walls, the air filtration capabilities of the plants are maximized.
New design software integrates three water purification technologies into one comprehensive tool for water and wastewater treatment systems.
Headed by the Institute for Market Transformation and U.S. DOE, the program highlights successes in landlord/tenant green building efforts.
The cleaning company's cultural sponsorship program provided free cleaning for the century-old government building.
CM-RX-90 has three operating modes -- Delayed, No Delay, and Latching -- making it ideal for most wireless door activation projects, including control of two automatic doors in vestibule applications.
This power purchase agreement is part of broader environmental sustainability efforts already in practice throughout the facility portfolio of Mckesson, a healthcare supply chain management firm.
In the ultimate effort to make an exhibition sustainable, CRA used more than 30,000 pralines to build an Artificial Intelligence-run pavilion for high-end chocolate maker Venchi.
Many commercial facilities are reducing their water consumption by using greywater. Here are some rules and guidelines for using it safely and properly.
The annual awards honor the institutions and individuals that are leading higher education to a sustainable future.
New credit option dives into the chemical makeup of supplier materials for an elevated understanding of their resulting human and environmental health impacts.
Located in South San Francisco, the project included a series of infrastructure, energy, food safety, worker safety, and traffic facility improvements.
Designed for roof-top or on-grade deployments, Ecoflair moves cooling from the data center floor to the facility exterior, freeing up white space for IT equipment.
USGBC's new report: LEED in Motion: Transportation, highlights facilities that incorporate LEED and other sustainability practices.
Through the agency's Wood Innovations program, applicants can submit for activities focused on the use of wood in construction or energy projects.
HP Inc.’s Boise, ID property is the first corporate campus in the world to be certified using the SITES v2 rating system.
Fairbanks Energy Services worked with its client vXchnge to reduce overall power usage in that company's Chappaqua, NY data center.
Working with U.S. DOE Better Buildings Challenge, K-12 districts incorporate solar energy for conservation and education.
Cost reduction is the most important driver for investments globally, finds Johnson Controls’ new Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.
The winners and finalists in 10 HVACR categories will be recognized in January 2018 at the AHR Expo in Chicago, IL.
Voluntary programs offered by utilities provide options to corporate facility energy buyers operating outside of locations that have established options.