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 credit option dives into the chemical makeup of supplier materials for an elevated understanding of their resulting human and environmental health impacts.
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.
HP Inc.’s Boise, ID property is the first corporate campus in the world to be certified using the SITES v2 rating system.
Cost reduction is the most important driver for investments globally, finds Johnson Controls’ new Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.
Voluntary programs offered by utilities provide options to corporate facility energy buyers operating outside of locations that have established options.
Roof gardens help ease stormwater management, as well as HVAC system and general maintenance demands.
Shifting to more sustainable landscapes may often be easier than expected.
Energy savings and occupant comfort are not the only potential benefits of this lighting strategy.
In Little Rock, AR, the transformation of a historic performing arts center earns LEED Gold certification status.
Idaho, Florida, Virginia are most improved states in ACEEE 2017 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.
The University of Miami improves indoor air quality and saves energy by installing HVAC Load Reduction Technology.
The DEAL program helps cleaning industry distributors, wholesalers, and manufacturers benchmark their performance, streamline operations, and realize significant savings in warehousing and fleet expenses.
The Ashington, North-East England plant uses renewable energy sources, including photovoltaic cells and a biomass boiler, and an automated manufacturing process which saves water, waste, and energy.
The pilot program aims to set a new precedent for planning, building, and development by helping communities support the health and well-being of residents across all aspects of community life.
This new collection of 32 designs draws on global design trends to refresh, rethink and recreate commercial interior spaces.
Aircuity 2.0 helps commercial buildings looking to significantly reduce energy costs, improve cognitive function and productivity, and achieve quantifiable results as part of a smart building strategy.
Web-based tools help specifiers with complex fenestration and energy efficiency data.
For the third consecutive year, the commercial specified flooring manufacturer has been certified as a Zero Waste to Landfill manufacturer by GreenCircle.
A data center located in a former nuclear bunker is just one example of the world’s most innovative and unusual data centers.
Whirlpool Corporation was recently awarded LEED® Certification for two of its recent building projects, both in Benton Harbor, MI.
The second annual video contest taps into the imaginations of students in grades 9-12 to find out how they would end littering.
The popular restaurant, a National Historic Landmark, is Detroit's first C-PACE project.
The K-12 school-based competition helps communities improve their recycling efforts by educating students and community members on how and what to recycle, while providing an array of resources.
In Nashville, TN, the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel has undergone a series of energy improvements to reach reduction goals.
Advanced energy solutions are coming down in price, prompting more facility management leaders to pursue this clean energy goal.
The International Solar Energy Provisions (ISEP) Commentary provides expert commentary to help understand solar energy provisions.
The company is a member of a partnership that helped to build and outfit the Growing Green Center, a project of the nonprofit Parks & People Foundation.
New Jersey operation is the first of its kind to earn GreenCircle Certified LLC, Zero Waste to Landfill facility status.
IWBI celebrated the milestone by launching Build WELL, a new mobile app which contains the entire WELL Building Standard in a navigable mobile format.
The installation of a food waste digester and data analytics platform at Lincoln Financial Field will expand the NFL team’s Go Green program.
The 96,129-square-foot purpose-built facility is the only data center in Houston to receive the designation.
Municipalities, non-profits, materials recovery facilities, and other organizations can apply for one of two $50,000 grants to establish Hefty® EnergyBag™ programs in their communities.
The school will be among the nation’s first to meet LEED's rigorous platinum standards and requirements for sustainability.