Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Sustainability articles below.
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.
75 percent of organizations plan to increase their investment in energy efficiency and smart buildings, according to Johnson Controls' 2019 Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.
Waterlogic survey shows offering access to hot and cold filtered water can increase employee wellbeing and productivity, and keep plastic bottles out of landfills.
While many cities are taking steps to increase energy efficiency and renewable power, only one-fifth include such initiatives in their resilience plans, finds a global survey by ACEEE.
MetLife Investment Management's 910,000-square-foot building in Washington, DC is a Better Buildings showcase project and saves 31% annually on energy costs.
PepsiCo's efforts in the U.S. will build upon its global progress in switching to renewable electricity in Europe and Mexico.
New Facility Management Trends & Insights survey from CORT reveals that employee health and wellness is top-of-mind as facilities continue to explore flexible workspace.
The two-story, 66,700 square-foot building in Peachtree Corners, GA will showcase ASHRAE's best practices and help achieve its vision of a healthy and sustainable environment.
Fitwel measures the health impact of a building based on how it promotes occupant safety, how it increases physical activity, and how it affects the health of the surrounding community.
The 965 kW system is expected to generate 1.2 million kWhs of electricity annually, avoiding the emission of 935 tons of carbon dioxide per year, while contributing to New Jersey's renewable energy targets.
Over the past decade, more companies have come to realize that sustainability, cost savings, risk aversion, and business growth all go hand in hand.
Green buildings are viewed as common practice in a recent survey by STO Building Group — not one respondent said the movement is a passing fad.
At the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, members of the facilities staff joined colleagues to learn what can be composted from the facility's waste stream.
The ISSP credentials recognize individuals with the skills to foster innovation, transform culture, and embed sustainable practices in organizations and communities globally.
LEVEL is an evaluation and certification system for environmentally-preferable and socially-responsible office furniture.
New ACEEE research finds that companies control about three-fourths of U.S. energy use, but most do not set energy-saving targets or have comprehensive efficiency plans.
The World Green Building Council has launched a new case study library showcasing excellence in sustainable development globally, featuring buildings that are net zero carbon and/or enhance human health.
Since 1999, more than 200 million square feet of used ceiling panels have been recycled through the Armstrong Ceilings Recycling Program.
Selecting sustainability flooring is the right thing to do for the environment and can lead to healthier building occupants, higher quality indoor conditions, and improved resource preservation.
Microsoft and the Minnesota Twins are among the recipients to be recognized next month during the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Atlanta.
The U.S. Department of Energy has recognized Better Plants partner TE Connectivity for energy efficiency leadership at its Lickdale, PA plant.
Standard 90.1 has been a benchmark for the commercial building energy codes in the United States and a key basis for codes and standards around the world