Sustainability | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

RealTime O2 Feedback™ technology constantly monitors the fuel/air ratio when the boiler is running, and provides a real-time report to allow for instant adjustments.


https://facilityexecutive.com/2020/07/lochinvar-monitors-fuel-air-ratio/
RealTime O2 Feedback™ technology constantly monitors the fuel/air ratio when the boiler is running, and provides a real-time report to allow for instant adjustments.

Sustainability

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Sustainability articles below.


Lochinvar Monitors Fuel/Air Ratio

RealTime O2 Feedback™ technology constantly monitors the fuel/air ratio when the boiler is running, and provides a real-time report to allow for instant adjustments.

Propane For Heating And Cooling

HVAC systems powered by propane offer flexibility for facilities in far-flung locations, among other potential benefits.

Sustainable Ratings, SITES And TRUE, Release Safety First Pilot Credits

In response to COVID-19, GBCI introduces these credits focused on landscape management and zero waste for buildings and sites.

Cal Maritime And JMU Win Virtual Wind Competition

California State University Maritime Academy and James Madison University have claimed the top awards in the first virtual Collegiate Wind Competition.

Has COVID-19 Opened Up A New World Of Remote Work?

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.

City Of Santa Fe Earns LEED Gold Certification

The New Mexico city is only the second in the world to achieve Gold status under more stringent USGBC LEED v4.1 rating system.

New LEED Guidance Addresses COVID-19 Reopening Strategies

Four new Safety First Pilot Credits from USGBC outline sustainable best practices for cleaning, workplace re-occupancy, HVAC, and plumbing.

Carpet America Recovery Effort Releases 2019 Annual Report

Progress was made in carpet recycling rates and technological advances.

2020 Green Lease Leaders Announced

A program of the Institute for Market Transformation and the U.S. DOE Better Buildings Alliance, Green Lease Leaders recognizes landlords and tenants who take action toward sustainable leasing terms.

USGBC Emergency Pilot Credit Addresses Green Cleaning And COVID-19

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.

IFMA Foundation Introduces Facility Management Scholarship For Sustainability

The Eric Teicholz Sustainability Facility Professional Scholarship is open to young facility management professionals. Applications are due by June 30, 2020.

Did You Miss “The Business Case For Smart Waste Technology” Webinar?

View this free video webinar as we discuss the advantages for using smart technology to better manage your waste operation.

Discover Energy And Cost Savings With A Pump System Evaluation

By re-evaluating current pump systems and implementing more energy-efficient solutions, companies can generate long-term savings without sacrificing reliability.

AIA Honors Building Designs With Its COTE Top Ten Awards

This annual award from AIA recognizes building projects that integrate high design with advanced performance in 10 key areas.

Establishing A Sustainable Carpet Care Program

Establishing a sustainable carpet care program can reassure building occupants that facility managers are working toward a sustainable present and future.

USGBC Launches Global Economic Recovery Strategy

USGBC has outlined a path for how healthy places and LEED will support recovery efforts as businesses, governments, and communities prepare for a post-pandemic world.

BREEAM USA In-Use Version 6 Update Includes Focus On Resilience

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).

Denver Gets $1M For Community Solar Gardens

The Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) Renewable Energy Challenge grant program has awarded Denver $1 million to support its Renewable Denver Initiative.

Avocado Green Mattress Repurposes Factory To Make Face Masks

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.

Chesapeake College Lauded For Energy Efficiency Leadership

The DOE recognized the Better Buildings partner for reducing energy usage at its Maryland campus by 24% since 2011.

Four Ways Toward A New Energy Economy

A new report from the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) identifies policy approaches to accelerate renewable energy growth.

Corporate Headquarters Case Study: New Year, New Space

Ten years in the making, a modern headquarters facility for a Breese, IL construction firm takes shape.

Phipps Achieves Highest BREEAM USA In-Use Rating

The Center for Sustainable Landscapes (CSL) facility at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens has been certified using the BREEAM USA In-Use standard for existing buildings.

Think Smart About Facility Waste

IoT connected devices can help facility management redefine waste management protocols.

Facility Executive Of The Year 2020

A fast-paced facility operation is a great fit for Dennis Williams, Senior VP of Operations and Assistant GM at Milwaukee’s Fiserv Forum.

Six Ways Submetering Improves Energy Insight

Energy meters in facilities can help reduce energy consumption, cut costs, and increase sustainability.

DOE Invests $74M In Building And Construction Technologies

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.

Target Installs Solar Panels

Target recently met its goal of installing solar panels on 500 of its stores by 2020 and now plans to go 100% solar by 2030.

Friday Funny: Would You Like An Ice Cream Drone?

In a modern twist on the beloved ice cream truck, Unilever teamed up with Terra Drone Europe to demonstrate how Ben & Jerry’s ice cream can be delivered in New York, by drone.

Planned Energy Efficiency, Smart Building Investments Soar

75 percent of organizations plan to increase their investment in energy efficiency and smart buildings, according to Johnson Controls' 2019 Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.

Access To Water Impacts Employee Wellbeing, Productivity

Waterlogic survey shows offering access to hot and cold filtered water can increase employee wellbeing and productivity, and keep plastic bottles out of landfills.

Few Cities Include Robust Clean Energy Policies In Resilience Plans

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.

Global Dow Center Earns LEED Silver Certification

Sustainability was at the forefront of the project with green construction and demolition practices employed throughout Dow Chemical Company's new Midland, MI headquarters. 

MetLife Recognized For Energy Efficiency Leadership

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.

Colorado Leads Nation In LEED Green Building

USGBC's Top 10 States for LEED recognizes current leaders committed to more sustainable and resilient buildings, cities, and communities.

PepsiCo To Achieve 100% Renewable Electricity In The U.S.

PepsiCo's efforts in the U.S. will build upon its global progress in switching to renewable electricity in Europe and Mexico.

Are Your Facilities Ready For 2020?

A new guide from Aramark identifies the top 20 trends that will influence the future of facilities management.

Facility Management Prioritizes Employee Health And Wellness

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.

ASHRAE Breaks Ground On Global HQ Renovation Project

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.

MetLife First Life Insurance Company To Earn Fitwel Building Certifications

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.

Stay Connected

1,962FansLike
471FollowersFollow
40,000FollowersFollow
9,463FollowersFollow

Featured Video

[VIDEO] HID SAFE Enterprise Overview

HID SAFE Enterprise streamlines identity and access management processes across your entire organization, ensuring everyone has the right access, to the right areas for the right length of time.