Sustainability

Resource pages for "Sustainability"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


building intelligence

UL Partnership Aims to Advance Building Intelligence

The partnership will provide data intelligence and advisory solutions to help property managers meet ESG, sustainability and financial goals.
Wege Prize 2022

Student Competition Offers Sustainability Solutions For 2022

Five finalist teams from four continents will advance in pursuit of the Wege Prize 2022, a global competition for circular economy solutions.
renewable energy and real estate

Prioritizing Renewable Energy In Real Estate Development

A new report from Urban Land Institute covers the environmental, financial, and community benefits of renewable energy.
Energy-Saving Commercial Building Retrofits

How To Scale Energy-Saving Commercial Building Retrofits

Commercial building retrofits can reduce energy use by up to 40%, but are not happening at the scale needed to meet climate goals, according to a new ACEEE report.
Louisville Free Public Library

Library Features RHEINZINK-prePATINA Exterior Wall Cladding

Louisville Free Public Library’s LEED Gold, Northeast Regional Branch features RHEINZINK-prePATINA zinc exterior to support a 100-year lifespan.
construction high school

Flexible Focus Shapes New School

Sustainability, collaborative space, and flexibility were primary objectives for construction of a new central Ohio high school.
Data Center Predictions

Three Data Center Predictions For 2022

The Uptime Institute looks at three key predictions for the data center industry in 2022, and their impact on facility management.

Uptime Institute Report Series Looks At Digital Infrastructure Sustainability

The global digital infrastructure authority is releasing an advisory series as a practical resource for owners and operators to establish an effective sustainability strategy in their facilities.
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Johnson Controls’ 15th Annual Energy Efficiency Indicator Survey

The Johnson Controls Energy Efficiency Indicator Survey collected responses from participants globally between November and December 2021.
landscape water

Five Ways To Conserve Water For Landscapes

Smart management of landscape water pays big dividends. Take a look around facility grounds to identify water efficiency opportunities.
GridPoint’s Growth Demonstrates Demand for Sustainable Practices Featured

GridPoint’s Growth Demonstrates Demand for Sustainable Practices

New metrics analyzing total customer impacts in 2021 translate to $100M+ in energy cost savings and 1.4B lbs. of carbon emissions avoided.
April 2022 Issue

Facility Executive: April 2022 Issue

The April 2022 issue focuses on the supply chain crisis, indoor air quality, water conservation, and lighting. Plus, the 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards.
building management system

How To Make Your Building Management System Future-Ready

By making the right key investments in building management systems, facility managers can ensure their buildings are refreshed and future-ready.
LEED for Cities

15 Local Governments Join LEED For Cities Leadership Program

USGBC program brings local governments together to support LEED for Cities certification efforts with peer-to-peer networking opportunities, technical assistance, and access to educational resources.
Red Dot Award

Epix Chair By Keilhaue Wins Red Dot Award

The 100% recyclable Epix office chair by Keilhauer has been recognized by the Red Dot Awards in the 2022 Product Design category.
Industrial Heat Pumps

Industrial Heat Pumps Offer A Path To Energy Security

ACEEE's Industrial Program Director discusses how industrial heat pumps (IHP) offer a compelling path to greater electrification and energy security.

New Waste Handling Facility At UC Santa Cruz Light On The Land

Designed by The Miller Hull Partnership, the facility includes labs, temporary storage, offices, and support space to serve the increased requirements for hazardous material handling on campus.
T. Rowe Price

T. Rowe Price Celebrates 85th Anniversary With New Headquarters

Investment management firm T. Rowe Price will pursue LEED Platinum and Fitwel three-star certifications for its new global headquarters in Baltimore.
Preferred Utilities Manufacturing solar

Solar Panel Installation Supports Manufacturer’s Green Energy Goals

Preferred Utilities Manufacturing demonstrates its commitment to sustainability by using solar power and clean-burning renewable fuel.
construction financing

Lower Cost Financing For Lower Carbon Construction

PACE Equity and New Buildings Institute encourage commercial buildings to reduce carbon footprint with the new CIRRUS™ Low Carbon financing.

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