Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Sustainability articles below.
In response to COVID-19, GBCI introduces these credits focused on landscape management and zero waste for buildings and sites.
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.
Four new Safety First Pilot Credits from USGBC outline sustainable best practices for cleaning, workplace re-occupancy, HVAC, and plumbing.
Progress was made in carpet recycling rates and technological advances.
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.
The Eric Teicholz Sustainability Facility Professional Scholarship is open to young facility management professionals. Applications are due by June 30, 2020.
View this free video webinar as we discuss the advantages for using smart technology to better manage your waste operation.
By re-evaluating current pump systems and implementing more energy-efficient solutions, companies can generate long-term savings without sacrificing reliability.
This annual award from AIA recognizes building projects that integrate high design with advanced performance in 10 key areas.
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).
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.