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The Greenheck SP-A-VG ceiling exhaust fan features Vari-Green® technology and is nearly 250% more energy efficient than standard models.

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


SP-A-VG Bathroom Ceiling Exhaust Fan From Greenheck

The Greenheck SP-A-VG ceiling exhaust fan features Vari-Green® technology and is nearly 250% more energy efficient than standard models.

Philadelphia, Baltimore Schools Replace Polystyrene In Cafeterias

The cities’ public schools are now using compostable round plates designed by the Urban School Food Alliance in their lunchrooms, diverting 19 million polystyrene food service items from landfills.

BAS Multiply Due To Global Urge For Energy Efficiency

Concern for building energy consumption is propelling rapid transformations in the global Building Automation Systems market, finds Frost & Sullivan.

Going For Green With Energy Efficiency At The Winter Olympics

The color green will be present throughout the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, thanks to the PyeongChang Organizing Committee's (POCOG) sustainability and energy efficiency efforts.

Leaf Living Wall From Nevins

Leaf Living Wall is a vertical garden of living plants that infuses interior spaces with greenery and promotes a healthy mental and physical environment.

Super Bowl LII Stadium Can Withstand Snow, Save Energy

Odds are Minneapolis’ U.S. Bank Stadium roof won't collapse during Super Bowl LII—as its predecessor the Metrodome's did in December 2010.

Rush2Recycle Program Launching At Super Bowl LII Stadium

A partnership between the U.S. Bank Stadium management team and others aims to recover at least 90% of the waste generated at the facility during the Super Bowl on February 4.

Mainland China Leads Top 10 Countries, Regions For LEED

Green building space in China is expected to reach two billion square meters by 2020, up from current estimates of 600 million square meters spread across more than 300 cities.

11 Office Recycling Resolutions For A Sustainable 2018

Instead of setting resolutions for yourself in 2018, try setting them as a team for your office or business and work together to meet your recycling program goals.

Question Of The Week: Are Companies Prepared For The New Energy Economy?

A new study by Schneider Electric shows that organizations feel ready to compete in the evolving energy landscape, but many aren’t taking the necessary steps. 

Advanced Energy Design Guide Helps Schools Achieve Zero Energy

K-12 school buildings have a new resource to help them cost effectively achieve advanced levels of energy savings.

New Guidance On Achieving Joint Certification Of BREEAM, WELL

A new briefing paper from BRE And IWBI outlines how projects can achieve joint certification of BREEAM and the WELL Building Standard.

Willis Tower Selects Entic To Increase Building Efficiency

In the heart of Chicago's skyline, the partnership will reduce utility costs and increase net operating income for America’s second tallest building.

FM Alert: 2017 Moving Forward Report Looks To The Future

New NIBS report explores whether the building industry will be able to keep pace as technology and commerce accelerates and communities face new challenges of resilience and sustainability.

Deb Group’s Solopol GFX Hand Cleaner Receives Green Seal Certification

Solopol® GFX™ is now the first and only heavy duty hand cleaner with Green Seal®, UL ECOLOGO®, and USDA BioPreferred® accreditations.

10 Infrastructure, Energy And Environment Predictions For 2018

Infrastructure initiatives will intensify, grids will get smarter, and renewables will remain all the rage, TRC’s experts predict.

Sustainability Through Performance Contracting

Eliminate existing barriers to on-site renewable energy systems with this third-party financing mechanism.

Restroom Dryers Dispatched

At Grand Central Terminal in New York City, new high efficiency hand dryers in the restrooms simplified operations for facility management.

Repair Versus Replace HVAC Equipment?

Preventive maintenance keeps HVAC systems running, but don’t forget to take the long view to plan for 2018.

Inside HVAC Systems

Changes to ductwork sealing practices and expanded ozone-friendly refrigerants are on the horizon.

Facility Executive | December 2017 Issue

The December 2017 issue features the impact of HVAC, professional development, floor care strategies, and more. Plus, FM Solutions 2018, a guide to facility management products and services.

ASHRAE Launches New Building Energy Quotient Portal

The Building Energy Quotient Portal provides a faster, more automated approach to receive a Building EQ Performance Score.

8 Ways To Step Up Sustainability In 2018

Energy audits and low-flow fixtures are among the cost-saving, sustainability measures to introduce — or expand upon — within your facilities for the new year.

California Schools Recognized For ZNE Strides

The 2017 ZNE School Leadership Awards recognize building teams driving a new zero net energy (ZNE) standard for school environments.

Why Workplace Cleanliness Is Key

Providing a clean and hygienic workplace is one way businesses can make a significant positive impact on the health and safety, productivity, and satisfaction of employees.

Science Behind Sport: Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018

Find out how building technologies used at the Olympic Plaza, International Broadcast Centre, and Olympic Sliding Centre will help protect people from the elements, minimize heat leakage, and maintain excellent ice conditions for competition surfaces.

National Aquarium Turning Guests’ Trash Into Soil

Compostable cups, plates, containers, and lids will be turned into nutrient-rich soil and mulch for area farms, gardens, and Waterfront Park surrounding the Baltimore Aquarium.

Material Mixology Collection From Wilsonart

Wilsonart's Material Mixology Collection introduces 27 new colorful, graphic, and versatile laminate patterns, developed especially for commercial spaces.

EPA Food Recovery Challenge Names 16 National Award Winners

In 2016, over 950 organizations participated in the program, diverting 740,000 tons of food from landfills or incinerators, and saving businesses up to $37 million in avoided waste disposal fees.

UChicago Project Honored For Community Impact, Design, Construction

The University of Chicago’s Campus North Residential Commons has won three Design-Build Institute of America awards, including the first-ever Chairman’s Award for Community Impact and Social Responsibility.

IWBI Releases Manufacturer’s Guide To WELL

This new guide helps manufacturers who produce sustainable building products and materials navigate the WELL Building Standard.

2017 Forest Stewardship Council Leadership Awards

These annual awards recognize individuals and organizations that have demonstrated their commitment to forest conservation.

Pfizer Builds World’s First LEED Platinum Pharmaceutical Factory

With help from Johnson Controls, Pfizer built the world’s first LEED-NC Platinum certified pharmaceutical factory in Dalian, China.

Global Study Asks: How Do Green Buildings Impact Thinking, Health, Sleep?

A Harvard study is recruiting buildings around the world to discover the impact of green buildings on health and productivity.

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