Sustainability

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


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.
ENERGY STAR Certified Manufacturing Plants

EPA Names 2021’s Most Energy-Efficient Manufacturing Plants

The 93 U.S. manufacturing plants that earned ENERGY STAR certification in 2021 prevented more than 5 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions.
Mitrex Solar Brick

Solar Brick Building Facade From Mitrex

Mitrex Solar Brick provides building-integrated solar products to the construction industry that generate energy without sacrificing aesthetics
Building-Integrated Photovoltaic Systems

DOE Seeks Input On Building-Integrated Photovoltaics

Solar building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) systems offer other ways to site solar technologies on buildings, such as integrating solar modules into a roof or building facade.

Solar Energy Program Helps Arizona Pets In Need

SRP Solar for Nonprofits program awards free solar energy system to Arizona Humane Society Nina Mason Pulliam South Mountain Campus.
recycling

Recycling Takes New Direction

A nationwide revamp of the recycling infrastructure led by the U.S. EPA moves downstream to facilities.
pollinator garden

GROWMARK Pollinator Garden Program In 7th Year

The IL-based ag cooperative will provide the seed and signage for the group with the winning entry to transform a park, school, or other public place into a pollinator garden.
commercial building performance

Ways You Can Measure and Track Commercial Building Performance

Building performance is one of those phrases that, to the average reader, isn’t worthy of or in need of a definition. But when you’re trying to measure and track the performance of a commercial building, it’s helpful to know what to look for, measure, optimize, upgrade and repair.
commercial real estate and sustainability

Sustainability And Commercial Real Estate: Four Predictions For 2022

Cortex Sustainability Intelligence has released its official report detailing four pressing predictions for sustainability in commercial real estate in 2022.
February 2022 Issue

Facility Executive: February 2022 Issue

The February 2022 issue focuses on forward-thinking facilities, compliance, and roofing. Plus. waste management and office design.

Webinars

Hybrid Occupancy Strategies

Learn About Hybrid Occupancy Strategies For Facility Leaders

Attend this free webinar and learn how advanced occupancy strategies can ensure you get hybrid work right and gain real estate agility.
Digital Transformation Webinar

Did You Miss Our “Future Proofing Facility Management With Digital Transformation” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how digital transformation can reduce the impact of supply chain disruptions, and how CMMS can make supply chain management easier.
Workplace Design Data

Overcoming Workplace Uncertainty: Why Successful Workplace Design Begins With Data

View this video webinar discussion and discover ways you can better understand space using data so you can build a successful workplace design.

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