Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Sustainability articles below.
Massachusetts and Washington earned the second and third spots in the U.S. Green Building Council’s annual Top 10 States for LEED Green Building ranking.
The new Visitor Center and Museum at Gateway Arch in St. Louis, MO is one of only 10 National Park Service sites to be awarded LEED certification.
New LEED v4 requirements for student housing require new training and a shift in the behaviors of students, residence life staff, maintenance, and housekeeping staff.
An eco-friendly green building product made in the U.S., Porous Pave offers superior permeability for optimal storm water retention, exceptional application versatility, and demonstrated durability.
Flipping the switch to LED lighting is no longer simply about optimizing energy use: When combined with sensors, controls, and networks, buildings become smart—gaining even greater efficiencies.
USGBC and Second Nature recognize University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Delta College for leadership practices in climate change mitigation, resilience.
Cradle2Cradle Silver certified, five times more durable than vinyl and a hygienic nonporous surface make wineo PURline an ideal solution for healthcare and public buildings.
A sustainable, zero-waste ecosystem, AgWorks at CCA uses fish to fertilize plants, bio-controls in place of pesticides, and solar panels supply energy to power the facility.
Energize Denver saved $13.5M from 2016 to 2017, and once again saw 90 percent of covered buildings comply with the program.
Through its advanced data-driven infrastructure, Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities' HouseZero aims to shift the design and operation of buildings.
The first of 55,000 Current by GE Streetlights have been installed in an innovative regional program spanning 11 southern California communities.
Several programmatic updates to the LEED green building rating system were announced during the Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, held last week in Chicago.
More than half of global organizations plan to increase energy efficiency spending in next 12 months, finds Johnson Controls' annual survey.
Building owners and parking operators are rethinking parking structure design and operation to support more sustainable mobility.
Fir Tree Partners hired Kostow Greenwood Architects for its most recent (sustainable) office upgrade in New York City.
Water mist suppression uses less water than a traditional sprinkler system, minimizing damage to data centers in the event of a fire.
Healthier, more sustainable buildings give employers a hiring edge to attract best in class talent, according to a new USGBC survey.
Consider these green building strategies, inside and out, when planning facility upgrades.
States are increasing energy efficiency investments and power savings; pushing net-zero buildings and electric vehicles, according to ACEEE's 2018 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.