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The program will support the development of large-scale urban projects that demonstrate cities can grow in ways that are “climate positive.”


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The program will support the development of large-scale urban projects that demonstrate cities can grow in ways that are “climate positive.”

Sustainability

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


Clinton Climate Initiative Focuses on City Infrastructure

The program will support the development of large-scale urban projects that demonstrate cities can grow in ways that are “climate positive.”

The Greening of the Data Center

The Obama administration's economic recovery package includes commitments to work towards a sustainable, energy efficient future. With the world's servers currently consuming some 408 MWh of electricity, the effort is certainly needed.

New Embassies in Panama and Bulgaria Practice “Green Diplomacy”

In what amounts to a “green” diplomatic effort, the U.S. Embassy in Panama is the second American Embassy built to meet the energy and environmental standards established by the USGBC.

Energy Efficiency Indicator Identifies Business Strategies for Energy Efficiency Despite Turbulent Economy

Johnson Controls, Inc., the global leader in energy efficiency and sustainability, and the International Facility Management Association will release the results of the third annual Energy Efficiency Indicator (EEI) on May 6 at 10 a.m. (CST) via Webcast.

MSN Finds It's Not Easy Bein' Green

The survey found that overwhelmingly, almost 70% of the Americans surveyed say they would never limit toilet flushes to conserve water or use a kitchen compost.

100 Ways Commercial Real Estate is Going Green For Earth Day

BOMA International has issued “100 Days, 100 Ways,” a list of tips and strategies to help facility professionals make going green a priority on Earth Day and every day.

Partnership For Greening Hotel Housekeeping

The American Hotel & Lodging Association and the International Executive Housekeepers Association are working to increase sustainability.

GSA Submits Economic Recovery Plans to Congress

The GSA has submitted a $5.55 billion spending proposal highlighting the public building projects it plans to accomplish with funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. IFMA is working with GSA as an industry partner to educate the public about GSA’s efforts.

NSF 140 Guidance Manual Published

The guidebook is designed to make it easier to use NSF 140 and to establish consistency in the data collection and documentation required for certification.

Pizza Fusion Unveils World’s First LEED® Certified Pizzeria

Pizza Fusion was recently awarded Gold and Silver certifications by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) for its first two restaurants built to LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) specifications in Palm Beach Gardens and Weston, Florida. This recognition makes Pizza Fusion the first LEED certified pizzeria in the world.

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