Sustainable-Design

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


Cathedral School for Boys

Cathedral School For Boys Unveils Expanded, Reinvented “Heart”

An addition and renovation at the Cathedral School for Boys in San Francisco adds a new modern element and creates valuable indoor and outdoor spaces.
Blu Dot San Francisco

Blu Dot’s New San Francisco Store Is Model Of Adaptive Reuse

Design retailer Blu Dot's newest location is an example of sensitivity to local context, as well as a showcase for adaptive reuse and sustainable design.
sustainability

How Life Science Companies Can Commit To Carbon Neutrality

See some of the initial considerations facility managers have during zero carbon projects in life sciences facilities.
Georgia Tech

Restrooms That Recapture Water And Waste

At Georgia Tech, green restrooms inside a new campus building include composting toilets.
sustainable building

Innovation, Safety, And Sustainable Building Design

For commercial buildings, a question endures: Do you build “green” or do you build to achieve desired performance? From a recent industry talk, experts at Owens Corning offer six takeaways to consider.
parking facilities

GBCI’s Parksmart Reaches 100 Registered Parking Facilities

Building owners and parking operators are rethinking parking structure design and operation to support more sustainable mobility.

Brock Environmental Center Wins SBIC Top Honors

Chesapeake Bay Foundation facility earns Honor Award in 2016 Beyond Green™ High-Performance Building and Community Awards.

ICC Announces Availability of New Green Building Code

The International Green Construction Code has been designed and released as the path to safe, sustainable, economical construction.

President Talks About Better Buildings Initiative (UPDATED)

President Obama has unveiled his plan to make America’s commercial buildings more energy- and resource-efficient over the next decade.

FRIDAY FUNNY: It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's a Hotel????

Guests at Treehotel, which offers rooms incorporated into their natural surroundings, may need more than the most accurate satellite system to find their rooms in the sky.

Singapore Masters Program Encourages Sustainable FM

The need for the course has arisen out of the increasing call for more sustainable cities, especially in tropical zones such as Singapore, where more than 50% of carbon dioxide emissions can be attributed to buildings.

FM Issue: The Green Building Landscape

Guest Contributor Kevin Stover explains why this one aspect of the commercial real estate market continues to grow at a rapid pace.

Webinars

Managing Labor Shortages

The Next Big FM Challenge: Managing Labor Shortages, Recruitment And Retention

Attend this free webinar and learn how to tip the scales to balance recruitment, retention, and labor shortages, while retaining critical institutional knowledge.
Facility Management Year In Review

Facility Management Year In Review: Lessons & Predictions From Industry Leaders

View this free video webinar and hear from a panel of facility management leaders who will share what they’ve learned from the past, and what they hope 2023 will bring.
Modernize to Digitize

Did You Miss Our “Modernize To Digitize” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to contribute to your facility’s sustainability, resiliency and efficiency, while being customer-centric with speed to resolution.

Facility Executive Featured Video

[VIDEO] Power on, America!

Constellation is helping you build a brighter tomorrow by generating clean, carbon-free energy today. We’re already producing electricity 24/7 with hydro, wind, solar and the nation’s largest zero-emission nuclear fleet.