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Results reveal a corporate real estate industry in the process of reconciling the focus on reducing environmental impacts of buildings with the need to control costs and support corporate financial performance.


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Results reveal a corporate real estate industry in the process of reconciling the focus on reducing environmental impacts of buildings with the need to control costs and support corporate financial performance.

The Environment

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


Results: CoreNet Global/Jones Lang LaSalle Sustainability Survey

Results reveal a corporate real estate industry in the process of reconciling the focus on reducing environmental impacts of buildings with the need to control costs and support corporate financial performance.

CA Buildings Going For Zero Net Energy

the state’s Action Plan for Buildings provides a roadmap to transform five billion square feet of commercial space to “net zero” energy users by 2030.

White Paper: Economics of Sustainability in Commercial Real Estate

The IFMA Foundation — a global leader in education and research for professionals in the built environment — has released “The Economics of Sustainability in...

EU Stressing Importance of Solar Thermal Energy

By 2020, the majority of outdated heating systems in Europe must be replaced with new systems which optimally combine both energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy. Yet, the aims of the EU can only be reached if solar heat recovery takes on a significantly stronger role.

EPDM Recycling Program Achieves Milestone

In all, roughly 1.25 million pounds of reclaimed EPDM membrane has been diverted from landfills in the past three years.

Standard 189.1 Code for High Performance Green Buildings

The goal of Standard 189.1 is to provide significant energy reduction over that in ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2007 (with a broader scope than Standard 90.1)and suggest minimum requirements for the siting, design, and construction of high performance, green buildings.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Power Purchase Agreement By Borrego Solar

Borrego Solar Systems, Inc. recently introduced a financing option for schools, companies, and government organizations that want to begin using solar energy to power their facilities.

Envion Launches Plastic Waste to Oil Converter

The Envion Oil Generator (EOG) converts any type of plastic waste into high quality, synthetic light medium oil for less than $10 per barrel.

FSC 100 Million Acres Strong

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) reports the area of forests managed according to its environmental and social standards has surpassed the 100 million acre mark.

Report Looks At Nanotech Loopholes

Potential asbestos-like litigation risks for nanotechnology companies and investors are hidden due to weak regulations governing disclosures of liabilities, according to a new report.

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