TOTM: Sustainability

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


water leaks

WINT Water Intelligence Recognized As Tech Standout

The company has been named to Fast Company's inaugural Next Big Things in Tech list.

LED Lighting, Low-Energy Buildings, Solar Dominate Energy Agendas

For the first time, U.S. Conference Of Mayors' report identified all-electric vehicles as most promising technology for reducing cities' energy use and carbon emissions.
University of Maryland

UMD Names New Dining Hall Name In Honor of Piscataway Tribe

In partnership with the Governor's Office of Community Initiatives, the University of Maryland kicked off Native American Indigenous Heritage Month with a ground blessing ceremony.
COP26

ASHRAE Addresses Climate Change Solutions At UN’s COP26

A COP26 side event hosted by Architecture 2030 and ASHRAE highlighted growing building stock, consensus-based standards, and building industry involvement
green building

World Green Building Trends 2021 Report Released, Available For Download

The findings reveal that architects, engineers, contractors, owners, and investors from around the globe expect to engage in an increased level of green building in the next three years.
Microgrid Control Lab

Florida Power & Light, GE Digital Launch Microgrid Control Lab At UCF

The University of Central Florida’s new Microgrid Control Lab serves as a hands-on facility that simulates a modern grid control room.
Sustainability Award

AASHE Names 54 Sustainability Award Finalists

AASHE Sustainability Awards provide global recognition to the individuals and organizations leading the higher education sustainability movement.
Environmental Stewardship

Environmental Stewardship Is Vital To Workplaces

As our need to understand environmental footprinting has come into sharper focus, the role of workplace designers, engineers, contractors, facilities, and operations teams has begun to shift to one of environmental stewardship.
WorldGBC

New WorldGBC Report Makes The Case For Sustainability

In a groundbreaking new report, "Beyond the Business Case," WorldGBC outlines why real estate businesses can’t afford not to invest in sustainability.
cooling

EPA To Assist Schools With Cleaner Air, Cooling Center Services

Schools in four communities in the western U.S. will receive technical assistance through a new demonstration program, Schools as Community Cleaner Air and Cooling Centers.
net-zero-energy

ASHRAE Global HQ Reaches “Fully” Net-Zero-Energy Milestone

With the installation of a large photovoltaic system, ASHRAE’s new $20 million global headquarters building will operate at net-zero-energy performance.
DOWSIL™ Silicones for building facades

Dow Plans Program For Carbon-Neutral Silicones In Building Façades

DOWSIL™ Carbon-Neutrality Program to offer silicones for structural glazing, insulating glass, and weathersealing.
solar window

UbiQD Installs Quantum Dot Solar Window Pilots In Commercial Buildings

UbiQD, Inc. has installed its electricity-generating solar windows in three commercial building sites.
green cleaning program

Embracing Green Cleaning Products, Processes

With a carefully considered green cleaning program, facility managers can protect the environment while safeguarding occupants and staff.
Enumclaw High School

High School Saves Energy With LED Lighting Retrofit

In central Washington, ease of installation, energy savings make LLLC the smart choice for Enumclaw High School.
Zero Energy Buildings

Growth In Zero Energy Buildings

Report from New Buildings Institute reveals big picture advances across North America.
Fleet Sustainability

Azuga Launches Fleet Sustainability Service

Azuga has partnered with GreenerMiles to offer a Fleet Sustainability Service—a streamlined, telematics-enabled program to calculate, track, and neutralize carbon emissions across light, medium, and heavy fleet vehicles.
corporate sustainability

Sustaining Efforts In Sustainability

Corporate sustainability encompasses a broad range of strategies designed to create value for stakeholders, consumers, and employees.
collegiate foodservice operations

NACUFS Launches Sustainability Guide For Collegiate Foodservice

Learn how to reduce your foodservice operation's environmental impact on campus with resources and training.
ENERGY STAR Top Project

Georgia-Pacific Facility Earns EPA’s ENERGY STAR Top Project

A water use reduction project has earned Georgia-Pacific’s consumer products mill in Palatka, FL the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR Top Project for 2020.

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Operational Efficiency

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