TOTM: Sustainability

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


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[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.
Allseating sustainability certification

Allseating Achieves BIFMA LEVEL®3 In Seating Category

Allseating is first Canadian manufacturer to reach highest level of responsible product manufacturing across all product categories.
Corporate Solar Adoption

Who Are America’s Top 5 Corporate Solar Users?

From data centers to industrial freezers, the most energy-intensive business operations are turning to solar as a reliable and affordable way to power their infrastructure.

Minnesota Roofing Plant Upgrades Save 5,000 MWh Of Electricity

Technology improvements at its CertainTeed roofing plant in Shakopee, MN are projected to save Saint-Gobain more than 5,000 MWh of electricity per year.
Duke Energy One’s Direct Efficiency program

Textile Company’s Lighting Retrofit Cuts Energy Usage

Find out how Coats was able to reduce its energy use by 7% with the help of Duke Energy One’s Direct Efficiency.
retail facilities

Retail Facilities: It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year For Energy Savings

How can retail facility managers address energy issues to make the most of the holidays—with further improvements in the coming year?
SEAM Certification

CRE Industry Launches World’s First Social Impact Certification

SEAM Certification, a measure of corporate real estate social sustainability, will provide guidance, resources, and certification for achieving positive social impact in the built environment.
Wastewater Treatment

Wastewater Treatment Facility Pursues Organics-To-Energy Vision 

A $12 million biosolids facility improvement program at the Derry Township Municipal Authority's wastewater treatment facility will expand capacity, increase energy efficiency, boost sustainability.
climate change

Addressing Climate Change: Decarbonization Of Existing Buildings

C&W Green Buildings, a proprietary digital software assessment tool from Cushman & Wakefield, identifies custom decarbonization, retrofitting, and cost savings opportunities for existing buildings.
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[VIDEO] Discover Energy Systems That Work for Your Business and Budget

Your business has ambitions energy goals. Direct Efficiency from Duke Energy One can help you fast-track them into action with customized energy solutions and flexible financing, including no upfront cost.
Carbon Handprint

Carbon Handprint Can Measure Companies’ Positive Climate Impact

ACEEE shares how a "carbon handprint" more accurately reflects a company’s contributions to climate change by measuring the impact of the use of goods and services it provides.
Building Retrofits

Building Retrofits Essential To Battle Energy Costs, Energy Crisis

Building retrofit rates need to triple to meet the goals in the Paris Agreement, asserts research from JLL.
Harvey Milk Terminal

First Airport Terminal In The World Achieves Full WELL Certification

San Francisco International Airport’s Harvey Milk Terminal 1 achievement recognizes Boarding Area B facility for enhancing human health, well-being.
LEED energy performance

LEED v4 Updates To Increase Energy Performance Requirements

To better address greenhouse gas emissions and climate change, updates will elevate LEED v4’s requirements for energy performance closer to those of LEED v4.1.
green hotels

Business Travelers Prioritize Sustainability When Choosing Hotels

New sustainability survey reveals that 65 percent of European and North American business travel leaders prefer green hotels.
healthcare facility design

Healthcare Facility Design Connects Nature, Healing

Patient-centric buildings are increasingly important, and the human desire to be near nature plays a vital role in healthcare facility design.
Community solar

How Community Solar Can Help Achieve ESG Goals

Community solar uses government programs to incentivize large solar projects which historically required major capital and space investments.
carbon emissions

Powering A Greener Future

As people become more aware of the negative impact of carbon emissions, organizations have stepped up to do their part for the environment.
Healthcare Sustainable Practices

Sustainability Checklist For Healthcare Facilities

Healthcare industry strives to integrate sustainable practices into operational planning and objectives to protect health, the bottom line.
October 2022 Issue

Facility Executive: October 2022 Issue

The October 2022 issue focuses on sustainability and renewable energy trends, plus indoor air quality, mass notifications, and more.

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.