Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. TOTM: Sustainability articles below.
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.
Throughout this year’s virtual Greenbuld event, USGBC delivered key updates intended to help push the industry closer to a regenerative future as outlined through LEED Positive
Funding will allow the Rocky Mountain Institute to further catalyze significant reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. buildings and heavy industry.
The commitment marks the launch of USGBC’s new equity program USGBC All In: Building Equity Together, which aims to build green building expertise and workforce.
Elaina's Sustainability Fund grants encourage innovation or adoption of sustainability and occupant wellness initiatives that impact the buildings where we live, work, shop, and play.
Singapore’s premier club wins big again at the 7th annual World Golf Awards, unveils environmental documentary film.
Located in Philadelphia, the Aramark headquarters includes a wellness center, biophilia rooms, outdoor terraces, and a showcase state-of-the-art dining facility and test kitchen.
With a focus on improving energy use intensity and ENERGY STAR scores, the competition featured an overall winner along with projects in the healthcare, office, and multi-family sectors.
Cargotecture is the architectural practice of using and refurbishing old shipping containers and transforming them into various habitable structures
The first of 55,000 Current by GE Streetlights have been installed in an innovative regional program spanning 11 southern California communities.
UL has launched a program focused on providing insight into Environmental Product Declarations, including product impact in comparison with the category average or previous product versions.
Several programmatic updates to the LEED green building rating system were announced during the Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, held last week in Chicago.
More than half of global organizations plan to increase energy efficiency spending in next 12 months, finds Johnson Controls' annual survey.
Building owners and parking operators are rethinking parking structure design and operation to support more sustainable mobility.
A result of collaboration between the International Code Council, U.S. Green Building Council, ASHRAE, and the Illuminating Engineering Society, the new IgCC aims to help governments streamline code development and adoption for improved sustainability around the world.
Fir Tree Partners hired Kostow Greenwood Architects for its most recent (sustainable) office upgrade in New York City.
Water mist suppression uses less water than a traditional sprinkler system, minimizing damage to data centers in the event of a fire.
The corporate campus in Parsippany, NJ earned LEED Gold for Commercial Interiors in 2013, and the recent recertification is coupled with an ongoing focus on ENERGY STAR performance.
Healthier, more sustainable buildings give employers a hiring edge to attract best in class talent, according to a new USGBC survey.
Find out how building technologies used at the Olympic Plaza, International Broadcast Centre, and Olympic Sliding Centre will help protect people from the elements, minimize heat leakage, and maintain excellent ice conditions for competition surfaces.
In 2016, over 950 organizations participated in the program, diverting 740,000 tons of food from landfills or incinerators, and saving businesses up to $37 million in avoided waste disposal fees.
The University of Chicago’s Campus North Residential Commons has won three Design-Build Institute of America awards, including the first-ever Chairman’s Award for Community Impact and Social Responsibility.
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