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.
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.
With the future of this popular U.S. EPA program uncertain, MACH Energy has published the results of its recent survey of 400 building and facility professionals to examine the topic.
Tubelite Inc.'s new 400T Series Thermal Curtainwall is a thermally broken curtainwall product designed to meet or exceed today’s stringent energy codes.
A Harvard study is recruiting buildings around the world to discover the impact of green buildings on health and productivity.
The Business Renewables Center, an initiative of Rocky Mountain Institute, created its "Buyers Roadmap" to help corporate energy buyers better understand this transaction process.
New design software integrates three water purification technologies into one comprehensive tool for water and wastewater treatment systems.
New guidance document provides jurisdictions with a new approach to shift the focus towards buildings' actual, measurable energy results.
Headed by the Institute for Market Transformation and U.S. DOE, the program highlights successes in landlord/tenant green building efforts.
The annual awards honor the institutions and individuals that are leading higher education to a sustainable future.
USGBC's new report: LEED in Motion: Transportation, highlights facilities that incorporate LEED and other sustainability practices.
Carnival Corporation has been recognized with a Port of Seattle Green Gateway Partner Award for sustainability practices implemented on the company's cruise ships.