urban-facilities

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


urban heat island

Sustainable Exterior Surfaces, Study Quantifies Benefits

Cool roofs and porous pavement are among the strategies touted in "Achieving Urban Resilience: Washington, DC," authored by Capital E — focused on citywide adoption of smart surface technologies.
Chicago

Chicago Riverwalk Expansion Complete With New Amenities

Sasaki and Ross Barney Architects created new connections to enrich this outdoor facility and diversify activities along the Chicago River with the addition of six "rooms."
stormwater

EPA Grants For Urban Water Improvement Projects

Several K-12 and higher education facilities are among the 22 organizations receiving up to $60,000 each for water quality initiatives.
building envelope

Urban Air Quality, Green Building Envelope

A report from global firm Arup examines impacts of vegetation on the building envelope in cities. Is it more than "architectural window dressing?"

Where Are The Most Energy Star Buildings?

The U.S. EPA has released a list of metro areas with the largest number of energy efficient buildings that earned EPA’s Energy Star in 2009.

Webinars

Identity and Access Management

Did You Miss Our Facility Security: Identity And Access Management Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to streamline and automate your access control, and help make the return to routines safe and simple.
Preventative and Deferred Maintenance

Free Webinar: How Accurate Is Your Equipment Inventory?

Attend this free preventative and deferred maintenance webinar and learn about the importance of accurate inventory, how to plan for tomorrow, and more.
Facility Maintenance Sustainability Security

5 Ways Technology Can Support Facility Maintenance, Sustainability And Security

Attend this free webinar and learn how technology can streamline your processes, help you stay proactive, and simplify your work.

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