Washington DC

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


States For Green Building

Massachusetts Leads Top 10 States For Green Building

2022 was a strong year for LEED certifications as organizations look to LEED to meet ESG goals and commitments to climate action, occupant well-being, and resource efficiency.
Energy Efficiency Scorecard

Energy Efficiency: California Is Tops, Maine Is Most Improved

California's energy efficiency policies and efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions earn it the #1 spot on ACEEE's 2022 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.
hybrid work office

Hybrid Work Ignites Flight-to-Quality Trend In U.S. Office Market

By various measures, companies are gravitating to higher-quality offices in response to hybrid work, according to CBRE analysis.
LEED Net Zero

USGBC Announces Nearly 100 Net Zero Certifications

The net zero certifications were earned under the LEED Zero program and represent more than 23 million square feet of space.
ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings

EPA Names Top 25 Cities For ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings

Los Angeles, Washington DC, Atlanta, San Francisco, and Dallas make top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency, reducing emissions.
climate transportation

Lagging Transportation Initiatives Hold Back Cities’ Climate Efforts

Most large U.S. cities have yet to institute strong policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transportation, finds new ACEEE report.
touchless

Touchless.Design Initiative To Create Touchless Kiosks For Museums

Working with the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, Ideum will design a unique touchless kiosk that will orient visitors to the "nation's collection of fine art" with a wave of the hand.
energy legislation

Washington, DC Introduces High-Performance Building Hub Resource

To support recent energy legislation, the District of Columbia has launched a new High-Performance Building Hub to provide assistance to building industry and real estate professionals.
concrete construction

Kennedy Center Expands With The REACH

Highly efficient HVAC plays a significant role in the first-ever expansion of this premier performing arts venue in Washington, DC.
storm water

Contractor, Community Team Up To Transform Youth Football Fields

The D.C. Housing Authority opted for Job Order Contracting to solve storm water drainage challenges and get community sports fields ready for football season.
waste management China Recycling

How Will American Cities Respond To China Recycling Crisis?

A new report from the National League of Cities analyzes how city leaders can develop resilient local waste management systems in response to China's stringent new regulations.

Top 10 U.S. Cities Bothered By Ticks

Spring is in full bloom and so is the tick population throughout the country. TruGreen has released its first list of the U.S. cities most bothered by ticks.
LEED for Cities

Six Cities Earn LEED For Cities Certification Grants

The new grant program is designed to recognize the sustainability and green building achievements of U.S. cities pursuing LEED for Cities certification.
bed bug

Baltimore, Washington, DC Lead Bed Bug Cities List

The number of bed bug infestations in the United States continues to rise, according to Orkin, which just released its annual Top 50 Bed Bug Cities list.
worker wellness

Houston, Washington DC Top Cities For Worker Weight Gain

Over a quarter of American employees have access to employer-sponsored wellness benefits, but 63 percent don't take advantage of them, according to new survey.
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.

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.

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