Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Water Conservation articles below.
Irrigation system manufacturers have stepped up efforts to develop and market products designed to be more water efficient and to limit waste.
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the West Coast's first LEED Platinum children's hospital and only the second children's hospital in the world to earn that status.
On World Water Day 2018, Frost & Sullivan explores this year's theme, "Nature for Water," by acknowledging the influence and inspiration natural filtration and treatment processes lend to water technologies.
The company has certified its five California factories to the Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard, spurred by shared water challenges in that state.
World Resources Institute and MIT Sloan School of Management have proposed a method to help pinpoint where utilities and local governments may need to fortify water management efforts.
For 2017, Brookdale Senior Living earned the energy efficiency certification for 25 of its facilities throughout 10 states.
New design software integrates three water purification technologies into one comprehensive tool for water and wastewater treatment systems.
Many commercial facilities are reducing their water consumption by using greywater. Here are some rules and guidelines for using it safely and properly.
The annual awards honor the institutions and individuals that are leading higher education to a sustainable future.
Energy-efficiency upgrades made throughout the corporation’s properties—including The Venetian, The Palazzo, and Sands Expo and Convention Center—were recognized by the DOE’s Better Buildings Challenge.
Whirlpool Corporation was recently awarded LEED® Certification for two of its recent building projects, both in Benton Harbor, MI.
Under the U.S. EPA Sustainable Materials Management Program, federal facilities managers track data in two of six categories for one year.
Eight Las Vegas properties in the MGM Resorts International portfolio have earned the highest level of this certification from the Green Building Initiative.
Award winners use the lease as a smart tool to achieve higher energy and water savings in commercial, retail, and industrial buildings.
In recognition of 2017 World FM Day, Sodexo has ranked the top metropolitan areas for sustainable workplaces—Washington, DC, San Jose, San Francisco, Denver, and Seattle top the list.
The challenge aims to make commercial, public, industrial, and residential buildings 20 percent more energy efficient over the next decade by focusing on overcoming market barriers and sharing partner-created solutions.
Boston, New York City, Seattle, Los Angeles, and Portland are among the leaders in ACEEE's City Energy Efficiency Scorecard of 51 large cities.
Pittsburgh leads North American cities with the most buildings committed to the 2030 District Network, an initiative that challenges buildings to reduce their environmental impact.
A new Urban Land Institute report explores the creative use of green infrastructure in real estate developments to manage stormwater, and enhance property values.
In the DOE’s latest "Better Buildings Challenge SWAP" online video series, Atlanta and Boston swap energy management teams to gain new insights, save money, and improve their buildings through greater energy efficiency.
USG pursued the development of a wallboard with a lower carbon footprint when it adopted the Architecture 2030 Challenge for Products in 2016.