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The flooring company has recycled 100 million pounds of post-consumer flooring materials through its On&On™ Recycling Program.


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The flooring company has recycled 100 million pounds of post-consumer flooring materials through its On&On™ Recycling Program.

Water Conservation

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.


Armstrong Flooring Reaches Recycling Milestone

The flooring company has recycled 100 million pounds of post-consumer flooring materials through its On&On™ Recycling Program.

Greenhouse Grower Earns Incentive For Energy-Saving Cogen Engines

SunSelect Produce’s new high-tech, natural gas-powered combined heat and power technology cuts 12,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions per year and conserves over 7,000 gallons of water per day.

Energy Improvements Across The Board

With partners from public and private sectors, the U.S. DOE Better Buildings Challenge is a platform for innovation and collaboration.

Texas Manufacturer Recycles 90% Of Water

Texas Nameplate transformed itself from a company that was often cited for water discharge violations to one that sets an example in water management for other manufacturers.

Spring Has Sprung! A Look At Lawn & Garden Watering Innovations

Irrigation system manufacturers have stepped up efforts to develop and market products designed to be more water efficient and to limit waste.

LEED Platinum Children’s Hospital Is First On West Coast

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.

Campus Recycles Wastewater

Water conservation at the Emory University campus in Atlanta, GA has been significantly bolstered with a WaterHub system.

Five Ways To Conserve Water Use For Landscapes

Identify inefficient watering practices and implement improvements to reduce your facility’s water usage and related costs.

World Water Day 2018: Four Promising Technologies Inspired By Nature

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.

Nestlé Waters CA Factories Certified For Water Practices

The company has certified its five California factories to the Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard, spurred by shared water challenges in that state.

WRI, MIT Focus On Creating Water Management Database

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.

Water Score From EPA WaterSense

Similar to the ENERGY STAR 1-100 scoring, the recently introduced tool addresses water consumption and conservation efforts for multi-family housing.

Facility Executive | February 2018 Issue

The February 2018 issue features our 2018 Facility Executive of the Year, an in-depth look at the building envelope, access control, document management, and more. Plus, our annual Readers' Choice Awards.

Five Commercial Landscape Trends For 2018

The National Association of Landscape Professionals shares its forecast of landscape trends expected to impact planning, design, and maintenance.

Senior Living Operator Highlights ENERGY STAR Certifications

For 2017, Brookdale Senior Living earned the energy efficiency certification for 25 of its facilities throughout 10 states.

8 Ways To Step Up Sustainability In 2018

Energy audits and low-flow fixtures are among the cost-saving, sustainability measures to introduce — or expand upon — within your facilities for the new year.
water purification

New WAVE Design Software From Dow

New design software integrates three water purification technologies into one comprehensive tool for water and wastewater treatment systems.
greywater Waterless Co. Inc.

Six Rules For Using Grey Water Properly

Many commercial facilities are reducing their water consumption by using greywater. Here are some rules and guidelines for using it safely and properly.
Sustainability Award

AASHE Honors 2017 Sustainability Award Winners

The annual awards honor the institutions and individuals that are leading higher education to a sustainable future.

Five Steps To Greener Groundskeeping

Shifting to more sustainable landscapes may often be easier than expected.
Las Vegas Sands

Las Vegas Sands Lauded For Energy, Water Efficiency Upgrades

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

Whirlpool Earns Gold, Silver LEED Green Building Certifications

Whirlpool Corporation was recently awarded LEED® Certification for two of its recent building projects, both in Benton Harbor, MI.
materials management

Federal Facilities Conclude 5th Annual Green Challenge

Under the U.S. EPA Sustainable Materials Management Program, federal facilities managers track data in two of six categories for one year.

Green Globes Certifies 45M SF For MGM Resorts

Eight Las Vegas properties in the MGM Resorts International portfolio have earned the highest level of this certification from the Green Building Initiative.

Reduce Energy Use, And Save Water

An emerging focus on the water energy nexus—the interplay of these resources in building systems—holds promise for conservation.
green lease leaders

California Honored Among 2017 Green Lease Leaders

Award winners use the lease as a smart tool to achieve higher energy and water savings in commercial, retail, and industrial buildings.
sustainable workplaces

Top 25 Cities For Sustainable Workplaces

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.
energy costs

Better Buildings Challenge Partners Save $1.9 Billion In Energy Costs

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.

Top 10 Energy Efficient U.S. Cities 

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

Pittsburgh: A Leader In Sustainable 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.

Harvesting The Value Of Water

A new Urban Land Institute report explores the creative use of green infrastructure in real estate developments to manage stormwater, and enhance property values.
Better Buildings Challenge

Atlanta Takes On Boston In Third SWAP Challenge

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.

Restrooms Fixtures And Water Savings

Evaluate these items periodically to ensure conservation features are operating as expected.

International Water Stewardship Standard In Use

This standard from the Alliance for Water Stewardship takes a holistic approach to water management.

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