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


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

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.


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.

Facility Executive | April 2017 Issue

The April 2017 issue features a special focus on lighting, plus a look at integrated work management systems, HVAC, fire protection, and water management.

Site Water Management Goes Underground

Designers of a LEED certified office park utilized an existing water vault as a centerpiece of drainage and irrigation.
Architecture 2030 Challenge

Sheetrock Brand EcoSmart Panels From USG

USG pursued the development of a wallboard with a lower carbon footprint when it adopted the Architecture 2030 Challenge for Products in 2016.

FM Alert: International Private Sewage Disposal Code

The International Private Sewage Disposal Code® (IPSDC) will address best practices and technologies to ensure the safety and welfare of communities, individuals, and businesses that utilize their own onsite wastewater solutions.
spring training

Chicago Cubs Spring Training Facility Sports Sloan Fixtures

At Sloan Park in Mesa, AZ, restroom fixtures installed for aesthetics, performance, and sustainability deliver a winning combination for facility management.

Friday Funny: Gotta Go? There’s An App For That

A Japanese telecom company has created an app that helps workers find open bathroom stalls, and lets their employers measure how much time they spend in there.
public assembly

New Report From USGBC, LEED In Motion: Venues

This document highlights the results that a number of facility management teams at convention centers, sports venues, performing arts centers, and other public assembly spaces have achieved through the use of LEED green building rating system.
stadium facility

Sports Facilities, Water And Energy Opportunities

A new report released by the National Institute of Building Sciences and the Green Sports Alliance offers insights, shares results on strategies for sports facilities managers.
Green Building

Massachusetts Earns Top Spot In Green Building Ranking

Massachusetts moves from the third to first; New York rejoins ranking in USGBC’s annual ranking of the Top 10 States for LEED Green Building.

EnviroPure Commercial Food Waste Disposal Systems

EnviroPure Systems commercial food waste disposal systems offer a one-step solution for converting food waste into safe gray water.

Sustainable Restroom Operations

When creating green restrooms, examine opportunities related to surfaces, air quality, and conservation.
hybrid urinal

MWRD Of Greater Chicago Pilots Water Conservation Program

Restrooms in the government agency's main headquarters will be outfitted with hybrid urinals, with the aim of saving more than 500,000 gallons of water annually.

Data Center Infrastructure Trends For 2017

Find out about six data center infrastructure trends to watch in 2017, courtesy of Vertiv.
Zero Waste Facility

Microsoft HQ Earns Zero Waste Facility Certification

The first technology company to achieve Zero Waste Facility Certification, Microsoft diverts 90 percent waste from its global headquarters.

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