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

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.


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.

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.

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: 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Integrating Nature And Cities

A new book urges the integration of nature into urban design and planning to make cities and urban infrastructure truly green, sustainable, and resilient.

U.S. Naval, Air Force Academies SWAP Energy Teams

Season 2 of the DOE’s “Better Buildings Challenge SWAP” will feature two natural rivals— the U.S. Naval Academy and U.S. Air Force Academy—as they swap energy teams with a mission to improve each campus’ energy efficiency.

New U.S. Courthouse In Los Angeles In Operation

With LEED Platinum in its sights, the new facility also resolves long-standing security and space needs, says GSA

Friday Funny: Finally Hanging Ten In Austin

Texas Hill Country is probably the last place surfers would expect to hang ten, but that’s exactly what they’re doing now that some legal battles have ended.

AASHE Presents Its Higher Ed Sustainability Awards

One winner, the University of Manitoba, organized BEE/HOUSE/LAB project, an international competition to design a bee house for fabrication, deployment.

Water Conservation, In And Around Facilities

Reducing consumption and improving quality of this natural resource calls for a holistic, if measured, approach.

Facility Executive | September / October 2016 Issue

Our annual "green" issue looks at sustainability trends including green cleaning, water conservation, LEED, green building programs, and energy storage. Plus, security, space planning strategies, HVAC and more.

One World Trade Center Achieves LEED Gold

U.S. Green Building Council honors western hemisphere’s tallest building for construction, design, and operations standards.

Humanscale Earns Living Product Challenge Certification

The company is recognized for sustainable manufacturing practices for its ergonomic Float height-adjustable table and Diffrient Smart task chair.

Waterless Masonry Cleaner From Cathedral Stone

The masonRE Latex 20 cleaner removes dust, dirt, and grime from interior or exterior brick, stone, and other masonry surfaces.

In Brazil, Rain Bird Irrigation Products Keep Sports Venues Green

This California company has been the irrigation system partner for 13 new multi-sport and green- pace venues in and around Rio de Janeiro.

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