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The Apana Fast Start Program includes everything necessary to start reducing water consumption.

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.


Fast Start Program to Reduce Water Use

The Apana Fast Start Program includes everything necessary to start reducing water consumption.

Daikin Pathfinder With Free Cooling Chiller

Daikin Pathfinder with Free Cooling Chiller reduces capital costs, and drives long-term energy and water savings

Get The Message: Reduce Water Use

In facilities, communicating conservation efforts and results to occupants makes a difference. Plus, water management Q&A.

The April 2021 issue looks at lighting controls, disinfecting with UV-C technology, and data center trends. Plus, sprinkler systems and COVID-19 on campus.

$91M GSA Project Will Improve Landmark Buildings’ Energy Efficiency

Part of the National Deep Energy Retrofit program, the U.S. General Services Administration has awarded Johnson Controls the contract to upgrade the buildings' HVAC, lighting, water conservation, and energy management systems.

Water Conservation Tips for World Water Day

SSC Services for Education (SCC) is sharing water conservation tips and strategies for communities for World Water Day on March 22, 2021.

Healthy Buildings: Disease-Fighting, Productivity-Boosting Super Structures

Healthy buildings are inherently sustainable, but their green benefits go beyond the power grid to offer wellness to those who live and work within their walls.

Restroom Retrofits With Touch-Free Technology

Take a look at revamping “high-touch” surfaces that can be breeding grounds for germs, bacteria, and now, the COVID-19 virus.

Top 10 Sustainability Topics For Real Estate in 2021

The real estate industry will take an increasingly focused view of environmental, social, and governance strategies this year, according to a new Urban Land Institute report.

Georgia-Pacific Facility Earns EPA’s ENERGY STAR Top Project 

A water use reduction project has earned Georgia-Pacific’s consumer products mill in Palatka, FL the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR Top Project for 2020.

Daikin Adds Free Cooling To Air-cooled Screw Chiller

Daikin introduced an integrated water-side economizer (WSE) for its Pathfinder Air-cooled Screw Chiller to provide free cooling.

Aramark Global HQ Receives LEED Silver Certification

Located in Philadelphia, the Aramark headquarters includes a wellness center, biophilia rooms, outdoor terraces, and a showcase state-of-the-art dining facility and test kitchen.

OUS Offers Energy Savings as a Service

Energy Savings as a Service (ESaaS) allows companies, facilities, and organizations of every size to upgrade their existing energy infrastructure to modern, energy-efficient solutions—but without the up-front costs typically associated with such a project.

USGBC Highlights 2020 Leadership Awards From Latin America

These eight green building award recipients include Pepsi World Trade Center, Prologis, and Nicaragua’s first LEED-certified project.

Find The Opportunity In Your Building Water Systems

Strike a balance between water safety and efficiency with a comprehensive water management program.

BOMA International Announces W2 Challenge Champions

More than 2,000 commercial properties participated in two-year water and waste benchmarking initiative

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Sloan Highlights Chicago Cubs Partnership

The manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems and Official Water Efficiency Partner of the Chicago Cubs showcases its products installed across the team’s facilities, as the Cubs get set to begin the condensed 2020 season on July 24.

City Of Santa Fe Earns LEED Gold Certification

The New Mexico city is only the second in the world to achieve Gold status under more stringent USGBC LEED v4.1 rating system.

Facility Safety Protocols For Outside Contractors Amid COVID-19

It's important to consider updating the safety precautions required by external teams as they enter and exit your property.

Better Buildings Initiative Partners Save $11B In Energy Costs

The more than 950 public and private sector organizations participating in DOE’s Better Buildings Initiative have saved nearly $11 billion in energy costs.

Establishing A Sustainable Carpet Care Program

Establishing a sustainable carpet care program can reassure building occupants that facility managers are working toward a sustainable present and future.

Waterless No-Flush Urinals

No-Flush Urinals are based on the zero-water concept designed to provide a low-maintenance, affordable system that is efficient and sanitary. They help users maintain a germ-free, odor-free restroom environment.

Global Dow Center Earns LEED Silver Certification

Sustainability was at the forefront of the project with green construction and demolition practices employed throughout Dow Chemical Company's new Midland, MI headquarters. 

DOE Boosts Energy, Water Efficiency Performance Contracts Projects

The U.S. Department of Energy announced more than $5 million for federal agency projects aimed at catalyzing adoption of energy and water efficiency and renewable energy.

Hybrid HVAC Cooling

These types of systems help facilities balance water and energy usage goals and demands.

Restrooms That Recapture Water And Waste

At Georgia Tech, green restrooms inside a new campus building include composting toilets.

Diving Into Water Feature Design

Facility Executive spoke with Chris Roy, director of creative design at OTL, Inc., about considerations for water features inside and out of facilities.

Three Ways To Improve Sustainability Initiatives With Flooring

Selecting sustainability flooring is the right thing to do for the environment and can lead to healthier building occupants, higher quality indoor conditions, and improved resource preservation.

Green Campus Revitalization

Sustainability plans for Ford Motor Company’s Dearborn, MI campus include net zero goals for energy, water, and waste.

$28.5M Update Earns Whiteman AFB Clinic LEED v4 Certification

The Air Force collaborated with architects at Hoefer Wysocki to transform the clinic into one of the first facilities to earn USGBC’s most advanced sustainability rating.

Canon Canada HQ Earns LEED® Gold Certification

The 180,000-square-foot, five-story building includes elements that encourage collaboration, foster well-being, and promote practices that reduce its carbon footprint.

Insurance Company Earns Sustainability At Work Gold Certification

In recognition of its commitment to sustainable practices—including recycling, landscaping and transportation efforts—Standard Insurance Company received Portland's Sustainability at Work gold workplace certification.

In Facilities, Addressing Impending Water Crisis

By rethinking water conservation in three areas, facility managers help improve their organization's position.

7th Annual Campus RainWorks Challenge Winners Named

The national competition engages college students in the design of on-campus green infrastructure solutions to address stormwater pollution.

Georgia Aquarium Wins Water Sustainability Award

The Evoqua Water Sustainability Award recognizes companies that use technologies in innovative, sustainable ways and have made significant strides in water reduction.

From Construction To Retrofits, PACE Financing Saves Serious Energy

ACEEE explores how the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing tool for energy and water conservation projects has grown quickly in recent years across the United States.

AI-Powered Leak Detection, Water Conservation System Launches

The WINT Water Intelligence solution helps organizations achieve two primary goals: To prevent damage from water leaks, and to improve sustainability by significantly reducing water consumption.

Water Conservation At Super Bowl LIII

The LEED Platinum certified Mercedes-Benz Stadium employs numerous design features and operational strategies aimed at reducing water consumption.

Recycled Rubber Used In Porous Pave Installations Tops 13M Pounds

An eco-friendly green building product made in the U.S., Porous Pave offers superior permeability for optimal storm water retention, exceptional application versatility, and demonstrated durability.

Status Check For Green Restrooms

Tap into plumbing advancements for water conservation in commercial restrooms.

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