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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The national competition engages college students in the design of on-campus green infrastructure solutions to address stormwater pollution.
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.
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.
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.
Water mist suppression uses less water than a traditional sprinkler system, minimizing damage to data centers in the event of a fire.
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.
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.