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 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.
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 leads North American cities with the most buildings committed to the 2030 District Network, an initiative that challenges buildings to reduce their environmental impact.
A new Urban Land Institute report explores the creative use of green infrastructure in real estate developments to manage stormwater, and enhance property values.
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.
USG pursued the development of a wallboard with a lower carbon footprint when it adopted the Architecture 2030 Challenge for Products in 2016.
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.
At Sloan Park in Mesa, AZ, restroom fixtures installed for aesthetics, performance, and sustainability deliver a winning combination for facility management.
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.
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 moves from the third to first; New York rejoins ranking in USGBC’s annual ranking of the Top 10 States for LEED Green Building.
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.
The first technology company to achieve Zero Waste Facility Certification, Microsoft diverts 90 percent waste from its global headquarters.
A new book urges the integration of nature into urban design and planning to make cities and urban infrastructure truly green, sustainable, and resilient.
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.
One winner, the University of Manitoba, organized BEE/HOUSE/LAB project, an international competition to design a bee house for fabrication, deployment.
Reducing consumption and improving quality of this natural resource calls for a holistic, if measured, approach.
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.
U.S. Green Building Council honors western hemisphere’s tallest building for construction, design, and operations standards.
The company is recognized for sustainable manufacturing practices for its ergonomic Float height-adjustable table and Diffrient Smart task chair.
This California company has been the irrigation system partner for 13 new multi-sport and green- pace venues in and around Rio de Janeiro.
The on-premise laundry program can help a 150-room hotel save as much as $8,700 per year.
Sloan and Falcon Waterfree Technologies teamed up to provide faucets, toilets and urinals that will boost water conservation at the Orthopaedic Institute for Children.
Since 2011, Better Buildings Challenge partners and energy efficiency commitments have tripled, resulting in energy cost savings that exceed $1.3 billion and the avoidance of 100 million tons of harmful carbon emissions.
Siemens has been awarded a $38.6M contract by the Federal Bureau of Prisons to implement energy and water conservation measures that will save $2.5M annually at two correctional facilities in eastern Kentucky.