Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. WaterSense articles below.
Evaluate these items periodically to ensure conservation features are operating as expected.
Reducing consumption and improving quality of this natural resource calls for a holistic, if measured, approach.
Establishing an ongoing maintenance program to detect and address leaks in facilities is an important part of water management.
Historically, water efficiency has taken a backseat to energy efforts, but this is all changing now.
Latest changes will extend the benefits of the WaterSense program to all irrigation professionals certified by WaterSense labeled programs.
To make energy improvements, a California hotel tapped into PACE financing.
Facility managers can stop water and energy use from going down the drain. From the September 2013 issue.
America’s commercial and institutional facilities use 17% of the water provided by the nation’s public water supplies, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Facility professionals need to optimize their usage of this precious resource.
A leak about as small as the tip of a ballpoint pen (or 1/32nd of an inch) can waste about 6,300 gallons of water per month. As the weather warms up and facility managers concentrate their attention on landscaping, sprinkler systems should come under scrutiny.
The California Landscape Contractors Association has received the WaterSense Label from the U.S. EPA for its Water Management Certification Program.
This first specification focused on identifying water efficient flushing urinals.
ANSI and the EPA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to mark ANSI's acceptance as an Accreditation Body to participate in the EPA WaterSense Program.