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Global Links, a Pittsburgh non-profit that helped others through the COVID-19 crisis, received its own relief through solar energy financing.


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Global Links, a Pittsburgh non-profit that helped others through the COVID-19 crisis, received its own relief through solar energy financing.

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Delivering On The Gift Of Solar Energy

Global Links, a Pittsburgh non-profit that helped others through the COVID-19 crisis, received its own relief through solar energy financing.

The Way Forward With WELL Certification

The new WELL Health-Safety Rating expands on IWBI focus for healthy facilities.

Green Buildings, Safety First

Four new pilot credits in the LEED rating system include a focus on surface cleaning and indoor air quality.

IBHS Offers Wildfire Preparedness Guide For Small Businesses

Amid an active western wildfire season, “Wildfire Ready–Business” provides foundational preparedness projects for small businesses and commercial building owners.

Resilient Buildings As First Line Of Defense

Assess risks and access resources to fortify your facilities to withstand threats and hazards.

Facility Executive: October 2020 Issue

The October 2020 issue looks at healthy, sustainable, resilient facilities, including mass notification, HVAC, green buildings, and more.

PDR Designed HP Inc. Campus Achieves LEED ID+C Gold V4

The interiors of the HP Inc. campus, designed by Houston-based PDR, has been awarded LEED v4 Gold Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

Women In Green Building Face Challenges In Wake Of COVID-19 Crisis

While many women are finding support from employers, 62% of survey respondents agree the pandemic is negatively impacting workplace equity.

New York City Leads 2020 City Clean Energy Scorecard

Boston, Seattle, Minneapolis, and San Francisco round out the top U.S. cities growing their clean energy efforts, according to ACEEE's newly-released 2020 City Clean Energy Scorecard.

USGBC Shares Strategies For Resilient Design, Green Schools

The U.S. Green Building Council has published two guides available for download, one focused on resilient companies and communities and the other on green purchasing for healthier schools.

Airgle AG900 Clean Room Air Purifier

The AG900 was specifically engineered to help with airborne infection control at hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare facilities, and recent testing data results reveal up to 99.999% virus reduction capabilities.

Armstrong Healthy Space Solutions Available to All

Facility managers seeking healthier, safer indoor spaces can turn to new Armstrong Ceiling Solutions to ease COVID-19 pandemic concerns.

Zero Energy, Zero Carbon Building Opens In New Spokane Eco-District

The five-story, 159,000-square-foot Catalyst building is one of the largest zero energy buildings in North America and one of the first zero carbon buildings to be certified by the International Living Future Institute.

OnePlus Systems Rebrands To Contelligent

A provider of smart waste and recycling monitoring for more than 30 years, OnePlus Systems has a new name as it continues to expand its intelligent container monitoring and analytics solutions.

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.

Are Trees A Focus For Your Healthcare Facility?

For the second year, the Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree Campus Healthcare program will recognize healthcare facility campuses fostering community wellness through tree planting, education, and engagement.

Pitt Leases Alternative Energy Vehicles

The University of Pittsburgh is entering into an agreement with Enterprise Fleet Management to upgrade its fleet with alternative energy vehicles, supporting the university’s commitment to making the campus carbon neutral by 2037.

PPE Recycling Through TerraCycle Regulated Waste Division

The general public are using PPE on a regular basis. Without traditional recycling options, these items are likely to end up in landfills.

Cintas Chicago Facility Earns Zero Waste Certification

Cintas' distribution centers have earned Gold level under the TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) certification system for zero waste.

New WorldGBC Strategy Tackles Climate Issues In Post-COVID Facilities 

Sustainable Buildings for Everyone, Everywhere tackles the climate emergency, health and wellbeing, and resource efficiency issues in the built environment.

enVerid Air Purifier Captures 99.99% of Viruses

The enVerid Air Purifier ceiling mounted air filtration system has an ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) sterilization lamp that has been shown to capture 99.99% of viruses, including a surrogate for the COVID-19 virus.

Trane Indoor Air Quality Assessment

To help building managers evaluate air quality and navigate how to improve it, Trane offers the Trane Indoor Air Quality Assessment.

First Bird-Friendly Building Ordinance In Wisconsin Passed

The city-wide ordinance in Madison, WI will require new large construction and expansion projects to use modern strategies and materials that allow birds to see glass.

Industrial Generators Meet Stringent Emissions Standards

KOHLER KD Series large diesel industrial generators above 2000 kW exceed all necessary EPA standards and conform to stringent limits on NOx enforced within certain air quality non-attainment zones.

Reopening Fitness & Recreation Centers

Safety policies and protocols for reopening public spaces such as fitness and recreation centers will need to be implemented to keep these environments safe for all staff and facility users.

Acoustical Privacy Curtain

The HUSH Curtain promotes a quieter environment for healing and recovery.

TerraCycle’s BulbEater Aids Riley County, KS With HHW Program

Fluorescent lamps received by the county's household hazardous waste (HHW) facility posed a challenge due to their mercury content, and BulbEater helped to solve the problem.

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.

Center For Active Design Launches Fitwel Viral Response Module For Building Certification

Five leading real estate companies commit to prototyping the module, informed by a Fitwel Academic Advisory Group comprised of health experts from world-renowned institutions.

USGBC Announces 2020 European Leadership Awards

These awards recognize those advancing the development of sustainable, healthy, resilient, green buildings, cities, and communities.

NanoPrime Multi-Purpose, Nontoxic Rust Converter

NanoPrime is a rust-killing base primer now available for usage by companies in the offshore, maritime, infrastructure, shipping, and mining industries.

How To Design Safer Offices In A COVID-19 World

Find out what design preparations and common sense safety measures can be made to your office for operating in the new normal.  

Statue Of Liberty Museum Recognized With PCI Design Award

The 50,000 square foot museum and screening facility on Liberty Island was PCI's 2020 co-winner of the Special Awards: Sustainable Design category.

Shannon Delivers Steam System Savings

Shannon Global Energy Solutions helps Baxter Medical Center & Miramichi Regional Hospital save steam, energy, and money with reusable insulation blankets and heat shields

[VIDEO] Data-Driven Decisions Powered by CLUES®

CLUES®️ is our proprietary software platform that helps our engineers turn vast building data sets into actionable energy efficiency upgrades — then continuously monitors performance to turn energy savings into guaranteed financial value for building owners.

Cal Maritime And JMU Win Virtual Wind Competition

California State University Maritime Academy and James Madison University have claimed the top awards in the first virtual Collegiate Wind Competition.

As Customers Return, Invest In Your Landscape

Here are four ways a renewed focus on facility landscaping will benefit operations, revenue, and safety for businesses as shelter-in-place orders lift.

Has COVID-19 Opened Up A New World Of Remote Work?

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the shift to remote working as the digital world is finally at a stage where it can support technology like virtual meetings.

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.

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