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The team installed LG NeON 2 solar panels atop its LEED Platinum headquarters, the UCLA Health Training Center.


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The team installed LG NeON 2 solar panels atop its LEED Platinum headquarters, the UCLA Health Training Center.

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Los Angeles Lakers Go Solar At Headquarters Facility

The team installed LG NeON 2 solar panels atop its LEED Platinum headquarters, the UCLA Health Training Center.

Friday Funny: Coral Gets New High-Tech Digs

The world’s largest 3-D printed reef was installed at a resort in the Maldives last weekend with the hope of growing a new coral reef ecosystem.

Maximize Clean Energy Progress

Increasingly, buildings are active players in the pursuit of energy efficiency goals for the organizations they serve, and beyond.

Yogi Tea Company Opens LEED Certified Plant

Located in Eugene, OR, the 189,000 square foot building is the first LEED-certified tea manufacturing facility in the U.S.

Facility Executive | August 2018 Issue

The August 2018 issue features facility security, including biometrics, school security, and stopping hackers. Plus, HVAC, roofing, restroom maintenance, lighting, and more.

Question Of The Week: What Sustainability Means Today

In the 1700s, sustainability meant “sustained yield” and referred to harvesting just enough trees so that the forest could naturally regenerate tree growth. What does the term mean for your facilities in 2018?

Greenhouse Grower Earns Incentive For Energy-Saving Cogen Engines

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.

Sabra Breaks Ground On World’s Largest Hummus Plant

The 40,000-square-foot expansion project is the fourth at the Chesterfield County, VA hummus making facility, and will maintain its LEED Gold certification.

Will Trump’s DOE Propose To Roll Back Light Bulb Standards?

A proposed rule on light bulb standards will soon be released. Manufacturers have lobbied for an illegal rollback of strong standards with which they must comply beginning in 2020.

Friday Funny: If You Can’t Stand The Heat…

…stay out of these 10 moist metros. A new ranking reveals this year’s America's Sweatiest Cities.

RICS Moves Closer To Cities Of The Future Winner

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors founded this competition for young people around the world to create solutions to urban challenges including rapid urbanization, climate change, and resource scarcity.

Best Practices For Automated Shading Systems

The right balance of daylighting and daylight harvesting strategies can provide health, productivity, and energy saving benefits: Here’s how to get the most out of your facility’s automated shading system.

Sustainability At Broward College: A Project Perspective

Located in South Florida, this multi-site campus is maintained through a holistic program overseen by its District Facilities division.

USF System Earns First LEED Platinum Certification

The University of South Florida St. Petersburg's Warehouse Laboratory, which houses biology, chemistry, and physics labs, is the fourth building on campus to receive LEED certification.

Biotech Firm Consolidates cGMP Manufacturing Facilities

Moderna Therapeutics, which pioneers messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines, built a new facility in Norwood, MA — and also focused on the workplace environment for its nearly 200 employees.

Question Of The Week: Is China Ban On Waste Management Impacting Your Facilities?

The move is part of an initiative by China to focus on its own domestically produced waste, and it's a wake-up call to the global recycling industry.

IWBI Launches Global Network Of Concept Advisories

Experts from around the world will share their insights on the impact of 10 WELL concepts on human health.

Honeywell Introduces Low GWP Refrigerant, Solstice N41

This nonflammable, R-410A replacement refrigerant has received a provisional number and a preliminary A1 designation from ASHRAE, one stipulation needed to bring the product to market.

EPA Recognizes Efficient Federal Facilities

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently highlighted facilities with reduced environmental impact during FY17 through the Federal Green Challenge.

Professional Sports Teams Going Solar

From the NFL to NASCAR, professional teams and facilities have installed nearly 34 MW of capacity across 16 solar installations over the past five years, according to SEIA.

2018 Green Lease Leaders Recognized

Now in its fifth year, the Green Lease Leaders program administered by IMT and DOE increases visibility for real estate leaders who are implementing high-performance or energy-aligned leases.

UL, Center For Active Safety Design Form Partnership

Initial focus is to expand the Center's Fitwel Certification System in China, while providing facility and building professionals more access to products that foster healthy buildings.

Did You Miss Our “Your Building: Go Green. Save Green. Make Green.” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how green values will drive value in your building or property investment, employee productivity and morale, community leadership, and more.

Flooring That Stands Up To NYC Foot Traffic

Rubber floor covering systems manufactured by nora flooring is exclusively used in all NYC subway cars. The city's Metropolitan Transit Authority has relied on this flooring for subway cars and more for over 25 years. 

Question Of The Week: Campus Sustainability Initiatives

Go beyond bottle and paper recycling with these seven creative campus sustainability programs.

Saint-Gobain Releases North American HQ Occupant Comfort Study

The first of its kind based on size and scale, the longitudinal study reveals the collective benefits of a systems-based design approach.

Branch Creek Launches Safer Play Turf And Lawn Products

Safer Play’s new products help lawn care professionals protect lawns and turf fields from weeds and insects, without the use of EPA-registered pesticides.

Wind Energy Gains Speed Across U.S.

In its latest annual market report, American Wind Energy Association highlights expansion of this power source.

Natural Light In Workplace Design

Cultivating a healthy indoor environment can begin with sound daylighting strategies.

Six Tips For A Green Cleaning Program

Look at both products and processes when evaluating this initiative for healthy buildings.

Pikes Peak Facilities Upgrade Has Begun

Owned by the U.S. Forest Service and operated by the City of Colorado Springs, this tourist attraction remains operational during construction of a new visitor center and more.

25 U.S. Colleges Recognized For Sustainability

Campuses from coast to coast were ranked using the National Center for Education Statistics' College Navigator database.

Facility Executive | June 2018 Issue

The June 2018 issue features a look at workplace design, including productivity, breakrooms, furniture, and natural light. Plus, green cleaning, energy efficiency, healthcare facilities, and more.

Credit Union Pursues WELL Certification

In Vancouver, WA, HAPO Community Credit Union designed its newest branch to achieve WELL certification from the International WELL Building Institute.

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