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Intentional design of outdoor spaces provides multiple benefits that can effectively support the organization and the people it employs and serves.


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Intentional design of outdoor spaces provides multiple benefits that can effectively support the organization and the people it employs and serves.

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Articles covering the broader concept of environmental awareness, including corporate social responsibility, climate change, and other news about how facility managers can impact the environment are included.

Leveraging Outdoor Space To Support Organizational Goals

Intentional design of outdoor spaces provides multiple benefits that can effectively support the organization and the people it employs and serves.

Duro-Last Roofing Project Awards Announced

These annual awards recognize roofing contractors and their notable projects in six categories.

H&I Agritech’s GreenCure Fungicide

GreenCure is a non-toxic, potassium bicarbonate-based contact foliar fungicide.

New York City Celebrates First WELL Certified Project

Structure Tone’s new office in Manhattan achieves WELL Certification at the Silver Level; marks first WELL Certified Project in New York.

Sheetrock Brand EcoSmart Panels From USG

USG pursued the development of a wallboard with a lower carbon footprint when it adopted the Architecture 2030 Challenge for Products in 2016.

Maryland Opens Its First Net Zero Energy School

Maryland’s first net zero energy school — Howard County Public Schools' Wilde Lake Middle School — recently opened in Columbia, MD.

FM Alert: International Private Sewage Disposal Code

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.

10 Trends Driving Intelligent Buildings, From Navigant Research

According to a new report, evolutions in technology, delivery models, and customer demand are spurring the digital transformation of commercial buildings.

Impact’s Barricade For Restroom Odor Control

Barricade is a restroom odor defense system comprised of four products.

Shopping Center Is First To Earn New U.S. Green Building Standard

The new standard, BREEAM USA In-Use, measures and monitors environmental performance of existing buildings.

Fire Protection For Data Rooms

IT and data rooms are usually access controlled, so a reliable fire suppression option is to install an automatic fire protection system that can be deployed instantly.

Daikin Recognized For Variable Volume Ratio Technology

Daikin is among those companies receiving a Manufacturing Leadership Award, produced by Frost & Sullivan.

Amazon Launches Global Solar Energy Initiative

Amazon will install solar systems on 50 fulfillment facility rooftops worldwide by 2020; 15 solar installations planned for completion by the end of 2017 will generate up to 41 MW.

Flint, MI Schools Launch Water Bottle Recycling Initiative

This builds upon a partnership forged in 2016 that provided for storage and delivery of bottled water to Flint schools.

SolarOne Solutions Acquires Inovus Solar

SolarOne Solutions, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells commercial-scale, solar powered lighting and LED technology for use in outdoor applications.

Iconic U.S. Steel Tower Earns Energy Star Certification

The high-rise office building is a participant in the Pittsburgh 2030 District challenge, a public-private partnership to create a high-performance and energy-efficient building district in downtown Pittsburgh by the year 2030.

Chicago Cubs Spring Training Facility Sports Sloan Fixtures

At Sloan Park in Mesa, AZ, restroom fixtures installed for aesthetics, performance, and sustainability deliver a winning combination for facility management.

Sculpted 3D Rainscreen System By Metalwërks

Available in three forms, this solid metal wall panel product helps to create a bold aesthetic for facility exteriors. 

Friday Funny: Gotta Go? There’s An App For That

A Japanese telecom company has created an app that helps workers find open bathroom stalls, and lets their employers measure how much time they spend in there.

Clorox Odor Control Products

The Clorox Odor Defense product portfolio is specifically designed for use on the toughest odors in potential problem areas of facilities.

Maximizing Data Center UPS Efficiency

Uninterruptible power supply systems, a core component of mission-critical infrastructure in a data center, are frequently regarded as one of the biggest offenders with respect to energy loss in power distribution.

New Report From USGBC, LEED In Motion: Venues

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.

Renovate America, Greenworks Lending Partner On PACE

Under the national partnership, the two firms will begin offering commercial PACE financing through Renovate America's HERO Program in Missouri.

Paying Attention To Power Factor

Looking to reduce energy use and emissions? Power factor correction helps facility management optimize power from the utility.

Setting Waste Management Goals

A new tool within ENERGY STAR Portfolio enables facility executives to quantify waste.

Traction Magic Takes The Slip Out Of Ice

This product from Gaia Enterprise, Inc. was created to address the slip and fall threat from ice that so many facility managers face.

Sports Facilities, Water And Energy Opportunities

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.

Bring In The Sun With Daylighting

The building envelope can serve as a tool for facility management to tap into renewable energy resources.

Survey On Workplace Wellness Points To Productivity

Findings from CoreNet Global and CBRE Group found that a proactive focus on employee health delivers increased engagement and retention rates.

Salt Use Standards For Winter Weather Cleanup Revisited

The Snow & Ice Management Association has expanded its Sustainable Salt Initiative (SSI) that addresses environmental concerns associated with salt use at properties throughout North America.

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