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J.Protect mixes visible and non-visible light to function both as a general lighting fixture with the ability to continuously protect and disinfect against disease carrying pathogens.

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Circadian Lighting Inactivates SARS-CoV-2

J.Protect mixes visible and non-visible light to function both as a general lighting fixture with the ability to continuously protect and disinfect against disease carrying pathogens.

Five Ways To Get Your Building Green For Earth Day

In preparation for Earth Day, businesses can cut costs and consume energy in more green ways by making a few smart changes with their HVAC systems.

AHRI, Others Petition EPA On HFC Phase Down Rule

Proposed standards will result in an additional half billion tons of CO2 reduction above what already is projected to be achieved by the American Innovation and Manufacturing (AIM) Act.

EPA Honors 206 2021 ENERGY STAR Award Winners

This year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is recognizing Samsung Electronics with a rare ENERGY STAR Corporate Commitment Award.

Boston Air Solutions NPBI Air Cleaning Technology

Boston Air Solutions set to provide safer, cleaner indoor air quality through needlepoint bipolar ionization and real-time monitoring.

Berkeley Lab Facilitates Smart Energy Analytics

Berkeley Lab building efficiency campaign drives $95M in annual energy savings

In 2020, New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Focused On Green Efforts

With COVID-19 cancelling events, the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (NOENMCC) took advantage of the downtime.

CO2 Measurement Contributes to Better IAQ

CO2 measurement is a key contributor to safer and healthier indoor environments.

How Federal R&D Should Expand To Transform Our Buildings

ACEEE’s Dr. Esram testifies that we need federal research and development to quickly retrofit a large share of buildings to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

New App Provides Real-Time IAQ Metrics

Carbon Lighthouse released its Indoor Air Quality solution, which shows real-time IAQ metrics for a building through a simple, occupant-facing app in order to increase consumer confidence.

Iron Mountain Data Centers Lauded For Energy Efficiency Leadership

In a virtual tour, the Department of Energy recognized Iron Mountain Data Centers for its commitment to energy efficiency through the Better Buildings Challenge.

Water Conservation Tips for World Water Day

SSC Services for Education (SCC) is sharing water conservation tips and strategies for communities for World Water Day on March 22, 2021.

EPA Announces 2020 ENERGY STAR Certified Manufacturing Plants

These 95 ENERGY STAR certified plants saved nearly $400 million on energy bills — equal to the payroll value of over 8,000 U.S. manufacturing jobs.

Healthy Buildings: Disease-Fighting, Productivity-Boosting Super Structures

Healthy buildings are inherently sustainable, but their green benefits go beyond the power grid to offer wellness to those who live and work within their walls.

Climate And Human Health-focused Office Building Moves Ahead

State-of-the-art ventilation, touchless features, rooftop green space highlight The Net, an Urban Visions development in downtown Seattle.

USGBC Expands LEED Earth to Homes, Communities, Cities

LEED Earth is designed to bring LEED to countries where green building is still emerging and offers certification at no cost to the first project to certify.

Meeting Carbon Emissions Goals For Buildings

Here are three ways CRE owners and operators find compliance opportunities amidst increasing regulatory requirements.

Three Sustainable Groundskeeping Ideas

With these simple sustainable groundskeeping ideas, grounds and facilities departments can show they care about practices that are economically and environmentally viable.

20 Companies Around The World Join The Climate Pledge

A total of 53 companies, representing almost every sector of the economy, have now signed The Climate Pledge, committing to net-zero carbon emissions by 2040.

Healthcare, Schools, Offices Make Up Most Green Building Certifications

Massachusetts is top state for LEED followed by Washington, Illinois; California ranks #1 for LEED green building professionals, according to USGBC.

Alliance Helps Improve Material Health Transparency

HPDC and CSI are integrating the Crosswalk API into the HPD Builder v2.2—ensuring consistent, accurate data, which feeds into the rating, grading, and certification systems of materials used in the built environment.

Building Electrification Technology Roadmap: The Path To Zero Carbon   

A first-of-its-kind study from the New Buildings Institute provides a comprehensive analysis of electric technologies that can displace fossil fuels in buildings.

Survey Shows Bipartisan Support For Stronger Energy-Saving Standards

As President Biden unveils new efforts to tackle the climate crisis, ACEEE’s Wendy Koch reviews a survey that shows broad bipartisan support for energy efficiency measures.

Building Transparency Offers Tools To Address Climate Change

Led by tech and building leaders, the nonprofit provides open access data and tools that aim to reduce CO2 emitted in producing materials for the building industry.

U.S. DOE Launches Spring Geothermal Collegiate Competition

College and university teams will identify sites that could leverage local geothermal energy potential to heat and cool buildings, campuses, districts, or entire communities via direct use technologies.

Top 10 Sustainability Topics For Real Estate in 2021

The real estate industry will take an increasingly focused view of environmental, social, and governance strategies this year, according to a new Urban Land Institute report.

SmartSource Dedicated Outdoor Air System

The Daikin SmartSource Dedicated Outdoor Air System enables efficient and cost-effective heating and cooling in all conditions using 100% of fresh, outside air.

Decision Makers Increasing Investments In Healthy Building Initiatives

Facility executives are prioritizing three mission critical focus areas of a healthy building — people, places, and planet — finds Johnson Controls survey.

LightView Achieves Boston’s First Private Student Housing LEED Platinum Certification

LightView, a sustainable student housing community at Boston's Northeastern University, has been awarded USGBC's highest level of green building certification: LEED Platinum.

How Safe Is Your Disinfectant Solution?

While disinfection is among the most effective ways to curb the COVID-19 virus, many are unaware of the health risks that chemical disinfectants pose.

Site Management Feature: Floodplain Models And Facilities

The nation’s floodplains are expected to grow by 45% by the end of this century: Work to reduce risk from floods by reassessing the conditions around building sites.

Avison Young Office In Dallas Is WELL-Certified

Design firm Perkins&Will announced that the Avison Young Dallas office is WELL-certified, a designation for advancing health and well-being in buildings.

Facility Executive: December 2020 Issue

The Facility Executive December 2020 issue looks at the role HVAC systems play in combating COVID-19, as well as artificial intelligence, stormwater management, and more. Plus, FM Solutions for 2021.

California Tops 2020 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

States are still adopting new energy-saving rules, but the COVID-19 pandemic is slowing overall progress, according to the annual ACEEE report.

Blue Shield Of California Achieves Carbon Neutrality

The nonprofit health plan has integrated environmental sustainability as part of its public health strategy; latest milestone equates to taking 6,300 cars off the road each year.

Swiftspace | Dual Surface Shape with Surround Privacy

For organizations that understand uncontrollable change will be the order of the day in the workplace of the future. See how the dual surface Shape with Surround Privacy Panels from Swiftspace can be set up and taken down in seconds!

Academy Museum Receives LEED Gold Certification

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has been awarded LEED Gold Certification by the USGBC for Building Design and Construction.

Housing Retrofit Project Earns Canada’s First IREE Certification

Efficiency Capital's energy efficiency retrofit project is first in Canada to achieve the internationally recognized Investor Ready Energy Efficiency (IREE) certification.

Higher Education Sustainability Recognized With 2020 AASHE Awards

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education announced 11 winners and an honorable mention for this year’s annual Sustainability Awards.

DOE Recognizes State of Maryland For Energy Efficiency Leadership

Through the Better Buildings Challenge, the U.S. Department of Energy has recognized Maryland for reducing its energy intensity by 20% over its 9 million-square-foot buildings portfolio.

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