Environment

How Do Buildings Affect Climate Change? Why do sustainable building practices matter? 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.

UCB warehouse Atlanta

Atlanta Warehouse Is World’s First WELL Platinum/LEED Gold Pharma Project     

Atlanta Warehouse is part of UCB's global inspace project, providing work environments to stimulate innovation and reimagine collaboration.
ESG goals

New Project Aims To Make ESG Reporting More Rigorous

OSCRE International initiated the project to help standardize environmental data across the commercial real estate industry.
Flood Risk Mitigation

Case Study: Corporate Industrial Campus Flood Risk Mitigation

Portadam provided flood risk mitigation services to prevent weather-related damage at Sonoco Products Company’s manufacturing facility.

Public Venues Team Up To Tackle Climate Crisis 

GOAL (Green Operations & Advanced Leadership) will provide entertainment venues with tools and access to operators, vendors, and sponsors also committed to operating more sustainably.
PepsiCo Denver

PepsiCo Building Most Sustainable U.S. Manufacturing Facility

The 1.2M SF PepsiCo facility, which will create more than 250 new jobs in Colorado, is scheduled to open at the Denver High Point development district in 2023.
hurricane

Bracing For Impact: Meteorologist Shares What FMs Are Facing With Hurricane Ian

As Hurricane Ian heads toward the Florida coast, a meteorologist shares what the situation may be like for facility managers in the area.
The Office Building Of The Future

Did You Miss Our Free “The Office Building Of The Future” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to bring employees back to the office, what the office building of the future looks like, and more.
LEED

Honeywell HQ Earns LEED Gold Certification

The company’s own AI-powered energy performance monitoring, air quality sensors, and more helped contribute to the HQ’s Gold rating.
power

4 Myths About Sustainable Diesel Solutions

Deploying a diesel solution to meet Tier 4 Final emissions standards offers several practical benefits for different applications.
carbon emissions

If Your Walls Could Talk—They’d Share Solutions For Reducing Carbon Emissions

In honor of Zero Emissions Day, see four ways the built environment can reduce its embodied carbon output.
Existing Building Decarbonization

NBI Releases Decarbonization Code For Existing Buildings

New Buildings Institute's Existing Building Decarbonization Code is a guide to reducing carbon emissions, as well as meeting climate action, public health, and equity goals.
Biophilic Design

A Closer Look At Sustainability-Focused Biophilic Design

The case for a biophilic design approach that centers on sustainability is strong now and gaining momentum.
MyAircuity

Aircuity Further Enhances Analytics Platform

MyAircuity can now report against ASHRAE Laboratory Risk Level rating, has expanded reporting capability and strengthened cybersecurity.
electric vehicle

West Virginia Participates In All-Electric School Bus Pilot Project

GreenPower Motor Company’s pilot project will deploy all-electric school buses in three West Virginia counties starting this week.
Armstrong World Industries

AWI, Irving Consumer Products Form Sustainability Partnership

Armstrong World Industries and Irving Consumer Products expect to divert more than 3,500 tons of fiber waste annually from landfill disposal.
elevator

Elevator Safety During Hurricane Season

Elevator companies have become more proactive about offering product solutions that help mitigate passenger entrapment and equipment damage.

The Benefits Of Switching To Green Cleaning

More cleaning companies are focused on creating safer, environmentally-friendly solutions that are more efficient for facility managers.
energy

Soltage Completes 2.7 MW Community Solar Project

The project will supply renewable energy local solar subscribers under the Illinois community solar program.
sustainability

How Life Science Companies Can Commit To Carbon Neutrality

See some of the initial considerations facility managers have during zero carbon projects in life sciences facilities.
August 2022 Issue

Facility Executive: August 2022 Issue

The August 2022 issue focuses on cybersecurity and identity tech, workplace security and safety trends, obstruction lighting, roofing, and more.

Webinars

The Office Building Of The Future

Did You Miss Our Free “The Office Building Of The Future” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to bring employees back to the office, what the office building of the future looks like, and more.
FCA Data

Join Us For Our Free “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar

Join us for a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.
Operational Efficiency

Did You Miss Our “Achieving Operational Efficiency In An Economic Downturn” Webinar?

View our round-table discussion and learn how can facility managers can achieve operational efficiency when managing complex buildings.

Facility Executive Featured Video

[VIDEO] 3 Reasons You Need to Complete an FCA

Quickly get the current conditions of your facilities, so you can prioritize facilities budgets and secure necessary funding with an Facility Condition Assessment (FCA).