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.

2022 Better Buildings Progress Report

Better Buildings Participants Realize More Than $15B In Energy Savings

New DOE report recognizes 12 organizations for achieving energy and water reduction goals; highlights new Better Climate Challenge partners.
Commercial Real Estate Sustainability

Commercial Real Estate 2022: Four Pressing Sustainability Initiatives

New guide from Cortex Sustainability Intelligence helps CRE leaders make more informed decarbonization decisions.
building intelligence

UL Partnership Aims to Advance Building Intelligence

The partnership will provide data intelligence and advisory solutions to help property managers meet ESG, sustainability and financial goals.
Wege Prize 2022

Student Competition Offers Sustainability Solutions For 2022

Five finalist teams from four continents will advance in pursuit of the Wege Prize 2022, a global competition for circular economy solutions.
facility management awards

NACUFS Reveals Campus Dining Award Winners

The 2022 Loyal E. Horton Awards recognize college campus professionals for innovation in collegiate foodservice dining.
Arrowhead Stadium

On The Turf At Arrowhead Stadium

Travis Hogan, head groundskeeper at Arrowhead Stadium, home of the Kansas City Chiefs, keeps Bermudagrass green... in winter... in Missouri.
renewable energy and real estate

Prioritizing Renewable Energy In Real Estate Development

A new report from Urban Land Institute covers the environmental, financial, and community benefits of renewable energy.
2022 ENERGY STAR Awards

210 Organizations Win 2022 ENERGY STAR Awards

The EPA and DOE recognized 210 2022 ENERGY STAR winners for leading the way in support of America’s clean energy transition.
Energy-Saving Commercial Building Retrofits

How To Scale Energy-Saving Commercial Building Retrofits

Commercial building retrofits can reduce energy use by up to 40%, but are not happening at the scale needed to meet climate goals, according to a new ACEEE report.
ESG

OSCRE International Announces 2022 Board Of Directors

Focused on the development of real estate data standards, a leading goal for OSCRE this year is to help CRE organizations advance and assess progress on ESG initiatives.
American Bird Conservancy Doubles Capacity to Test Bird-Friendly Glass

American Bird Conservancy Doubles Capacity to Test Bird-Friendly Glass

ABC's testing facility expansion will meet manufacturers' demand for testing bird-friendly glass to reduce the threat of window collisions for birds.

Uptime Institute Report Series Looks At Digital Infrastructure Sustainability

The global digital infrastructure authority is releasing an advisory series as a practical resource for owners and operators to establish an effective sustainability strategy in their facilities.
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Johnson Controls’ 15th Annual Energy Efficiency Indicator Survey

The Johnson Controls Energy Efficiency Indicator Survey collected responses from participants globally between November and December 2021.
Saving Water In Restrooms

Saving Water In Restrooms

Restroom fixtures integrated with IoT technology can help achieve meaningful water saving benefits for long-lasting results.
landscape water

Five Ways To Conserve Water For Landscapes

Smart management of landscape water pays big dividends. Take a look around facility grounds to identify water efficiency opportunities.
GridPoint’s Growth Demonstrates Demand for Sustainable Practices Featured

GridPoint’s Growth Demonstrates Demand for Sustainable Practices

New metrics analyzing total customer impacts in 2021 translate to $100M+ in energy cost savings and 1.4B lbs. of carbon emissions avoided.
April 2022 Issue

Facility Executive: April 2022 Issue

The April 2022 issue focuses on the supply chain crisis, indoor air quality, water conservation, and lighting. Plus, the 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards.
Commercial Facilities At Risk for Pest Infestations During Peak Season

Commercial Facilities At Risk for Pest Infestations During Peak Season

The NPMA recommends prevention tips to aid businesses in deterring pest infestations at their facility ahead of peak pest season.
WinCup Biodegradable Straws at Yankee Stadium

WinCup Biodegradable Straws at Yankee Stadium

The introduction of the phade® biodegradable straw at Yankee Stadium will further the venue’s globally recognized sustainability initiatives.
California irrigation

California Calls For Ban On Irrigating “Non Functional” Turfgrass

Drought measure would only apply to turfgrass adjacent to large industrial and commercial buildings.

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