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This Earth Day, consider how your facilities team can help guide your school's journey to reducing the campus carbon footprint.


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This Earth Day, consider how your facilities team can help guide your school's journey to reducing the campus carbon footprint.

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Five Tips For A Greener Campus

This Earth Day, consider how your facilities team can help guide your school's journey to reducing the campus carbon footprint.

Chem Link Debuts New Look

The manufacturer of adhesives, sealants, and coatings for the building envelope has revamped packaging across its entire product portfolio.

Campus Recycles Wastewater

Water conservation at the Emory University campus in Atlanta, GA has been significantly bolstered with a WaterHub system.

Validating Electrochemically Activated Cleaning

Field measurement assists facilities cleaning staff and supervisors to ensure ECA cleaning methods are working as intended.

Five Leadership Lessons For My Younger Self

The director of landscape services at the University of Mississippi shares insights on cultivating success in yourself, and your staff.

2018 Top 10 Worst Cities For Weeds, Lawn Disease

In honor of National Lawn Care Month, the National Association of Landscape Professionals has forecast the cities that will be most affected by lawn threats this spring and summer.

Facility Executive | April 2018 Issue

The April 2018 issue features a look at lighting systems, wastewater recycling, restroom maintenance, and data center trends. Plus, how one school is building tornado-safe rooms.

Ten Companies Named New Energy Pioneers

Innovative companies from around the world were recognized at the Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit for their leadership in clean energy technologies and business transformation.

School District To Save $15.3M With New Energy Efficiency Program

California’s Escalon Unified School District recently completed a 1.2 MW solar photovoltaic and integrated energy efficiency and STEM education initiative.

Five Ways To Conserve Water Use For Landscapes

Identify inefficient watering practices and implement improvements to reduce your facility’s water usage and related costs.

Question Of The Week: Zeroing In On Waste Reduction

Achieving a zero waste operation does not come without challenges, but the benefits are many: cost savings, energy savings, reduced air and water pollution, and more.

Question Of The Week: Ways To Prevent Cigarette Litter?

Although cigarette smoking in America has decreased 28% in the past decade, cigarette butts remain the most littered item in the U.S. and across the globe.

Maryland-Based IPM Initiative Marks 10 Years

The Integrated Pest Management in Healthcare Facilities Project, spearheaded by the Maryland Pesticide Education Network and Beyond Pesticides aims to reduce pesticide impact at healthcare facilities.

Northwestern University Makes Buildings Bird-Friendly

Working with the local community and experts from American Bird Conservancy, Northwestern University is using state-of-the-art solutions to keep birds from dying in collisions with glass walls and windows.

World Water Day 2018: Four Promising Technologies Inspired By Nature

On World Water Day 2018, Frost & Sullivan explores this year's theme, "Nature for Water," by acknowledging the influence and inspiration natural filtration and treatment processes lend to water technologies.

Nestlé Waters CA Factories Certified For Water Practices

The company has certified its five California factories to the Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard, spurred by shared water challenges in that state.

New Compostable Takeout Containers From Eco-Products

Made with sugarcane, WorldView™ Naturals offer a nice green vibe for environmentally friendly restaurants and facilities.

New LEED Ceiling Solutions Guide From Rockfon

The free Rockfon® LEED® v4 Solution Guide shares ceiling solutions for sustainable building projects.

WRI, MIT Focus On Creating Water Management Database

World Resources Institute and MIT Sloan School of Management have proposed a method to help pinpoint where utilities and local governments may need to fortify water management efforts.

Zinc-B-Gone Filters From StormwateRx

Available in Basic and Pro, this line of stormwater filters removes dissolved zinc and copper to strict stormwater benchmark and numeric action levels.

U.S., Canada Home To Nearly 500 Zero Energy Buildings

The New Buildings Institute has measured more than 700% growth in ZE buildings since it began tracking projects in 2012.

Six Cities Earn LEED For Cities Certification Grants

The new grant program is designed to recognize the sustainability and green building achievements of U.S. cities pursuing LEED for Cities certification.

Green Parking Projects Recognized In OH And CA

GBCI’s Parksmart program for sustainability in parking facilities has certified a Proctor & Gamble site in Cincinnati, and is evaluating an automated parking structure in Oakland, CA.

Keep Floors Clean, With Less Cleaning

Entrance mats in facilities help capture dirt and debris from foot traffic, but these items can also reduce negative impact on the environment.

Indiana Elementary School Is First Repeat Recycle-Bowl Champion

For the second time, Bon Air Elementary beat out more than 1,000 other schools to become the K-12 recycling competition's National Champion.

Stanton Chase LA, IWBI Team Up For Healthy Workplace Education

Stanton Chase will introduce clients to IWBI’s WELL Building Standard, which provides a meaningful solution to advance human health and well-being in the workplace.

Super Bowl LII: Environment Scores Big With Zero Waste

More than 90 percent of all trash generated at Super Bowl LII was responsibly recovered through composting, recycling, and reuse.

Call To Reduce Waste Is Renewed

As China suspends its acceptance of foreign waste, how might waste management at facilities be impacted?

Water Score From EPA WaterSense

Similar to the ENERGY STAR 1-100 scoring, the recently introduced tool addresses water consumption and conservation efforts for multi-family housing.

WE•Stand For Safe, Reliable Water

A recently published ANSI Standard for plumbing covers a broad range of water efficiency and safety concerns for facilities.

New Global EPDs For Wallcoverings

The Wallcoverings Association announced the Environmental Product Declarations, which cover five constructions of typical and specialty products.

Facility Executive Of The Year 2018

As a department of one, Kirk Beaudoin, senior facilities manager for adidas, formalized protocol for the company’s retail stores.

Facility Executive | February 2018 Issue

The February 2018 issue features our 2018 Facility Executive of the Year, an in-depth look at the building envelope, access control, document management, and more. Plus, our annual Readers' Choice Awards.

Roofing For The Ages, And The Elements

Sun, water, wind, hail... weather takes a toll on roof assemblies.

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