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.

building resiliency

Maintaining A Resilient Building

Given the state of climate change, along with an increased focus on building safety and security, building resiliency is more top of mind than ever.
air pollution

Be Prepared For Expanded Carbon Emission Reporting Standards

Beginning in 2023, publicly traded companies will need to track and report all carbon emissions generated by their value chain.
carbon emissions

Powering A Greener Future

As people become more aware of the negative impact of carbon emissions, organizations have stepped up to do their part for the environment.
Healthcare Sustainable Practices

Sustainability Checklist For Healthcare Facilities

Healthcare industry strives to integrate sustainable practices into operational planning and objectives to protect health, the bottom line.
October 2022 Issue

Facility Executive: October 2022 Issue

The October 2022 issue focuses on sustainability and renewable energy trends, plus indoor air quality, mass notifications, and more.
renewable energy

Bucknell University Completes Solar Project

The solar array will supply up to 7% of Bucknell's electricity and will bring the university closer to its carbon neutrality goal.
net-zero energy

First Zero-Energy Cruise Terminal Opens

The Royal Caribbean Group’s zero-energy cruise terminal is on track to earn LEED Gold and will be fully solar-powered.
video

[VIDEO] ABM’s Solution for LAX Parking – The World’s Fifth Busiest Airport

ABM helped propel the Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) parking offerings so far forward that LAX now stands as the industry's leading example of landside operations management and parking solutions integration.
Decarbonization

Build It For Zero Carbon: A Roadmap To Realizing Decarbonization Of Buildings

This executive guide from Schneider Electric lays out a holistic, replicable four-stage process for organizational decarbonization.
Templeton USGBC GBCI

Peter Templeton Is New USGBC, GBCI President & CEO

Peter Templeton will lead U.S. Green Building Council and Green Business Certification Inc., focus on climate action and health, equity and sustainability goals.
video

[VIDEO] E-WATERBLOCK Is Ready To Protect Your Environment

E-WATERBLOCK is a smart device that can detect water supply anomalies and block water flow, preventing damages and excessive consumption.
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.

Webinars

Modernize to Digitize

Did You Miss Our “Modernize To Digitize” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to contribute to your facility’s sustainability, resiliency and efficiency, while being customer-centric with speed to resolution.
FCA Data

Did You Miss Our “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar?

Free video webinar features a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.
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.

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[VIDEO] Honeywell Occupant/Tenant Experience Solutions

Take your buildings into the future with end-to-end open solutions that empower occupants, inspire confidence and help you create positive business outcomes.