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.

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.
Wildfire Season 2022

Wildfire Season 2022: Three Tips For Business Continuity

International SOS offers companies advice on how to best protect their people and ensure business continuity during wildfire season.
Rooftop Beekeeping

The Rooftop Beekeeping Buzz: Why Buildings Are Using Bees To Go Greener

Rooftop-beekeeping can be a simple and tangible way to demonstrate commitment to environmental action, social justice, and good governance.
The Center School

School Cuts Carbon Footprint With Roof Restoration, Rooftop Solar, Carport Project  

In Somerset, NJ, The Center School reduced its carbon footprint and serves as a positive example of environmental stewardship to its students and the community.
senior living community

Is Seattle Home To The World’s Greenest Senior Living Community?

Aegis Living Lake Union is registered to achieve international green status with Living Building Challenge Petal Certification through the International Living Future Institute.
IEQ

How To Use HVAC Solutions To Improve Your School’s IEQ

As students start going back to school, facility managers should consider how to enhance a building’s indoor environmental quality.
Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

Inflation Reduction Act Of 2022 Proposes Energy-Saving Investments In Buildings

A compromise to President Biden’s Build Back Better, the new act would make historic energy-saving investments in buildings, industry,  and transportation.
Greenprint Center for Building Performance

ULI Greenprint Membership Tops 70

As proof of the real estate industry’s growing commitment to decarbonization, membership in the Urban Land Institute’s Greenprint Center for Building Performance has grown to more than 70 companies.
Hurricane Season and IT

Is Your Critical IT Infrastructure Ready For Hurricane Season?

Facility executives should consider these strategies to keep critical IT infrastructure up and running through the unpredictability of hurricane season.
EV Charging

How Hoboken Is Expanding Its EV Charging Infrastructure, At No Cost

Thanks to a collaboration with Volta, Hoboken, NJ will offer accessible public electric vehicle charging, subsidized by 25 advertising-enabled EV charging stations.

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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