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Impact Occupant Behavior To Increase Recycling Rates

Facilities teams are a key to encouraging and easing this waste management effort.

2019 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards

In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2018.

U.S. Steel Tower Achieves LEED Building Operations, Maintenance Certification

The 64-floor skyscraper in downtown Pittsburgh is now the second-largest LEED for Building Operations and Maintenance: Existing Buildings V4 office building in the world.

Facility Executive Of The Year 2019

Richie Stever, director of operations and maintenance, University of Maryland Medical Center, aims high and delivers results.

Facility Executive | February 2019 Issue

The February 2019 issue features this year's Facility Executive of the Year. Plus, a look drones and FM, building envelope and energy, and our annual Readers' Choice Awards.

China Is Top Country For Global Green Building

Mainland China leads USGBC'S Top 10 list of global green building leaders outside the U.S., with more than 68 million gross square meters.

New Opportunities To Optimize Energy Use

Innovative technologies, system design, building operations, and financing are among the emerging opportunities to optimize energy use in commercial buildings, according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).

In London, Hilton Introduces Its First Vegan Suite

The global hospitality company refurbished an existing suite that caters to those seeking a more eco-friendly lodging experience.

Illinois Ranked Top State For LEED Green Building In 2018

Massachusetts and Washington earned the second and third spots in the U.S. Green Building Council’s annual Top 10 States for LEED Green Building ranking.

nora Launches New Color Palette For noraplan environcare Flooring

This adaptable, multipurpose premium rubber flooring offers 48 new harmonious shades designed to help evoke a sense of calm.

Three-Acre Green Roof Helps Earn LEED Gold For Gateway Arch Museum

The new Visitor Center and Museum at Gateway Arch in St. Louis, MO is one of only 10 National Park Service sites to be awarded LEED certification.

Water Conservation At Super Bowl LIII

The LEED Platinum certified Mercedes-Benz Stadium employs numerous design features and operational strategies aimed at reducing water consumption.

New LEED Requirements For Student Housing Shift Responsibility

New LEED v4 requirements for student housing require new training and a shift in the behaviors of students, residence life staff, maintenance, and housekeeping staff.

YORK YZ Magnetic Bearing Centrifugal Chiller Extends Range

Johnson Controls has extended the capacity range of its YORK® YZ Chiller beyond 1,000 tons — up to 1,350 tons.

It’s The Last Straw For Ben & Jerry’s

The ice cream company will stop offering plastic straws and spoons in its more than 600 Scoop Shops worldwide in early 2019.

LEED v4.1 for New Construction, Interiors Open For Registration

The newest version of the USGBC green building program focuses on energy performance and emphasizes human health and integrative building design.

2018 Higher Education Climate Leadership Award Winners Named

USGBC and Second Nature recognize University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Delta College for leadership practices in climate change mitigation, resilience.

Status Check For Green Restrooms

Tap into plumbing advancements for water conservation in commercial restrooms.

Facility Executive | December 2018 Issue

The December 2018 issue features HVAC, roofing, energy management, false alarms, and green restrooms. Plus, a look at passing the facility leadership torch.

Integrating Sustainability Into Facilities With An Eye On Waste

Here are a few ways to further integrate sustainability into daily business operations.

Nation’s Largest Public Educational Aquaponics Facility Opens In Pennsylvania

A sustainable, zero-waste ecosystem, AgWorks at CCA uses fish to fertilize plants, bio-controls in place of pesticides, and solar panels supply energy to power the facility.

One Step Closer To Workplace Wellness

Whether or not your facility pursues WELL Building Standard certification (now in version 2), there are many steps that can be implemented for improved workplace wellness.

Energize Denver Program Cuts Building Energy Use By 4.5%

Energize Denver saved $13.5M from 2016 to 2017, and once again saw 90 percent of covered buildings comply with the program.

Harvard Unveils First-Of-Its-Kind HouseZero Lab And Prototype

Through its advanced data-driven infrastructure, Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities' HouseZero aims to shift the design and operation of buildings.

Living Walls Enliven Hospital’s Healing Landscape

Jersey Shore University Medical Center features two LiveWall Living Walls in the patient-centered design of HOPE Tower, its new outpatient facility.

Global Green Building Trends

Nearly half of survey respondents expect to make 60% of their construction projects green in the next three years.

California Cities To Save $60M With Energy Efficient Lighting Upgrades

The first of 55,000 Current by GE Streetlights have been installed in an innovative regional program spanning 11 southern California communities.

Fresh Approach To Nature Hues In The Workplace

PPG Paints has chosen Night Watch as the 2019 Color of the Year.

Manufacturers Can Optimize EPDs With New UL Program

UL has launched a program focused on providing insight into Environmental Product Declarations, including product impact in comparison with the category average or previous product versions.

USGBC Announces New Initiatives And Updates To LEED

Several programmatic updates to the LEED green building rating system were announced during the Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, held last week in Chicago.

It’s World Toilet Day!

The goal of World Toilet Day 2018 is to ensure that everyone has a safe toilet by 2030.

Smart Buildings Driving U.S. Energy Efficiency Spending

More than half of global organizations plan to increase energy efficiency spending in next 12 months, finds Johnson Controls' annual survey.

Applications Open For 2018 Recycling Bins Grant

Coca-Cola and Keep America Beautiful mark America Recycles Day with recycling bins grant program for public spaces and facilities.

theMART In Chicago Achieves Fitwel Certification

The Center for Active Design bestowed a Fitwel 2 Star Rating to theMART, an iconic four million square foot Chicago property.

GBCI’s Parksmart Reaches 100 Registered Parking Facilities

Building owners and parking operators are rethinking parking structure design and operation to support more sustainable mobility.

Danfoss Names EnVisioneer Of The Year Winners

Since 2010, Danfoss has recognized North American OEMs, manufacturers, building owners, municipalities, contractors, and end users employing Danfoss products for energy and environmental savings.

Friday Funny: Sleep With The Fishes

It may have cost The Godfather’s Luca Brasi his life to sleep with the fishes, but if you’ve got $50K a night you too can sleep with the fishes... and live to tell about it.

Question Of The Week: How Can I Prepare My Facility For Winter?

Fall is the ideal time to prepare your facility for winter weather. Routine inspections of your building from roof to foundation now can prevent costly repairs in the future

2018 International Green Construction Code Released

A result of collaboration between the International Code Council, U.S. Green Building Council, ASHRAE, and the Illuminating Engineering Society, the new IgCC aims to help governments streamline code development and adoption for improved sustainability around the world.

Ohio Cement Plant To Be Powered By Wind Energy

The Paulding, OH cement plant will be the first LafargeHolcim operation in North America to harness wind energy.

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