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Sustainable By Design: Porous Paving Provides “An Out” For Stormwater

Stormwater management is an essential part of resource conservation.

Sustainable By Design: When Specifying Insulation, What Should You Know

While insulation is just one part of the building envelope package, knowing this performance characteristic can help in decision making.

Sloan Valve Receives Cradle to Cradle Certification

Sloan Valve Company has become the first plumbing company in the world to receive the Cradle to Cradle Design certification for its products....

Guide For Businesses Available From EPA

Developed in consultation with Businesses for Social Responsibility (BSR), the publication focuses on partnership programs from the EPA. "A Business Guide to U.S. EPA...

From Where I Sit: How Does Your Garden Grow?

The end of a long, dreary winter has TFM Columnist Dr. Tim Springer in an agricultural mood.

Services & Maintenance: Leaner, Greener Restrooms

No matter the facility, the "3Rs" can serve as a universal guideline for conserving resources.

Facility Fix: Chilling Out

This Q&A with Peter Whiteman illustrates how new chillers provide an energy efficient solution for a healthcare facility in Saskatchewan, Canada.

Sustainable By Design: Landscape Architects Put Green Roof To Test

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is monitoring the performance of a green roof on its headquarters building.

Sustainable By Design: Reducing Waste, Coming And Going

Conscientious manufacturers are cutting back on shipping materials to trim waste for customers.

Services & Maintenance: A Green Sweep

Transitioning to an environmentally friendly cleaning program offers a myriad of benefits.

Services & Maintenance: A Green Sweep

Transitioning to an environmentally friendly cleaning program offers a myriad of benefits.

Sustainable By Design: Nature’s Best Ideas For Buildings

Biomimicry proves that imitation is the highest form of flattery. After all, millions of species can't be wrong.

Green Trends: The Color Of Energy

Before making purchases, facility managers need to define what the use of energy efficient technologies can do for their office building's carbon footprint.

Sustainable By Design: On The Continuum: Life After LEED-NC

Two years after achieving LEED certification for its original construction, the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, AR pursues LEED for Existing Buildings.

FM Frequency: Relief From Green Fatigue

Crane humorously dissects his latest energy saving project: re-lamping for fun and profit!

Services & Maintenance: Ultimately Green

Refurbishing furniture is one of the easiest, most affordable ways to shrink a facility's footprint.

Services & Maintenance: Waste Management And Ralph Waldo Emerson

What does this 19th century writer have to do with recycling?

Sustainable By Design: Water: Put It Aside For A Non-Rainy Day

As demand for this natural resource continues to increase, facilities might consider rainwater harvesting to ensure supply.

Sustainable By Design: Existing Buildings In Cities Focus Of New Program

The Clinton Climate Initiative Is working with locations around the world to increase energy efficiency.

Services & Maintenance: Why Recycle Used Bulbs?

Careful lamp disposal methods can help keep harmful mercury out of the air.

Sustainable By Design: LEED-EB Changes On The Horizon

The USGBC's rating system for existing buildings is getting a major overhaul.

Professional Development: In The Good Old Summertime

Contributor Larry Wash explains, as temps climb, fms can ensure high performance and lower energy bills.

Sustainable By Design: Financial Aid Available For Renewable Energy

Budget restrictions shouldn't curtail consumption control projects.

Facility Fix: Chemical Free Water Treatment

With conservation at the heart of the John G. Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, IL, Brad Popovich was searching for a way to eliminate waste and save on energy costs. The system he found accomplished both goals.

FM Issue: Green Payback

Facility professionals around the country are making the business case for green design and operations.

Sustainable By Design: Outdoor Lighting – Brighter Not Always Better

Regulations on the amount, quality, and type of exterior illumination for buildings are increasingly relevant for facility managers.

FM Frequency: Lean Or Green?

FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane wonders, do facility managers really have to make a choice when trying to reconcile budgets with sustainability goals?

Reducing Cooling Loads With External Shading

With the proper approach, the use of shading devices on the exterior of a new or existing building can save on energy use.

Professional Development: Green Risk Management

Guest Contributors Stephen Bushnell and Mark Oldham stress how sustainable design has distinct insurance issues.

Green Trends: A Time Of Bold Opportunity

With green issues coming to the forefront, it is time for facility managers to make changes in existing buildings and carefully plan new construction.

Sustainable By Design: Make A Splash…Green Your Rest Rooms

Specifying more environmentally friendly paper products is one step toward sustainable practices.

Sustainable By Design: When The Heat Was On

This month, guest columnist Michael Gordon writes about how energy consumers in New York City were able to curtail their electric usage this past summer during periods of record demand. As participants in the city

Directions: Best Practices And Lessons Learned

What is the general feeling in the industry 11 months after Katrina and Wilma?

FM Issue: Green Extremes

This past April, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), headquartered in Washington, DC, dedicated its state of the art green roof.

Sustainable By Design: Green Globes To Seek Certification As An ANSI Standard

Introduced to the U.S. market from Canada in 2004, this building rating system may be a good fit for some sustainable projects.

Sustainable By Design: Setting A Timetable: The 2030 Challenge

A new initiative to reduce the use of fossil fuel energy has been adopted by mayors across the U.S.A. with municipal assets first on the list.

From Where I Sit: Doing Less Bad Is Not Doing Good

TFM Columnist Tim Springer wonders if sustainability is just an opportunity to be better and get recognized for it.

IAQ Trends: Danger In The Air

Harmful VOCs may be endangering the health of building occupants. Find out the latest VOC that has experts concerned and the best ways to lessen its impact.

Green Design Trends: The Road To Sustainability

Throughout history, cultures around the world have found methods to build and operate their structures in ways that did not threaten the surrounding natural environments.

Sustainable By Design: Refrigerant Phase Outs

What options will facility professionals have as CFC and HCFC production declines?

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