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.



women in a retail store.

How Real-Time Data Can Reduce Emissions At Retail Operations

Facility executives of retail locations need to balance creating an incredible customer experience while meeting sustainability goals.
Greener Cities

The Way Forward For Greener Cities

Innovative funding solutions and partnerships have a major role in helping local governments create greener cities.
groundskeeping equipment

Groundskeeping Product Focus

Consider this assortment of groundskeeping tools and equipment to help your facility management team maintain your property's lawn and landscaping.
EV Adoption

Combating Roadblocks To Widespread EV Adoption

When electric vehicle (EV) adoption becomes more common, existing electrical systems will be under greater pressure.
Sustainable Solutions

Sustainable Solutions Product Focus

Consider this assortment of sustainable solutions to help your facility management team reduce your building's environmental footprint and meet ESG goals.
Energy Roadmap To Net Zero

Building An Energy Roadmap To Net Zero

Reaching net zero is a collaborative journey for facility managers.
waste management

3 Ways Digitalization Can Reduce Construction Waste In 2024

Digital tools are driving better practices and supporting overall waste management and sustainability goals.
Building Resilience

Resilient Buildings: Standing In The Face Of Disaster

Buildings and communities can look to codes, standards, and financing to achieve sustainability and resilience goals.
Facility Executive October 2023 Issue

Facility Executive: October 2023 Issue

The October 2023 issue of Facility Executive explores facility resilience, risk management, the path to net zero, EV adoption, Legionella prevention, and more.
REI Co-op

New Distribution Center Prioritizes Employee Experience, Climate Crisis

REI Co-op's new distribution facility in Tennessee serves 5.6 million members and more than 60 stores in Midwest and Southeast.
Rhode Island National Guard, rooftop solar

Rhode Island National Guard Saves $100K With Rooftop Solar

The Rhode Island National Guard reduced its annual electricity bill by $100,000 following the installation of a SolarEdge DC-optimized rooftop solar installation at its Camp Fogarty base.
Severe Weather

Preparing For A Power Emergency

Over the past year, severe weather events and power grid problems have struck various regions, acting as a resounding wake up call to commercial buildings.
ESFM IFMA Awards of Excellence

ESFM Wins IFMA Award For Sustainable Facility Operations

ESFM’s self-performed energy optimization projects helped New Jersey medical device and equipment manufacturing client reach its global carbon emission goal one year early.
LEED v5

USGBC Launches Draft LEED v5 For Operations And Maintenance

LEED v5 O+M focuses on setting existing buildings on decarbonization path and addresses equity, health, ecosystems, and resilience
Fast Foamer Technology, Floor Care

Fast Foamer Technology Revolutionizes Floor Care With 85% Less Water

Starnet Floor Care and Foaming Floors revolutionize carpet maintenance with the earth friendly Fast Foamer Technology, conserving water, enhancing cleanliness, and extending asset lifecycles.
carbon emissions in office buildings

Decarbonization Of Office Buildings: Digital Technology Is Best Approach

Digital and electric solutions can cut carbon emissions in office buildings by up to 70%, reveals new research from Schneider Electric.
awards

USGBC Names 2023 Leadership Award Recipients

The USGBC Leadership Awards honor organizations, individuals for their achievements in green building and sustainability.
Crypto.com Arena

Crypto.com Arena Achieves WELL Health-Safety Rating

To achieve the WELL Health-Safety Rating, Crypto.com Arena met rigorous requirements related to its operational policies, maintenance protocols, and emergency plans.
USGBC LEED Fellows 2023

USGBC Celebrates 2023 Class Of LEED Fellows

The U.S. Green Building Council has selected 21 sustainability leaders from around the world to receive the highest recognition for green building professionals.
climate change and violence

Listen Now: Climate Change’s Impact On Violence

A behavioral risk expert discusses how climate change is impacting human behavior, creating an increased risk of workplace violence.
Data-Driven Workplace

Did You Miss Our Future Of The Data-Driven Workplace Webinar?

In this free video webinar, we dive into recent research around collaboration, productivity and the role of the office, and share how workplace data can inform facility decisions.
Workforce Shortages Webinar

Did You Miss Our Effective Strategies To Stay Ahead Of Workforce Shortages Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn the top 5 strategies that facility maintenance pros are implementing to overcome workforce shortages.

[VIDEO] Job Order Contracting: Accelerating the Projects that Matter

This proven single-solicitation process accelerates project delivery while satisfying local bidding requirements. Learn all about Gordian’s JOC solutions .