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Sustainability

LEED, sustainable design, Greenwashing, Green Globes, and other sustainable facility management concepts are included in this section.

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This document highlights the results that a number of facility management teams at convention centers, sports venues, performing arts centers, and other public assembly spaces have achieved through the use of LEED green building rating system.

New Report From USGBC, LEED In Motion: Venues

New Report From USGBC, LEED In Motion: Venues

This document highlights the results that a number of facility management teams at convention centers, sports venues, performing arts centers, and other public assembly spaces have achieved through the use of LEED green building rating system.

Renovate America, Greenworks Lending Partner On PACE

Under the national partnership, the two firms will begin offering commercial PACE financing through Renovate America's HERO Program in Missouri.

Paying Attention To Power Factor

Looking to reduce energy use and emissions? Power factor correction helps facility management optimize power from the utility.

Setting Waste Management Goals

A new tool within ENERGY STAR Portfolio enables facility executives to quantify waste.

Traction Magic Takes The Slip Out Of Ice

This product from Gaia Enterprise, Inc. was created to address the slip and fall threat from ice that so many facility managers face.

Sports Facilities, Water And Energy Opportunities

A new report released by the National Institute of Building Sciences and the Green Sports Alliance offers insights, shares results on strategies for sports facilities managers.

Bring In The Sun With Daylighting

The building envelope can serve as a tool for facility management to tap into renewable energy resources.

Survey On Workplace Wellness Points To Productivity

Findings from CoreNet Global and CBRE Group found that a proactive focus on employee health delivers increased engagement and retention rates.

Refrigerants With Low Global Warming Potential

Regulations and overall concern for the environment is driving research to identify effective refrigerant alternatives with low GWP.

Facility Executive Of The Year 2017

Fred Reddig, director of facilities for the NFL’s Detroit Lions, hit the ground running to improve sustainability at the team's Ford Field.

Federal Facilities Embrace Several NSF Sustainability Standards

EPA Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels for Federal Purchasing include NSF standards in several facility interiors product categories.

A Day In The Life Of Plant Management

Learn 10 ways to improve plant management operations — plus, find out how a facilities services vendor can improve the food processing experience.

Massachusetts Earns Top Spot In Green Building Ranking

Massachusetts moves from the third to first; New York rejoins ranking in USGBC’s annual ranking of the Top 10 States for LEED Green Building.

Northrop Grumman Plant Earns LEED Gold Certification

The aerospace company’s new 366,000-square-foot manufacturing center for the U.S. Navy’s E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft received a total of 68 LEED® credits out of the 73 pursued.

FM Alert: Cradle To Cradle Certified Product Standard Recognized By EPA

Approximately 350 building materials, construction, and furnishings products from 159 manufacturers have achieved Cradle to Cradle product certification to date.

Collection Containers: Green Means Organics

Keep America Beautiful, U.S. Composting Council along with other nonprofits and government agencies recommend designating green as the color standard for organics collection containers.

Brock Environmental Center Wins SBIC Top Honors

Chesapeake Bay Foundation facility earns Honor Award in 2016 Beyond Green™ High-Performance Building and Community Awards.

Did You Miss Our Green Cleaning Webinar?

View this free webinar video and learn the importance of green cleaning and new trends, buttressed by hard facts and statistics about changing your practices and cleaning for health.

Delos, HKS Partnership To Study Built Environment, Health Impacts

The two firms will collaborate to discover, evaluate, and improve upon the effects of the built environment on occupant health and well-being.

DOE Introduces Energy Efficiency Project Financing Navigator

The Better Buildings Financing Navigator helps building owners, facility and energy managers, and other decision-makers connect with financiers, including banks and financial institutions, to pursue energy-saving measures.

EnviroPure Commercial Food Waste Disposal Systems

EnviroPure Systems commercial food waste disposal systems offer a one-step solution for converting food waste into safe gray water.

Roof Primer A504 By National Coatings

This low VOC primer is designed to provide superior adhesion capabilities for silicone roof coatings.

Examining The Nexus Of Sustainability And Safety

In new research the Campbell Institute examines the need for more equal distribution around environmental, social, and economic factors.

Sustainable Restroom Operations

When creating green restrooms, examine opportunities related to surfaces, air quality, and conservation.

MWRD Of Greater Chicago Pilots Water Conservation Program

Restrooms in the government agency's main headquarters will be outfitted with hybrid urinals, with the aim of saving more than 500,000 gallons of water annually.

MetLife Recognizes Enterprise Rent-A-Car For Service, Sustainability

For business travel activities, the two firms work toward helping MetLife achieve its corporate sustainability goals.

FM Alert: Roof Coatings Product Category Rule, From NSF Int’l

In cooperation with the Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA), NSF develops first Product Category Rule in North America for roof coating materials.

New Lighting Saves Food Bank 48% On Energy Usage

LED lighting technology delivers better light quality and energy savings to Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina’s new warehouse and office space.

Data Center Infrastructure Trends For 2017

Find out about six data center infrastructure trends to watch in 2017, courtesy of Vertiv.

Quiet-Tech Insulation Batts By CarpetCycle

Quiet-Tech insulation is made with a blend of recycled carpet, cotton and PET fibers, and qualifies as a Double Green product.

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