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This RoofPoint Registered Project for Headquarters Honda in Clermont, FL, features a vegetative roof area that offset storm water retention requirements, allowing the building owner to increase the number of car service bays without constructing an on-site drainage pond. Controlled roof daylighting in the service area and a 126 kW rooftop PV system reduces the facility’s electricity demand from the grid.

Green Roof Trends: From LEED® To RoofPoint

There is a new sustainable roof assessment tool for the professional facility manager. This recently launched guideline focuses on roofing and its specific... ...Read More...

Facility App Trends: Pocket Sized Productivity

From handheld devices to sophisticated field equipment, the latest technologies can help improve operations efficiency. New mobile apps and remote connectivity are reshaping the mindset of... ...Read More...

Building Automation Trends: Beyond The Building

There are many ways managers can facilitate a smarter physical infrastructure. By collecting and analyzing data, managers can discover opportunities for efficiency within and around their... ...Read More...

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Furniture Trends: The Green Scene

Carefully selected furnishings have become an essential aspect of sustainable design efforts.... ...Read More...

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Green Design Trends: Raising The Bar

The International Green Construction Code (IgCC) will be setting new standards for building energy... ...Read More...

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Security Trends: Security And Access Control

In today’s changing climate, what’s the new normal in terms of security? Constantly evolving challenges of keeping a building secure are the reality for facility... ...Read More...

Roofing Trends: Roofing In The Spotlight

Several important initiatives will have an impact on roofing conditions, particularly for the existing building... ...Read More...

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HVAC Trends: Down The Line

Achieving optimal HVAC performance depends on all stakeholders in a facility's life... ...Read More...

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Indoor Air Quality Trends: Take A Deep Breath

There are many benefits to improving facility indoor air quality (IAQ). But how can facility managers get it... ...Read More...

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Water Conservation Trends: Sustainable Water Management

There are opportunities for facilities professionals to take an active approach to conservation... ...Read More...