Posts Tagged ‘EPA’

FEA, IFMA Foundation Release EPA ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager Guide

FEA, IFMA Foundation Release EPA ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager Guide

Facility Engineering Associates (FEA), in partnership with the IFMA Foundation, has released a new publication detailing how to utilize EPA’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager, the second publication in the IFMA Foundation's sustainability guide series....Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Bed Bugs In Facilities

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Bed Bugs In Facilities

In April 2009, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a summit to address a developing pest problem—bed bugs in homes and other buildings. In a follow up on this topic, TFM spoke with an expert from Orkin, Inc. who attended the EPA Summit in...Read More...

Removing Unneeded/Dangerous Chemicals From Schools

Removing Unneeded/Dangerous Chemicals From Schools

Working with EPA’s Schools Chemical Cleanout Campaign (SC3), 11 organizations helped to remove an estimated 70,000 pounds of potentially dangerous chemicals from approximately 300...Read More...

MIT Research Focused On Concrete, Sustainability

MIT Research Focused On Concrete, Sustainability

MIT has announced the creation of the Concrete Sustainability Hub, a research center established in collaboration with the Portland Cement Association and Ready Mixed Concrete Research & Education...Read More...

Green Power Purchase Recognition

Green Power Purchase Recognition

Carpet manufacturer Beaulieu Commercial was recently honored with a 2009 Green Power Leadership Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection...Read More...

EPA Awards For Small Biz And Congregations

EPA Awards For Small Biz And Congregations

The Agency has recognized 11 small businesses and congregations for their efforts to reduce energy consumption and increase energy...Read More...

Houston Airport Receives Grant, Will Tackle Emissions

Houston Airport Receives Grant, Will Tackle Emissions

Two grants awarded through the FAA's Airport Improvement Program will allow for the purchase and installation of new solar panels, heaters, and chillers at George Bush Intercontinental Airport...Read More...

EPA Announces Houses of Worship Can Now Earn ENERGY STAR® Label and Reduce Their Carbon Footprint

EPA Announces Houses of Worship Can Now Earn ENERGY STAR® Label and Reduce Their Carbon Footprint

America’s houses of worship can now earn the ENERGY STAR label, joining the nation’s schools, hospitals, hotels and other facilities in their efforts to fight climate change, save energy and reduce their carbon footprint....Read More...

Back To School, Back To Unhealthy Air?

Back To School, Back To Unhealthy Air?

As parents start getting school supplies and back-to-school outfits together for their children, and administrators get their schools ready for the new year to come, NADCA reminds parents and educators of the importance of indoor air quality to student and employee performance in...Read More...

Clean Air Act Claims to be Settled

Clean Air Act Claims to be Settled

D.D. Williamson and Co. and First Chemical Corp. have agreed in separate settlements to pay a combined total of $1,331,000 in civil penalties and to implement corrective measures to settle Clean Air Act claims resulting from a 2003 explosion at D.D. Williamson's Kentucky plant and a 2002 explosion at First Chemical's Mississippi...Read More...