Posts Tagged ‘EPA’

Hearing Protection Labeling

The National Hearing Conservation Association recently submitted input to the EPA on pending legislation addressing the labeling of hearing protection... ...Read More...

EPA Looks At Use Of Recycled Tires

The Agency conducted a limited field monitoring study of artificial-turf playing fields and playgrounds constructed with recycled tire material, or "tire... ...Read More...

Gypsum Panels Demonstrate Mold Resistance

Two products from Georgia-Pacific Gypsum recently passed the industry’s most stringent mold resistance... ...Read More...

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

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

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 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

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

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

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...