Posts Tagged ‘sustainability’

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Dyson Airblade™ Hand Dryer from Dyson

A life cycle assessment conducted by a Massachusetts-based university found the Dyson Airblade™ hand dryer to be the most sustainable way to dry... ...Read More...

Higher Ed Buildings Earn Top Green Globes Rating

The University of British Columbia is home to two classroom facilities recognized for elevated... ...Read More...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Overburden Removal Warranty from LiveRoof

This applies to removing and replacing vegetative roof modules when assessing and repairing roof membrane... ...Read More...

McDonald's Shares Green Practices Reports

The restaurant company's 2012 report addresses projects in eight categories. Suppliers recognized in another... ...Read More...

Earth Week At U of Nevada, Reno

Facilities staff call attention to recycling with a giant "N" made of plastic water... ...Read More...

AASHE's New Quarterly Review On Higher Ed Sustainable Actions

With a nearly 250% increase of participants in its STARS program since 2011, AASHE has launched a quarterly review to share best... ...Read More...

Tree Plantings On College Campuses

AASHE, a three year partner of the Arbor Day Foundation, is encouraging its member campuses to plant trees this... ...Read More...

Air Curtains Allowable In Pending IgCC

An air curtain (or "air door") employs a stream of air to create an air seal, separating different environments while allowing traffic... ...Read More...

Guide Explains How To Implement Sustainable Practices Based On Government Guidelines

U.S. Government Policy Impacts and Opportunities for Facility Management is available online free of charge as part of IFMA's “Sustainability ‘How-to’ Guide"... ...Read More...

2011 Version Of Standard 189.1

When introduced in 2009, the standard was the first code intended commercial green building standard in the... ...Read More...