Environment Articles

Articles covering the broader concept of environmental awareness, including corporate social responsibility, climate change, and other news about how facility managers can impact the environment are included.

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Renewable Energy: From Pipe Dream To Mainstream

How feasible is it for facilities to achieve 100% renewable energy...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Green Economy Gets Animated

“Let’s Go To The Future” is a whimsical claymation look at how and why organizations must respect the environment and our natural...Read More...

AAAS Earns LEED® Platinum Certification

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) awarded one of 11 Platinum recertifications...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Recycling Hauling Fees

One facility manager is looking for ways to eliminate hauling fees for...Read More...

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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Landfill-Free Verification from NSF Sustainability

A partnership between NSF and Sustainable Waste Solutions helps facilities divert waste from landfills, ensuring the waste is reused, recycled, or processed as waste to...Read More...

Group Announces Support Of The Green Hippocratic Oath

The nonprofit Renewable Cleaning group has announced its support of The Green Hippocratic Oath – Renewable Cleaning...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Walls Are Alive!

Clients have included the Edmonton International Airport, Microsoft, lululemon, SAP, ING, and various restaurants and hotels in and around the Pacific Northwest--known for grey skies and green...Read More...

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FREE WHITE PAPER: LEED Credits And Sustainability

The following white paper from FiberTite looks at the current setup of the LEED program and examines what the program needs to do in order to reach its full potential for facility...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Panoptix Continuous Commissioning from Johnson Controls

An alternative to retro commissioning, a continuous approach using two apps available through Panoptix enables facility managers to keep a close eye on building systems....Read More...

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LEED Case Study: To Sustain And Support

At Seattle University, another LEED Gold facility boosts the campus green quotient. From the October 2013...Read More...