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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The HVAC Factor: Standard Maintenance

The recently updated ACR standard from NADCA advises facility managers, and their contractors, on best...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Terra 53 DC Fast Charger from ABB

Featuring SAE combo functionality, this addition to the company's DC fast charging family of products speeds up the process for electric vehicle...Read More...

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2014 TFM Readers’ Choice Awards

TFM's 21st annual Readers' Choice Awards highlight preferred vendors and service providers in more than 40...Read More...

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WHITE PAPER: Hazards in Store – A Waste Handling Primer For Retailers

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and state governments have recently shone the spotlight on retailers’ role as hazardous waste generators, hitting these companies with tens of millions of dollars in fines based on violations of state and federal hazardous waste laws. This white paper from PRSM reviews the options for...Read More...

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Greening Of The Data Center

The Obama administration's economic recovery package includes commitments to work towards a sustainable, energy efficient future. With the world's servers currently consuming some 408 MWh of electricity, the effort is certainly...Read More...

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Singapore Ramps Up Energy Efficient Buildings

Periodic energy audits are now mandated as part of recent legislation focused on minimum sustainability standards for existing...Read More...

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TFM Names Ted Bielicky Facility Executive of the Year

Agent of change: this year’s TFM Facility Executive of the Year guided the transformation of an aging...Read More...

Special congratulations to the national winners at Foothill Elementary School who collected a grand total of 81,741 pounds!

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Best Bowl Of All—The Recycle-Bowl!

More than 1,500 schools mark the third annual K-12 Recycle-Bowl® competition; 6.4 million pounds of recyclables...Read More...

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Today’s Facility Manager Names Ted Bielicky, CFM 2014 Facility Executive of the Year

Providing a dynamic and diverse workplace was a key driver for this senior director of facilities’ latest...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Effective Recycling Strategies

What is the most effective way to get a recycling program to work within the...Read More...