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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Friday Funny: From One Extreme To The Other – Worst Colleges And Best Law Schools

Best Choice Schools has released its list of the 50 top architecturally impressive law schools in the world, while Washington Monthly has announced its collection of the worst higher education institutions in the... ...Read More...

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FM Frequency: It’s Not Easy Being Green(er)

Even the best laid sustainability initiatives can be foiled by unaware, unresponsive, or just plain unwilling... ...Read More...

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Green Globes Included In New DOE Energy Rule

Green Globes uses the services of independent assessors and uses the ANSI national consensus process for developing its Green Globes tools for new construction and major renovations, the subjects of the U.S. DOE... ...Read More...

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Alternative Energy Trends: Deep Impact With Energy Retrofits

When facility managers discuss alternative energy, they need to change the conversation from cost-cutting to value... ...Read More...

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Water Efficiency Toolkit Available To Companies In Water-Stressed Areas

GEMI and Environmental Defense Fund team up to expand water efficiency toolkit for those companies facing drought conditions or water... ...Read More...

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Focus On: Data Center Infrastructure

This article features four products that cover data center... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Boosting Recycling Rates

The success of recycling programs relies heavily on occupant... ...Read More...

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Today’s Facility Manager | September 2014 Issue

This issue looks at the future of facility management in both technical and human terms. The HVAC Factor: Hybrid Operating Rooms, Professional Development: Finding Future Facility Managers, Services & Maintenance: For Safety's Sake, Energy Management Trends: Stepping Up Energy Management, FM Issue: Mission Critical Training, Hospital Case Study: Rebirth In New Orleans, Special Feature: Forklifts And Freight Terminal Doors, Renewable Energy:... ...Read More...

Panfil is an attorney for the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Clean Energy Program (www.edf.org), focusing on reducing waste throughout the electric power grid. His work includes Federal, state, and regulatory efforts across the country. He also engages on efforts to reduce emissions throughout the U.S. by advocating for smarter technology, clean energy resources, improved design standards, and sustainable practices.

Renewable Energy: The Role Of Demand Response

This type of program has a significant part to play in the increased adoption of solar and wind energy... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: The Latest Fast Food Trend Is Waterless

Many big name fast food franchises like Starbucks and McDonald's are installing waterless urinals as a resource conservation... ...Read More...