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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Furniture Trends: Setting The Stage

Creating a workplace fit for today and the future requires insight from facility...Read More...

Sustainable Collegiate Sports Initiatives

Top 10 Green And Sustainable Collegiate Sports Initiatives

Survey finds collegiate sports programs are becoming greener and more...Read More...

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Green Building Initiative New Project Certifications

The Green Building Initiative (GBI) has announced a diverse list of recently completed construction projects in the institutional, commercial, and retail...Read More...

American University Green Roof

Services & Maintenance: Greener Groundskeeping

The SITES rating system aims to generate the sustainability and resiliency of...Read More...

TFM April 2014

April 2014 Issue (Volume 27, Number 3)

This issue of Today's Facility Manager presents several aspects for managers to consider when selecting and operating the lighting systems in and around their...Read More...

FM Solutions

FM Solutions 2014 Podcasts

TFM recently spoke with several vendors on how their products are designed to help facility managers further their goals in 2014 and...Read More...

National Archives and Records Administration

Renewable Energy: Combined Heat And Power

The cogeneration approach to energy has been employed at the National Archives and Records...Read More...

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Web Exclusive: Green Cleaning or Greenwashing?

A resource for facility managers, the Green Guides from the Federal Trade Commission address marketing claims on "green" products and...Read More...

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Manufacturing Case Study: Optimized Production

Since 2012, a manufacturing facility in New Jersey has operated on solar...Read More...

Kaiser Permanente Solar Panels

Kaiser Permanente Increasing Onsite Solar Power Generation

In 2012, Kaiser Permanente adopted a national sustainable energy policy and launched an ambitious strategy to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2020 (compared to 2008 levels). Developing onsite generation of renewable power plays a significant role in reducing its carbon emissions and meeting its 2020...Read More...