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.

TFM June 2014

June 2014 Issue (Volume 27, Number 5)

The articles in this issue address the broad overlapping aspects of operations, with a focus on the role facility managers can play in advancing organizational...Read More...

Lightning

Commentary: Why Climate Change Matters

Jeff Johnson, chief science officer at Schneider Electric, notes that quantifying the forces at play, both man-made and natural, is still a work in progress—as is accurately projecting future...Read More...

TFM May 2014

May 2014 Issue (Volume 27, Number 4)

This issue of Today's Facility Manager looks at how technology delivers primarily positive results in most operational...Read More...

HFI

The ABCs Of VOCs In Facilities

There are thousands of different VOCs and they have two things in common—they contain carbon, and they evaporate...Read More...

Web Only

Web Exclusive: An Age Of Transparency

Rooting out potentially harmful chemicals from the products they specify is increasingly important to facility managers. TFM spoke with Roger McFadden, senior scientist for Staples, Inc. about this...Read More...

NewProdFlashLg

New Product Flash: Omni-Flo from Zurn Industries

Designed to further water conservation efforts, this new urinal is suitable for new or retrofit...Read More...

Water

Current And Future Water Risks Ahead For Corporations

Study shows 60% of companies indicate water is poised to affect business growth and profitability within five years; more than 80% say it will influence decisions on where to locate...Read More...

NPBDG

New Performance-Based Design Guide Now Available

National Institute of Building Sciences makes free tool available to the public via the...Read More...

Hilton Los Angeles

Hotel Case Study: Welcome Upgrades

To make energy improvements, a California hotel tapped into PACE...Read More...

green globes vs leed

Drexel University Releases Green Globes Vs. LEED Cost Comparison Study

Green Globes comes out less expensive than LEED on the same project, according to recent study...Read More...