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.

FM Frequency: Relief From Green Fatigue

FM Frequency: Relief From Green Fatigue

Crane humorously dissects his latest energy saving project: re-lamping for fun and...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Ultimately Green

Services & Maintenance: Ultimately Green

Refurbishing furniture is one of the easiest, most affordable ways to shrink a facility's...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Waste Management And Ralph Waldo Emerson

Services & Maintenance: Waste Management And Ralph Waldo Emerson

What does this 19th century writer have to do with...Read More...

Sustainable By Design: Water: Put It Aside For A Non-Rainy Day

Sustainable By Design: Water: Put It Aside For A Non-Rainy Day

As demand for this natural resource continues to increase, facilities might consider rainwater harvesting to ensure...Read More...

Sustainable By Design: Existing Buildings In Cities Focus Of New Program

Sustainable By Design: Existing Buildings In Cities Focus Of New Program

The Clinton Climate Initiative Is working with locations around the world to increase energy...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Why Recycle Used Bulbs?

Services & Maintenance: Why Recycle Used Bulbs?

Careful lamp disposal methods can help keep harmful mercury out of the...Read More...

Sustainable By Design: Buying Renewable Energy Certificates

Sustainable By Design: Buying Renewable Energy Certificates

While one size does not fit all facilities, this energy purchase strategy can be beneficial for...Read More...

Sustainable By Design: LEED-EB Changes On The Horizon

Sustainable By Design: LEED-EB Changes On The Horizon

The USGBC's rating system for existing buildings is getting a major...Read More...

Professional Development: In The Good Old Summertime

Professional Development: In The Good Old Summertime

Contributor Larry Wash explains, as temps climb, fms can ensure high performance and lower energy...Read More...

Sustainable By Design: Financial Aid Available For Renewable Energy

Sustainable By Design: Financial Aid Available For Renewable Energy

Budget restrictions shouldn't curtail consumption control...Read More...