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.
With the proper approach, the use of shading devices on the exterior of a new or existing building can save on energy use.
Guest Contributors Stephen Bushnell and Mark Oldham stress how sustainable design has distinct insurance
With green issues coming to the forefront, it is time for facility managers to make changes in existing buildings and carefully plan new
Specifying more environmentally friendly paper products is one step toward sustainable practices.
This month, guest columnist Michael Gordon writes about how energy consumers in New York City were able to curtail their electric usage this past summer during periods of record demand. As participants in the
What is the general feeling in the industry 11 months after Katrina and
This past April, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), headquartered in Washington, DC, dedicated its state of the art green
Introduced to the U.S. market from Canada in 2004, this building rating system may be a good fit for some sustainable projects.
A warehousing operation in California decided to implement solar power at its two