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.

Sustainable By Design: Reducing Waste, Coming And Going

Sustainable By Design: Reducing Waste, Coming And Going

Conscientious manufacturers are cutting back on shipping materials to trim waste for...Read More...

FM Frequency: That’s What I Like About LEED

FM Frequency: That’s What I Like About LEED

The new year is revealing an optimistic side of FM Frequency Columnist Jeff...Read More...

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Services & Maintenance: A Green Sweep

Transitioning to an environmentally friendly cleaning program offers a myriad of...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: A Green Sweep

Services & Maintenance: A Green Sweep

Transitioning to an environmentally friendly cleaning program offers a myriad of...Read More...

Sustainable By Design: Heating And Cooling Sourced From The Earth

Sustainable By Design: Heating And Cooling Sourced From The Earth

In 2005, renewable sources provided 7% of the energy consumed in the U.S., according to the EIA; geothermal energy made up just 5% of that figure....Read More...

Sustainable By Design: Nature’s Best Ideas For Buildings

Sustainable By Design: Nature’s Best Ideas For Buildings

Biomimicry proves that imitation is the highest form of flattery. After all, millions of species can't be...Read More...

Green Trends: The Color Of Energy

Green Trends: The Color Of Energy

Before making purchases, facility managers need to define what the use of energy efficient technologies can do for their office building's carbon...Read More...

Sustainable By Design: On The Continuum: Life After LEED-NC

Sustainable By Design: On The Continuum: Life After LEED-NC

Two years after achieving LEED certification for its original construction, the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, AR pursues LEED for Existing...Read More...

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...