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.

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...

Facility Fix: Chemical Free Water Treatment

Facility Fix: Chemical Free Water Treatment

With conservation at the heart of the John G. Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, IL, Brad Popovich was searching for a way to eliminate waste and save on energy costs. The system he found accomplished both...Read More...

FM Issue: Green Payback

FM Issue: Green Payback

Facility professionals around the country are making the business case for green design and...Read More...