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.
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
A new initiative to reduce the use of fossil fuel energy has been adopted by mayors across the U.S.A. with municipal assets first on the list.
TFM Columnist Tim Springer wonders if sustainability is just an opportunity to be better and get recognized for
Harmful VOCs may be endangering the health of building occupants. Find out the latest VOC that has experts concerned and the best ways to lessen its impact.
Throughout history, cultures around the world have found methods to build and operate their structures in ways that did not threaten the surrounding natural