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: 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

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

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

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

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

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

Sustainable By Design: Saving Energy With Window Film

Those products with solar control properties can help to keep out unwanted... ...Read More...

Sustainable By Design: Keeping Mold Away With Moisture Control

Measures taken during the construction and operations stages will help minimize this threat to healthy indoor air... ...Read More...

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Sustainable By Design: Outdoor Lighting – Brighter Not Always Better

Regulations on the amount, quality, and type of exterior illumination for buildings are increasingly relevant for facility managers.... ...Read More...

FM Frequency: Lean Or Green?

FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane wonders, do facility managers really have to make a choice when trying to reconcile budgets with sustainability... ...Read More...