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.

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Effective Recycling Strategies

What is the most effective way to get a recycling program to work within the...Read More...

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Super Bowl XLVIII Facilities Staff Are Going Green at MetLife Stadium

The stadium's sustainable practices might not be the star of the show on February 2, but behind the scenes, the facilities staff will be carrying out a variety of green...Read More...

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Use Of Building Codes On The Rise Across The Country

Using current codes demonstrates commitment to safety and savings; 32 states have updated to the 2012 I-Codes at the state or local...Read More...

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2013 Trends Recap

A look at the topics covered over the past year provides a peek into what will be top of mind in...Read More...

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Focus On: Energy Products

In this web exclusive Energy product focus, the editors present several of the latest introductions to the market....Read More...

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Restaurant Uses Vegetable Oil To Help Meet Energy Needs

Finz Seafood & Grill in Dedham, MA has installed a system that generates on-site electricity and hot...Read More...

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Frost & Sullivan: Sensor Technologies Becoming An Integral Part of Buildings

Focusing on minimizing false readings and improving accuracy will quicken widespread...Read More...

All material collected from this Sheraton Hotel cleanup was shipped to San Salvador, El Salvador to aid in relief efforts

IRN Provides 6.4 Million Pounds Of Furniture And Equipment To Charity In 2013

In 2013, IRN completed more than 200 projects with organizations in 23 states, and provided much needed furnishings for homes, clinics, and schools in 14 countries and 10 U.S....Read More...

An imbalanced HVAC system led to mold growth in this facility. The mold became apparent on the ceiling around the ceiling supply air diffuser. (Photo: Michael P. Menz, CET.)

Services & Maintenance: Indoor Air Concerns

Addressing complaints and suspected problems calls for a targeted inspection....Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: De-Icing With Liquid Brine

Do facility management professionals have any feedback on the use of liquid brine for de-icing...Read More...