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.

Green Solutions: Cooling System Cuts Costs And Consumption

Green Solutions: Cooling System Cuts Costs And Consumption

Thermal energy storage is helping to reduce energy costs for one Colorado school...Read More...

Special Report: Picking The Fluff Off A Heap

Special Report: Picking The Fluff Off A Heap

Throwing away garbage doesn't mean it will never turn up in a building...Read More...

IAQ Trends: The Invisible Menace

IAQ Trends: The Invisible Menace

Nanoparticles in the airstream can contribute to bad IAQ and health problems in facilities....Read More...

Green Solutions: Dimming The Lights

Green Solutions: Dimming The Lights

Lighting with individual controls is saving energy and money in a multi-function data center....Read More...

Sustainable By Design: A Look Into Wind Energy

Sustainable By Design: A Look Into Wind Energy

With renewable energy sources gaining more attention, power from the wind is one to consider....Read More...

Green Solutions: Water Treatment An All-Around Performer

Green Solutions: Water Treatment An All-Around Performer

The installation of a dealkalyzer system at a manufacturing plant saves more than one million gallons of water...Read More...

Life Cycle Management Trends Bonus: An Overview

Life Cycle Management Trends Bonus: An Overview

How do facilities benefit from a systematic approach?...Read More...

Life Cycle Management Trends: The FM And The Environment

Life Cycle Management Trends: The FM And The Environment

By incorporating life cycle assessment into buildings, facility managers can lower their environmental footprint....Read More...

Sustainable By Design: Lessons for FMs, From The Halls Of Academia

Sustainable By Design: Lessons for FMs, From The Halls Of Academia

On many college campuses, facility managers and students are working together to further environmental action....Read More...

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Green Solutions: Save Valuable Resources

Mike McClellan is facility/construction manager for a popular Santa Cruz, CA restaurant called The Crow's Nest. One of his primary goals is to conserve...Read More...