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.
Environmentally preferable purchasing puts long-term implications into perspective.
A prototype of an "active building envelope" developed at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute holds promise for heating and cooling in the future.
Selection and care depend on the characteristics of a material, as well as traffic patterns in the
With proper planning, outdoor landscapes featuring indigenous plants save time and money.
In looking for flooring products to meet both IAQ and maintenance needs, Kaiser Permanente's manager of strategic sourcing and technology oversaw pilot projects to help determine the best fit.
By integrating and updating existing HVAC systems, facility managers can realize energy savings and make better use of their
From uncertainty in 2005 toward new technologies and a rebounding furniture market in
Incentives can help facilities increase their return on investment in solar
What can facility managers do about rising prices? One solution is to purchase their energy with the most cost effective strategy available.