Corporate recycling policies, waste management, and relamping strategies for facility managers are among the topics covered in this section.
A partnership between NSF and Sustainable Waste Solutions helps facilities divert waste from landfills, ensuring the waste is reused, recycled, or processed as waste to
Green Globes is used as an alternative to
Whether planning a full overhaul or a small scale project, facility managers may find this technology makes sense. From the August 2013
IFMA publishes a free educational resource produced in association with the IFMA Foundation as part of popular how-to
Since 2002, IRN has placed more than 40 million pounds of surplus with charities. Apart from environmental and social benefits, the cost of placing surplus for reuse is typically 20% to 40% less than the cost of throwing the same material in
In some cases, the ballast’s plastic housing can melt slightly where the glass coil connects to the ballast, the Green Guide states, noting that this “is simply a sign that the heat is escaping as intended in the design of the
Facility managers can get maximum performance by choosing the best ceiling type for their spaces. From the May 2013 issue.
The level conformance mark ensures a comprehensive, independent, and impartial assessment of the environmental and social impacts of a product’s manufacture.