Sustainability Articles

LEED, sustainable design, Greenwashing, Green Globes, and other sustainable facility management concepts are included in this section.

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Question Of The Week: What Works For Water Conservation?

Increasingly, water shortages and quality are an important facility management...Read More...

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National Institute of Building Sciences Celebrates 40 Years

Forty years ago, the United States Congress authorized the establishment of the National Institute of Building Sciences when President Gerald Ford signed the Housing and Community Development Act into law on August 22,...Read More...

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Web Exclusive: How To Empower Energy And Facility Managers With Analytics

Because analytics empowers energy efficiency, it saves money. Because analytics enables fms to focus on ROI of projects, it can help to increase corporate...Read More...

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Higher Education Case Study: All About Business

In pursuing LEED certification, Grand Valley State University keeps operational goals at the...Read More...

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EH&E, Brigham And Women’s Hospital Win IFMA Excellence Award

The award honors a new approach—commissioned by BWH and designed by EH&E—that "sets a new benchmark" and establishes a "model of best practices" for the improvement of fire and life safety compliance during and after construction of healthcare...Read More...

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Renewable Energy: Pursuing Multi-Site Solar

When seeking to install this type of system at more than one facility, several strategies may help facilitate the...Read More...

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125 Cassidy Turley Properties To Compete In EPA ENERGY STAR Team Challenge

In the spirit of popular weight-loss competitions, Cassidy Turley will compete against other participants across the country to work off energy and water waste through improvements in energy and water efficiency, with help from EPA's ENERGY STAR...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Cooling Tower Blowdown Water Reuse?

What do I do if my plant wants to reclaim cooling tower blowdown water and use it for the purposes of landscape...Read More...

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Green Building Business Booming In Canada

New report shows Canadian green building market growing steadily with owners seeing strong benefits from building...Read More...

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Corporate Headquarters Case Study: Creative Connections

The Zappos.com Las Vegas headquarters is designed to spark productivity inside and...Read More...