Sustainability Articles

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

Fetzer grapes.

Fetzer Vineyards Is First Wine Company To Receive Zero Waste Certification

Fetzer achieves top certification, highlighting the company's long standing position regarding... ...Read More...

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Green Guarding: A Dual Perspective

Facilities can benefit from hiring security guards trained in areas related to... ...Read More...

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Green Building Market Study Shows 250% Growth In Alternative Rating Systems

Recent Turner study shows significant growth in interest in Green Globes® and other... ...Read More...

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CRE Strategy Experts On Board For REAL STREET Expo

Conference presenters include top-level directors from several leading CRE firms and some of the most respected analysts/forecasters in the industry, as well as an A-team of instructors from CCIM, the gold standard in CRE... ...Read More...

Chipperfield is vice president of marketing and communications for Green Seal, Inc. (www.greenseal.org), a non-profit organization that is a standards developer and certification body. The original “Green Seal of Approval” was founded in 1989.

Services & Maintenance: All-Around Green Clean

Cleaning products have an impact on the environment and the workers, so an effective program must be executed... ...Read More...

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LEED Case Study: Triple LEED For Wyndham Headquarters

Wyndham Worldwide continues on a sustainable path for its headquarters campus in Parsippany,... ...Read More...

Durham Law School.

Friday Funny: From One Extreme To The Other – Worst Colleges And Best Law Schools

Best Choice Schools has released its list of the 50 top architecturally impressive law schools in the world, while Washington Monthly has announced its collection of the worst higher education institutions in the... ...Read More...

Charles Carpenter

FM Frequency: It’s Not Easy Being Green(er)

Even the best laid sustainability initiatives can be foiled by unaware, unresponsive, or just plain unwilling... ...Read More...

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Green Globes Included In New DOE Energy Rule

Green Globes uses the services of independent assessors and uses the ANSI national consensus process for developing its Green Globes tools for new construction and major renovations, the subjects of the U.S. DOE... ...Read More...

Alternative energy variations offer great impact.

Alternative Energy Trends: Deep Impact With Energy Retrofits

When facility managers discuss alternative energy, they need to change the conversation from cost-cutting to value... ...Read More...