Sustainability Articles

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

Inside DD certified store.

Dunkin’ Donuts Launches DD Green™ For Sustainable And Energy Efficient Restaurants

Company has goal of 100 new DD Green certified restaurants by year-end... ...Read More...

This University of Baltimore facility includes 15 classrooms, 29 large- and small-group study spaces, a 32,000 square-foot library, and a 300 seat moot courtroom and event space.

The HVAC Factor: Systems Get A Break

At the University of Baltimore, a new facility features passive heating and cooling, and natural... ...Read More...

Solar panel Minnesota stadium.

Saint Paul RiverCentre And Xcel Energy Center Complex First In The World To Be LEED, Green Globes, APEX/ASTM Certified

When the program began, the annual recycling rate was 15%. Now the entire complex is recycling 60% of the two million pounds of waste generated on average each... ...Read More...

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Coalition Formed To Extend Research On Sustainable Roofing

ARMA, ERA, and PIMA collaborate to compare high-performance roofing systems in northern... ...Read More...

Södra Climate Arena.

Monitoring Confirms Efficiency Of Edberg’s Swedish Tennis Arena

Edberg acknowledges the importance of energy efficiency with regard to the construction of this indoor arena. The aim was to build a "tennis hall of the... ...Read More...

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...

A security guard patrols outside a building at night.

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...