Sustainability Articles

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

EPA Building Battle

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...

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ASLA Receives Green Streets Grant For Chinatown Green Street Demonstration Project

Design Workshop will oversee the project and will collaborate with the ASLA Site Sustainability Task Force throughout all...Read More...

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New Product Flash: Omni-Flow from Zurn Industries

Designed to further water conservation efforts, this new urinal is suitable for new or retrofit...Read More...

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Current And Future Water Risks Ahead For Corporations

Study shows 60% of companies indicate water is poised to affect business growth and profitability within five years; more than 80% say it will influence decisions on where to locate...Read More...

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New Performance-Based Design Guide Now Available

National Institute of Building Sciences makes free tool available to the public via the...Read More...

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Furniture Trends: Setting The Stage

Creating a workplace fit for today and the future requires insight from facility...Read More...

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Green Building Initiative New Project Certifications

The Green Building Initiative (GBI) has announced a diverse list of recently completed construction projects in the institutional, commercial, and retail...Read More...