LEED, sustainable design, Greenwashing, Green Globes, and other sustainable facility management concepts are included in this section.
FRIDAY FUNNY: Accentuate The Positive, Eliminate The NegativeOctober 26th, 2012
One innovative and mobile app enabled device could provide a place for people to relieve themselves outside while turning a nuisance (public urination) into a nutrient for hungry bamboo
FM Frequency: Green Is In The Eye Of The BeholderOctober 24th, 2012
Any effort to increase sustainability is positive, unless it’s not. What defines sustainability for an organization depends on a variety of factors.
Water Conservation and Treatment Trends: Where Blue Meets GreenOctober 12th, 2012
Some simple facility management decisions can help organizations get a better sense of natural resource usage. Strategic choices in plumbing equipment steadily reduce water costs and consumption.
FRIDAY FUNNY: Play The Game And Save The Planet!October 5th, 2012
Imagine if you had the power to make the world a better place…how would you do it? Would you discover new ideas by playing a board game based on the concept of
Report Shows U.S. Firms Closing Gap In Carbon Reporting And PerformanceOctober 2nd, 2012
There has been an upward trend in U.S. companies integrating sustainability agenda in larger business strategy according to the latest report from the Carbon Disclosure
FM Issue: Access To Data: Anytime, AnywhereSeptember 28th, 2012
Cloud and mobile technologies help facility professionals keep track of the ever increasing amount of data they manage, and some are using specific tools to help keep important data better organized.
NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Organics2Go by WastequipSeptember 20th, 2012
Facility managers implement this program for the collection, storage, and transport of the organic waste generated at their sites. Each program is designed based on the volume of organic waste typically
NEW PRODUCT FLASH: 270-Watt-Peak Sunmodule from SolarWorldSeptember 18th, 2012
The light-capture and energy-conversion technology platforms underlying this 270-watt solar panel combine advances in materials, process, and design to achieve the high levels of energy output.
EPA Partnering With State Capitals On Green DesignSeptember 18th, 2012
Program will strengthen local economies and protect health in Frankfort, KY, Des Moines, IA, Baton Rouge, LA, Helena, MT, and Indianapolis,
Green Operations At National Office FurnitureAugust 14th, 2012
Constructed in the early 1970s to manufacture electronic entertainment equipment, today the Santa Claus facility produces wood and laminate office furniture solutions. The facility is ISO9001, ISO14001 and Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain of Custody