LEED, sustainable design, Greenwashing, Green Globes, and other sustainable facility management concepts are included in this section.
EPA Recognizes Healthcare and Higher Ed CHPFebruary 21st, 2013
Combined heat and power (CHP) systems, also known as cogeneration, simultaneously produces electricity and useful heat from a single energy source — increasing energy
TFM Names J.B. Messer Facility Executive of the YearFebruary 7th, 2013
A close eye on operations costs propels this year’s TFM Facility Executive of the Year, J.B. Messer, director of facilities management for Oklahoma City Community
NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Daylight Modeling from KalwallJanuary 3rd, 2013
This online simulation tool enables facility managers to view the impact of proposed daylighting designs before construction, while also having the option of viewing "what if"
Renewable Energy: EV InfrastructureDecember 12th, 2012
As the adoption of plug-in electric vehicles slowly gains ground, some facility managers are installing charging stations for this mode of
LEED Case Study: Front And CenterOctober 26th, 2012
A LEED Gold residence hall at North Carolina Central University Provides much needed housing, improves operations, and enhances student life, and
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.