Sustainability Articles

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

Water

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...

NPBDG

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...

American University Green Roof

Services & Maintenance: Greener Groundskeeping

The SITES rating system aims to generate the sustainability and resiliency of...Read More...

National Archives and Records Administration

Renewable Energy: Combined Heat And Power

The cogeneration approach to energy has been employed at the National Archives and Records...Read More...

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Web Exclusive: Green Cleaning or Greenwashing?

A resource for facility managers, the Green Guides from the Federal Trade Commission address marketing claims on "green" products and...Read More...

Kaiser Permanente Solar Panels

Kaiser Permanente Increasing Onsite Solar Power Generation

In 2012, Kaiser Permanente adopted a national sustainable energy policy and launched an ambitious strategy to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2020 (compared to 2008 levels). Developing onsite generation of renewable power plays a significant role in reducing its carbon emissions and meeting its 2020...Read More...

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New Product Flash: Senso Faucet from Sloan

Intuitive, lighted controls enhance the user experience of this low-flow hand washing...Read More...

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LG Electronics Building Among Top Development Projects In New Jersey

NJ Alliance for Action Award celebrates economic impact in New Jersey of new LG North American...Read More...