Sustainability Articles

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

Web Exclusive: Maintaining Hazcom Compliance

Web Exclusive: Maintaining Hazcom Compliance

Many facility managers are turning to solutions with a low environmental impact to achieve HazCom Standard compliance including the electronic management of...Read More...

KONE Joins Alliance For Sustainable Built Environments

KONE Joins Alliance For Sustainable Built Environments

Membership in group helps recognize vertical transportation systems company commitment to...Read More...

HVAC Trends: Journey From The Underground

HVAC Trends: Journey From The Underground

Contributor Chad Safran reveals why ground source heat pumps may prove to be the next wave in HVAC...Read More...

Sustainable By Design: Does It Pay To Pursue Plug Load Reductions?

Sustainable By Design: Does It Pay To Pursue Plug Load Reductions?

The energy drawn by standard office equipment and appliances can add up to a substantial portion of a...Read More...

Habitat For Humanity Surpasses 300,000 Homes

Habitat For Humanity Surpasses 300,000 Homes

Since 2001, ASSA ABLOY has helped to support the organization's mission to build houses for families in need and help eradicate homelessness from the...Read More...

Sustainable Cleaning Award goes to OCS Cleaning and Environmental Services

Sustainable Cleaning Award goes to OCS Cleaning and Environmental Services

Company awarded at World Federation of Building Service Contractors Congress for demonstrating commitment to cleaning for health, safety, and...Read More...

EPA Recognizes Water Efficiency Advocates

EPA Recognizes Water Efficiency Advocates

The four organizations and individuals were chosen for their efforts to increase water efficiency across the United...Read More...

FM Issue: Survival Of The Fittest Building

FM Issue: Survival Of The Fittest Building

It is possible for facility managers to drive value in any economy through energy efficiency efforts in their...Read More...

Sustainable By Design: Storm Windows May Address Single Pane Woes

Sustainable By Design: Storm Windows May Address Single Pane Woes

When a full-scale replacement is not feasible, adding secondary glazing is an...Read More...

Green Purchasing Trends: Awash In The Green Product Cycle

Green Purchasing Trends: Awash In The Green Product Cycle

Third party certification is helping facility managers decide what products meet environmental standards in order to avoid...Read More...