LEED, sustainable design, Greenwashing, Green Globes, and other sustainable facility management concepts are included in this section.
Budget restrictions shouldn't curtail consumption control
With conservation at the heart of the John G. Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, IL, Brad Popovich was searching for a way to eliminate waste and save on energy costs. The system he found accomplished both
Those products with solar control properties can help to keep out unwanted
Measures taken during the construction and operations stages will help minimize this threat to healthy indoor air
FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane wonders, do facility managers really have to make a choice when trying to reconcile budgets with sustainability
With the proper approach, the use of shading devices on the exterior of a new or existing building can save on energy use.
Specifying more environmentally friendly paper products is one step toward sustainable practices.
This month, guest columnist Michael Gordon writes about how energy consumers in New York City were able to curtail their electric usage this past summer during periods of record demand. As participants in the
Introduced to the U.S. market from Canada in 2004, this building rating system may be a good fit for some sustainable projects.