Sustainability Articles

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

FM Issue: Resourceful Reduction

FM Issue: Resourceful Reduction

Efforts to lessen the environmental impact of a facility can take on many forms....Read More...

Sustainable By Design: Save Water While Quenching Cooling Towers

Sustainable By Design: Save Water While Quenching Cooling Towers

With proper infrastructure and treatment in place, reusing water can be a viable option for a facility....Read More...

Sustainable By Design: Keeping E-Waste Out Of The Landfill

Sustainable By Design: Keeping E-Waste Out Of The Landfill

Facility managers can help the...Read More...

Green Solutions: Cooling System Cuts Costs And Consumption

Green Solutions: Cooling System Cuts Costs And Consumption

Thermal energy storage is helping to reduce energy costs for one Colorado school...Read More...

Green Solutions: Dimming The Lights

Green Solutions: Dimming The Lights

Lighting with individual controls is saving energy and money in a multi-function data center....Read More...

Sustainable By Design: A Look Into Wind Energy

Sustainable By Design: A Look Into Wind Energy

With renewable energy sources gaining more attention, power from the wind is one to consider....Read More...

Life Cycle Management Trends Bonus: An Overview

Life Cycle Management Trends Bonus: An Overview

How do facilities benefit from a systematic approach?...Read More...

Life Cycle Management Trends: The FM And The Environment

Life Cycle Management Trends: The FM And The Environment

By incorporating life cycle assessment into buildings, facility managers can lower their environmental footprint....Read More...

Sustainable By Design: Lessons for FMs, From The Halls Of Academia

Sustainable By Design: Lessons for FMs, From The Halls Of Academia

On many college campuses, facility managers and students are working together to further environmental action....Read More...

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Green Solutions: Save Valuable Resources

Mike McClellan is facility/construction manager for a popular Santa Cruz, CA restaurant called The Crow's Nest. One of his primary goals is to conserve...Read More...