Sustainability Articles

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

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Restrooms Present Opportunity For Sustainability, Savings

This article from Bradley Corporation discusses how reducing water consumption and paper towel use are among the ways to achieve greener...Read More...

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Technology and FM: Building A Green Data Center

Whether or not the organization is pursuing LEED certification, setting a clear path to sustainable goals is...Read More...

Earth Day 2014

Strategic Tips For Ensuring Year-Round Earth Day Benefits

With Earth Day approaching, here are several tips for avoiding costly and timely challenges related to the industry’s latest green building...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Sustaining A LEED Rating

Are LEED ratings sustainable and are the policies worth...Read More...

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City Of Toronto Mandates CIMS

The City of Toronto will now require CIMS/CIMS-GB certification for all future custodial...Read More...

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Focus On: Plumbing & Water Conservation

In this web exclusive product focus, the editors present several of the latest introductions to the market....Read More...

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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Tremcode from Tremco Roofing

This app provides up-to-the-minute information on the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), facilitating material selection for roofing...Read More...

The City of Philadelphia stepped up its composting efforts during its city marathon in November 2012. (Photo: SCA.)

Services & Maintenance: Composting Programs

Processing organic waste for a second purpose can significantly reduce what goes to...Read More...

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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Find Carpets with Antron from INVISTA

This online tool helps facility managers narrow down carpet choices quickly, filtering by mill name, fiber type, scale, pattern, face weight, and...Read More...

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National Sustainability Rating System Certifies Three Landscape Projects

The new projects join 23 others across the country that have achieved certification since June 2010 as SITES pilot projects. These diverse projects represent landscapes of various sizes, locations, types, and...Read More...