Sustainability Articles

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

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...

FM Frequency: We Have The Power

FM Frequency: We Have The Power

As the political season heats up, Crane suggests new energy policies for any building in need of a tune...Read More...

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Professional Development: Why FMs Need To Care About Sustainability

Guest Contributor Paul von Paumgartten knows skeptics who doubt the relevance of environmental diligence may need some...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Energy Management 101

Services & Maintenance: Energy Management 101

Cutting Costs At Large Corporate...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Sustaining Carpet Is A Journey

Services & Maintenance: Sustaining Carpet Is A Journey

Selecting green carpet is only part of the sustainable...Read More...

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Holding Educational Facility Professionals To A Higher Standard

Having an edge in the complex arena of educational facilities starts with a standards...Read More...