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: Green Cleaning or Greenwashing?

A resource for facility managers, the Green Guides from the Federal Trade Commission address marketing claims on "green" products and... ...Read More...

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Kaiser Permanente Increasing Onsite Solar Power Generation

In 2012, Kaiser Permanente adopted a national sustainable energy policy and launched an ambitious strategy to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2020 (compared to 2008 levels). Developing onsite generation of renewable power plays a significant role in reducing its carbon emissions and meeting its 2020... ...Read More...

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New Product Flash: Senso Faucet from Sloan

Intuitive, lighted controls enhance the user experience of this low-flow hand washing... ...Read More...

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LG Electronics Building Among Top Development Projects In New Jersey

NJ Alliance for Action Award celebrates economic impact in New Jersey of new LG North American... ...Read More...

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Poly Chair from Kimball Office

Featuring a breathable mesh back and seat, this stackable chair offers flexibility for facility... ...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: High Performance Coatings For Manufacturing Plants

In this Q&A with Joe Kujawski from Sherwin-Williams, TFM discussed tips on choosing the right coating for manufacturing... ...Read More...

Energy modeling provides multiple insights, and one of these is how much energy individual facility systems are currently using—alongside the potential reductions that would result from conservation measures. (Image: VFA, Inc.)

Services & Maintenance: Energy Improvement Plans

Maximize benefits by integrating conservation measures into long-term capital... ...Read More...

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Earth Day 2014 Sees Empowered Employees Demanding Green Workplace

Three in four would insist upon change if they saw an obvious wasteful... ...Read More...

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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...