Sustainability Articles

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

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Terra 53 DC Fast Charger from ABB

Featuring SAE combo functionality, this addition to the company's DC fast charging family of products speeds up the process for electric vehicle...Read More...

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Greening Of The Data Center

The Obama administration's economic recovery package includes commitments to work towards a sustainable, energy efficient future. With the world's servers currently consuming some 408 MWh of electricity, the effort is certainly...Read More...

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Singapore Ramps Up Energy Efficient Buildings

Periodic energy audits are now mandated as part of recent legislation focused on minimum sustainability standards for existing...Read More...

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TFM Names Ted Bielicky Facility Executive of the Year

Agent of change: this year’s TFM Facility Executive of the Year guided the transformation of an aging...Read More...

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Today’s Facility Manager Names Ted Bielicky, CFM 2014 Facility Executive of the Year

Providing a dynamic and diverse workplace was a key driver for this senior director of facilities’ latest...Read More...

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Super Bowl XLVIII Facilities Staff Are Going Green at MetLife Stadium

The stadium's sustainable practices might not be the star of the show on February 2, but behind the scenes, the facilities staff will be carrying out a variety of green...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Green Economy Gets Animated

“Let’s Go To The Future” is a whimsical claymation look at how and why organizations must respect the environment and our natural...Read More...

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FREE WHITE PAPER: LEED Credits And Sustainability

The following white paper from FiberTite looks at the current setup of the LEED program and examines what the program needs to do in order to reach its full potential for facility...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Panoptix Continuous Commissioning from Johnson Controls

An alternative to retro commissioning, a continuous approach using two apps available through Panoptix enables facility managers to keep a close eye on building systems....Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Kohl’s Employs DOE Better Buildings Challenge

Using its Niles, OH store as a test location, the retailer seeks to reduce energy in more than 112 million square feet of occupied facility space by at least 20% by...Read More...