Sustainability Articles

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

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The HVAC Factor: Keeping Steady With Geothermal

Temperature control was crucial for a research facility in North Carolina. From the October 2013 issue....Read More...

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Green Cleaning Trends: Cleaning With Electrolyzed Water

This chemical free process may help facilities further green maintenance goals. From the October 2013...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: M•Dura Heavy-Duty Manual Flush Valves by Moen

The brass construction valves aim to address common issues associated with flush valve designs—reliability, maintenance and repairs, and water...Read More...

GSA Issues Recommendation For Green Building Certification Systems

LEED and Green Globes approved as third party certification programs for federal...Read More...

New Energy Code Includes Efficiency In Existing Buildings

Lighting controls and advanced HVAC also gain ground at 2015 IECC final action...Read More...

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Updated Green Globes Building Certification Program Now Built On ANSI Standard

Green Globes is used as an alternative to...Read More...

Davies Office Receives Recognition For Sustainability From IFMA

Davies Office has won this award for the innovation displayed in designing, manufacturing, and delivering an environmentally conscious exhibit at World Workplace...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Will LED Lighting Work For You?

Considering certain product features and performance is an integral part of the evaluation...Read More...

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The HVAC Factor: Spiral Round Ductwork

As an alternative to rectangular ducting, this approach is a more efficient delivery system when conditions are suitable. From the August 2013 issue....Read More...

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Manufacturing Case Study: At A Swift Pace

A manufacturing plant in Welland, Ontario was renovated and expanded to deliver timely production. From the August 2013...Read More...