Sustainability Articles

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

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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...

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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...