Sustainability Articles

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

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FM Issue: Surplus Furniture

Creative alternatives to landfill disposal are available to facility managers. From the June 2013...Read More...

Facility managers have many choices when considering ceiling products. Beyond traditional panels, “free floating” canopies reduce distracting noise while also adding a design element. (Photo: Armstrong Commercial Ceilings.)

Services & Maintenance: Minimal Overhead

Facility managers can get maximum performance by choosing the best ceiling type for their spaces. From the May 2013 issue....Read More...

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Davies Office Earns Ninth BIFMA level Furniture Sustainability Certification

The level conformance mark ensures a comprehensive, independent, and impartial assessment of the environmental and social impacts of a product’s manufacture....Read More...

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Renewable Energy: Waste As Power Source

Converting trash to fuel delivers doubly for facility managers seeking to reduce environmental impact. From the May 2013 issue....Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Fresh Wave IAQ by OMI Industries

Suitable for a variety of odor abatement situations, this product line is engineered from a proprietary blend of natural ingredients that includes water, lime, pine needles, aniseed, clove, and...Read More...

Facility Management Program Addresses Sustainability

New program launches this month with subject matter from the International Facility Management...Read More...

Furniture Trends: Productive Provisions

In choosing furnishings, facility managers are aware of the way today’s occupants are working. From the May 2013...Read More...

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Professional Development: Where The Rubber Meets The Road

Technology is only as good as what it can deliver. From the April 2013 issue....Read More...

Verizon Green Project Will Power 19 Company Facilities Across the Country

Fuel cells, solar systems expected to generate more than 70 million kilowatt hours of electricity—enough to eliminate more than 10,000 metric tons of carbon...Read More...

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Earth Day 2013: The World’s Largest Commercial Living Building, The Bullitt Center, Opens

The long-awaited grand opening of The Bullitt Center in Seattle took place on Monday, April 22, 2013—celebrating industry changing technology and innovation in Net-Zero and green...Read More...