Sustainability Articles

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

Latest AASHE Report Reveals Significant Growth In Campus Sustainability Staff Positions

Half of all 2012 survey respondents are in sustainability oriented jobs created or upgraded since...Read More...

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Renewable Energy: Combined Heat And Power With Fuel Cells

Carbonate technology provides one option for on-site power, thermal management. From the July 2013 issue....Read More...

AIA Approves Continuing Education Credit For Green Globes Course

The course provides an overview of the features and use of the newly released version of Green Globes for New Construction (NC), which is based on an ANSI Standard (ANSI/GBI 01-2010: Green Building Assessment Protocol for Commercial...Read More...

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BHMA Begins Roll-Out Of Product Category Rules, Seeks Input

New product category rules seek to set environmental...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Sweet Spot For Safety Spreads To The Head

With this offering, workers have the option of using a hard hat that not only helps to protect their head, but protects the environment as well. It makes a great snack too! (Only...Read More...

Corporate Headquarters Case Study: Target Market

In Cambridge, MA, the headquarters of Forrester Research exudes a creative vibe. From the June 2013...Read More...

Winners Of The 2013 Awards For Excellence In FM Announced

As the Awards grow in prestige and recognition, so too do the number of high quality, cutting edge projects and that are nominated, with 15 submissions from around the world received this...Read More...

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FREE WHITE PAPER: How To Go Solar

This white paper will enhance your ability to shop for solar by offering you tips to consider and early steps to take to help you understand the many aspects of a solar...Read More...

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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...