Posted on 10/7/2013 11:03 AM By Samantha
The Rouge green roof marked its official tenth anniversary in April 2013. In this interview, Roger Gaudette, director of asset management for Ford Land Corporation, discusses the history and performance of the green roof.
Posted on 9/26/2013 11:14 AM By Samantha
Are fans getting more careless at football games? Since 2003, there have
more than two dozen cases of fans falling at stadiums across the United
Posted on 9/23/2013 6:15 AM By Samantha
Healthy indoor environmental quality (IEQ) is not only integral to a patient’s healing process, but it can also help solve various industry requirements and regulations that pose particular challenges for health facilities. More specifically, careful acoustical design can help boost Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey scores, help meet Facility Guidelines Institute (FGI) for healthcare requirements, and even contribute points to LEED for healthcare.
Posted on 9/3/2013 1:58 PM By Samantha
Communication and engagement are critical to an effective sustainability program. A building owner may be doing great things to help reduce the environmental impact of the property, but if no one knows about it— or helps contribute to the progress— the initiative loses impact.
Posted on 8/26/2013 8:29 AM By Samantha
As a facility manager it is essential to make sure your sprinkler system is properly maintained in order to ensure the health of your building and its occupants.
Posted on 8/21/2013 11:00 PM By Samantha
Those who have incorporated phenolic products in their projects understand the benefits of phenolic, but for those who haven’t, here is what every architect, designer, and building owner should know.
Posted on 8/19/2013 7:26 AM By Samantha
As much of the country continues to experience rainy weather, pest
problems are also pouring in on office and property managers,
threatening the reputation and structural integrity of their building as
well as the health of their tenants. Mice and rats become particularly active when precipitation levels
are on the rise because rain spurs vegetation, which then provides
plenty of food. In fact, the correlation is so strong that many rodent
trap suppliers base their production on rainfall.