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CEOs of almost two-dozen leading design and construction industry associations, for the first time, have agreed to promote building resilience.


Creating a break-encouraging workplace culture is essential, according to a new survey.


The city of Manitou Springs, Colorado signed a contract to provide up to 100% of its city facilities’ energy needs from community solar.


Collectively, Canada is home to 4,068 total LEED-registered and -certified projects.


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Tech leads the way in this year’s Top 100 organizations that utilize clean renewable sources, an annual list compiled by the EPA.


Explore real-time green building data through the newly launched data visualization resource from the USGBC.


A key part to curbing emissions is working with local and city officials, tenants, and other groups to help make entire communities more sustainable. BOMA International shares the following strategies for greening your facility and community.


Lighting fixes target the bottom line.


The U.S. Army plans to start development of a solar array that will provide about 25% of the annual installation electricity requirement of Fort Huachuca, Arizona.


The EPA's annual greenhouse gas emissions report is now available.


Are you what some would call a “climate-change denier”? If so, you'll want to read this.

Los Angeles has remained the top city for ENERGY STAR certified building since 2008, while Washington, D.C. continues to hold onto second place for the fifth consecutive year, according to a new list released by the EPA.
Green construction has grown massively over a short period of time.
Field demonstrations of newly proven energy-efficient technologies are yielding valuable results for the U.S. Navy, helping it meet energy goals.
Building owners in Chicago now have more options when it comes to getting their building energy data verified.
According to a new report from Eaton, such outages are up 15% in 2013 over 2012 and over half of those surveyed believe that downtime could have been prevented.
The newly revised ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 105-2014, Standard Methods of Determining, Expressing, and Comparing Building Energy Performance and Greenhouse Gas Emissions, aims to provide a consistent method of measuring, expressing, and comparing the energy performance of buildings.
Facility managers face an every expanding array of sustainability choices and challenges, but for the next generation of FMs, green practices could be second nature as sustainability literacy enters the K-12 school system.
While the economic recession explains the decline in sales in 2008 and 2009, it is much less clear why sales have continued to fall.

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