Green Building Operations

Inside WELL's New Health-Safety Rating

What is the new WELL Health-Safety Rating and why are organizations like the New York Yankees earning it?

Rachel Gutter, president of the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), joins BUILDINGS editor-in-chief Janelle Penny to explore why the new rating resonates with facilities professionals in the age of COVID-19.

An Earth Day Sustainability Checklist for Green Buildings

How does your building’s sustainability effort measure up? Read this checklist, compiled in honor of Earth Day 2020, to see if your green game is up to the challenge, or how to catch up if you’re behind the sustainable buildings curve. Read more.

How to Protect Against Coronavirus

The spread of COVID-19, or coronavirus, has upended the travel industry as well as any facility where public gatherings are held or where a large amount of people congregate. That includes office buildings, airports and meeting and convention spaces. Implement these procedures to protect everyone in the environment.

Secrets to Savings: Inside Atlanta's Better Buildings Challenge Success

One of the first cities to sign on to the Better Buildings Challenge, Atlanta recently met its 20% energy savings goal two years ahead of schedule. AJ Robinson, president of Central Atlanta Progress, discusses the challenges Atlanta faced and the public-private partnership that helped deliver results in more than 450 buildings representing over 115 million square feet.