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Strategies for greening FM

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When it comes to facilities management, sustainability just makes sense. It affects the bottom line, it’s woven into operations, and in the experience economy it plays a major role in employee and client satisfaction. That’s the message from JLL’s President of Global Integrated Facilities Management Maureen Ehrenberg, who offers some suggestions on how to improve your sustainability game, no matter your FM role. New technologies, the latest vendors and extra training all provide new pathways towards sustainability in FM, Ehrenberg says.

Read more of Ehrenberg’s article on page 10 of IFMA’s FMJ magazine.… Read More

Is Safety Sustainable?

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Bob Best
Energy and Sustainability Services

 

 

What does “safety” mean and is it part of the effort to make buildings more “sustainable”?

The traditional view of “green buildings” is that they have less negative impact on the environment, as measured by such things as greenhouse gas emissions, waste sent to landfills and water consumption.  However, there is growing interest in making buildings more… Read More

P&G achieves savings with smart building technology

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Leo O’Loughlin
VP, IntelliCommand

 Procter & Gamble (P&G) is no stranger to setting aggressive, data-driven efficiency, sustainability and profitability goals, but it is the company’s unique participation in adopting IntelliCommandSM smart building management technology, that is driving proven performance gains with first-year average energy cost savings of 10 percent. After deployment in a test group of facilities, P&G’s initial investment was returned within… Read More

Denver Gold

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Chuck Kelly
Senior Vice President, Operations
United States

As a firm, we focus so intensely on serving clients that people can forget we have our own commitment to energy and sustainability to fulfill.  The news this week that we have gained LEED for Commercial Interiors Gold certification for our Denver office serves as a reminder that we are following through… Read More

Denver Becoming One of The ‘Green Cities’

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Bob Best
Energy and Sustainability Services

A number of cities have become very aggressive in promoting sustainability with commercial buildings.  Some of the more prominent leaders are New York, Chicago and San Francisco.  Denver is making a lot of strides to join this group.

Among the many activities being promoted by Denver and the local commercial real estate… Read More