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Automation, artificial intelligence and the changing role of building managers
Automation, artificial intelligence and the changing role of building managers
Building automation systems have been common for decades, providing comfort and achieving energy efficiency by managing heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems, lighting and other systems. These on-premise technologies have made facility mana...
6 fascinating trends revolutionizing the building maintenance industry
6 fascinating trends revolutionizing the building maintenance industry
The U.S. Green Building Council estimates that building owners will invest a mind-boggling $960 billion over the next six years to make buildings more environmentally friendly.
Upping the ante on indoor air quality
Upping the ante on indoor air quality
The debate around indoor air quality in the U.K. has gathered momentum in the face of an apparent reluctance by the British government to grasp the connection between indoor and outdoor pollution. The government recently announced that it intends to ba...
5 key trends behind zero-energy buildings
5 key trends behind zero-energy buildings
The last year two years have been good for zero-energy buildings, according to our latest list of certified and emerging zero-energy buildings by the New Buildings Institute. This list, published every two years, inventories projects across North Ameri...
After lighting and HVAC upgrades, what comes next? Sometimes, solar ...
After lighting and HVAC upgrades, what comes next? Sometimes, solar ...
Companies and organizations are increasingly seeing their efforts to reduce energy use pay off, but after the low-hanging fruit like upgraded lighting and HVAC has been harvested, companies are wondering "what's next?" Often, they're finding, the answe...
Designing a new student experience for higher education
Designing a new student experience for higher education
Higher education creates opportunities for students to follow their dreams, provide for their families, and master skills. Some communities across the country, however, lack access to higher education facilities and programs, forcing residents to make ...
Green buildings healthier for staff
Green buildings healthier for staff
A new study out of Harvard University has found that the lighting, temperature and design of a building have a major impact on the people who work there.
Design for sustainability is the pathway to a more resilient future
Design for sustainability is the pathway to a more resilient future
The sustainable design community is central to a more resilient future. This is moving far beyond protection against natural and manmade disasters, to passive survivability in the face of unreliable infrastructures and new environmental challenges. Thi...
Today's modern office design is all about flexibility and privacy
Today's modern office design is all about flexibility and privacy
The office is undergoing a major redesign - again.
How the Internet of Things will revolutionize facility management
How the Internet of Things will revolutionize facility management
The commercial building environment is focusing increasingly on the Internet of Things and the ways in which systems that control functions such as heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, refrigeration, lighting and security will interact with central ...
The importance of hearing health at work
The importance of hearing health at work
Hearing health in the workplace is an important health and safety issue, and it is easy to overlook the impact that everyday sounds can have. A ringing phone, the chatter of colleagues or more obvious noise such as factory machinery or loud music can a...
3 key trends peer into the future of connected buildings
3 key trends peer into the future of connected buildings
The internet of things and smart-building technologies continue to grab headlines and the attention of facility managers. Leading research firms predict significant growth over the next five to 10 years.
The future of schools: Net zero should be the norm
The future of schools: Net zero should be the norm
There is a shifting era when it comes to energy today. That momentum can be appreciated when we see the vision for efficiency and renewables and understand the impact this shift can have on future generations.
Learn what today's employees expect in an office environment
Learn what today's employees expect in an office environment
In recent years, workplace design and environment have become a significant part of company culture — and a tool to help drive productive, innovative and collaborative work, reminds a new study. Facility managers can play a significant role in en...
Sensors, data, analysis: That's the formula for smart commercial buildings
Sensors, data, analysis: That's the formula for smart commercial buildings
Sensors. Integrated building systems. Data analytics. Robotics. These technologies are all poised to change the way facilities managers, tenants and owners communicate with their commercial buildings.
Keeping security systems intact during a merger or acquisition
Keeping security systems intact during a merger or acquisition
A merger or acquisition can be a chaotic time. Establishing the right formula to run a successful business or institution - between personnel, facilities, business operations and corporate finances - is quite an achievement on its own, but combining th...
Australia adopts global building automation technical specification
Australia adopts global building automation technical specification
Australia has adopted the global ISO/IEC14543-3 standard for building automation.
Facility control systems add energy efficiency for food retail businesses
Facility control systems add energy efficiency for food retail businesses
Facility controls allow food retail business owners the ability to monitor building and refrigeration systems such as walk-ins, coolers, heating, air conditioning and HVAC units, as well as lighting. The data gathered helps facility managers react to p...
EU facilitates investments in energy efficiency for public buildings
EU facilitates investments in energy efficiency for public buildings
On Sept. 19, Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Commission, published an updated guidance note on the recording of energy performance contracts in government accounts, the European Commission has said.
Electric vehicles: Big benefits, big challenges
Electric vehicles: Big benefits, big challenges
Energy managers and facility managers should think about electric vehicles on two levels. The first is practical: How will the organization set up charging stations and handle the increased energy load that will result? In the longer term, companies n...
Power players save hospital energy for eco-friendly communities, healthier environments
Power players save hospital energy for eco-friendly communities, healthier environments
Our co-founder Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr., said: "There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."
Simple advances bring BAS to smaller buildings
Simple advances bring BAS to smaller buildings
Sensors in valves, actuators and thermostats constantly report changes in their environment, while the chips embedded in electrical switches, door locks and lights and massive chillers and boilers measure, monitor and report performance. Building autom...
The impact of artificial intelligence on energy management
The impact of artificial intelligence on energy management
The global market for intelligent buildings, or smart buildings as they're also called, is projected to reach $31.74 billion by 2022, at a compound annual growth rate of 33.7 percent, according to Research and Markets.
Smart building technology helps reduce energy costs
Smart building technology helps reduce energy costs
Thanks to smart buildings, today's structures are alive - equipped with technology that allows for automated processes of things that have, for hundreds of years, lived in dormancy. Many older buildings have the capability to become smart buildings, bu...
Are open floor plans killing productivity in your office?
Are open floor plans killing productivity in your office?
The latest trend in office design might promote collaboration and innovation, but studies show it can negatively impact employees.
How to mitigate safety risks in the workplace
How to mitigate safety risks in the workplace
Whether you are a plant manager or business owner, managing your site and preventing staff and visitors from suffering accidents will require vigilance, strong processes and the right materials. Following are some key considerations to help reduce the ...
Majority of global workforce now work somewhere other than the office every week
Majority of global workforce now work somewhere other than the office every week
According to a new study from IWG, which is the parent group of workspace companies including Regus and Spaces, the study found that every week 70 percent of employees are working at least one day a week somewhere other than the office.
How schools are going solar
How schools are going solar
The cost for individual homes in the U.S. to "go solar" has dropped by more than 60 percent over the last decade.
Can indoor plants really purify the air?
Can indoor plants really purify the air?
Plants are indispensable to human life. Through photosynthesis, they convert the carbon dioxide we exhale into fresh oxygen, and they can also remove toxins from the air we breathe.
Think green: 5 sustainable office building design ideas
Think green: 5 sustainable office building design ideas
Making green improvements to an office design has a beneficial impact not only on energy costs, but also on employee wellness and productivity. Energy efficient commercial buildings are more comfortable to work in, have better air quality and use less ...
5 things that will immediately improve visitor experience
5 things that will immediately improve visitor experience
Think about the last time you had a bad experience as a visitor to a facility: Maybe you felt unsafe about giving out your information while checking in, the receptionist wasn't attentive or you sat alone in a lobby or conference room for an eternity w...
Find out how your office rent could be affected if your facilities are near a lot of technology c...
Find out how your office rent could be affected if your facilities are near a lot of technology c...
The willingness of technology companies to pay a premium for office space in the hottest technology submarkets is spilling over into neighboring submarkets as available space dwindles, according to CBRE's annual "Tech-30" report, which measures the tec...
Get ready for the next wave of technological innovation or get left behind
Get ready for the next wave of technological innovation or get left behind
As we move into what has been called the Fourth Industrial Revolution, there is much we can learn from nature, particularly within the workplace environment.
Here's how you design for living and working in outer space
Here's how you design for living and working in outer space
2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the start of construction of the International Space Station.
Where classroom design meets design thinking
Where classroom design meets design thinking
When educators first consider redesigning learning spaces, they might immediately conjure up mental images of free-flowing Starbucks lounges or something out of the Cult of Pedagogy blog's Classroom Eye Candy series. Yet the impulse to tackle aesthetic...
Do green spaces have to gobble up a ton of energy?
Do green spaces have to gobble up a ton of energy?
The U.S. Green Building Council reports that green LEED-certified buildings consume 25 percent less energy. While this is a vast improvement over traditional structures, it is still excessive, considering the initial construction cost and maintenance. ...
Use sustainable landscaping for a positive mark
Use sustainable landscaping for a positive mark
It's becoming increasingly important to take care of our planet, and businesses can help. There are ways to use resources more efficiently and cut back on energy consumption inside, of course, but one eco-friendly idea for businesses exists that you mi...
Solar roof tiles offer tech boost for Kenya's rural classrooms
Solar roof tiles offer tech boost for Kenya's rural classrooms
Midmorning at Gaitheri Secondary School in central Kenya's Murang'a County, and students are busy with their daily routine, as at any other school. But their establishment is different - boasting a better power supply than most rural classrooms.
Adding intelligence to energy consumption in commercial buildings
Adding intelligence to energy consumption in commercial buildings
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Building future proofing: Much more than bike racks
Building future proofing: Much more than bike racks
From marble-clad dressing rooms to luxe lounges with digital screens, end-of-trip facilities are much more than a few showers and bike racks in the basement.
How health care planning, design can foster community
How health care planning, design can foster community
We've all been to health care facilities and probably seen the same general scenario: a cold, sterile environment where no one wants to stay for long. The role of health care facilities, however, have begun to change in the community, providing some ex...
Majority of new offices achieve green certification in Oslo, Norway
Majority of new offices achieve green certification in Oslo, Norway
A record number of office buildings under construction in Oslo, Norway, are being built to achieve high green standards.
Microgrids for health care facilities
Microgrids for health care facilities
These days you can't turn on the television, log on to any social media website, or check your Twitter feed without seeing something about climate change, fossil fuels, renewable energy, sustainability and energy efficiency. Regardless of your politica...
Office design needs to keep introverts in mind
Office design needs to keep introverts in mind
Today's workplaces are created primarily for extroverts, thanks to the development of activity-based design. The original concept was meant to push people out of their cubicles and into environments that adapted to a specific type of work. But over the...
AI and IoT are the future of facility management
AI and IoT are the future of facility management
The role of facility management is changing, with building owners increasingly expecting facility management teams to be stakeholders and collaborators for business growth. The focus is shifting to highly efficient operations and an elevated occupant e...
What millennials want in a workplace (spoiler alert: a kitchen is involved)
What millennials want in a workplace (spoiler alert: a kitchen is involved)
As written by author Ayse Birsel, "I love working with millennials. They're creative, entrepreneurial, media savvy, purpose-driven and often have a good grasp of life-work balance. When you meet the best ones, you don't want them to ever leave. What do...
Streamlining campus mobile security in the age of IoT
Streamlining campus mobile security in the age of IoT
With the internet of things, smartphones can be leveraged to manage a whole host of mobile security processes, including access control, alarms, asset tracking, building automation and more.
Bar-themed office space designed to retain young talent
Bar-themed office space designed to retain young talent
When Google installed wacky slides into its US offices a decade ago, it marked a new era for interior design. The technology giant inspired other companies, particularly those in the creative and digital industries, to come up with their own quirky off...
Time to rethink the office design paradigm?
Time to rethink the office design paradigm?
Today's office spaces are a far cry from the colorless, regimented fluorescent-lit boxes of old. Thanks to years of research on the impact of office design on workers, office spaces today are open, airy, well-lit, aesthetically pleasing, healthier and ...
How 6 small towns and cities are going green
How 6 small towns and cities are going green
While sustainable design isn't a panacea for the challenges rural America faces, many places are finding that there is economic value in renewable power and resilient design. The growing presence of solar and wind power in rural communities has created...
5 LED lighting innovations that will rev up warehouse efficiency
5 LED lighting innovations that will rev up warehouse efficiency
Most conversations about distributor efficiency center around process - the logistics, staging, workflow and equipment that carry the heavy load to get the job done. Of course, those who have already upgraded to high-efficiency LED lighting systems kno...
Solar for hospitals: Here's what to consider
Solar for hospitals: Here's what to consider
A hospital is not just a place for healing; it's a place of discovery. It is not only a place to diagnose, but also to develop.
New buildings 'should have' more green spaces
New buildings 'should have' more green spaces
The Malaysian government mandates a minimum of 10 percent for green spaces in new commercial and housing developments around Malaysian cities. Malaysia has made progress in spreading the idea of green buildings. The country’s Green Building Index...
5 smart building features transforming today's workplace
5 smart building features transforming today's workplace
Forbes provides five examples of web-enabled smart building features that can make a big impact on your office environment. They include optimized heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, managed electricity reductions, maximized building se...
10 ways to make offices greener, healthier
10 ways to make offices greener, healthier
An increasing number of businesses are striving to make a profit and, at the same time, improve the general well-being of their employees.
7 design elements for creating timeless pediatric health environments
7 design elements for creating timeless pediatric health environments
It is vital for healthcare architects to design for flexibility in ways that are cost effective over the life of the building, and to redefine the imagery of pediatric hospitals in ways that are both timeless and ageless, state the authors of a new rep...
Can 'Hardening' Our Schools Keep Our Kids Safe?
Can 'Hardening' Our Schools Keep Our Kids Safe?
In the wake of the Parkland shooting and the March for Our Lives movement, the question of school safety has gotten renewed focus.
8 cool parking lots
8 cool parking lots
Between the boxy profiles and relentless use of cement, parking garages are about as unsexy as you can get. But a selection of recent projects are proving otherwise. These cool parking lots and garages are taking the form to a whole new level.
What cyberthreats do higher education institutions face?
What cyberthreats do higher education institutions face?
It seems there's an endless stream of media coverage on all of the companies that have become been victimized by ransomware attacks.
Revolutionizing school design with virtual reality
Revolutionizing school design with virtual reality
As schools are working to develop new curricula to prepare students for a future dominated by technology, architects must also prepare education clients for a new future — one where they can explore their building designs in a fully immersive way.
New coworking concept to make US debut
New coworking concept to make US debut
Luxury workspace provider No18 has signed a lease to debut its first-ever U.S. location at The Shops Buckhead Atlanta.
The airport of the future may evolve from transport hub to attraction
The airport of the future may evolve from transport hub to attraction
It's not happening fast enough for many travelers, but many of the world's airports have over several years morphed into community spaces, where travelers can spend time in a yoga room, beer hall, butterfly garden or children's playground before they fly.
About time we simply accepted that coworking and flexible working are the new normal
About time we simply accepted that coworking and flexible working are the new normal
Ask someone to list innovative companies which have become notable disruptors in their market and they invariably respond with two names - Uber and Airbnb.
How buildings fail their users
How buildings fail their users
A building doesn't have to be falling down to fail. We share seven stories of green buildings gone wrong - along with tips for prevention.
New technology could lower costs for concentrating solar power
New technology could lower costs for concentrating solar power
A new solar collector is starting a trend when it comes to concentrating solar power (CSP) technology, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.
Here's what it will cost to bring school security up to par
Here's what it will cost to bring school security up to par
The Secure Schools Alliance recently created what is being put forth as the first-ever school security construction cost estimates, and to do so, it relied upon school security and safety guidelines produced by the Partner Alliance for Safer Schools, e...
Why high-performing employees don't like cooperative offices
Why high-performing employees don't like cooperative offices
We often wonder how great ideas happen at the workplace. While most of us are stuck working in drab cubicles, attending a regularly scheduled and often dull meeting; others work in open-plan offices or fantastic new complexes where the idea of promotin...
5 things to keep in mind when using data for artificial intelligence
5 things to keep in mind when using data for artificial intelligence
Data is one of the most important strategic assets for companies in the emerging data-driven and artificial intelligence-powered economy. Data is needed to measure the efficiency of business strategies and draw insights from its operations but also to ...
Understanding the role of the IoT in a smart building
Understanding the role of the IoT in a smart building
A smart building is any structure that uses automated processes to automatically control the building's operations including heating, ventilation, air conditioning, lighting, security and other systems. A smart building uses sensors, actuators and micr...
60 of the greenest hospitals in America 2017
60 of the greenest hospitals in America 2017
Becker's Healthcare is pleased to name 60 of the most environmentally friendly hospitals in the United States.
Australia leading the world in green building adoption
Australia leading the world in green building adoption
A new report shows that the adoption of "green" building certification programs is on the rise in commercial buildings throughout the world.
Building energy management industry is on a path to converge
Building energy management industry is on a path to converge
The building energy management industry is on a path to converge with information technology and with the rise of the internet of things (IoT), a world of opportunities has opened up for the improved management and maintenance of building systems. As a...
Inspiring spaces to boost creative confidence
Inspiring spaces to boost creative confidence
We are entering a brand new era - a 'Fourth Industrial Revolution' - which promises to fundamentally change everything about our lives, including our work.
How the right office design can inspire creativity
How the right office design can inspire creativity
Employees spend a third of their life at work, or on average, 25 to 30 years. It therefore stands to good reason that the office should be engaging and stimulating to those who spend a good portion of their time there.
High-performance buildings zero in on zero-net energy
High-performance buildings zero in on zero-net energy
Reducing energy consumption has become a standard practice among commercial building owners and facility managers given the potential for energy cost savings. State and local regulations are driving new building construction as well as existing buildin...
What's next for office technology?
What's next for office technology?
In offices today, we're surrounded by technology; but in many ways little has changed since the mid-20th century, when each desk would have a typewriter and a phone, and an employee stuck in front of them for eight hours a day.
How are companies reducing energy use in data centers? See what this report found
How are companies reducing energy use in data centers? See what this report found
Market research company Technavio has announced its latest report on the global data center construction market.
Number of LEED-certified schools hits 2,000
Number of LEED-certified schools hits 2,000
The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council reached a major milestone: 2,000 LEED-certified K-12 schools.
Why technology can be the enemy of the creative workplace
Why technology can be the enemy of the creative workplace
Technology is all about making our lives easier; but on our trajectory toward ease, we have ended up with spaces that too easily facilitate distraction.
IoT simplifies facilities management, school busing
IoT simplifies facilities management, school busing
The spread of the Internet of Things presents a handful of opportunities for more efficient school operations, according to EdTech: Focus on K-12.
Good hospital design can improve quality of care
Good hospital design can improve quality of care
Few experiences are more difficult than enduring a hospital stay. But unlike in years past, patients can now educate themselves on both health care providers and facilities, much like for many other products and services.
Top 5 IoT 'quick wins' for smart buildings
Top 5 IoT 'quick wins' for smart buildings
There isn't one distinct thing a building can change to become "smart." Each building and its occupants are unique and require a unique approach. However, many times occupants and owners can feel the difference intuitively when working in a smart build...
3 key considerations of smart building system integration
3 key considerations of smart building system integration
Companies pursuing a fully optimized smart building portfolio have many questions to consider as they design a strategy.
Lighting the way: The future of intelligent buildings is bright
Lighting the way: The future of intelligent buildings is bright
Businesses in numerous industries are taking the first steps to build intelligent environments by investing in LED lighting and sensor-enabled networks. By upgrading to LED technology, businesses can slash lighting energy costs by 50 percent or more.
Study: Effective cooling improves data center energy efficiency by 64 percent
Study: Effective cooling improves data center energy efficiency by 64 percent
As data centers continue to swell in size, an issue that is growing in parallel is energy efficiency.
Humanizing the workplace of the future
Humanizing the workplace of the future
Today's employers must invest in a thoughtful office space if they hope to remain competitive and attract top talent. An ideal workplace takes into account not only the desires of company leadership, but the individual needs of the employees that work ...
Only 2 of 7 wheelchair ramps tested meet ADA requirements
Only 2 of 7 wheelchair ramps tested meet ADA requirements
A recent independent study of seven rubber wheelchair ramps from leading manufacturers, conducted by Sotter Engineering Corporation, revealed that only two of the seven ramps met the Americans with Disabilities Act minimum requirements for slope and gr...
The office is changing
The office is changing
What will the workplace of tomorrow look like? At Work Awesome in New York City, we pulled together four thought leaders who are working on building the offices of the future.
Airports have gotten insanely complicated
Airports have gotten insanely complicated
Having to accommodate millions of travelers and thousands of flights, airports are among the most challenging structures to design. Their sheer scale also makes constructing them an arduous feat, as a recent video of the Zaha Hadid-designed Beijing Air...
Study examines what millennials value in the workplace
Study examines what millennials value in the workplace
Millennials switch jobs an average of four times within the first decade out of college, according to social media platform LinkedIn.
5 important reasons you should (finally) embrace LEDs
5 important reasons you should (finally) embrace LEDs
According to a recent U.S. Energy Department report, the number of LED installations has quadrupled from 215 million units in 2014 to 874 million units in 2016. Despite this staggering growth in the adaptation of LED lighting, LED market penetration is...
The chase and the catch: Appealing to millennials with workplace technology
The chase and the catch: Appealing to millennials with workplace technology
One of the greatest challenges organization's face after attracting top millennial talent is keeping them around.
Evolving the conversation from the basement to the boardroom; modern facilities and asset management
Evolving the conversation from the basement to the boardroom; modern facilities and asset management
In the facility management industry, listening to the client plays a critical role in ensuring the delivery of a flexible solution. Understanding the client's requirements is the first step to tailoring a facility management solution that meets their ...
4 steps to keep your workers and facility safe this winter
4 steps to keep your workers and facility safe this winter
A quarter of all businesses affected by a major disaster never reopen, according to the Insurance Information Institute. Small businesses especially are vulnerable to disasters since they have tighter budgets and personnel to restart operations and rec...
Building the smart city: 8 things to get right
Building the smart city: 8 things to get right
As cities across the country attempt to integrate smart technology into their infrastructure, some communities are starting from scratch.
Jungle theme keeps Atlassian offices in the green
Jungle theme keeps Atlassian offices in the green
The interior architecture for Atlassian's Sydney headquarters has recently been completed, and it has a decidedly green tinge. So distinct is the "jungle-fied" theme that it has now internally been dubbed as the "Atlassian style."
How to make data centers more energy efficient
How to make data centers more energy efficient
Cache servers are a fixture behind most modern websites. A major search engine such as Google may have as many as 1,000 servers dedicated solely to caching. Now there is a way to reduce the energy consumption of such services.
Here's what it could take to accelerate Hawaii's transition to 100 percent renewables
Here's what it could take to accelerate Hawaii's transition to 100 percent renewables
Hawaii continues to make waves with bold commitments to a low-carbon future.
Caribbean health facilities to be made disaster resistant
Caribbean health facilities to be made disaster resistant
The Pan American Health Organization said it has selected 16 hospitals and health centers in seven Caribbean countries to make them safer, greener and more resilient to natural disasters. PAHO said recently that the initiative will be undertaken within...
Controlling efficiency with zero touch provisioning
Controlling efficiency with zero touch provisioning
There are a lot of changes happening within the modern data center. Cloud, big data, virtualization and new types of workloads are revolutionizing the way engineers work with data center design.
Top smart technology trends in green cleaning
Top smart technology trends in green cleaning
Smart technology is becoming more and more mainstream and affecting our everyday lives. This trend is rapidly changing the facilities management space, and green cleaning in particular.
The road to the autonomous age will be paved by smart cities
The road to the autonomous age will be paved by smart cities
The age of the autonomous vehicle will usher in sweeping changes to transportation, energy consumption, passenger safety and business efficiency. But before autonomous cars can transform modern life, cities will have to transform themselves.
3 office design trends driven by millennials
3 office design trends driven by millennials
As every other generation has done, millennials take pride in marching to a different kind of beat and wearing different kinds of clothes. Also, it turns out millennials have had an outsized influence on interior design — particularly in the work...
4 steps to building a business case for efficiency
4 steps to building a business case for efficiency
Many large organizations have lofty efficiency goals, but struggle to turn them into reality - often because there's limited buy-in where it truly matters.
4 overlooked workplace safety practices
4 overlooked workplace safety practices
Regardless of the work environment, there will always be some tasks that have an element of risk. Some carry an obvious risk, like working with dangerous goods and machinery.
EPA resources for managing and reducing waste
EPA resources for managing and reducing waste
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) offers a guide to reducing waste for commercial building facility managers.
Why has Asia been slow to catch on to green buildings?
Why has Asia been slow to catch on to green buildings?
Green buildings do not only make cities healthier environments to live in, they save money. So why have so many of the region's cities been slow to embrace sustainable thinking, delegates wondered at a recent event in Malaysia.
Chicago, San Francisco, Atlanta lead in 'green building adoption'
Chicago, San Francisco, Atlanta lead in 'green building adoption'
Chicago, San Francisco and Atlanta - in that order - lead the nation in "green building adoption," according to an analysis by real estate giant CBRE and Maastricht University.
Smarter buildings for a healthier world
Smarter buildings for a healthier world
Urban buildings, more specifically, can consume vast amounts of energy throughout their entire life-cycle - from construction to demolition.