Sustainable Facilities Archive

  • A California lending company that specializes in financing the purchase of collector cars—a tricky business because many collector cars have more “emotional” value than real value—prominently notes on its website and in all email correspondence […]

    Which Comes First: Brand or Reputation?

    A California lending company that specializes in financing the purchase of collector cars—a tricky business because many collector cars have more “emotional” value than real value—prominently notes on its website and in all email correspondence […]
  • When ISSA introduced the DEAL program as a pilot program in 2016, our goal was to help jansan distributors save as much as $15,000 in operating costs annually, which I said at the time was […]

    The DEAL Program: Smart Sustainability + Smart Business = Solid Profits

    When ISSA introduced the DEAL program as a pilot program in 2016, our goal was to help jansan distributors save as much as $15,000 in operating costs annually, which I said at the time was […]
  • A unique study based on compelling data from investment advisory firm Bentall Kennedy reveals surprising reasons why developing sustainable properties is a good investment—including more long-term and happier tenants.

    Why Investments in Sustainability Pay Off in the Long Run

    A unique study based on compelling data from investment advisory firm Bentall Kennedy reveals surprising reasons why developing sustainable properties is a good investment—including more long-term and happier tenants.
  • Sustainability will grow for all companies, institutions and the public because it is a smarter approach to how we work, learn, live, and conduct ourselves

    Short Q&A with Stephen Ashkin About Sustainable Building Development

    Sustainability will grow for all companies, institutions and the public because it is a smarter approach to how we work, learn, live, and conduct ourselves
  • The past several weeks have been a whirlwind, and I have lots of interesting things to share with you—from updating the LEED-EBOM cleaning policy to Green Sports Alliance workshops to our Partner of the Year […]

    Awards, Sports, LEED, and More

    The past several weeks have been a whirlwind, and I have lots of interesting things to share with you—from updating the LEED-EBOM cleaning policy to Green Sports Alliance workshops to our Partner of the Year […]
  • Before a tenant move-in, the vacant space can be updated with environmentally preferable products and materials.

    Moving to Sustainability

    Before a tenant move-in, the vacant space can be updated with environmentally preferable products and materials.
  • Most vending machines, specifically refrigerated systems, waste loads of electricity each year. It is estimated that a conventional vending machine uses 3,000 to 4,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) per year

    Vending Machines, Holy Water, and Sustainability Color Coding

    Most vending machines, specifically refrigerated systems, waste loads of electricity each year. It is estimated that a conventional vending machine uses 3,000 to 4,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) per year