Sustainable Facilities Archive

  • “Sustainability begins in the demolition phase” Thanks to a vibrant economy, many building developers, owners, and managers are investing funds into new construction projects as well as renovations. This makes this a perfect time for […]

    Five Sustainability Pre-Construction Tips

    “Sustainability begins in the demolition phase” Thanks to a vibrant economy, many building developers, owners, and managers are investing funds into new construction projects as well as renovations. This makes this a perfect time for […]
  • “We don’t get credit for the things we do,” the CEO of a major jansan organization told me, regarding his company’s sustainability efforts. This company has taken several steps to help their communities; provide benefits […]

    How Can Jansan Companies Show They Are Sustainability Focused?

    “We don’t get credit for the things we do,” the CEO of a major jansan organization told me, regarding his company’s sustainability efforts. This company has taken several steps to help their communities; provide benefits […]
  • 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 […]